There are those who “steer clear of first-generation Apple products of all kinds,” Ben Lovejoy writes for 9to5Mac. “Their thinking is that the 1st-gen model tends to have a bunch of glitches, with the 2nd-gen product not just getting those worked out but also adding significantly to the functionality too.”
“This is a perfectly reasonable viewpoint, with significant historical evidence behind it – from the original Macintosh onward (one could even say from the Apple I),” Lovejoy writes. “But with Apple having added a whole bunch of functionality to the existing Watch via watchOS 2, has the company managed to give the first-gen refuseniks enough reason to reconsider?”
“I think something that sounds small – support for third-party complications on watch faces – is actually huge,” Lovejoy writes. “Being able to import data from third-party apps will substantially increase the utility of the watch to me.”
Much more in the full article here.
See also, Jonny Evans’ “21 all-new Apple Watch features” for Computerworld here.
MacDailyNews Take: Are you waiting for Apple Watch 2? Do the myriad improvements coming with watchOS 2 change your mind about getting the existing Apple Watch?
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Bill” for the heads up.]