08 Jul 2015 Smartwatches from the past

Do you still remember the G-Shock? There was a time when nearly everybody had this huge colourful robot-style watch wrapped around their wrists. A futuristic fashion statement.

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While we are still waiting for the apple watch to arrive in stores here in the Netherlands we’re enjoying a look into the history of Casio’s smartwatches with this article on The Verge. Besides the eye candy (at least if you share our love for robot-style fashion accessoires) of photos the article offers an interesting insight into which features have been available over a decade ago.

“It’s no longer the stuff of sci-fi to consider using your watch to play music, control your TV, or track your fitness. But these are all things that you’ve been able to