Citizen’s ‘smart’ clock reminds us: Not everything needs to connect to Alexa

I love smart home technology, but I don’t want a smart toilet that talks to me or includes a “fully immersive experience.” In the same way, manufacturers need to ensure that adding Amazon’s Alexa or Google’s Assistant or Apple’s Siri to their product makes sense.

Case in point: Citizen’s new “smart clocks.”

The problem?

They don’t do anything normal clocks already do, or anything that you can already do with an Amazon Echo or a Google Home. Or, for that matter, an everyday smartphone.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …

 


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