Why Android Wear is the new iPad http://goo.gl/pi6WeA
It's bulky and awkward. We have smartphones, so it's unnecessary. It's a solution in search of a problem. You can't read it in sunlight. The screen gets all smudgy. It's too expensive. It's dumb.
That was the consensus "expert" reaction to Apple's iPad four years ago.
Already I'm hearing the exact same list of complaints about Android Wear watches that I heard about the iPad, and for the exact same reasons.
And I'm going to say the same things about Android Wear that I (correctly) said about the iPad: Android Wear will be an addictive and massive cultural phenomenon, and its primary benefit is a lack of features -- minimalism is what makes it so powerful.
But the reason Android Wear is revolutionary, is that it ships out of the box with its Killer App: Google Now.
Read it all here: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9249431/Why_Android_Wear_is_the_new_iPad #AndroidWear