Apple invited several media outlets to a ‘Spring forward’ special event on Monday, March 9th, 2015 at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco.
Apple first unveiled the Apple Watch in September alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. They livestreamed both events.
On this page, you'll find details about the Apple Watch including specific pricing, availability, apps, and demos.
These features are short and sweet. Feel free to tweet any that you find helpful.
Video from the Spring Forward event, Apple Watch announcement, livestream http://apple.com/live/
Preinstalled glances: Heart Rate, Battery Life, Fitness Stats, Activity, Clock, Weather, Music, Quick Settings, Calendar, & Maps
Heart Rate glance will show realtime BPM (beats per minute) w/ an outline of a heart
Power Reserve Mode can be accessed via Glance even when Watch has full 100% battery: dims display, slows down comms, & sleeps after 2s
Full Notification Center like the iPhone. To access swipe down from top of any screen: list w/ descriptions
Battery life improved from 2014 prototypes: 5hrs heavy usage, 24hrs+ light usage. Still need to charge overnight
"The level of detail and customization for watch faces is insane. Quality is incredible. Each one is like an app unto itself"
Astronomy watch face is smart: use the crown to scroll through time and see planetary alignments for the whole solar system
Can store music to play while unlinked to an iPhone; useful for working out / jogging
8GB total storage: 2GB music, 75MB photos
Can specify individual songs, albums, and playlists to be loaded on Watches via a panel in the Companion app for iPhone
Can stream music from the Apple Watch to external speakers or headphones over Bluetooth
No Safari; see full apps list compared w/ phone bit.ly/1HbzCab
Swipe up from bottom edge for Glances. However, only available on clock face—not from Home screen or apps