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The History of Smartwatches

Did you know that the concept of a smartwatch wasn’t invented by Apple? In fact, the idea of using a watch as a communication device dates all the way back to a 1940s comic strip! In 1946, iconic fictional detective Dick Tracy started using a two-way wrist radio to help him fight crime. Less than a century after the concept was first dreamed up for the comic strip, Dick Tracy’s fictitious tech has become a reality!

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