First Click: the 2-Way Wrist Radio is finally here
Today is a milestone date in computing. To the olds, it’s obvious — it’s the day the Dick Tracy 2-Way Wrist Radio goes mainstream. An idea first introduced in the 1946 comic strip before being upgraded to a 2-Way Wrist TV in 1964. Unlike the jetpack, this pulp fiction fantasy is now a reality.
Today’s the day we’ll look back upon as either the advent of wrist computing or just another consumer electronics folly. Remember when the industry made a coordinated push for 3D television? That was fun.
The Apple Watch is far from the first wrist-worn computer. Samsung, and to a lesser degree LG, have kept the dream alive for years by showing off concepts at trade shows and releasing limited runs of Korea-only devices. Google gave the…
Source:: The Verge