Apple Watch shown running old Mac OS 7 from 1996



Smartwatches have many uses for many people. Some like to use them as fitness assistants. Others like to have notifications handy without the need of pulling out their smartphones. The Apple Watch also has the ability to leverage Apple Pay, so that holds appeal for some folks too.

Other people like to tinker with their gadgets, smartwatches and all. It wasn’t that long ago a fella decided to run an emulator that enabled him to boot Windows 95 on a Samsung Gear Live smartwatch. Now, it’s the Apple Watch’s turn.

Nick Lee ported Mini vMac to his Apple Watch after it was updated to watchOS 2.0. Then he installed Apple OS 7.5.5, the System 7 operating system for the Macintosh computers of 20 years ago. Just like we saw on the Windows running watch last October, there is not much of any foreseeable use for this, but it is still pretty cool.

via: Mashable

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8 Comments

1. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Well, big deal! The Symbian phones like Nokia E63, N95 or 5630 Xpress Music ran Windows 98 Lite Edition.

2. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

He even recorded it at 240 res. to make you really feel like the 90's.

3. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Seems like apple watch 10 will run yosemite.

4. sssm23 unregistered

anybody knows founder of apple Steve jobs uses its personal phone was blackberry

5. Athene

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Probably why such little info was leaked :P

6. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

"Its"?

7. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Cause Blackberry on those days was a boom and it had realy nice secutiry.

8. AlikMalix unregistered

And Ferdinand Porsche helped build tanks for the Nazi.. What was Steve supposed to use -- apple didnt make phones up until 2007...

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