According to 9to5Mac, Cook told this plan to employees at the company's retail store in Berlin, Germany last week:
New Apple products often roll out in a limited selection of countries at first, expanding to a greater selection of locations in the weeks following the initial launch. Germany is often finds itself in the first or second wave of Apple product releases.
At the same event, Cook reportedly spoke about some of the apps that were coming to the Apple Watch, such as apps from hotels that allow you to check in from your wrist. Apps are also apparently expected from companies like Panera Break. From 9to5Mac:
Cook also apparently talked a bit about enterprise efforts for the Apple Watch, including apps from Salesforce, but little beyond that was said.
Apple is expected to reveal a lot more about their plans for the Apple Watch on Monday, March 9 at their "Spring Forward" press event in San Francisco. iMore will be on hand to offer a first hand report on the festivities.
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