Jeb Bush vs Apple Watch: "My watch can’t be talking!"

Jeb Bush vs Apple Watch:
Technology and presidents usually don't mix well. The chief reason for this is usually in the strict security clearances that often make it impossible for the highest-ranking officials to use the latest gadgets, but when it comes to presidential candidate Jeb Bush from the Republican Party, there were no such restrictions. He was just plain surprised to see what amazing things his smartwatch is capable of.

Bush, known to have an affinity for Apple products, surprisingly got a phone call on his Apple Watch in the middle of an interview and looked in confusion as a voice out of the Apple Watch was trying to talk to him. The presidential candidate could not believe what was going on, saying that it can't be the watch that's talking.

Well, one of the journalists at the event enlightened Mr. Bush that it is in fact the Apple Watch that is relaying a call, and you can watch the hilarious moment as it happened right below.

source: USA Today

FEATURED VIDEO

19 Comments

1. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

like father like son

11. senseiJ

Posts: 172; Member since: May 02, 2015

Don't forget his brother.

2. Tarox

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 17, 2015

typical apple clientele...

14. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

Exactly. I work in mobile IT and I have people come in my office with 6s and 6s+ often. I ask them about 3d touch or live photos and I have not had a person yet know what it was or use it lol. Some of them don't even know there's a fingerprint reader.

17. AlikMalix unregistered

That can't be true. I know there are people that don't use the FP sensor because they don't care for it (like my wife), but not know about it is very very rare if there are people like that exist. Same for Forcetouch (hate the 3D Touch name) - you cannot use a 6+ without accidentally force touching the screen - it's imbedded into nearly everything on iOS. AND you are also prompted to set up FP and FT when setting up your phone the first time. I'd believe you about Live Photos - I don't care for that feature or why it's getting so much hype. I use it about once a month to add a new photo of my kids to lock screen - it's more dramatic with motion and I love it, but that's about it.

20. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

When they have someone else set up their device b/c they know nothing about phones it is possible. You made 3d touch sound even worse. You can accidentally set it off? That's terrible lol. I HATE Samsung for adding this gimmick. It's as bad as hover touch, screen on or those other terrible things from S4/S5.

3. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

GreenMan: My watch "shouldn't" be talking...

13. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

and the next day, that watch is nowhere to be seen..

4. FoxTeam

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

Why you have a such product when you don't know the functionality!? Anyway this is Apple customers.... And this is why Apple is successful.

5. acruzlu unregistered

Mindless idiots buying it will make a successful product.

6. carlemillward unregistered

iWatch... You mean Apple Watch

7. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

The amount of failure is disgusting. I bet Trump's lhao now.

8. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

If Trump's watch talked to him he would've called it a terrorist and tried to make sure it was banned from the US.

9. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

What a stunt lol

10. Dr.SamX

Posts: 244; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

I just hope the republicans go with Trump as their presidential candidate! That would be hilarious!!!

15. Baracus

Posts: 223; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

I wonder how many millions Apple has "Donated" to Jeb Bush to help them avoid paying taxes.

16. aegislash

Posts: 1520; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Eh considering Bush is one of those *traditional marriage blah blah* kinda guys, something tells me Mr. Cook wouldn't donate a dime to him.

18. AlikMalix unregistered

When it comes to economy, it looks like Apple is more republican than democrat. Social issues - yes you're right, though.

19. Baracus

Posts: 223; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Tim Cook might run Apple but he still has to answer to the shareholders so his political persuasions mean diddly since Apple have shown over and over they'll do anything for money.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.