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Building Apple Watch Projects by Stuart Grimshaw

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Extension of the iPhone, but more

To some extent, users are, by complementing an iPhone with an Apple Watch, extending the reach of the device they already know, and widening the range of ways they have to interact with much of the software they already use. Indeed, at the time of writing, Apple does not accept submissions of apps that provide functionality exclusively for the Watch, demonstrating quite clearly their current view of how the Watch fits into the ecosystem. In this model, the watch is very much an extra level of engagement with the phone, and introduces what may well become a dominant feature of wearables development, namely that the physical separation of two devices does not need to be a fundamental part of the relationship between ...

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