If discreetness was your smartwatch goal, it might be more rude than checking your phone


I was one of the first people to get the Pebble smartwatch. My logic was like: I can silence my phone and I’ll tailor notifications that come to my watch. I don’t have to use my phone in a meeting, or pull out my phone and be rude — I’ll just check my watch. What I learned very quickly is I was being more rude, because it looked like I was constantly checking the time.

Joey Marburger, director of digital products and design at The Washington Post

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