I know there are people out there who don't want to embarrass themselves over the holiday season.
It's all right if they slur their words and sidle up to people who aren't their spouses.
But woe betide anyone who buys the wrong electronic gift. This is a shame not easily overcome, if ever.
So the fine and prescient analysts at Gartner would like you to urgently know that smartwatches will not be a big hit this year.
You might already have had some sense that this might be the case. You might not, in fact, have ever seen anyone wearing one.
Gartner, though, wants to be clear that "premium pricing paired with an unclear value proposition will steer consumers' spending toward tablets and fitness bands, leading to lackluster sales of smartwatches this holiday season."… Read more