"You can certainly make it wrap around a cylindrical object and that could be someone's wrist," Bocko told the Times. "Right now, if I tried to make something that looked like a watch, that could be done using this flexible glass."
Still, mum's the word over at Apple, but speculation seems to be tilting towards the more reliable side of things. As for when we could see these smart watches on wrists everywhere - that's anybody's guess.
"Over the long term, wearable computing is inevitable for Apple; devices are diversifying and the human body is a rich canvas for the computer," Sarah Rotman Epps, a Forrester analyst who specializes in wearable computing, told the Times. "But I'm not sure how close we are to a new piece of Apple hardware that is worn on the body."
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I and many others are under the impression that an iWatch would essentially be a smartphone for your wrist, which would certainly bring out the James Bond in all of us, as Nick Bilton pointed out in his story for the Times. What I'm really holding out for is that putting on an iWatch would be similar to cuffing yourself with one of those snap bracelets that were popular back in the 1980s.