The weight of passing time is really dragging on me today. It could be the existential angst of Monday, or it could be that I'm wearing my iPad 2 as a wristwatch.
I never considered using a tablet as a wrist-mounted timepiece until the Wallee Hand Strap pitch landed in my inbox with the subject, "Tech designer unveils world's first iPad wristwatch."
Wow, that's so hip.
I pinched myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming, and then read on. What Wallee maker StudioProper is actually selling is a $20 hand strap that snaps onto the back of your Apple tablet as part of the Wallee modular accessory system for iPads.
It just so happens that the hand strap can also double as a wrist strap. Presto! You have an iPad wristwatch.
My current iPad case from iPearl has a hand strap built into it, so I thought I'd give the watch idea a whirl with the help of the Clock Pro HD app.
It's definitely an attention-getter, but gravity is a cruel mistress. The iPad 2 weighs 1.33 pounds.... [Read more]