“The Apple Watch has finally been delivered to some of Apple’s customers, and many of them have been sharing their thoughts about the watch on the Apple Watch subreddit, and in the MacRumors forum,” Jim Lynch writes for CIO. “I’ve found the comments by Apple Watch owners much more interesting and informative than some of the so-called ‘professional’ reviews that nit-picked the Apple Watch or failed to put it into the context of everyday living.”

“Apple Watch users have thankfully been quite forthcoming about the pros and cons of the new device, and they’ve also been very clear about how well it fits into their daily routines,” Lynch writes. “Their voices have become a helpful counterweight to the Negative Neds and Negative Nellies in the tech media echo chamber.”

“So here’s a smattering of owner reviews of the Apple Watch for you to enjoy,” Lynch writes. “I’ve also added some comments of my own after each quote.”

Read more in the full article – recommended – here.

MacDailyNews Take: Many so-called pro reviewers have ulterior motives, preconceived notions, and built up biases that tend to cloud and confuse their reviews. The best reviews describe how the product works for the user in everyday life and this is what you get from actual users, especially early adopters.

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