30 Nov '14, 3pm

Smart Watch Made of Paper?

Smart Watch Made of Paper?

FES Watch (c) Fashion Entertainments The smart watch is seen as the next big thing. That is why Samsung, LG, Sony and Pebble beat Apple to the punch in introducing their respective Android-based smart watches, they tried to gain market share ahead of the Cupertino-based tech giant’s release of the Apple Watch. The early incarnations of the smart watches don’t feel smart at all – they lag, hang, and most annoying of all, they die on you suddenly. It’s pretty annoying to have your watch die on you in the middle of the work day. If you don’t have your smart phone with you as a back-up, you’d have no way to count down the minutes before the clock strikes 5pm. The main reason why battery life is so sucky is because the backlit LCD display sucks so much power. Not only does it have to spell out the numbers and other stuff that apps on a smart watch show, it also has to power the...

Full article: http://www.greenoptimistic.com/2014/11/30/smart-watch-mad...

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