“Apple Watch 2 will launch and have mediocre success,” Kevin Rose writes for Medium.
“Yes, Apple fans… will still buy one, but most consumers don’t need yet another device to charge nightly,” Rose writes.
“Eventually they will realize the device they should have built would be more akin to a Fitbit with long battery life and a simple display,” Rose writes. “At this point they’ll either buy Fitbit or develop their own.”
Four more of Rose’s tech predictions for 2016, including why “Virtual Reality will turn out to be a dud,” in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: iCal’ed.
Do not underestimate the power of Apple Watch 2… We would love to see Apple launch Apple Smartbands that add sensor and other functionality to Apple Watch. An Apple GPS Smartband and an Apple Battery Smartband, right now, would sell like wildfire. It’s a missed opportunity for the original Apple Watch’s first Christmas, but we hope to see such items in 2016. — MacDailyNews Take, December 11, 2015
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