The Chronocom is here.

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Sargonarhes
October 11, 2013 - 2:53am
Well Samsung has done it, released an actual smartphone you wear on your wrist. An actual chronocom. And some people are already reviewing it's pros and cons.

http://reviews.cnet.com/samsung-galaxy-gear/
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jedion357
October 11, 2013 - 4:42am
The reviews dont look great. Lets hope it catches on.
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!

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Malcadon
October 11, 2013 - 4:43am
Yeah, I member seeing Penny use one in Inspector Gadget. She also had a miniaturized computer that look the form of a book. Someone should totally invent something like that too. Wink

Errr... Forget having a computer you can place comfortably on your lap. I want a goddamn Madmobile! That armed combo-car/sub/jet was &%$#ing pimp!!! You own the road in that ride!

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rattraveller
October 11, 2013 - 2:45pm
first models of anything are always a little well tricky but I think the one thing which will hold it back will be the small screen size. But let's see where it goes.
Sounds like a great job but where did you say we had to go?

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TerlObar
October 11, 2013 - 3:09pm
And the fact that it's not a stand alone device.  It is just a display for your smartphone.
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bossmoss
October 15, 2013 - 10:01pm
Hahaha!  I want one!

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Jaxon
October 25, 2013 - 4:54am
There is a Samsung commercial on HULU showing this. A family is out on Halloween, dressed in Star Wars genre, and a kid dressed as Luke in an X-Wing looks at his watch, a friend tells him not to go to one house. The guy is handing out floss - he's a dentist.

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Abub
November 11, 2013 - 4:01pm
Don't these watch things still just interface with your phone via bluetooth... as in they don't do anything cool without the phone doing all the heavy lifting?
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jedion357
November 11, 2013 - 4:39pm
I suppose it really marketing hype and you are right about the phone doing the heavying lifting but sooner or latter, down the road a real chronocom will appear.
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!

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iggy
November 11, 2013 - 9:54pm
The phone will appear when we solve the battery problem.  We don't have a battery with enough power density to power a phone in that small a size.
-iggy