Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3265051/android/google-is-often-its-own-worst-enemy.html#tk.rss_all
Once upon a time, smartwatches were going to be the Next Big Thing™ — the future of mobile computing that’d replace smartphones as our go-to gadgets and upend the way we lived, worked, and played.
Yeah. So much for that.
Just like the more recent chatbot “revolution,” all the hype surrounding smartwatches failed to materialize into anything meaningful. These days, most smartwatches are glorified fitness trackers and email checkers. They’re nowhere near as pervasive as tech prophets once predicted, and even when they are present on a person’s wrist, they tend to be anything but transformative.