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Newt Gingrich’s first piece as a tech blogger for Mashable was a review of the Apple Watch

The Honorable Newt Gingrich

By Jason Hahn, Digital Trends (original source Business Insider) 

It’s one thing when a 72-year-old man reviews the latest in wearable technology. It’s another thing altogether when that man is former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich reviewing the Apple Watch.

Gingrich’s in-depth, amusing, and disarming review of Apple’s smartwatch is his debut as Mashable’s new tech reviewer. In his written review, he recounts his personal time with the Apple Watch, starting with boarding a United Airlines flight across the country. Gingrich says he was able to load his boarding pass with no issues but needed a moment to figure out that an upward swipe was necessary to display the scannable bar code.
“My time at the airport pretty much sums up how I feel about the Apple Watch overall: It’s not as seamless as you’d think, but it’s a big step toward the future.”

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