The Apple Vision Pro: What's All the Excitement About?
I'm an Apple fan like the next guy, but I don't understand what all the excitement is about with the Apple Vision Pro.
You hear how people today are struggling with loneliness, and spending hours doom-scrolling in isolation rather than chatting with friends. This device is going to compound those issues even more. Why are people so excited to be enclosed in their world and removed from reality?
Andrew Williams writes on WIRED
It costs a small fortune, some $3,499, yet preorders were wiped out within minutes. It's estimated that up to 200,000 sold before a single normal person tried one. Indeed, Vision Pro is such a hot ticket, you'd be forgiven for thinking it delivers virtual wonderment on such a scale that only the Apple bods wielding the sorcery that makes it nigh on impossible to remove Songs of Innocence from your iPhone could have magicked it into being.
I can see some value for professionals like doctors who need to simulate an operation or a mechanic that needs to learn how to work on some new equipment. But the consumer market can pass on this item, and I hope you do.
You have to touch and feel things, experience things, have emotions. You've got a whole world to discover, so get out there and enjoy it to the fullest. Don't fall for the trap of 'Fear of Missing out'. Those so-called influencers, you follow, are paid to talk about how “great” this product is.
Take a look at my earlier post: You're Wasting Your Time Following Productivity Gurus – Here's Why.
Enjoy the world and what it has to offer, decide today to go out for a walk/hike and explore something new that will surprise you. If you bring your phone, set it to airplane mode so you are not distracted and enjoy the day.