“Apple could be coming out with its rumored iWatch later this year, according to recent reports, and it could put to rest any doubts about the staying power of wearable devices,” Althea Chang reports for CNBC.
“Although Apple declined to comment on speculation of a forthcoming iWatch, the China Times reported that the tech giant will unveil the device in the second half of this year,” Chang reports. “‘I’d be surprised if they don’t. I mean, we’ve been hearing rumors about an iWatch for, what, a couple of years already? … I do think there’s a lot of credibility there,’ said Ed Baig, personal technology columnist at USA Today.”
“So far, no wearable device on the market has been a home run, said Baig, who called the first Samsung Galaxy watch a ‘dud’ that turned off users with a difficult user interface and disappointing battery life,” Chang reports. “But consumers are looking to Apple for a game changer, according to Baig.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]