Casey Neistat is right about the Apple Vision Pro

…And other companies should get on board or they’ll get left behind.

Brad LaPlante
2 min readFeb 4, 2024
Apple Vision Pro

When the iPhone first launched in June 2007, it had a 3.5-inch display, a two-megapixel rear-facing camera, didn’t have a default YouTube app, didn’t allow users to customize the wallpaper, and until iOS 5, the iPhone didn’t have its proprietary chat interface, iMessage.

The latest flagship smartphone from Apple, the iPhone 15 Pro, does indeed have a default YouTube app. Additionally, users can even multitask, add widgets to the Home Screen, track fitness, allows biometric authentication, and so much more.

Apple’s next big thing, announced last June during WWDC, is the Apple Vision Pro: the tech giant’s take on augmented reality, or as Tim Cook says, “spatial computing.”

I’ll be honest, I haven’t used the Vision Pro yet. However, there is no reason for me to even consider the purchase. And 99% of consumers are in the same boat as me. This is the worst Vision Pro that Apple will ever create. There will be more of them and they will get better.

That brings us to Casey Neistat. So far, Neistat’s video is the best I’ve watched on the Vision Pro (although I am patiently waiting for Cleo Abram’s). Using two battery packs, Neistat strolled New York City…