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Watchphone  
  A combination cell phone and wrist watch.  

You can bet that this is not one of those "watches" that have a huge extra unit sticking out the side.

David's watchphone beeped. It was Laura's mother, calling from her guest room in the Lodge, downstairs. "Gomen nasai, y'all! How about helping Granny surround some breakfast?"
Technovelgy from Islands in the Net, by Bruce Sterling.
Published by William Morrow in 1988
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In the novel, phone usage is completely integrated into the lifestyle of the characters.

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