A Guidebook For The Wrist

[an error occurred while processing this directive] So you've just touched down in Miami and you want to go out for a mojito. You have two options: trawl through a weighty guidebook or simply glance at your watch — if it's the new Paparazzi timepiece. Developed by Swiss firm Swatch and software giant Microsoft, the Paparazzi receives and displays chunks of digital text on its face just like a mobile phone. Swatch has hooked up with listings magazine Time Out to provide hot tips on where to eat, drink and dance. Information is transmitted over local, unused FM radio channels, which means that the entertainment...

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