Microsoft Gives Smartwatches Another Try

Remember SPOT? While it may have gone the way of the Zune, Microsoft appears to be readying another smartwatch as rivals eye the burgeoning market.

eWeek reported that sources told the news organization that Microsoft has approached component makers and requested 1.5-inch displays for a touch-capable smartwatch. The report indicates that while a new smartwatch from Redmond isn't necessarily a sure thing—Microsoft is staying mum on the subject—the project has progressed far enough to warrant some earnest engagement with electronics suppliers.

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