Apple, please don’t screw up notifications on the Apple Watch

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Notifications are some of the most fragile but important elements of our digital lives today. Some apps use them as a one-bit communication medium, while others use them to ping you with each and every comment on your latest photo. But there’s one thing every notification does, which is make your phone beep, vibrate, or at the very least light up. With an Apple Watch, your wrist is now the thing vibrating. But a watch isn’t as easy to ignore as the phone in your pocket. Without some smart software and user education, the Apple Watch could be Apple’s most annoying gadget ever.

Having easy access to notifications is one of the most desirable features of a smartwatch, but today’s generation of devices haven’t done a great job helping you…

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