“Many Apple Watch customers are still waiting for Apple to ship its long-awaited device, but that that may not have any impact on its long-term success,” Louis Bedigian reports for Benzinga.
“Vladimir Tenev, co-founder of Robinhood [online stock trading], told Benzinga that the watch is ‘pretty much guaranteed to sell a lot of units.’ He’s so convinced that he already dedicated resources to Apple Watch development,” Bedigian reports. “SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci told Benzinga he thinks the watch is ‘going to be a phenomenal home run for them.'”
“Scaramucci pointed out that there were other times when customers wondered if they really needed what Apple was trying to sell them,” Bedigian reports. “‘The immortal Steve Jobs had a great line about Apple,’ said Scaramucci. ‘It goes back to what Henry Ford said: ‘If I asked my customer what they wanted, they would have asked for a faster horse.””
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MacDailyNews Take: Basically, it comes down to average people seeing the Apple Watch in action for the first time or trying it on in an Apple Store before they begin to understand why everyone who’s anyone will soon be wearing Apple Watches every waking hour.