The truth behind The Guardian’s negative Apple Watch story

Apple Watch is bringing people to their keyboards in droves, writing opinions and asking questions about Apple’s newest device. That’s a great thing–unless you represent many of the world’s larger luxury watchmakers and you write a purely negative article about Apple Watch for The Guardian.

So, yesterday, the UK newspaper The Guardian published three articles criticizing the Apple Watch in different ways. All of them were clearly click-bait, and presented specious arguments. But Jim Dalrymple, of The Loop, took offense to one of them, and, after doing some digging, found a huge conflict of interest. The author works for luxury watchmakers.

The truth behind The Guardian’s negative Apple Watch story.

8 thoughts on “The truth behind The Guardian’s negative Apple Watch story

  1. Truth is…the Apple Watch, whatever its flaws, is likely to drive health conscious Android Smartphone users to buy I-Phones to pair with an Apple Watch, pushing already robust I-Phone sales into the stratosphere.

    • I thought this remark about “health conscious android users” was a jokey one, until Kirk chimed in with agreement…
      I doubt this event will occur, at least not in vast swathes… Not even (post 1st run) from us Apple-ites…

  2. Truth is…the Apple Watch, whatever its flaws, is likely to drive health conscious Android Smartphone users to buy I-Phones to pair with an Apple Watch, pushing already robust I-Phone sales into the stratosphere.

    • I thought this remark about “health conscious android users” was a jokey one, until Kirk chimed in with agreement…
      I doubt this event will occur, at least not in vast swathes… Not even (post 1st run) from us Apple-ites…

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