During Apple’s quarterly earnings call, CEO Tim Cook discussed how the company had a record-breaking quarter with over 74 million iPhones sold during the holiday season. He also updated everyone on when the Apple iWatch will be available.
The long-awaited watch was rumored to be shipped in March, but Tim Cook revealed that the watch will actually ship sometime in April. When asked about his expectations on the Apple Watch, cook responded, ‘My expectations are very high on it. I use it every day. I love it and can’t live without it.’
There still isn’t an exact date as to when we can expect the wearable’s launch. ‘The creativity and software innovation going on around Apple Watch is incredibly exciting,’ Cook said. ‘We can’t wait for our customers to experience them when Apple Watch becomes available.’
The Apple Watch is Apple’s entry into wearable technology. The watch syncs with a user’s iPhone and includes Apple Pay capabilities, a way to communicate with friends by drawing on the screen called Sketch and a Tap feature that sends your screen taps to a friend who is also wearing an Apple Watch. Apparently the watch’s battery can only last for around 2.5 hours under heavy use which suggests that Apple hasn’t solved smartwatches’ biggest problem – battery life. The word will be able to judge for themselves if it lives up to all the hype.