Dull, Unimaginative Wearables from Apple and Samsung

Keeping half an eye on the latest set of Apple product announcements, especially the wearables,  I wondered “Has Apple Run Out Of Innovation?” Perhaps not totally, the innovative wireless headphones and Waterproof iPhone indicate that there is at least some incremental innovation happening, but it looks increasingly like an effort to extract ever more value from existing technologies than to …

Keeping Wearable Technologies In The Underwear Drawer Not The Junk Drawer

Swiss watch vs Smart watch An article in the New York Times points out the major problem with current wearable technologies,  expensive reminders of how wearable gadgets are not ready for prime time. As a result, most gadgets end up gathering dust, with Google, Jawbone and Fitbit al failing to provide devices that consumers actually accept. The combination of high …