“Last week, I took a look at my tech predictions for 2013, and while I was spot-on-the-mark on some of them, I was way off on others,” Chris Ciaccia writes for TheStreet. “Since it’s that time of year again, I’ve compiled a list of what I think is most likely to happen in 2014 in the world of technology. With some of my predictions, I’m pretty confident, while others are a bit more out there.”
“Mobile will continue to be the key theme for 2014, as devices become more prevalent in our daily lives. Now that smartphones and tablets are essentially mainstream, the next product category is the health and fitness market, and wearable technology is where it’s at,” Ciaccia writes. “We’re becoming a more active society and are vastly more concerned about fitness than we were say 10 or 15 years ago. I suspect this trend is only likely to increase, as people do everything they can to lengthen their lives and live healthier.”
“Apple iWatch launch,” Ciaccia writes. “I’m pretty confident that this one will happen, perhaps as soon as March of this year. Apple CEO Timothy D. Cook has previously said Apple is moving into new product categories, and has hinted that the wrist is an interesting space for wearable technology. ‘The wrist is interesting,’ Apple’s CEO said during a tech conference earlier this year. ‘You still have to convince people it is worth wearing.””
Much more in the full article here.