The Future of Wearables Isn't a Connected Watch | WIRED. I disagree with Matt Honan about the utility, or lack thereof, of connected wearables. He has a drawer full of early devices that he never recharged because they only did what he could do with his phone. However, I love the fact that I don't have to pull out my phone to take calls anymore, or to know when I have a text, email, or other notification. I can choose to find and take out the phone, or I can just continue on. Where I agree with Mr. Honan is in the future of wearables. Ultimately, wearables will be invisible. They will be incorporated in just about everything we wear or touch, and will do one thing well. His examples of medical monitoring devices, and haptic feedback gloves are spot on. Connected wearables are only going to proliferate, however, until we can figure out a way to implant them in our heads.