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Marc Madnick

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feature 74 MacDirectory APPLE WATCH: THE ComPLETE run down By joHn EvAnS Apple officially introduced the apple Watch, not to be confused with iWatch, during a media event along with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. available in the spring 2015, it will cost about $350 US dollars, however do we need yet another digital gadget? MacDirectory gives you the run down on Apple's first official entry into the smart watch category. The Apple Watch is more than a digital time telling device. Think of it as a music player, remote control, email device, e-payment system, audio recording system, health assistant, and a portal to your favorite apps. Most of these features are already available in your iPhone, but the Apple Watch tries to simplify and connect all of your devices into a small and simple device. According to Apple, the Apple Watch will allow you to do some clever and useful things such as swipe and pay at certain stores, measuring accurate heart rate, calorie input-output, and even allow you to control your home devices such as opening and closing doors. Apple Watch will only work if you have an iPhone 5, 5C, 5C, 6, or a 6 Plus because it uses your iPhone to connect and deliver many of its features. It uses NFC, near field communication, to stay connected with your iPhone Apple has made the device exclusively for iPhone users. So if you have an old model or don't have an iPhone, this may be a good time to consider getting one. Apple Watch works by finger-touch commands such as touch a swipe, as well as with audio commands. It communicates back by visual display, audio and vibration feedback. Apps are displayed in the home page, just like your iPhone via WatchKit.

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