Weekly Round Up #16: the Apple Watch edition

Gold Apple Watch

The most anticipated event in tech this week was the launch of the Apple watch on Monday. Apple, late in entering the wearable space, has been rumoured to be building a wearable that will make all the others bow down to it. Days later the debate about whether it has succeeded on doing so rages on, with views split right in the middle. The Apple watch was not the only thing that Apple launched on Monday, it also launched a new MacBook, a thinner MacBook.

This week’s podcast is an Apple Watch and MacBook special, a collector’s item, as they call it. Stuart Thomas plays host and head provocateur. Joining him are Jacques Coetzee and Andy walker.

If you need to catch up on our extensive coverage of the launch. Here are the articles below.

Matthew Buckland, Publisher, shared his reservations about the Apple watch here: 4 reasons why The Watch won’t be Apple’s next big hit

Stuart Thomas, Senior Reporter and Motorburn Editor, was also not impressed by the launch: The Apple Watch event: I’ve seen this film before

Andy Walker, Gearburn Editor, dissected the watch: Apple Watch: all you need to know about Apple’s digital ticker

Jacques Coetzee, Staff Reporter, looked at the new MacBook and its minimalist port: 6 sleek Apple MacBook features that are making fans go ape

There was even a video explaining how the watch was made: This video explains exactly why the gold Apple watch costs $10k



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