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No iWatch, no problem: Why Apple was wise to delay its smartwatch launch

Jon Phillips | June 4, 2014
There's no reason to release a smartwatch in a wearables market fraught with bad press, broken hardware and consumer ambivalence.

Apple will eventually need to realize the next generation of mobility beyond notebooks, smartphones and tablets. But it has no appetite for failure, and no defensible logic says it should dip its toe into the wearables kiddie pool until at least some of its competitors' piss has been filtered through the pipes.

The iWatch rendering at the top of this article was created by Todd Hamilton. You can see more of his iWatch concepts here.


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