Despite great innovation of technology from smartphones and tablets to smartwatches and smartglasses, wearables remain impractical to be used anywhere. Wearing a Galaxy Gear or a Google Glass can put your life in danger in many place around the world.
Samsung Galaxy Gear and Google Glass
Galaxy Gear allows you to connect your smartphone to it and access applications just by using the Android wearable. Google Glass can access the Internet, record videos and even send emails to your love ones.
However, wearing these items in certain territories will put you on radar as a potential target for theft, robbery and even kidnapping. Certain cities and countries are plagued by poverty, crime and war which see you as a rich person or a powerful individual wearing that Galaxy Gear or Google Glass.
Cities and Places Where Galaxy Gear or Google Glass Can Harm You
Most countries in this continent do not support LTE network so never assume a big population owning smartphones. Poverty, crime and internal tensions plague the region constantly aside from diseases which puts your life on the line in case you want to get a tour wearing the Galaxy Gear.
Take a vacation in Abu Dhabi and never be curious with Somalia, Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan. Aside from network issues, your Google Glass will make you an ideal kidnap victim and natives around these countries are commonly targeting foreigners.
Not all countries in Europe are rich and several famous places with in Germany, France and Russia have high crime rates. Even with the widening network coverage in Europe, people will still feel either weird or tempted on your Galaxy Gear or Google Glass. Smartphones are more common in Europe than wearables as of today.
South East Asia
If you are not a fan of rats and cockroaches, expect more pests in several countries in the South East Asian region wherein poverty is an everyday image. Most people in South East Asia such as Indonesia and the Philippines are suffering from financial issues due to large tax and high-priced commodities. Some individuals resort on theft and kidnapping to earn money and sustain everyday living. Be sure you are located in secure areas, business centres and well-developed cities before flaunting your high-tech gears.
North Korea has closed-door policy which won't let your tech gadgets access the Internet and communication that easily. The government controls everything from inside and out with implemented ban, preventing them to receive aid from other nations. It is fortunate that you are not living in this nation but in case something goes wrong and you popped out here, throw away your expensive gadgets and keep a single basic phone.
There are certain places in the world considered as "somehow safe" but not 100 per cent guaranteed. Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea and some states in the U.S. are safe for your Galaxy Gear or Google Glass.
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