“Apple is finishing up work on the Apple Watch’s software, and sources familiar with the product’s development say that the device is currently on track to ship in the United States by the end of March,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.
“Apple previously said that the wearable product will ship in ‘early 2015,’ while Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts got a bit more specific by telling employees that the launch will occur in the ‘spring,’ after the Chinese New Year,” Gurman reports. “Several sources tell us that Apple is planning an extensive testing program to familiarize Apple Retail Store employees with the new product category.”
“These training programs will take place between February 9th and February 16th,” Gurman reports. “Of course, unexpected delays in software development and manufacturing could push the Watch back further in the year, but March is the current plan.”
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