Apple is launching the Apple Watch Series7. Is it worth the upgrade? Talking Tech podcast


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Hey there listeners. It’s Mike Snider here.

And I’m Brett Molina. Welcome back to Talking Tech. Apples newest smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 7 hits stores this Friday. It’s got a bigger display and two new watch faces. Mike, you got the chance to check this out. What did you think?

Brett, let me start by saying a couple of years ago… Until a couple years ago, I would not wear a watch. I wear no jewelry. I don’t wear a wedding ring because I just don’t like to wear jewelry and stuff. One reason I don’t like to wear a watch is because I’ve had repetitive motion syndromes in both of my arms so a watch bothered my wrists. However, when the Series 6 came out last year, I began trying to wear one and now I have to admit the functionality it provides, this made it basically something I want to have all the time. This new, the new Series 7 comes out, if you pre-ordered it, you might be getting it right now by the time you listen to this. If you’re going to go to the store then they’re going to be available starting on Friday, starting at $399 for the smaller model and $429 for the bigger model, which is the size that I’ve got.

I think it’s generally men get the bigger one than women get the littler one I think. I’m not sure about that. But what’s cool about the new watch is the display is slightly bigger, but they’ve changed the way that they design it so it really doesn’t feel bigger and it’s not bulkier, but you get more screen and display area for apps and information. And what I really liked is some of the new faces give you quite a bit of functionality that you might think, gee, I don’t know that I’m going to really want all this on here and will it bother me? But it’s pretty interesting. I’ve got one of the module duo face and the one I’ve chosen to use, it has the time, it has the current temperature outside, it has your activity level for the day. And it also has a five day…