Apple Watch Hacked To Run File Surfing App Natively [Video]

The Apple Watch may not be to everybody’s taste however it’s certainly an item that is going to be around for a long period of time to come. Tim Cook and his guys have invested a lot of time and research study into the design, property development and engineering of the products and material in an attempt to bring something that’s currently unparalleled on the market, and let’s be truthful, they’ve succeeded at the first attempt. So, if it’s going to be a device that will be here for the long-haul, we may as well see exactly what it can, right? That’s exactly what a bunch of well-known iOS developers and tinkerers have actually done.


Steve Troughton-Smith, Adam Bell and Jay Freeman (aka Saurik) announced through Twitter that they had actually effectively managed to penetrate the security layers of Apple’s watchOS to get genuinely native apps up and running. Apple revealed that the ability to run native apps will be coming during WWDC, but creations have so far been limited to apps that accompany a native iPhone or iPad application from the App Store. Not material with getting native apps functioning, the trio went a little additional in the hours that followed.

Developers shed a little tear of excitement when Apple revealed that watchOS 2 will certainly allow native apps to be pressed out for the Watch. Nevertheless, it seems that not all designers are particularly happy with the levels of gain access to and power that is offered as part of the SDK. This has actually led this specific trio of developers to play around with the system to develop a nano file browsing app that comes with system gain access to that is comparable to exactly what jailbreaking actually enables on a liberated iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

The tiny screen of the Apple Watch isn’t precisely the best realty for an application of this nature, but that it’s a practical one and utilizes a higher level of access than exactly what Apple provides to developers should act as a stepping stone to possibly producing perfectly crafted third-party apps for the Apple Watch that in fact offers fantastic functions and performance.

My [Nano] FileBrowser app running on Apple Watch natively (as designed by @b3ll)

— Steve T-S (@stroughtonsmith) June 13, 2015

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