Goodbye, Wearables. You Had a Stupid Name Anyway

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Will the future of wearables be non-computer like devices?

By David Pierce. 

“WEARABLE” IS A stupid term, when you think about it. If we’re saying Google Glass, the Apple Watch, and a pair of workout-tracking socks are wearables, then wouldn’t the Tesla Model S, the iPhone, and the Microsoft Surface Hub all count as PCs because they have screens and browsers? If wearables are things you can wear, are VR headsets wearables? If you put your phone in a holster on your belt, is it a wearable? For years, we didn’t have a term for the coming world in which everything we wear, own, and touch will be connected in some way. Now we don’t need one.

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