Samsung and Qualcomm fail to launch the smartwatch revolution

 Everybody’s been waiting for the smartwatch revolution to begin, and for major companies (other than Sony) to unveil their long-awaited offerings in this new era of mobility.

Samsung announced this week their Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Qualcomm also announced a smartwatch called the Toq.

Press and pundits are treating these new entrants as the beginning of the revolution. But they’re not. They’re throwback, unserious relics from the past. They will both fail in the market. And they don’t represent the awesome smartwatch lineup to come.

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