Apple New IWatch – For A Trademark
I wonder how many people know an iWatch exists. I now finally know about it. Anyway, Apple seeks trademark for this new device. Hopefully it works well, and hopefully it will attract enough buyers.
How Feasible Is The iWatch?
Apparently, the iWatch functions like an iPhone that users can wear. Maybe it’s a great idea – similar to the wearable PDA devices that lived for awhile in the late 1990s.
It might be convenient for checking calendars or temperatures. However, how would anyone be able to see to browse the Web on it? We probably can forget trying to write or edit a document on it. I can barely do that on the iPhone as it is.
However, if it makes phone calls that would be nice. I can’t tell you how hard it can be to keep track of a cell phone. In fact, I know I’m not the only one. I’d love to reach down and press “answer.” It would still be hands-free, too. Maybe it would be safer for driving than a hand-held device.
What Makes This Device So Different?
Manufacturers released various smartwatches since the 1970s. Some of them had calculators installed while others had video games in them. As technology evolves, makers added more features. Now, people can use them to socialize and search the Web.
I don’t know enough about what exactly makes the iWatch different yet. All I know is Apple wants to trademark it and make it the next coolest thing – at least it seems that way.
However, they are not the only ones. Sony also has a “SmartWatch.” I heard about a Pebble device on the horizon.
Are Wearable Devices The Future?
I have no idea if Apple will succeed at patenting the iWatch. However, I’m thinking about the future of smart devices. I wonder why I haven’t heard much about it until now. How could I not know about it? I also didn’t hear much about the Sony SmartWatch, but that only came out a year ago.
I’m sure these devices will receive more recognition in the future than in the past. In any case, I can see companies must be running out of new ideas. With the Sony and Apple wrist devices and the Google Glass eye computer, we already have a collection of new “smartwear” coming out within the next year.
As far as which devices people will most use, I don’t know. However, I do know that people have an entirely new option of toys to buy to impress their friends.
The Potential Market
Sources imply that the potential market for wrist phones will be younger people. However, anyone who can stand wearing one on their arm for hours would use one. It could be convenient as long as I don’t sweat too much.
However, people who never wear anything on their wrist probably still won’t wear any smartwatch. Why would they? On the other hand, anyone who wants to simplify their life and reduce time spent looking for their cell phone will benefit from it.
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