I love gadgets at least as much as the next tech guy (or girl), but I have a hard time finding a use case for smart watches like the Apple Watch. If you have spent any time at all investigating productivity, you will have found that interruptions are the bane of efficient work. It’s bad enough that we have laptop, tablet and phone to constantly beep interruptions – why would I want a fourth device to do this?
I’ve carefully disabled notifications on my mobile devices and run my Mac in “Do Not Disturb” mode. I can’t see any reason to strap a device to my wrist whose only purpose is to disturb me.
Fortunately, it seems that many people are wising up to the fact that the Apple watch is a solution in search of a problem:
I challenge you to come up with a reasonable use case for wearing a smart watch all day.