It’s not just about time. It’s past time. And future time, as Apple previews a wristwatch from the future — literally, since the Apple Watch won’t come out until early 2015.
Jeff Porten covers his arm from wrist to elbow with smartwatches to see how they match up to each other, to the Pebble, and to his expectations of what feature an ideal smartwatch would provide.
The leading smartwatch isn’t perfect, but it has one major selling point — it actually exists, which is far more than can be said for the much-rumoured iWatch.
Looking beyond the rumors, a variety of facts support the claim that Apple is making a watch. Josh Centers presents the evidence and speculates on what we might expect an iWatch do.
Technology companies and pundits are pushing hard for wearable computers, but will society accept them? Jeff Porten examines how social conventions have changed — and will continue to change — to accommodate the likes of smartwatches and Google Glass.