“When you look at an Apple Watch, the last thing that comes to mind is the iPod,” Michael Simon writes for Macworld.
“On the surface, there’s isn’t a whole lot of correlation between Apple’s first wearable device and its classic MP3 player, save perhaps a clever navigation tool and a music app,” Simon writes. “But while the two might not share much in the way of physical similarities, they actually have more in common than the ability to play your favorite tunes.”
“In fact, Apple Watch might end up being just as important as the iPod was all those years ago,” Simon writes. “Apple Watch could end up bringing Apple to heights its music player could never reach, with a halo effect that makes the iPod’s seem small by comparison.”
Much more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: The amount of Android to iPhone upgraders that Apple Watch triggers is going to boggle the minds of some pundits. These generally new-to-Apple users will also eventually purchase Macs and iPads due to Continuity and handoff. Watch and see.
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