I think smartwatches are a really neat idea. It's been made clear to me—on Twitter, in the office, on the internet at large—that a lot of people disagree. With a burning passion. Let me try to explain to you why you are all wrong.
Disregarding my opinion that smartwatches (unless they’re the Pebble, or something as intuitive and elegantly-executed) can all be tossed in a skip and set on fire, I’m actually really impressed after a brief play with the Qualcomm Toq (pronounced “talk,” not “toc.” Dubbed “the anti-Galaxy Gear” (by us), such is the…
Happy smart watch day! Let's have a hearty welcome for our newest party guest: Qualcomm. That's right, the Snapdragon chipmaker will be peddling its own watch—the Toq—direct to consumers. And it's a way different take than Samsung's Galaxy Gear.