WatchKit Smart hours available for download from Apple




Together with the first beta version of the operating system iOS 8.2 , Apple has opened a platform for developers of mobile applications for Apple Watch. WatchKit kit available on the official website of the company.


As part of the update iOS 8 beta 2 SDK-programmers proposed a set WatchKit, necessary for the integration of third-party applications with “smart” watches. On the Apple site, you can find instructions for developers guideline to the user interface, the templates and so on. Beginning next year, developers can write native applications for Apple Watch.

At the moment, it is already known about such programs for the wearable computer Apple, like Twitter, American Airlines (boarding document management), Smule (making music), Starwood Hotels (opening front doors of hotel rooms), Pinterest, BMW (monitoring the state of the vehicle and service to determine its location), Honeywell (control of connected houses).

Apple introduced its “smart” watch in early September. The new gadget will be available in three versions: sports modifications differing moisture and dust protection, modifications to the screen of sapphire glass, as well as models with gold-plated body. The clock will show the text messages, photos, track the pulse of the owner.


If all goes according to production schedule, Apple Watch will appear early next year. According to some reports, the release of new products scheduled for Valentine’s Day, that is, on February 14. Cost Apple Watch starts from $ 350.

Learn more about WatchKit and download the software development kit can be on this page .

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