The rest of the above article is at Pulse and despite some reservations, I feel roughly the same. Paul, who sent over the link said that “It seems all wearables suffer from high abandonment rates, and Apple Watches are now losing their ‘shine’.”
For all of my negativity towards the whole smart watch idea (I am currently testing and Apple Watch and a Sony Smartwatch 3), one emotion prevails above all others. When I stop wearing a smart watch for a couple of days, I never miss it at all. It simply does not offer any compelling use case to make it worth wearing and charging so often, and I believe that we have a long way to go before the genre could reach the mass market. I’m not even convinced at this stage that this will ever happen, but to say never would likely be jumping the gun a bit.