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Take off the band and use it as a phone? We could all put them on chains again instead and walk around like 19thC gents with their chained pocket watches?





https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078HXGXYX/

Obviously you lose the heart rate monitoring, but apparently people do this.


Actually, that's a far more appealing form factor for the watch than wrist as I still find smart watches too bulky for my taste.

Edit: Someone did it nicely already - I could quite happily use this. https://twitter.com/MatthewSchneier/status/61039642844413132...


That's my plan. No joke.

I have half a mind to do this as soon as it gets big enough (as that seems to be the trend for the watch too) to use for browsing and maps.

Tho... how much functionality does the watch have if you don’t pair it with a phone?




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