Apple watch cases and bumper thread

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liberated

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Let's start talking about cases and bumpers! Here's a nice one for those in construction and areas where the watch may take some punishment
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I cringe at the idea of locking something this beautiful up. It makes it so bulky and ugly. I saw this one and just had to shake my head. So ugly!
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I cringe at the idea of locking something this beautiful up. It makes it so bulky and ugly. I saw this one and just had to shake my head. So ugly! View attachment 41361
It's all fun and games until you scratch your $500 watch against the concrete wall you're trying to demolish at work LOL!! I agree, I work in an office and would not cover it there but when I fly and work in the field I'd love some added protection against bumps and possibly the elements if a weather proof version emerges. I like the utility aspect of these bumpers.
 
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I understand the concept kind of. If I worked in construction maybe. But even then do you really have a need to wear your watch at a construction site. I can see it now. Big burly men at a construction site yelling "Hey Siri" at the top of their lungs because she can't hear them over the jackhammers. Lol! Personally I'd just rather not wear my watch in those situations.
 

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I understand the concept kind of. If I worked in construction maybe. But even then do you really have a need to wear your watch at a construction site. I can see it now. Big burly men at a construction site yelling "Hey Siri" at the top of their lungs because she can't hear them over the jackhammers. Lol! Personally I'd just rather not wear my watch in those situations.
I respect your opinion and can add that I have seen just about every demographic use their electronic gadgets while on the job no matter how tough or damaging to the devices, there's no reason to believe Apple watch will be any different :)
 

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I respect your opinion and can add that I have seen just about every demographic use their electronic gadgets while on the job no matter how tough or damaging to the devices, there's no reason to believe Apple watch will be any different :)
I agree that some will and there is a market for "bumpers" it's just that with a phone it's almost a necessity nowadays, where as the watch is an accessory. Neither changes the fact that they're unattractive.
 

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I agree that some will and there is a market for "bumpers" it's just that with a phone it's almost a necessity nowadays, where as the watch is an accessory. Neither changes the fact that they're unattractive.
Fact? More like opinion, an opinion that I actually share, nevertheless I do see the utility here. As far as a phone being a necessity, I don't agree, I'm a child of the 80's and I made out just fine without a cell phone.
 

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Fact? More like opinion, an opinion that I actually share, nevertheless I do see the utility here. As far as a phone being a necessity, I don't agree, I'm a child of the 80's and I made out just fine without a cell phone.
We all did fine without them in the '80s. Things were different then. Nobody expected you to have one, texting hadn't become more common than phone calls and payphones were everywhere. Yes, you can live without one, but it would be a pointless hardship. Are you going to give up your cellphone to prove your point?
 

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Are you going to give up your phone to make that point? We all did fine without one in the '80s. It's a different world now (I have a feeling you're going to say it's still Earth, so not literally ;) ). Yes, you can live without one, but it would be a pointless hardship. Finding payphones isn't as easy now and you'll have to notify everyone you know and tell them to stop texting you.
Still you failed at making the point that the phone is a necessity. Food, Water and Shelter are necessities. Are we really arguing about this silly point? All I was trying to say is that people get their gadgets because they want to and will eventually justify their utility once they find a way to incorporate them in their life. But I think we can agree that the vast majority of the worlds population is doing just fine without a phone.
 

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Steve Jobs and Apple had a sense of aesthetics when they set out to design all the wonderful little works of art we carry. Now if only they would have had the foresight to make us sign a waver stating we would never hide these gems in hideous rubber boxes.

No, I'm not a troll, really. And I'm not ranting. I just really don't get it. I don't get 80% of the world these days. Don't even mention "Crocks"! Am I really suppose to wear these on my feet....IN PUBLIC.... With SWEAT PANTS????

(I'm gonna get it for that one!)
 

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Still you failed at making the point that the phone is a necessity. Food, Water and Shelter are necessities. Are we really arguing about this silly point? All I was trying to say is that people get their gadgets because they want to and will eventually justify their utility once they find a way to incorporate them in their life. But I think we can agree that the vast majority of the worlds population is doing just fine without a phone.
You think I was trying to say a cell phone is up there with water on the list of basic necessities? I don't think you read my post very closely. I just edited it a bit to make it more clear.
 

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You think I was trying to say a cell phone is up there with water on the list of basic necessities? I don't think you read my post very closely. I just edited it a bit to make it more clear.
My apologies if I misread your post, I was trying to make the point that a phone is no a necessity
 

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My apologies if I misread your post, I was trying to make the point that a phone is no a necessity
No problem. I don't think anyone here would claim that it's a necessity like water. It's weird that I even have to clarify something as absurd as that. I knew exactly what he meant by "almost a necessity." It's not something we would easily give up. It's become a very import part of communication in our lives (even though it's not life-threatening to go without it).
 

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A little off topic for this thread but what about screen protectors for the Apple Watch? I haven't seen any mention. Imagine trying to use the squeegee to remove the bubbles. O_o

EDIT: I should have put this in the Screen Protector for Apple Watch thread which I just now saw. My bad.
 

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My apologies if I misread your post, I was trying to make the point that a phone is no a necessity
I'd beg to differ. My job would almost be non-existent without a cellphone. That's how I get all of my deliveries throughout the day. A job that gives me a paycheck to afford Food, Water, and shelter. Hence a necessity. Lol