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According to Science Fiction we are all supposed to have personal communicators that we press and can communicate hands-free across space. The Cubs are supposed to beat an un-named Miami baseball team with an alligator logo in the 2015 World Series. And when the weather is not to our liking, we call down to the building superintendent who pulls a lever that raises the structure above the clouds.
Obviously, we're still not there yet.
Although Apples next big thing will take the term personal computer to a whole new level. Apples CEO Tim Cook, during the All Things Digital conference, said the company has some, "incredible plans that we have been working on for a while." He then teased the idea of wearable computing, holding up his Nike Fuel Band saying, "Nike did a great job on this," he said. "The ones that are doing more than one thing, there's not a great product that I've seen."
He hinted that Apple's product would not be like Google's Glass, which are basically reading glasses that look like something out of Mission Impossible. He sees the wrist as the body part we would most interact with. Even though most young people today don't wear watches, Cook says "I think the wrist is interesting… but to convince people they have to wear something it has to be incredible."