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IFTTT's 'Do Button' and 'Do Note' Coming to Apple Watch

After a bit of re-branding and the launch of a trio of new apps in Do Button, Do Note, and Do Camera, IFTTT today confirmed that two of those experiences - Do Button and Do Note - will be coming to the Apple Watch when the device arrives to customers beginning next week. Coming as a client update that will bring Apple Watch support, like many other apps before it, the two task-management apps will allow users to run their favorite "Recipes" from the simplicity of their wrist. Envisioned as a simple "If this, then that" equation, Recipes require a "Channel" (an app) and a "Title" (a command) to be executed properly. So users can, in essence, create a Button to post a picture quickly to a Facebook album, or share it to Twitter followers. The advantage of having Recipes on the Apple Watch is interesting, as the Do Button specifically aims to introduce Apple Watch functionality to apps that haven't even confirmed first-party support for the wearable yet. Users will be able to control their Nest to a desired setting, or interact with a set of Hue Bulbs. Philips has confirmed a Hue Watch app is incoming, but has remained quiet on the actual launch window for the app. While each interaction will be boiled down to basic on/off functionality thanks to Do Button - one can't go into Hue's deep color customization screen, for example - even the limited availability of such apps at the Watch's launch date is notable. Available tomorrow, the IFTTT apps will give people the power to use the apps, services and devices they love, even if they don’t have Apple Watch

IFTTT Launches Trio of New Apps Alongside a Rebrand of Original iOS App

Popular web service IFTTT today announced the introduction of three new apps - Do Button, Do Note, and Do Camera - to coincide with the rebranding of the original IFTTT iOS app into IF. The company says these events mark its "transition from a standalone service into a true product company." IFTTT hopes to empower its users with the introduction of the series of "Do" apps, allowing them more control over their favorite products and applications by presenting a detailed and customizable set of tools "to pick and choose the features they use most often and turn them into their own, personalized, one-tap app." "IFTTT's mission has always been to empower people with creative control over the services and devices they use every day," said Linden Tibbets, co-founder and CEO at IFTTT. "Our latest product, Do, introduces a simpler and more personal type of Recipe - one that runs with just a tap of a button." The new Do series continues IFTTT's "If this, then that" functionality with "Recipes," which require a "Channel" (an app) and "Title" (a command) to bring deep customization into each of the three apps. Do Button, for example, showcases "lightning fast access" to customized Recipes created by each user, courtesy of a widget available to install in the iOS Notification Center. Recipes can include anything from custom Nest settings to interacting with a set of Philips Hue bulbs. Do Camera follows in the vein of instant connectivity to various services within one app, allowing users to create Recipes that upload photos to specific Facebook albums or even match the