1. cardfan's Avatar
    I got the classic leather. She got the milanese. Both 42mm.

    So far, it's doing everything I expected. I love the notifications and being able to do dismiss or quick action. Especially calendar and reminders. That's the major draw. Siri is surprisingly good and being able to do phone calls on watch is super cool. I can wait on third party stuff to improve later this year.

    My wife on the other hand just seems very uninterested. She took it off as soon as we got home. Here I am still fooling around with it and she's on her iphone. So no, definitely not worth 700 to her. I suppose you either get it or you don't.

    My leather classic though was feeling either too tight or too loose (if i adjusted). So I decided to wear her watch with milanese. Surprisingly, I like it better. I can adjust the fit better. I don't worry about sweating or the leather getting wet. I may get a sport band later.

    So it looks like I'll take back my classic leather watch and keep hers. It's already back in the box.
    Premium1 likes this.
    04-25-2015 08:23 AM
  2. miketko's Avatar
    I guess she has no interest for smart watches
    04-25-2015 08:27 AM
  3. kilofoxtrot's Avatar
    I'd sell it .... make some money.
    04-25-2015 09:40 AM
  4. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I guess she has no interest for smart watches
    Most iPhone users don't. That's just the way it is.


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    04-25-2015 09:43 AM
  5. miketko's Avatar
    Most iPhone users don't. That's just the way it is.


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    I think it's most smart phone users in general. That is going to change with the Apple watch. That is if they can ship them out to us. So sad
    04-25-2015 10:42 AM
  6. ajarnfalang's Avatar
    I guess it's because she can check all those notifications and use Siri on her phone.


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    04-25-2015 10:48 AM
  7. zhelf's Avatar
    Wow surprisingly similar to my wife and I I have been dying for this watch and I figured she'd want one when she saw mine so I made sure I got her one and she's rather bleh about it so I may sell hers if it wasn't a 38mm I'd keep it
    04-25-2015 11:00 AM
  8. Premium1's Avatar
    I got the classic leather. She got the milanese. Both 42mm.

    So far, it's doing everything I expected. I love the notifications and being able to do dismiss or quick action. Especially calendar and reminders. That's the major draw. Siri is surprisingly good and being able to do phone calls on watch is super cool. I can wait on third party stuff to improve later this year.

    My wife on the other hand just seems very uninterested. She took it off as soon as we got home. Here I am still fooling around with it and she's on her iphone. So no, definitely not worth 700 to her. I suppose you either get it or you don't.

    My leather classic though was feeling either too tight or too loose (if i adjusted). So I decided to wear her watch with milanese. Surprisingly, I like it better. I can adjust the fit better. I don't worry about sweating or the leather getting wet. I may get a sport band later.

    So it looks like I'll take back my classic leather watch and keep hers. It's already back in the box.
    I think this will be a recurring thing with smart watches. Most "non-techy" people won't see the draw as will those techy types will.
    Bigeric23 likes this.
    04-25-2015 11:05 AM
  9. JakePleasants's Avatar
    Definitely sell it. You can make a profit and someone who normally couldn't get it can now get it.
    04-25-2015 11:07 AM
  10. ajarnfalang's Avatar
    It's because an apple watch is, at the end of the day, an unnecessary silly toy. That's all it really is.


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    04-25-2015 11:12 AM
  11. cornettbr's Avatar
    I'll buy it lol I don't want to wait for mine.
    04-25-2015 11:14 AM
  12. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    My wife is on the fence...she likes it, and wants to give it a fair chance (especially for working out), but said after having it she realizes that it's not really something she sees using all the time, and I think that was the point of this accessory (to use it all the time).
    Not Quite Right likes this.
    04-25-2015 11:25 AM
  13. HankAZ's Avatar
    It's because an apple watch is, at the end of the day, an unnecessary silly toy. That's all it really is.
    You are entitled to your opinion. And I lean that way, as well. But for many, it's not anything close to "an unnecessary silly toy".
    04-25-2015 11:36 AM
  14. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    It's because an apple watch is, at the end of the day, an unnecessary silly toy. That's all it really is.


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    Still having difficulty with this whole "opinion" thing aren't you? LOL!

    NOTHING Apple makes is a necessity...they aren't in the business of making things that qualify as necessary.

    Toy? Not even remotely. It's no more a toy than a pedometer is a toy for someone who uses it for said feature. It's no more a toy than an iPhone is for people who use it for those features. And it's a feature rich watch too...and I doubt 99% of people who buy watches consider them "toys".

    Thanks for sharing your incredibly thought out opinion though, as always, it's a pleasure seeing you contribute so much to the community.

    04-25-2015 11:41 AM
  15. Premium1's Avatar
    It's because an apple watch is, at the end of the day, an unnecessary silly toy. That's all it really is.


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    No piece of tech is a "necessity" unless it is like a pace maker or something. After all, how did people survive before smart phones, computers and the like? Writing letters, or you know face to face interactions.... SO yes every piece of tech is essentially an unnecessary toy
    04-25-2015 11:57 AM
  16. cornettbr's Avatar
    No piece of tech is a "necessity" unless it is like a pace maker or something. After all, how did people survive before smart phones, computers and the like? Writing letters, or you know face to face interactions.... SO yes every piece of tech is essentially an unnecessary toy
    Yeah but could you send your heart beat to someone else before? No? Didn't think so! Apple watch for the win.
    04-25-2015 12:01 PM
  17. Premium1's Avatar
    Yeah but could you send your heart beat to someone else before? No? Didn't think so! Apple watch for the win.
    04-25-2015 12:59 PM
  18. Audizine's Avatar
    I'll buy your watch from you.
    04-25-2015 01:16 PM
  19. Bigeric23's Avatar
    This is why I'm waiting to purchase an Apple Watch for my wife. I want to take some time to show her what you can do with the watch and what you shouldn't attempt to do. (This is how I got her hooked on an iPad.)

    I'm hoping by Christmas she has been convinced.
    04-25-2015 01:19 PM
  20. simplylaurakb's Avatar
    It's the other way around in our house! I keep trying to get my husband interested in getting an Watch, but he just now. He says he hasn't had anything on his wrist for 30 years, and has no interest in starting now. Meanwhile, he always gripes about having to fish his phone out of his pocket when he gets calls or alerts... I'm still hoping that once he sees it in action, he'll get more interested!

    Laura
    04-25-2015 02:36 PM
  21. Highrisedrifter's Avatar
    The 42mm SS Milanese Loop is the one I wanted too. I shall have to wait until June, it seems.
    04-25-2015 02:40 PM
  22. Bigeric23's Avatar
    You must be the techie in the family.
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    04-25-2015 02:42 PM
  23. cardfan's Avatar
    I don't have anyone to send drawings to now..lol At least i got a few out of the way and sent her a heartbeat. BTW someone already pounced on it. It's sold.
    04-25-2015 02:44 PM
  24. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    It's the other way around in our house! I keep trying to get my husband interested in getting an Watch, but he just now. He says he hasn't had anything on his wrist for 30 years, and has no interest in starting now. Meanwhile, he always gripes about having to fish his phone out of his pocket when he gets calls or alerts... I'm still hoping that once he sees it in action, he'll get more interested!

    Laura
    And I remember the days of driving around looking for a pay phone. No cells then. And we gripe about reaching in our pockets. LOL My, how times have changed.


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    simplylaurakb, 21stNow and tmadsen like this.
    04-25-2015 04:38 PM
  25. ajarnfalang's Avatar
    Still having difficulty with this whole "opinion" thing aren't you? LOL!

    NOTHING Apple makes is a necessity...they aren't in the business of making things that qualify as necessary.

    Toy? Not even remotely. It's no more a toy than a pedometer is a toy for someone who uses it for said feature. It's no more a toy than an iPhone is for people who use it for those features. And it's a feature rich watch too...and I doubt 99% of people who buy watches consider them "toys".

    Thanks for sharing your incredibly thought out opinion though, as always, it's a pleasure seeing you contribute so much to the community.

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    Nowadays a smartphone is a necessity. I guess you could go about your day without one but it would be quite difficult.

    A watch, that's something new. It is just an iPhone accessory at this point. Nothing more.

    You do realize this is a thread about someone who finds the watch completely useless right? Her husband doesn't, but I hardly think he believes this thing is necessary. He can get all his notifications on his phone.

    Here are some things for you to read.

    Hands-on with the Apple Watch: A good, but not necessary, device

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...essary-device/

    UBS: The Apple Watch Is Bogged Down With Unnecessary Features

    http://www.businessinsider.com/ubs-a...eatures-2014-9

    Apple Watch Review Roundup: Pretty but Unnecessary

    http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer...necessary.html

    And my favorite from CNET

    "The Apple Watch is the most ambitious, well-constructed smartwatch ever seen, but first-gen shortfalls make it feel more like a fashionable toy than a necessary tool."

    http://www.cnet.com/products/apple-watch/

    Haha. Of course that's their OPINION right?

    Funny how the word UNNECESSARY keeps being used over and over to describe this toy.

    And in my expert opinion, it is. Unnecessary. It is a brand new category of device. Just like the iPhone was once upon a time. Back then you could still do just fine with s blackberry or Motorola, but years later those phones are pretty useless.

    Wearables like watches and other technology that you can't even imagine yet will be the norm, but right now they're just fun toys. Just accessories for your phones.

    And you don't have to clarify everything I say is an opinion. Obviously it is. That's why this is called a Forum. People come in and present their points of views.

    What you shouldn't do is follow people and troll them every time they post.

    What I would love is for his wife to come in and post so she can tell you what a useless toy this is for her.

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    Last edited by ajarnfalang; 04-25-2015 at 07:18 PM.
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