Apple Watch Apps – Apple has just announced its smartwatch at Apple Watch at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9th. The event’s tagline is “Spring forward”.
The Apple Watch will start at $350 for the aluminum Sport model. CEO Tim Cook said that the device will ship in April. The handset is designed to work in tandem with an iPhone, and is packed with sensors that can be used to help monitor your activity.
Apple Watch can tell the difference between a light tap and a harder force touch and it also features a digital crown, a dial on its side that works like the iPhone and iPad’s home button. The Apple Watch will also run Apple Watch Apps.
Here are some of interesting apps of the Apple Watch.
Apple’s Health App for Apple Watch
Apple’s Health App for Apple Watch will record your movement and activity patterns. The app can act as a central database that draws in data collected by a wide range of third-party apps and devices.
American Airlines app for Apple Watch
American Airlines app for Apple Watch will allow users to know how much time until your plane starts boarding. The app works by touch. The app helps passengers check-in to flights and lets them collect their bags.
Starwood Hotels app for Apple Watch
Starwood Hotels app for Apple Watch will allow users to unlock their hotel room door by waiving their Watch in front of it. The app based on Bluetooth LE (not NFC), it will work with all iPhones from the 4s onward. Users still have the option of a physical key in case their iPhone battery doesn’t make it through a full day and long night out.
Here is the promo video for the service:
Panera Bread WatchKit application for Apple Watch
Panera Bread WatchKit application for Apple Watch allows users to pay for their crabs with their wrist.
Facebook App for Apple Watch
Facebook app is one of the first apps for the Apple Watch. The app allows users to scroll through news feeds with the digital crown.
Twitter App for Apple Watch
Twitter App for Apple Watch allows users to see tweets in addition to a full background image. The twitter app will also allow users to favorite, retweet and dismiss the 140-character messages.
Nike app for Apple Watch
Nike app for Apple Watch will allow users to challenge their friends to a race, and see how far they have traveled. The app can also track your run.
City Mapper’s App for Apple Watch
City Mapper’s App for Apple Watch will store information about mass transit, including subways, trains and buses. The app will also remind users to get off when they have reached their stops by using location information from the iPhone’s GPS.
This app features notifications for when users arrive at your destination, schedules and directions to train and bus stops.
BMW app for Apple Watch
BMW app for Apple Watch will allow users to see how much charge is left in their electric vehicles. The app can also help navigate users to their car.
Honeywell app for Apple Watch
Honeywell app for Apple Watch will allow users who own the company’s thermostats to change their home temperature from their wrist. Users can simply set the app and forget it.
Lutron app for Apple Watch
Lutron app for Apple Watch will help users to control their lights via the Apple Watch.
Launch Center Pro App for Apple Watch
Launch Center Pro App for Apple Watch will be available in the App Store in April. The app allows to initiate quick actions from their wrist, rather than digging their phones out of their pockets.
MLB (Major League Baseball ) app for Apple Watch
MLB (Major League Baseball ) app for Apple Watch will provide users with the real-time scores. Live baseball scores are featured in the MLB app.
Pinterest app for Apple Watch
Pinterest app for Apple Watch will remind users you if they are near a place they’ve previously pinned. The app also gives walking directions to it.