Apple makes money selling Watches. In 2015 Apple said it made more money from watches than any company except Rolex. By that standard Apple’s Watch business is a success. Imagine the reaction if anyone else had gone from nowhere to the number two watch market position in a couple of years. It remains an outstanding […]
Apple is now the world’s second largest watch revenue earner. That’s a solid performance for a product line introduced less than two years ago. By any commercial standard the Apple Watch is a success. Rolex remains the leading watchmaker and is likely to stay on top for now. In Apple’s recent Q1 financial report, Tim […]
IDC reports the smartwatch market dropped by more than 50 percent in the third quarter of 2016. It says 2.7 million units shipped during the quarter compared with 5.6 million units in the third quarter of 2015. IDC goes on to say: Although the decline is significant, it is worth noting that 3Q15 was the first […]
GPS sensor and better water resistance target fitness tracking with Apple Watch Series 2. Forget talk about Apple being second only to Rolex in worldwide watch sales. Apple’s Watch is not a direct competitor to Rolex. It is a fitness tracker first and wearable computer second. Being a wristwatch is only one of many applications. […]
The last time I wore an Apple Watch it made me ill. The Apple Watch Series 2 models do not.