Spoke Too Soon.... SE Doesn't Completely Suck. New Bluetooth

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    My post last night seemed a bit too rushed (not really, read on to find out why) with this news that just came in. It seems Sony Ericsson's bluetooth watch line did not pickup stem like they might have hoped and so they just announced something new. This new bluetooth solution is called LiveView. Its a information tool for quick text message, Facebook updates, music controls, calls, RSS feeds, calendar reminders indicator for Android devices. It does this all over bluetooth, and apparently it does it well.

    Now when you think of SE, you think... Whats the catch? Well its quite ironic actually. While this is all cool, it will not actually work on their own devices. Apparently the X10 is not cool enough to handle this (since its Android 2.0 + only), and so if you have an X10... Sony-Ericsson (not Sony), does not like you.

    If this all sounds like something you want to put in your pocket, then it will be available before the holidays with all 1.3" OLED goodness.

    Via: AndroidCentral
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    That's cool.. I'd sport one of those watches :)
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    never thought i see it but, we are a step away from having phone-watches
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    What did he say the name of the running app was?
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    i think its dumb why do we need to remotely control a phone that would be in your pocket only thing that was cool was the heart rate and MPH

    my .02
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    I work outside and in a place where phones aren't allowed. This would allow me to monitor my phone when it's on silent w/o getting in trouble with management. My only question is: Is it water proof or at least resistant for rain and such?
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    I WANT!! As long as it's priced right (around $99-$150)
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    I'm sorry but is one too busy to pull your phone out and see what messages, etc you have got. VS a bluetooth thing.
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    Awesome Little Device

    I would rock one of these little guys. Now it would be super sweet if it can reply to emails and txts with some canned messages or something like that.
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    It'd be cool if I could leave my phone at home and then take this out on a jog
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    thats actually really cool. like if its pretty cheap i'd get one for sure
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    its kinda neat.. but why not just pull your phone out??

    i like the jog app.. but i just dont see myself jogging with my phone ever.... i dont have zippers on my shorts pockets.. and i really dont want an armband deal....
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    sportypal pro
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    Thanks, couldn't quite understand what he said.
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    I'll buy one.

    A lot of times my hands are too full to juggle my phone and everything else I'm doing. And especially as screens get larger (and I'd love to have even larger than I have), it's nice to have a small quick notification thing.

    Do I really want to pull out my phone to find out that email I just got was just some dumb Facebook notification about a FarmVille gift request?
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    LMAO good one :) i just have all my facebook updates/notifications go to another folder and get rid of gift requests lol
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    i WANT NOW!
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    Anyone have an idea as so when this little baby will be available in the U.S.? Can't wait to get my hands on one!!:icon_ banana: