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Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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3/5/2015 | 4:13:20 PM
It will be neither a hit nor a flop
My prediction is that Apple Watch will sell reasonably well, but won't really catch on. I just don't see a killer app for it.
Kelly22
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3/5/2015 | 4:16:30 PM
Re: It will be neither a hit nor a flop
I can see that happening. It seems like it'll be a hit among big Apple fans, gadget junkies, tech-savvy fashionistas, etc. but I don't see a great need for average consumers to buy. It's more of a nice-to-have than a must-have.
D. Henschen
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3/6/2015 | 3:33:24 PM
Apple Watch is a waste of time!
The dependence of this watch on being teathered to an iPhone for connectivity and location awareness makes it waste, in my book. I know people who no longer buy watches because they always have their phone on hand. When I'm running, I don't want to (and don't need to) carry a phone. My GPS watch has all the sensors I need. I'm with Tom that this will be neither a big success or a big failure, but with Apple, anything less than complete success falls short of expectations.


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