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Wearable hybrids prove the bloated smartwatch is one of Silly Valley's biggest mistakes

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Re: Well done Mr O

The Apple Watch is equivalent in size to a Fortune 300 company - i.e. Netflix or eBay - and outsells the entire Swiss watch industry. In units, probably not revenue depending on the industry's exact Swatch vs Rolex sales mix...

I would agree it is a solution looking for a problem, but enough people have identified a problem its a solution for (even if the problem was "I want to spend money on something I don't really need") that Apple has made a business out of it that's huge by almost any measure. It just doesn't seem like it because it is dwarfed by Apple's iPhone business.

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