All of the sci-fi things of baby boomers and earlier generations childhood are slowly becoming a reality for their grandkids.
By Lewis W. Diuguid
The Kansas City Star
Add to that list digital wristwatches such as the one that super-detective Dick Tracy used in the comic book and cartoon series. Samsung has come out with such a gadget, which acts as an extension to a smartphone, alerting people of incoming messages and calls.
The Galaxy Gear should be in stores by the end of this month and cost $299, The Associated Press reports. Users could even make calls with the watches like secret agents.
The unit includes a camera and works with popular social media. It has fitness apps as well for gadget-guys and gals on the go.