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The Apple Watch is right on time 22/09/2014
The Apple Watch is finally here! Here’s what you need to know about Apple’s latest and greatest timepiece.
The Apple Watch is right on time

The Apple Watch is right on time

On Tuesday, September 9; Apple launched the hotly anticipated iPhone 6, its sister iPhone 6 Plus and Apple's first ever wearable computer, the Apple Watch. Industry figures, bloggers and journalists the world over were proved wrong with their pre-emptive christening of the latter as the iWatch. Instead, Apple dropped its ubiquitous 'i' and went for something simple yet classic - much like the Apple Watch's design. 

Apple's 'most personal' product

Apple is describing the Watch as its most personal product to date - you can wear it, after all. To ensure that there's a timepiece to match every taste, they've come up with three different collections: Apple Watch, which is available in stainless steel or space black; Apple Watch Sport, which comes in silver or space grey anodised aluminium; and Apple Watch Edition, which, with its 18-carat yellow or rose gold casing is definitely the high-end option! All three offer plenty of variety when it comes to wristbands. 

The most accurate timepiece – ever not just by Apple

Through a complex bunch of technologies, Apple Watch keeps track of time precisely according to the global standard. You can customise its face in keeping with your preferences - clock faces, digital display, weather updates and many other options are possible. Whenever you move time zones, it moves with you automatically. Plus, it also functions as a personal calendar, notifying you of appointments, special events and deadlines.

Calls, message and heartbeats from Apples’ Watch

A tiny microphone means that you can make brief calls. You can receive notifications of both text messages and emails and, although you can't type original messages, you can dictate them, or choose to use pre-set messages and/or emoji’s. What's more, Apple Watch offers some new ways of communicating, including by sketch, walkie-talkie, tap and even heartbeat!

Keeping fit and active with Apple

As predicted, an incredibly advanced fitness tracker is one of Apple Watch's biggest draw cards. It contains an accelerometer, to measure the movement of your entire body, and a sensor that can measure your heart beat. By connecting with your iPhone's wifi and GPS, it can keep a record of how far you've gone. Your physical activity can be measured and assessed in a variety of ways. 

The future of iOS apps?

Apple Watch is compatible with loads and loads of apps. These include: Maps (so you'll never get lost on your morning jog!); Passbook, where you can store tickets, loyalty cards and more, so you never miss out on points; a remote camera that can talk to your iPhone from a distance; Calendar; World Clock; Stocks; Siri; iTunes; Weather and more. 

Where can I buy Apple Watch accessories?

If you're looking for Sprout mobile accessories for your brand new Apple Watch, your iPhone 6 or any other mobile device, you can be pretty confident that you'll find them at Sprout. We're your one-stop online shop for all digital needs, and, not only do we keep a bunch of fun, funky and innovative Apple accessories, we cover the other brands (major and minor), too. Orders over $20 within Australia score free delivery, all items come with a 12-month warranty, and your purchases are covered by a no-questions-asked, 100% guarantee.

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