Apple developing an iWatch?

28 December 2012

If you believe the rumours, Apple are developing a 'smart watch'. If Apple's maps are anything to go by, these watches could tell you anything (just like their iPhones that didn't know anything about British Summer Time and the like).

According to claims, this new smart watch will be an Apple/Intel tagteam and that the watch will be Bluetooth-enabled and have a 1.5-inch touchscreen and work with the iPhone.

Presumably, this means you'll be able to make calls and perform various operations via your watch.

Another rumour is that Apple have paid the Swiss Federal Railway a huge amount of money so they could use its trademark in iOS (around $21 million for the licence, apparently).

So, an iWatch could well be a thing. What do you make of that? Does the world need smartwatches?


TOPICS:   Technology   Gadgets


  • LancerVancer
    More fucking tat from the minds at Apple. Casio Calculator watch anyone? Flex and chill with the herb.
  • whatever
    The Railway story is SEVEN weeks old.
  • Wongaporkpies
    Powered by Kinetic energy, so the watch will be called the I-Wank !
  • Marky M.
    It's already in production: see Pebble watch on Kickstarter.
  • Sicknote
    Another non-story from BW here then
  • samuri
  • Abid A.
    Wow its seems to be awesome. Peoples will see a new technology. and if apple spent a lot of money on this watch's then it should be a new ara in the technology development. But one bad thing about that is it requires iphone to complete its functionality?
  • milky
    great, because absolutely no- one has a clock on their phone do they!?
  • oliverreed
    No doubt Casio etc are infringing Apple's copyrights already.....
  • Spencer
    What? Another Technological Cash Harvest? see what I did there? to be honest.... I don't think I could give less of a Shit about apples latest cash cow. they could release apple brand bags of sand at £100 a go and they'd sell in their millions... if you want one of these then good luck to you... your money and that...
  • Al S.
    I got a Sony smart watch free when I bought my last android phone, utter cack and pointless. Legalise the weed, ganja crew etc etc
  • Avon B.
    Why would Apple team up with Intel - who've never even MADE a low-power mobile chip - when Apple has its own Ax chip fab anyway? I think somebody's leg is being pulled.
  • captain c.
    NEXT YEAR Apple sues world for making watches that look JUST LIKE THEIRS!! and claim theirs was first.
  • Spencer
    poor Casio... blissfully unaware of all the patents and designs they're going to start infringing on.... I'm telling you... apple sand £10/kg
  • yanny
    Il post this again as it was instantly removed as it appears freedom of speech isnt allowed by andy dawson eh.. Well all… i had never frequented this site befor early december 2012 but without any doubt i have come to the conclusion that Andy Dawson is a totally biased uninformed arrogant little tit that as suggested does indeed copy and paste real journalists findings and work. How can you Andy Dawson possibly axpect to be taken seriously on any aganda whatsoever??

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