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Apple inviting third-party developers to test apps on Apple Watch

Apple has begun inviting iOS app developers to participate in WatchKit labs at its Sunnyvale, CA campus. Running from March 16th until April 30th, the labs will allow app devs to test out their Apple Watch apps, notifications and Glances on Apple Watch hardware in order to make sure things are in ship-shape before the device hits retail store shelves and…

Roundup: Apple Watch hands-on (second) impressions

Tech journalists from all over the country (and world) gathered in Cupertino to get a second look at the Apple Watch today. Those invited to Apple’s ‘Spring Forward’ event were given some hands-on time after the keynote to try on and use Apple Watch in order to gather some first (or, rather, second) impressions. While many of the same journalists got the…

Apple Watch is IPX7 water resistant

One of the last unanswered questions surrounding Apple Watch was just how water resistant it would be. Tim Cook had apparently stated that he happily wears his in the shower, but at today’s keynote he made no mention of any waterproofing whatsoever. It has come to light though, thanks to information on Apple’s new Watch webpages, that Apple Watch is…

Re-watch Apple’s ‘Spring Forward’ keynote, product videos

Apple has posted the full video of its ‘Spring Forward’ event on its website for your (re-)viewing pleasure. If you couldn’t catch it live, or just want to watch it again, you can now do so here. Apple shared a lot of information during the keynote address — it was over 90 minutes and full to the brim with new products and details — so it’s worth…

First look at the Apple Watch app in iOS 8.2

Included in iOS 8.2, released to the public today, is a new stock app called Apple Watch. As well as serving as a great, un-deletable ad for the device present on every iPhone, it exists in order to allow you to easily pair your iPhone to your Apple Watch as well as serving as one of the main ways you will manage your wearable’s apps and settings. When…

Apple Watch battery life explained

On stage, Tim Cook spoke of the Apple Watch’s “all-day” battery life claiming it lasts 18 hours with typical usage. Apple has updated its Watch pages on its website to further detail exactly what this means. Here’s what Apple states: Apple Watch is so capable you’ll want to wear it all day long. So we made sure we gave it a battery that lasts all day,…

Here are all the Apple Watch prices — from $349 to $17,000

Apple finally gave us some more information on Apple Watch pricing today at its keynote, but Tim Cook didn’t spend time on stage discussing the price each individual Apple Watch case, size and strap combination. Now the Apple Store is back up, we can successfully glean that information form its pages. Here are the prices for every Apple Watch…

Apple Watch App Store apps shown off on Apple’s website

Apple has posted a page on its website showing off all of the 3rd party Apple Watch apps it demoed on stage today, along with many others. The page gives a brief overview of various different apps ranging from social networking apps, travel apps, news apps, and more. Here’s the full list of Apps featured on Apple’s site: Target SPG American…

Apple Store refreshed with everything Apple Watch

  The Apple Store website now includes everything there is to know regarding Apple Watch pricing, including individual bands and charging cables in the Shop Watch section. Product pages come with animated 360º view, clasp detail, and watch face details. The store also includes some animated previews of Apple Watch apps, coming in both the native…

Apple Watch bands surface in Apple’s online store

Following today’s Apple Watch event, Apple has updated the online store with all of the new products announced today. Along with the Apple Watch and updated MacBooks, you will soon be able to purchase watchbands for the Apple Watch. The store features 3 different materials for the watchbands, with pricing starting at $49 and going all the way up to…