Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Apr 2015 16:14 UTC

When Apple first showed off the Apple Watch, I was stunned. It looked glorious and larger than life. Shiny and precision-machined. Like an object from the future that time-traveled back to the present just to blow everyone away.

This past Friday, the first day that the public was allowed to handle and play with the Apple Watch, everyone who had been obsessing over videos and photographs finally got the chance to use one firsthand. I made it to the Apple Store on Friday and was one of those people.

I came away underwhelmed and a little disheartened.

It's almost as if carefully orchestrated press events attended by nothing but employees and hand-picked, pre-approved press outlets, as well as fake renders on a company website, are not a good way to gauge a new product.

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Publishing Apps
by gedmurphy on Mon 13th Apr 2015 16:52 UTC
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He might find it hard to get his apps published after writing that article....

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RE: Publishing Apps
by leos on Mon 13th Apr 2015 21:55 in reply to "Publishing Apps"
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Or the idea that Apple retaliates against negative reviews is complete nonsense.

One day it's everyone is terrified of big bad Apple and only publishes positive reviews out of fear, the next day when there are negative reviews (by a developer no less) this is somehow a non-issue. Ah the anti-apple crowd is funny.

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RE[2]: Publishing Apps
by Lobotomik on Tue 14th Apr 2015 10:11 in reply to "RE: Publishing Apps"
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It is so sad to see his disclaimer on top "Honest, I am an Apple Lover, please don't bash me for having an opinion!".

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