Apple Watch Officially Announced at Apple Event! Full Features Here - Priced at $349

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  1. dgstorm

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    The glorious new Apple Watch is a crowning achievement in disruptive tech. Apple once again proves that when they take the time to create something, it will be worth your money and attention. Apple's mastery of aesthetic design helped to create an amazing and gorgeous device.

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    Its looks are easily matched by its capabilities and its easy to see that this will be a very disruptive piece of technology. This is easily the most advanced watch that has ever existed on earth. Apple has outdone themselves yet again!

    The Apple Watch will retail for $349 and will be available early next year.

    Here are a slew of features and functions for this incredible digital device:
    • It’s an extremely precise and customizable timepiece.
    • It’s an intimate way to connect and communicate.
    • It’s a comprehensive health and fitness companion.
    • Leather, metal and plastic bands.
    • Apple Watch has Siri. Press and hold the Digital Crown to activate.
    • With Maps, Apple Watch can show your current location, turn-by-turn directions, and how long it will take to get to your destination.
    • With the Digital Crown, you can scroll, zoom, and navigate Apple Watch without covering the display.
    • It’s a versatile tool that answers the fundamental challenge of how to magnify content on a small display.
    • Magnify content, scroll through lists and messages, and make selections. All without obstructing the screen.
    • It's laminated to a single crystal of sapphire, the hardest transparent material after diamond.
    • Infrared and visible-light LEDs, along with photosensors, detect your pulse rate.
    • There are a range of watch faces and millions of ways to personalize them.
    • Apple Watch is built from custom alloys of stainless steel, aluminum, and 18-karat gold. With bands as thoughtfully designed as the watch itself.
    • To get to your apps, just press the Digital Crown.
    • The Home screen looks familiar, but it’s a new experience designed for the Apple Watch display.
    • To switch between watch face designs, just use Force Touch and swipe. To choose a watch face, tap it.
    • Swipe up on the watch face for Glances — condensed, easily scannable views of the apps you use most.
    • Receive and send messages in amazing ways — from your wrist.
    • Send preset phrases, smart responses based on your conversation, audio messages, your location — even interactive emojis.
    • Apple Watch comes with the Photos app. Zoom in on a picture with a turn of the Digital Crown.
    • Any photos you Favorite on your iPhone or Mac will automatically appear on your Apple Watch.
    • If your friend has an Apple Watch, you can give them a gentle tap on the wrist, even if they’re thousands of miles away.
    • Press the side button to bring up Friends, a place to see the people you stay in touch with most.
    • From Friends, you can make a call, send a message, or connect with new Digital Touch features.
    • Can sense how hard you press the display.
    • Apple Watch comes with two apps that give a complete picture of your health and fitness.
    • The Activity app monitors movement throughout the day. The Workout app tracks dedicated workouts.
    • Apple Watch requires pairing with an iPhone - works with iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, and 6 Plus.
    All of these features are directly quoted from Apple's liveblog.
     
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    Finally, the wait is over! Now that we know it's coming, the only question is the release date.
     
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