“Apple has just released a flood of information about how apps on Apple Watch work, through the WatchKit framework,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac.
“There are three types of integrations currently possible: WatchKit apps, Glances and actionable notifications,” Mayo reports. “Although they sound similar, the development process for WatchKit apps are actually very different to that of normal iOS apps for iPhone and iPad, as much of the computation is done on the connected iPhone rather than rendered by the watch’s hardware itself.”
Mayo reports, “Apple has announced that fully-native Watch apps will debut later in 2015, which will likely loosen these restrictions somewhat.”
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Developers start designing apps for Apple Watch; WatchKit now available to developers – November 18, 2014