Check out all the Apple Watch built-in applications here

Check out all the Apple Watch built-in applications here
Apple has made sure to note that first before most, the Apple Watch is to be an incredibly accurate timepiece. However, what makes it special for us here are PhoneArena is the added, smart functionality that we just can't get out of our regular watches, as stylish as those are. It's already been revealed that the Apple Watch will come with support for third-party applications, which is very cool, but equally important is the core, built-in functionality that comes with the watch. You know, as in, what will the Apple Watch be able to do, right after you take it out of the box.

It turns out, the Watch is shaping up to be quite that versatile device... once you connect it to your compatible iPhone (5 and up), that is. The timepiece is to offer a set of about 20 built-in applications, designed to care good care of both basic tasks, like calls, messages, and calendar, as well as more advanced features, such as maps, activity tracking, and wireless payments. Sounds intriguing? OK then, simply browse through the following gallery, in order to learn more about the built-in applications of the Apple Watch!


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16 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31269; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Gotta have one. I'm in!

2. WackJobs

Posts: 30; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

It's not the prettiest for sure but Apple will still make a lot of $$$ with this shiny.

3. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I am missing integration with Home kit, but that might be integrated with Siri

5. WackJobs

Posts: 30; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Great idea but I hope Apple put other physical input options as well. That'll bring enhancement to all watch based/wearable gear OS.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31269; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They did mention the ability to open garages, turn on lights and stuff. I think there's some integration there. I'm still jealous of your hookup bro lol. I think these watches have a bright future, and that's all of em. They sync with the eco systems we use, and that's a win win for us all. There's something for everyone. I like that I can use ApplePay, check in at hotels, airports etc. I'm gonna learn it, and integrate into my daily life. I drive for a living, and can't have my phone out, so the watch will allow me to misbehave, and not get caught lol. My wife is getting one too, so I wanna try that emoji, and heart beat features. Bad battery life though, but that'll only hurt me on weekends, while we're out and about. What's your AppleWatch thoughts?

8. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I think Apple did a lot of things right (to very right) with the Apple Watch. The straps are beautiful (if not somewhat pricey) and how easy they can be changed is just engineering at its best. The most expensive steel one even lets you take out links without any expert help, just the button on the inside of the shackles and you can remove it. The watch itself is just very subjective, I don't like the square format that much, but it is well-crafted. And the crown gives it that watchy feeling to it. Overall you can tell Apple went that extra mile on designing that watch. And the wireless charger looks premium too (and is a lot handier than my LG Watch R charger) and with the right dock, it can be even more handier (for my LG I bought this one, there is an Apple version too:https://www.aerios.com.au/product-category/smartwatch-docks). Also they were smart to implement NFC on the watch, allowing 5S users to use ApplePay, but also for opening hotel doors (which uses NFC). Software wise is pretty much neutral. Most features are available on Android Wear. But of course Apple designed it with user friendliness in mind and I do think it will be an easy to use watch. While Tasker/AutoWear gives an Android watch a lot of power, most users are not into programming profiles and Tasker tasks. Not so sure about the way apps need to be opened, but that sucks on Android wear too. Some of the features I think are a bit gimmicky, like sending heartbeats or the TAP function, people might play around with it for a bit and then stop using it. And Apple made sure the very important developers got on board to provide the extra functionality. Overall I can only think of minor disadvantages, which is mainly battery life (which most smart-watches suffer from). Recharging every day or other day is just annoying as hell. And second disadvantage would be that it only works on iPhones. Not sure if an Android user would buy one, but choice is always good.

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31269; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Excellent post bro! I'm very curious, as I've never even had a smartwatch on my wrist yet. This is gonna be a trial period for me of course, as here in America Apple gives a 14 day buyers remorse period. If the watch flat out sucked I'd return it, if it's usable to awesome, then I'll keep it. Thanx for the excellent feedback. +1

10. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Let me know how you like it. I've read they made it so light, you won't even feel it on your wrist. Took me some getting used to a watch again, since I haven't worn one in ages. But now I miss it when I don't have it on (even feel silly when my phone vibrates and I'm just staring at my wrist lol)

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 31269; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Will do bro.

4. maherk

Posts: 6928; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

All of these features has been there on th 1st Galaxy Gear.

13. cheetah2k

Posts: 2269; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Yeah, its like the apple fanboi's been asleep for so long, now awake and thinking this is pure innovation... I fail to see how apple can charge $600 for a 42mm stainless version, when the Moto360 is stainless (with leather band) and $251 cheaper, and does all the same things - if not more - than the iWatch.. Just shows Apple fans have more money than sense. Apple haven't even IP rated the watch, so forget swimming or showering with it... At least I can do that with the Moto360 without worrying about it. At that pricing, IMO, this is Apple's biggest white elephant yet lol

6. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Apple will sell tons of this because: 1- The Fanboys love to look cool without having useful functionality on their devices. 2- The Fanboys have no other choice but this piece of metal.

11. Evan_C

Posts: 153; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

Was excited when I heard April 10th...but then when I heard pre order I was disappointed. Later finding out that I have to wait until April 24th. I just want it to be on my wrist already! haha

12. orielwindow

Posts: 109; Member since: Sep 23, 2010

Geez.....love Apple but those prices are a *bit* high for something not entirely necessary.....but it sure would be nice to try one out.

14. cheetah2k

Posts: 2269; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

$349 for plastic? Should have been $349 for 42mm Stainless. I think Apple back on the raping the fanboys horse again.. If they sell 20M of the plastic spec 38mm, that's $7Bn in the coffers... All for the share holders once again.

15. Nathillien unregistered

In that form factor most of these built application unique for the smart watch should be labeled gimmicky.

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