“The irony of the mystical apple which is the forbidden fruit is not lost on me as I struggle to contemplate Apple and its products within my technology domain,” Naked CIO writes for TechRepublic. “Apple is certainly in demand from my user base and the passion with which users consume this brand, and insist on it, is bordering on frenzy.”
Naked CIO writes, “While I am not a frenzied fan, I can at least understand the appeal and attraction for iPhones and iPads (although the appeal of the Watch is very much lost on me.”
MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote back in July:
With Apple Watch, as with the Mac, it’s the whole experience. It’s indescribable, yet indescribably better with an Apple Watch on your wrist than without it.
A list of benefits simply doesn’t do it justice – and that list is different for everyone. You really have to set up an Apple Watch and use it yourself in order to understand. It’s Apple’s most personal device ever, after all. Without integrating it into your daily life, you just can’t fathom how useful it is.
To the vast majority of current Apple Watch naysayers: You don’t get it, yet.
But that’s okay, you will.
You’ll be wearing an Apple Watch (or, for the irrational anti-Apple types, some bad, patent-infringing knockoff that you wrongly and laughably claim is “as good as” the real thing) sooner than later. Watch and see.
Any IT doofus who has not put forth the minimal effort to see why his company’s employees would be more productive with Apple Watches on their wrists is incompetent.
Naked CIO writes, “However, what people don’t understand and what businesses need to know is that Apple is not business friendly enough – for me at least… Users love Apple but hate IT the people who can’t make Apple work in the organization. We are blamed but I think Apple has the problem.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Plenty of competent IT people have “made Apple work.” In fact, the most valuable company on the planet is all-Apple (except for the handful of poor saps who have to port iTunes to Windows and Apple Music to Android).
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