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The smartwatch Experiment: Beyond the Smartphone Horizon

One Week, One Smartwatch, and the Quest for a Balanced Digital Life

Nov. 10, 2023 -

Imagine a week without your smartphone, replaced solely by the sleek simplicity of a smartwatch. This week I did this, leaving my smartphone behind and letting an Apple Watch take the helm. Many hail this as a liberating escape from our attention-seeking digital sidekicks, but does it truly live up to the hype? Join me on this intriguing journey, where technology meets minimalism, and discover whether less really can be more.

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The Apple Watch Ultra is a precision crafted piece of modern technology - whatever you think of smartwatches one has to applaud the effort of miniaturisation that went into this wearable wrist computer
The Apple Watch Ultra is a precision crafted piece of modern technology - whatever you think of smartwatches one has to applaud the effort of miniaturisation that went into this wearable wrist computer
Feeling connected... Apple Watch Ultra 2 with Vodafone NL
Feeling connected... Apple Watch Ultra 2 with Vodafone NL
Phoneless EDC with an Apple Watch and an AirPod (by Benjamin Clymer, Hodinkee)
Phoneless EDC with an Apple Watch and an AirPod (by Benjamin Clymer, Hodinkee)
Designed to offer you a better balance between being connected and being disturbed, the Punkt MP01 mobile phone featured in my experiment using a
Designed to offer you a better balance between being connected and being disturbed, the Punkt MP01 mobile phone featured in my experiment using a "dumb phone" to foster creativity
Guess what's better than two smartwatches? ... none at all!
Guess what's better than two smartwatches? ... none at all!
Comparing Apple Watch Ultra 2 with a Rolex DateJust 36MM
Comparing Apple Watch Ultra 2 with a Rolex DateJust 36MM

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