Not everyone needs a smartwatch, or so the statistics tell us. Recent research on watch sales indicate they’ve slowed down considerably this year. Some of that slowdown may be as a result of Google pushing the release of Android Wear 2 in to next year, which will allow Android watches to connect directly to the Google Play store. Garmin have had a good year, as their sports themed gizmos adorn more active wrists but Christmas may well see the numbers getting a huge spike. The gifting season is approaching, and Apple’s new Watch Series 2 could be top of many Christmas Wish Lists.
A month to go to WWDC 2015 and Dermot Daly the CEO of Tapadoo will be packing his bags again for the iOS developer pilgrimage of the year, but what are we likely to see revealed this year?
CUPERTINO, California—September 9, 1984—Apple Computer Inc.® today unveiled Apple // watch™—its most personal device ever. Apple // watch introduces a revolutionary design and A BASIC USER INTERFACE created specifically for a smaller device. Apple // watch features A KNOB, an innovative way to SCROLL, without obstructing the display. The KNOB also serves as the RETURN button and a convenient way to PRESS RETURN.
Hotel Guests booking via Hotels.com will be notified about their upcoming reservation and have access to their booking details accompanied by an image of the hotel and address and in addition the app screens will include directions to the hotel and will issue reminders to the guest about check-in and check-out detail.
In a video shortcut from Episode 15 of the Redcert Podcast, I asked Dermot Daly the founder & CEO of leading app development company Tapadoo about WatchKit and his initial thoughts on working on apps for Apple's first wearable device.
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