The Apple Watch is Time, Saved ➝

Matthew Panzarino, writing for TechCrunch:

People that have worn the Watch say that they take their phones out of their pockets far, far less than they used to. A simple tap to reply or glance on the wrist or dictation is a massively different interaction model than pulling out an iPhone, unlocking it and being pulled into its merciless vortex of attention suck.

This reminds me of a recent piece by Joe Darnell where he explained why he wants an Apple Watch. His key point being that the Watch will give him more time to be productive by keeping all of the distractions of his iPhone at bay and making his interaction with iPhone-centric tasks more efficient.

Matthew Panzarino also had an interesting bit about the Watch’s battery life:

In a normal day of on-and-off use, the battery usually ends up at around 25 percent, which means that you should be able to make it through a full day. It only takes around two hours to charge fully.

This seems like a reasonable expectation for any device — hitting 20-25% on my iPhone by the end of the day is my typical experience, same goes for my iPad on days of heavy usage. Charging all of my devices every night has just become a part of my daily routine. The only downside I see is that, if I decide to get an Apple Watch, I’d need to find a physical location to keep the charger. And, my bedside table is starting to get a little cluttered with my keys, wallet, pen, iPhone, and iPad.