“Apple has teamed up with some of the sports world’s most notable professional athletes in order to test the upcoming ‘iWatch’s’ fitness capabilities in intense training environments, according to a source with knowledge of the testing,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.

“This source says that Apple has invited athletes from the MLB, NHL, and NBA to its Cupertino-based campus on multiple occasions over the past several weeks to brief the players on the upcoming wearable device and provide an opportunity for testing to be conducted in professional conditioning environments,” Gurman reports. “Apple is said to be working with Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Kings right winger Dustin Brown, and a few other star athletes, including a player from the Boston Red Sox, on the testing project.”

Gurman reports, “The athletes are said to have signed non-disclosure agreements regarding the existence of the upcoming Apple wearable device.”

Much more in the full article here.

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