We still have no idea specifically when the Apple Watch will certainly be offered to purchase, but today developers acquired their initial take a look at the techniques that they will make use of when creating apps for the wearable. Launched using the very same Apple Designer Facility as iOS and Mac SDKs, the new WatchKit is readily available to all iOS developers as part of their alreadying existing designer registration.
Coming so long just before the Apple Watch is likely to be going on sale, Apple is clearly wishing to have an App Store complete of apps prior to the important things ships, and also while designers are now sat exercising just what to make with their glossy brand-new software advancement kit, us mere mortals are now beginning to discover some appealing things out because of this. The very first is concerning just how the apps will in fact function.
From the beginning Apple Watch apps will need an iPhone in order to work. That is, the app itself will certainly work on an iPhone while the Apple Watch will effectively be an expansion of that app. Apple claims that will change during 2015, with application developers set to be offered full access to the watch correct with complete on indigenous applications, but also for now you’ll need an iPhone within cordless array for the Apple Watch to function as much as third-party applications are concerned.
As we’ve stated, the real concern on our lips surrounds when we’ll be able to slap among the new Apple Watches on our wrists. Apple is keeping silent on that so much, but leaks have secured Spring as a possible timeframe.
We can’t wait.
If you’re a developer and would like to begin developing for the Apple Watch, after that you could start by moving over to: developer.apple.com/watchkit/