Monday, 8 June 2015

Apple demonstrates the power of native third-party Watch apps




Apple Watch apps are going to get a lot more powerful. During its WWDC 2015 keynote, Apple said that it plans to let developers begin building apps that run directly on the Apple Watch, giving them the ability to make much faster apps that can do a lot more than they can now. The new apps will be able to access the Watch's hardware, including its microphone, speaker, and accelerometer, and they'll even be able to have the digital crown control custom UI elements, rather than scrolling. Currently, third-party Watch apps can't do any of those things — they actually run on the iPhone and are beamed over to the Watch.

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