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IDC predicts 14M Apple Watch sales in 2016, growing to 31M in 2020

03/17/2016, 04:03 pm

The wearable smartwatch market will continue to grow for the foreseeable future, research firm IDC believes, with the Apple Watch forecast to continue earning the most sales through the year 2020.

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New job listing hints at wider number of clock face options for Apple Watch

02/09/2016, 11:02 am

Future versions of watchOS should incorporate more clock face options, building on the 12 already included, a new Apple job listing discovered by AppleInsider suggests.

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Apple drops third betas of iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2, and tvOS 9.2 [u]

02/08/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday provided developers with new pre-release versions of the software that runs the company's mobile ecosystem, releasing iOS 9.3 beta 3, watchOS 2.2 beta 3, and tvOS 9.2 beta 3.

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watchOS 2.2 features new quick links for Apple Maps in Glances view

01/12/2016, 11:01 am

The Apple Maps Glance for Apple Watch has been reimagined with watchOS 2.2, providing users with quick links to directions to their home, work, nearby locations, and more.

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The best watchOS 2-compatible apps now available for Apple Watch

09/22/2015, 02:09 pm

This week's launch of watchOS 2 brings a whole slew of new features and capabilities for developers, some of which are already being taken advantage of by new Apple Watch apps. Here's a rundown of some of the best and most interesting watchOS 2 apps that can showcase the versatility of your Apple Watch.

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Apple releases fixed watchOS 2 for Apple Watch with native apps, Time Travel, nightstand mode

09/21/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple on Monday officially released watchOS 2, following a brief delay caused by the last-minute discovery of a critical bug. The newly released software gives users access to native third-party apps, a new Time Travel function, custom photo watch faces, nightstand mode, and more.

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Bug forces Apple to delay watchOS 2 launch at last minute

09/16/2015, 11:09 am

Originally scheduled to launch to the public today, watchOS 2 will arrive later than intended, due to the discovery of a bug in the software, Apple has confirmed.

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Apple celebrates 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with App Store collection

07/23/2015, 06:07 pm

Observing 25 years of the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act, Apple is profiling a collection of accessibility apps expressly designed to accommodate users with vision, hearing, speech, physical and motor skills or learning and literacy issues.

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NYT cites absence of top iOS apps in search of Apple Watch failure

07/21/2015, 08:07 am

The New York Times published a report on Sunday questioning why the new Apple Watch doesn't run Facebook or Snapchat, two titles "missing" from the 7,400 apps that currently exist for watchOS. However, the newspaper left out material facts that undermine its bleak portrayal of what is clearly the most successful new product category introduction since iPad, and by far the most successful wearable launch.

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Apple reveals watchOS 2: 3rd-party complications, nightstand mode, native apps, more

06/08/2015, 02:06 pm

Though the Apple Watch is newly on the wrists of users, Apple is already showcasing the next major update to its wearable operating system, which will offer a number of new features, most notably the ability to run native third-party applications without the need for a connected iPhone.

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