“After a scathing review of Samsung’s Gear smartwatch by New York Times columnist David Pogue, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said that the game is up for the Korean company’s attempt at wearable technology and that’s great news for Apple,” Paul Toscano reports for CNET.
“‘This is one of those reviews… compare Apple, what he had to say about the [iPhone] 5C—where he basically just said ‘this is the Mona Lisa’ … I mean, this [Samsung smartwatch] is not even a paint-by-numbers,'” Toscano reports. “‘This is it. This thing, the curtain closed on this. The curtain closed on this device,’ Cramer said, although he acknowledged that wearable technology is still a growing trend.”
Toscano reports, “In Pogue’s review, he described Samsung’s smartwatch as ‘ human-interface train wreck’ and that ‘nobody will buy this watch, and nobody should.'”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “DW Bowers” for the heads up.]
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