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iPod Nano Watch: Steve Jobs Floats Wristwatch Idea (POLL, PHOTOS)

First Posted: 09/01/10 03:05 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:30 PM ET

Just what can the new iPod Nano do?

Besides a series of new features and sleek new design, it can also serve as a watch, Steve Jobs joked at Wednesday's Apple event introducing the newest iPods.

"One of the members of our Board of Directors is going to use it as a watch," Jobs said.

And it may not be such a far-fetched idea with the tiny new design, a wristband and the Nano's clock functionality.

Twitter exploded at the suggestion of an iPod Nano watch, and ZDNet agrees it's the "perfect geek watch." A sampling of tweets below:

@JoshwaHudson: New iPod nano has a clock app and you can buy a wrist strap = apple watch.
@GabrielBridger: Oh hello iPod Nano watch.
@lewisfielder: Buying the ipod nano, purely to use for a watch!
@Chetterb: I would totally wear the iPod nano as a watch, first touchscreen watch, yes sir!
@pekpongpaet: i think i am going to use the new ipod nano as a watch

Quick Poll

If you had the new iPod Nano, would you wear it as a watch?

Yes, love the idea!

Never, totally not cool.

Not sure.

Check out the new iPod Touch lineup below.

New iPod Touch, Nano, And Shuffle
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SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 01: Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks during an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts September 1, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Jobs announced upgraded versions of the entire iPod line, including an iPod Touch that includes a camera. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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