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HTC Grip Delayed As Company Rethinks Wearables
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kstaron
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kstaron,
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7/30/2015 | 8:32:19 PM
good decision
If they aren't ready to compete with either apples smartwatch or fitbits bands then they might as well go back to the drawing board and come up with something that isn't already out there. There's little point in pushing a lack luster product to market. I look forward to the day that wearables are both more durable and more fashion forward. I'm not sure how smartwatches are really going to do more unless they are waterproof or can expand their screen so you can use an app nore than and inch and a half aquare. We don't need the same old thing. we need it better.
TecKnowledgie
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7/20/2015 | 8:37:01 AM
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Maybe they'll include a barcode scanner for calorie tracking in Under Armour's MyFitnessPal app...
PedroGonzales
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7/18/2015 | 10:30:49 AM
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I like the idea that they are partnering with other companies.  They can focus on meeting the needs of a niche consumer market.  Wearables is such a growing field that if they position from the very beginning they are can establish themselves early on.  The smartphone market is well established with Android and Apple. It will be very tough to break into that segment while wearable are at its infancy 

  
danielcawrey
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7/17/2015 | 8:25:51 PM
Fitness
I think HTC moving into some other areas away from smartphones is smart. I

understand that this is not only because of strategic thinking but also because of shifts in the industry, but it still makes sense to me. 


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