Apple’s iWatch Will Launch This Year

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Apple is currently working on a smartwatch to be released later this year, Bloomberg reports. The company has a team of about 100 designers working on the “iWatch,” led by design chief Jony Ive.

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The smartwatch will allow users to make calls, use caller ID, and check map coordinates and will also contain a pedometer for tracking steps and heart rate.

According to The Verge, the watch will run iOS, a feature which is currently posing battery life issues in the product’s development. Rather than lasting at least 4-5 days on a single charge, the current prototypes only last for about 2 days.

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*Please note that the photo images used in this post are concepts not designed by Apple.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

One thought on “Apple’s iWatch Will Launch This Year

  1. Reblogged this on Cowboys Don't Swim and commented:
    OK, those of you who know my work know that my sci-fi characters have been wearing a version of these babies for a long time. Not rocket science. But damn, doesn’t it look nice…? I really, really don’t want Apple to rule the world and crush all the competitors, but you gotta figure they are gonna make some bank from this bad boy.

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