The release of WatchKit will allow developers to start creating apps for the Apple Watch, which is expected early next year.
CNET has learned that HTC still plans to enter the burgeoning wearables business despite speculation its watch was scratched.
The new device, with a sapphire-crystal display and pulse-tracking sensors, starts at $349 and will be available early next year.
CEO Tim Cook delivers on a promise to move into a new product category, making a foray into wearable devices with the Apple Watch. Plus: Bigger-screen iPhones and a mobile service called Apple Pay.
CEO Tim Cook has promised for more than a year that Apple will bring out new products and step into new categories. At this week's event to talk up larger-screen iPhones, fans are hoping he'll finally deliver the next big thing -- a wearable device.
The launch of a bigger iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet are just days away, and multiple surveys say supersized phone screens are exactly what the public craves.
The new operating system is expected to launch initially on desktops in October, with support for mobile devices coming later.
Apple captured a healthier chunk of smartphone sales across Europe, Japan, and Australia last quarter, says research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. It's a different story in the US.
Nearly half of current feature phone owners could switch carriers in the next 12 months, and Sprint appears to be in jeopardy of losing a large number of customers.
Motorola has gone from nowhere to 6 per cent of the UK phone market in six months thanks to the cheap and cheerful Moto G.