“Siri Shortcuts, your Apple Watch, and various sensors and biometrics mean the wearable device will become critical to your identity, at work, at home, and at play,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld.

Apple has described the Apple Watch as its ‘most personal device ever,'” Evans writes. “That’s not just because it sits against your skin and you can purchase snazzy new watchbands for it; it’s also because its sensors assess all sorts of personal data about you: How you sleep; How you walk; Where you go; How healthy you are; The state of your heart; If you fall; Who you call.”

“And more, but you get the drift,” Evans writes. “You see, more than an iPhone, Apple Watch has one purpose, which is to work with you, learn about you, share that data with your iPhone Health app (and your doctor, if you like) and to do all of this as privately as possible.”

Apple Watch Series 4 in a Space Black Stainless Steel Case with Space Black Milanese Loop (40mm and 44mm)

Apple Watch Series 4 in a
Space Black Stainless Steel Case with Space Black Milanese Loop (40mm and 44mm)

 
“More than iPhone, Apple Watch will become part of your personality. A willing pattern matching companion to help you with your life. Knowing me. Knowing you,” Evans writes. “This is of big significance.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: If you still don’t have an Apple Watch, do yourself a favor: Get one today, preferably a Series 4 to future-proof yourself as much as possible. You can thank us later.

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Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple Watch Series 4 pre-orders above expectations – September 17, 2018
Apple Watch Series 4: The Watch we’ve been waiting for all along – October 1, 2018
AppleInsider reviews Apple Watch Series 4: The full realization of what a wearable can and should do – September 27, 2018
CNN Tech reviews Apple Watch Series 4: It’s time to give one to Grandma – September 26, 2018
Ars Technica reviews Apple Watch Series 4: Makes a big difference in the Apple Watch experience – September 26, 2018
Siri Shortcuts can’t even launch the Nike Run Club app, despite Apple selling Nike-branded Apple Watches for years – September 18, 2018
Apple Watch Series 4 gets stellar reviews – September 19, 2018
CNBC reviews Apple Watch Series 4: ‘The best smartwatch you can buy’ – September 19, 2018
Hodinkee reviews Apple Watch Series 4: ‘It’s high time you give the Apple Watch a shot’ – September 19, 2018
The Verge reviews Apple Watch Series 4: The best gets better; at least an order of magnitude better than other smartwatches – September 19, 2018
CNBC reviews Apple Watch Series 4: ‘The best smartwatch you can buy’ – September 19, 2018

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]