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Popular Apple Watch App Screenshots Revealed Ahead of Friday's Launch

A new tool created by developer Steven Troughton-Smith that allows you to search for Apple Watch app screenshots based on iTunes links has provided an early glimpse at several popular apps for the wrist-worn device. Some developers have already shared screenshots, and other websites have shared additional ones, but this tool provides the closest look yet at third-party apps for Apple Watch ahead of its April 24 launch.

Clear

Clear Apple Watch
Flipboard

Flipboard
RunKeeper

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Shazam

Shazam
Twitter

Twitter
Yahoo Weather

Yahoo Weather
Apple Watch app screenshots are required to be submitted by developers and should begin appearing on the App Store when the wrist-worn device launches on April 24, or soon after, alongside traditional iPhone and iPad screenshots. In the meantime, this tool provides an easy way to search for your favorite Apple Watch apps for a sneak preview of what they look like ahead of time.

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52 months ago
Why does Flipboard have a Watch app? This is the problem I see coming, some developers just don't get the form factor.
Rating: 12 Votes
52 months ago

it really, REALLY needs to be made 100% clear which apps are on the phone and which apps are on the watch


Easy: All 3rd party apps are running on your phone.
Rating: 10 Votes
52 months ago
Mmm... Love the look of the Yahoo Weather app.
Rating: 9 Votes
52 months ago
http://watchaware.com/watch-apps
Rating: 7 Votes
52 months ago

Mmm... Love the look of the Yahoo Weather app.


Yeah. Until they put an ad in and F it all up. F Yahoo to hell with their weather app and ads.

-Bitterness

(I'm angry because I was happy with their app and it was the best choice for me. Nothing I've found compares to their visual appeal with the accuracy of Weather Underground information. MyRadar comes close, but their icon reporting drives me nuts regarding rain: even a 5% chance of rain and it will display a rain icon. Most apps only use a rain icon if its ~30% and above. The stock Apple Weather app's icons are too difficult to read and the diarrhea splat of information at the bottom is a nightmare design choice.)
Rating: 5 Votes
52 months ago

No you can't, and people understand this.


No they don't.

You do, some here do, even many here do.

But I can guarantee there are thousands of people, some with watch orders now, that don't understand this, and will be something they find out about.
Rating: 3 Votes
52 months ago


EG: If you go out for a run with just the watch, can you use the Yahoo weather app?


No you can't, and people understand this.
Rating: 3 Votes
52 months ago
I don't see anything there that would make me rush out to buy one (oh, sorry, I mean sit at home to wait for one to be delivered to me).
Rating: 3 Votes
52 months ago

No they don't.

You do, some here do, even many here do.

But I can guarantee there are thousands of people, some with watch orders now, that don't understand this, and will be something they find out about.


What a terrifying thought. I would like to think people understand what they have ordered.

However, worryingly, you might be right.
Rating: 2 Votes
52 months ago

Only the stock apps run native on the phone. All other apps are run via WatchKit, I.e., calculations done on the phone


So that's 100% concrete for certain, other than whats on the watch NOW, when you buy it new, there are zero apps that will run on just the watch when you are out with just the watch on it's own?

No exceptions?
No Devs with Special Apple approved privilege?

None at all?

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What a terrifying thought. I would like to think people understand what they have ordered.

However, worryingly, you might be right.


Well, Apple not explaining things is the reason why.

They skirt around things, hint at things, suggest things, but they don't seem to actually come out with a crystal clear bold statement that everyone see'sm understands and "gets" without any confusion.

I have not seen, not that I've been looking hard, but I have not seen so far, any really bold clear statement, that says, Your iPhone will be needed to be within range of the watch for 3rd party apps to work. Or These apps shown will only work when you are carrying your iPhone with you. Or some similar crystal clear statement.
Rating: 2 Votes

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