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  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:01:38 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:01:45 PM
    Android Wear will show a mix of cards from your phone and the watch itself.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:01:51 PM
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:02:09 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:02:20 PM
    Lots of watch faces, natch.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:02:39 PM
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:02:52 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:02:54 PM
    Reminders are immediately synced from watch to phone.
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:03:15 PM
    "Remind me to check my mailbox when I get home." Come on, now. Who isn't giddy at checking their mailbox for packages whenever they get home? Do we really need a smartwatch for this?
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:03:20 PM
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:03:35 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:03:56 PM
    First demo doesn't stick for the double-sided peanut jar.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:04:03 PM
    Nor does the second.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:04:05 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:04:06 PM
    Oops, demo fail. Voice recognition in giant halls always a bit of a gamble.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:04:14 PM
    Ah, live demos with tech flubs.
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:04:15 PM
    As is trying to get the peanut butter out of the bottom of a jar.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:04:33 PM
    But the Limburger cheese voice recognition works.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:04:34 PM
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:04:49 PM
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:05:16 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:05:17 PM
    Nice, setting do not disturb is as easy as swiping down on the display. Simple.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:05:31 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:05:51 PM
    Music controls on the watch activate the music app on the phone.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:05:54 PM
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:06:09 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:06:15 PM
    My question is, after nearly 20 years of not wearing a watch, I'm not sure I'm ready to go back.
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:06:24 PM
    "Set an alarm for 7am." Still my favorite voice command in Android. Will be nice to have on your wrist. But, can you automatically set do not disturb mode?
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:06:28 PM
    Will people like me *want* watches?
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:06:29 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:06:43 PM
    Oh, yes, boarding pass on your wrist. I can't wait to see the confusion at the checkpoints.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:06:54 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:07:00 PM
    "Sir I don't care what kind of watch that is or who you can call on that, I need to see your ticket."
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:07:15 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:07:40 PM
    Heart rate will be monitored by some watches, and pedometer.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:08:12 PM
    Watches will be your phone's connection to your body. That's nothing new. Will it work is the big question. Things like Google Now's "where's my car" feature have been poxy at best.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:08:24 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:08:37 PM
    We're seeing both round and square displays, not that there was any doubt we'd be seeing both.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:08:55 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 5:09:26 PM
    Pinterest notifications! Gosh, sign me up.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:09:39 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:09:42 PM
    I used to live next to Han Il Kawn, the Korean BBQ place featured in the watch/reminder demo.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:09:48 PM
    It really is one of the best in SF.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 5:09:59 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 5:10:04 PM
    Full Android Wear SDK available today.
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