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5 things about the Microsoft Band

(So I ran into Minnia Feng, the Community Organizer for the Microsoft Expert Educators when I was in Redmond last month and she mentioned I'd taken her "5 item listicles" by the horns.  Long story short, I believe than when I'm faced with a constraint, I become more creative and prolific viz. Twitter.  So I'll continue with the idea of keeping it, or pushing it to five)

Everyone was in a hullabaloo about the Apple Watch recently but I have to admit I'm not a great fan of the Apple ecosystem. ITunes drives me to distraction moving anything in or out and the inability to hack into the AppleTV is an ongoing irritation in my house.  So the Apple Watch didn't catch my interest.

A friend from Seattle (Michael Smith, IT Director at Forest Ridge School) had showed me the Microsoft Band in November and I was curious but I only wear a watch when I'm on police duty anymore.

But then... Ben Schorr (@bschorr on Twitter) mentioned that he could push notes from the…