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NSFW: Developers hold the future of Apple Watch in their hands

NSFW: Developers hold the future of Apple Watch in their hands

NSFW is a weekly op-ed column in which I talk about whatever's on my mind. Sometimes it'll have something to do with the technology we cover here on iMore; sometimes it'll be whatever pops into my head. Your questions, comments and observations are welcome. I've been running on fewer cylinders...
iWatch: Five problems I'd like to have solved by an Apple wearable

iWatch: Five problems I'd like to have solved by an Apple wearable

If the iPhone and iPad have taught us anything it's that no one can predict what an Apple product will be like no matter how obvious it later seems in hindsight. Such will almost certainly be the case with the iWatch, or iBand, or whatever Apple ultimately calls their wearable, if/when they...
Apple Watch reportedly launching in Spring 2015

Apple Watch reportedly launching in Spring 2015

In a video message to employees today, Apple's Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores, Angela Ahrendts, reportedly pegged the Apple Watch's launch window down to spring of 2015. In the a transcript of the chat, provided to 9to5Mac via an unnamed source, Arhendts is quoted saying the...
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Apple Watch, WatchKit, and Accessibility

Apple Watch, WatchKit, and Accessibility

Ever since rumors started swirling that Apple was working on a wearable device, I've often thought about what such a device would mean for people with disabilities. My curiosity is so high, in fact, that I've even written about the possibilities. Make no mistake, for users with disabilities such...
Tim Cook talks Apple Watch and more with Chinese internet regulator

Tim Cook talks Apple Watch with Chinese internet regulator

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with the Lu Wei, the head of China's internet regulator, on Wei's recent visit to the United States. While specific details of the meeting haven't been disclosed, it does appear that Cook showed Wei the Apple Watch: From Bloomberg: Lu Wei, minister of the Cyberspace...
Convenience — Apple Watch's killer feature

Convenience — Apple Watch's killer feature

A lot of the post-game analysis surrounding the Apple Watch event in September centered on the showcasing of a list of features rather than the presentation of a clear case for why people need it in their lives. There was no iPhone-style "are you getting it yet?" moment or iPad-style "better than...
Apple Watch landing page updated with more detailed feature sections

Apple Watch landing page updated with more detailed feature sections

While the arrival date of the Apple Watch is still very much a mystery, it looks like Apple is at least willing to give us a few more peeks at the device. The company quietly updated the Apple Watch landing page today, and it now goes more in-depth on the various features of the device. Under...
NSFW: Developers hold the future of Apple Watch in their hands

NSFW: Developers hold the future of Apple Watch in their hands

NSFW is a weekly op-ed column in which I talk about whatever's on my mind. Sometimes it'll have something to do with the technology we cover here on iMore; sometimes it'll be whatever pops into my head. Your questions, comments and observations are welcome. I've been running on fewer cylinders...
iMore show 431: Watching the WatchKit

iMore show 431: Watching the WatchKit

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Apple has released WatchKit, what does that mean for developers and for customers? Also, "Get" is the new "Free", Lightning connectors open up, iOS 8.1.1 and Yosemite 10.10.1 go...
Make your Yosemite Mac look like the Apple Watch with a new system font

How to make the Apple Watch's 'San Francisco' your Yosemite system font

San Francisco is a new font you'll be seeing a lot more of in the coming months, thanks to its debut on the Apple Watch. Now the font is available for download and installation on your Yosemite-based Mac, thanks to a new project available on Wells Riley's GitHub page. These San Francisco...
What you need to know about WatchKit

What you need to know about WatchKit

Time to break out the big ideas for watch-based computing: WatchKit, Apple's software development kit for creating apps for the Apple Watch, has arrived. You'll need an iOS developer account to start developing with WatchKit and dive into the nitty-gritty technical details, but if you're merely...
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The Apple Watch screens have a resolution of 390x312 and 340x272

Apple made a point when introducing the Apple Watch to show that unlike the various other smartwatches out there, theirs was coming in two different sizes, and now we know that also means two different resolutions. The reasoning is almost entirely gender fashion based: bigger watches look goofy...
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iOS 8.2 beta SDK, WatchKit beta SDK mean you can start making Apple Watch apps

Starting today developers can start making their own apps for the upcoming Apple Watch, well before it's expected to go on sale. Apple today announced the availability of the first version of their WatchKit dev tools as part of the iOS 8.2 developer SDK release. This first WatchKit release...

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