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Apple Watch is still a question mark for enterprises

Caleb Garling | Sept. 10, 2014
The just-announced Apple Watch comes with a lot of unknowns, making it way too soon to call as an enterprise contender.

So with a phone already in your pocket, Apple will need to convince people that reading directions, an email or sending a text (via voice) is actually better on the smartwatch, rather than just pulling out the phone. The company introduced "Glances," which are quick shots of new messages or appointments on the watch -- the idea being that a quick turn of the wrist will save time over pulling out the phone every few minutes during a busy work day.

These small gains may add up to big savings. Or having to deal with an extra gadget may end up outweighing those benefits at all. Time will tell.

 

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