Hate it? Steve Wozniak says he loves his Apple Watch

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Steve Wozniak, master troll?
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Thanks to comments that Steve Wozniak made in a 2016 Reddit AMA, there’s a perception that Apple’s co-founder dislikes the Apple Watch. Not so, he makes abundantly clear in a new interview!

Speaking on CNBC’s Squawk Box, Woz said that, “I just love [my Apple Watch]. I love every time I use it. It helps me. I love it so much … I don’t like to be one of those people who pulls phones out of pockets.”

It sure sounds like someone turned a corner. (Or Tim Cook sent round a couple of Apple’s more menacing engineers.)

In fact, Woz says that he was kidding about his original Reddit comments, during which he was perceived as criticizing the Apple Watch by skeptically noting that, “the only difference is the band, in all these watches. Twenty watches from $500 to $1,100. The band’s the only difference? Well, this isn’t the company that Apple was originally.”

This isn’t the first time Woz’s offbeat sense of humor (or, possibly, preponderance to speak his mind and then draw back from comments) has been misconstrued.

A few years ago, the internet got very excited over comments that Woz had made suggesting that Apple should build an Android smartphone. Later on, he walked it back for very similar reasons: stating that it was a joke and should never have been taken seriously.

Also in today’s Squawk Box interview, Woz revealed the only Apple product he’s never used: the iOS Stocks app. “I’ve never used [it] once,” he said. “For mental reasons I just don’t want to go that way and have stress and worries in my life — just happiness.”

Or maybe he’s trolling us on that one, too…

Via: CNBC

 

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5 responses to “Hate it? Steve Wozniak says he loves his Apple Watch”

  1. shannon_f says:

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  2. CelestialTerrestrial says:

    The media has to be very careful when speaking to these nerds. Sometimes they say something jokingly but these journalists take them seriously. That creates FAKE NEWS.

  3. Noel Joseph says:

    Tim Cook sent the Van Buren Boys to Wozs’ house.

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