Will smartwatches be the new tech mania of 2013?

Will smartwatches be the new tech mania of 2013?
It looks like 2013 will be the year of the smartwatch, or at least that's the impression we're getting from all the rumors about major manufacturers looking into producing the so called 'wearable tech'. We've already heard that Apple, Google, LG and others are working on such projects, but obviously we're yet to see any results. Still, with so many rumors, there's bound to be some truth to the whole story.

What we wanted to know is if you, guys, are excited about the idea of wearing a smartwatch? Well, that obviously won't make women like you more (or help you go on your dates on time), but who knows, there might be some potential in such kind of device, although we're not really sure what our smartphones are going to think of this... Chances are they aren't going to like it. After all, they can already do everything those gimmiky smartwatches will be able to do, right? Or is that so? Let us know what you think by voting in the following poll and dropping a comment below!

Will smartwatches be the new tech mania of 2013?

OMG, I need a smartwatch!
19.23%
I already have a smartphone.
30.96%
We're yet to see real smartwatches, so I dunno.
39.58%
Will they run Angry Birds?
5.99%
If Jay Z wears one on TV, I'll get one.
4.24%

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45 Comments

1. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

If Jay-Z is wearing it. Hey, he re-invented the New York Yankee brand and is one of the richest musicians out there, worth more than $400 million. Props to him ... and smartwatches.

22. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

An accessory i can do without!!

42. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Pointless accessories that will have a short life. A watch is a watch, all the current smartwatches have been failures. Its dead technology that will never become mainstream.

2. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

If Beyoncé wears one on TV, I'll get one.

18. dangchitrung

Posts: 89; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

If beyonce wears nothing on TV, i'll get one.

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'll get beyoncé the hell with the watch lol

26. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

I'll get the watch if it comes with Beyonce... :D

34. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Even better lol

28. Diazene

Posts: 129; Member since: May 01, 2013

what about your wife in your profile picture?

31. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Fake.

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You wish she was don't ya? And you sound awfully jealous LMAOOOOO she is hot huh?

37. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I was talking about whole your story about the "family", it is fake! And I'm sure that these photos are not yours too! :D And talking about the woman in the photo, she is not my type and she doesn't look hot at all, at least it is mine opinion. :)

38. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

LMAOOOOO man I gotta give u a +1 for that bro lol. Jealousy rears its ugly head LMAOOOOO!!!

39. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You're so jealous dude, you couldn't even type your words right, or use the right ones. It's my opinion...not mine opinion. Also it's your whole story...not whole your story lol. Day a nice have...oops LMAOOOOO

40. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

English isn't my native language, that's why I make mistakes. Also why I should be jealous, because of "fake" stories about family? :D

41. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

LMAOOOOO +1

35. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

She's got the ring on her finger, beyoncé s Jay Z's wife. I'm loyal, but I can still see lol. Beyoncé is smokin hot.

3. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

If Jackie Chan wears one on TV, I'll get one.

6. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

I thought it was Rowan Atkinson at first? ;D Nah, Robert Downey Jr, he's suave.

11. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Hahaha......yeah, it was Rowan Atkinson at first, but I edited it to Jackie Chan! Robert Downey Jr? He's awesome! What about Chuck Norris? :)

13. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Chuck Norris? He is mainstream and overused ugh (SO HIPSTER). What about Kat Von D with a smartwatch?!

17. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Wow Kat Von D, tatoo artist eh, if she is wearing a smartwatch, she will definitely tatoo her smartwatch as well!

4. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Hmm smartphone can do and a normal watch ;)

5. osmaankhaan unregistered

If apple isn't making one then yes..

7. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Hey everyone look! Another cheap meaningless hit at Apple! Original! (sarcasm intended)

8. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

We totally don't have an abundance of those.

10. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Definitely we need more ... wheres TROLL?!

9. AamirSIII

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

smartwatches are dumb! even the smartphone is yet to be "smart" the way they should be smart... its just a gimmick! i hope smartwatches fail

12. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

I seriously thought about this with the iPad and "tablets" in their new fresh form, like "Who needs tablets we have smartphones and computers, pfft." ... Now, I praise tablets! So who knows about the smartwatches?

32. AamirSIII

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

but very few people had thoughts like yours when tablets were starting to be released. a huge chunk of population interested in tech welcomed tabs cause of the touchscreen capability. but look what happened to pebble watch... very few people showed interest in that cause thats stupid! glass like google glass would be a huge success cause its more its more intuitive but smartwatch?? NO! im very sure these would not be successful at least not in the next 3-5 years!

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