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Dick Tracy watch

A wristwatch popularized in the 1940s by the Dick Tracy comics. Tracy was a detective who had two-way radio communications to police headquarters via his famous watch. See smartwatch.


Tracy Would Be Jealous
This Hitachi mock-up is not real, but it will be some day and with many more features than Tracy ever dreamed of! (Image courtesy of Hitachi America, Ltd.)
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WHEN it comes to fictional detectives, Dick Tracy is up there with the best of them.
Asked about Beatty, who she worked with in the Dick Tracy film shortly after her split from Sean Penn, she said: "That's a perfect example of timing because he was ready and I wasn't quite ready because I'd just got divorced.
He has starred in films that have transcended generations like Chitty Chity Bang Bang, Dick Tracy and the family classic Mary Poppins.
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Double Jeopardy, his third novel, is a zany adventure story reminiscent of both Conrad and Dick Tracy.
From Dick Tracy in the 1940s to Captain Kirk in the 25th century, the two-way wrist radio has been standard operating equipment.
Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's smallest computer, it includes gadgetry even Dick Tracy would envy, such as a mini-joystick; a PC interface; scheduling, address book and accounting software; text, sound and image viewers; and four preinstalled games.
So if you think it's annoying now when the person next to you whips out their cell phone in the middle of a meeting, just wait until they start talking to their watch a la Dick Tracy," says Joe Pramberger, publisher of NASA Tech Briefs.
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He had a string of hit movies including Reds (1981) for which he won the best director Oscar, Dick Tracy (1990) and Bugsy (1991).
Timex, for example, sells an Internet Messenger watch that can receive e-mail, news alerts, and pages right on the wrist, Dick Tracy fashion.
But when it arrived, the engraving read: "Best Actor - Dick Tracy.