Using the Apple Watch

NYT BitsTuesday, March 10, 2015

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On Monday, Apple allowed a closer look at its much anticipated watch. Farhad Manjoo gives his impressions of the timepiece on three fronts: the hardware, the interface and the watch’s uses.

Of the watch’s appearance, he writes the overall impression is one of a mash-up between jewelry and gadgets. On the interface, for the most part, you control the watch just like your phone, and as far as using the watch goes, he says, Just about anything you can do with your phone, you can do with your watch, faster. But for connectivity, the watch still needs a phone. Read more »