About this Watch
I feel like I write this post whenever Apple enters a new product category. So that would be three times so far in my life. iPhone, iPad and now Watch.
It seems whenever Apple does this, you get a few reactions:
- Desk flipping anger
- Wild exuberance
- Cautious optimism
In all cases I’m usually in the latter category. Apple is usually about setting the stage for potential rather than immediately realized returns. That proved true with iPhone, iPad and I believe it so with the watch. The Watch is launching with more foundation to rest on in terms of their over-all ecosystem, but I think it more represents the first play in a long game.
If we look at the games each device is playing, the phone represented a redefinition of “smart” and “phone” combined. The iPad was and remains a challenge of the traditional notion of what computing is, and I...
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