The new Apple device commonly referred to as the iWatch was unveiled alongside the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9. The actual moniker for this piece of equipment is the Apple Watch, as stated in the official announcement of the new iDevices.
This device will stream notifications, messages and have simplified apps including Siri — Apple’s voice controlled personal assistant.
It will run along the soon to-be-released iOS 8. In conjunction with Siri, this will allow the user to send out text messages, Tweets, Facebook status updates and other text-based social media by simply talking to their Apple Watch.
Also included is the ability to send small sketches or a buzz to other Apple Watch users via the Apple Watch exclusive messaging software.
The Apple Watch will come in three variants. The base Apple Watch includes a stainless steel or black stainless steel case and a sapphire crystal screen, while the Apple Watch: Sport includes a silver or space gray aluminum case and Ion-X glass screen. The Apple Watch: Gold includes a yellow or rose 18-karat gold case and a sapphire crystal screen.
Representatives slated the release of the new Apple Watch to be early 2015. The Apple Watch will come in two sizes: a 1.5-inch screen model and 1.65-inch screen model. The base device is slated to cost $349 at launch.