Apple Watch Further Democratizes Consumer Electronics

A thought occurred to me as the rumors are starting to float around about Apple’s initial shipment order of over 5 million Watches, and the alleged split between the Sport, Watch, and Edition models: it doesn’t matter how much you could possibly fork over for an Apple Watch Edition with 18-karat gold casing, you’ll still have essentially and technologically the same actual Watch that someone getting a Sport edition has. With Macs or PCs, more money can get you a decidedly more powerful computer. With the iPod, Apple entered (and subsequently shaped for the next decade) a consumer electronics space that …

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