Apple iWatch Release
So here it is, the Apple product that the tech world has been waiting for. New wearable technology from Apple.
The Apple Watch will monitor health and fitness and is complete with motion sensor and heart rate monitor, sending this information back to the Apple Health App on your iPad and/or iPhone.
The watch itself has a “digital crown” on the side. This turns like a watch dial so that you can adjust functions on the watch. You can also pinch and zoom as you could on a photograph on your iPad or iPhone.
What Does It Do?
As you begin to play with the device, I mean phone, I mean watch, you begin to realise that actually, it does everything that your phone does and in a very similar way.
The screen is a beautiful curved sapphire touch screen. It looks lovely! The Apple Watch is also charged without the need for a wire. Yes, you did read that correctly – It has a new inductive charging pad that magnetically aligns to the back of the watch.
Three Different Versions
Still not satisfied? Well, the Apple iWatch Release comes in three editions.
Stainless Steal. Aluminium Sports. 18C Gold Apple Special Edition. As well as these three versions, there are also 6 different straps.
Here is one catch though. To use the phone, you need a phone to connect it to. The watch will only work with a iPhone 5 or above. So all of you 4s lovers will need to upgrade.
California Conference & Press Release
As the new iWatch was unveilved today, Apple quickly added the product release to their website announcing the watch to fanfare around the world.
Their latest Apple iWatch Release statement reveals:
Apple® today unveiled Apple Watch™—its most personal device ever—featuring revolutionary new technologies and a pioneering user interface with a beautiful design that honors the rich tradition of precision watchmaking. Apple Watch introduces a specially designed and engineered Digital Crown that provides an innovative way to scroll, zoom and navigate.
The Digital Crown is Apple’s most revolutionary navigation tool since the iPod® Click Wheel and iPhone® Multi-Touch™. Apple Watch will enable you to communicate in new ways right from your wrist by sending and receiving messages, answering calls to your iPhone, and with Digital Touch, sending something as personal as your own heartbeat. Apple Watch also introduces comprehensive health and fitness apps that can help people lead healthier lives. Apple Watch is available in three distinct collections—Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition.
“Apple introduced the world to several category-defining products, the Mac, iPod, iPhone and iPad,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “And once again Apple is poised to captivate the world with a revolutionary product that can enrich people’s lives. It’s the most personal product we’ve ever made.”
“With Apple Watch, we’ve developed multiple technologies and an entirely new user interface specifically for a device that’s designed to be worn. It blurs the boundary between physical object and user interface,” said Jony Ive, Apple’s senior vice president of Design. “We’ve created an entire range of products that enable unparalleled personalization.”