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The Apple Watch disrupts, but is that enough?

Michael deAgonia | July 10, 2015
Disruptive technology doesn't come along often, and is often initially dismissed because it's easy to ignore something you've lived an entire life without. But every once in a while a bit of tech comes along that makes it easier to do what you're already doing.

But is that today?

So, should you get one?

I'm in an interesting position regarding whether I recommend the Watch. At this point, you likely know whether or not you want a Watch. Apple has already sold more of them in a few weeks than all of the competition sold in years, and I'm clearly a fan (as are other Watch owners I know). But it's still too soon to know whether the functions and fashion it offers -- or will offer in future iterations -- will be enough to lure the hoards of new users that follow early adopters.

Two years ago I figured if an Apple Watch were ever released, it would be because Apple leaders were confident of its impact. I said then that I'd have to see it to believe it.

Well, I've seen it, I've used it, and I'm a believer: Despite the first-generation problems, you can have my Watch after you pry it from my cold, dead wrist.

 

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