Apple Watch turns 5: We look at how far Apple's smartwatch has come
We celebrate the Apple Watch's fifth anniversary with stories that examine the smartwatch's evolution.
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debuted on April 24, 2015. While it never became the "
on your wrist" many of us expected, it has evolved into something much more useful and specific. I mean, you already own a phone, so why would you need one on your wrist? This week we'll take a closer look at just how the Apple Watch has evolved.
We'll look at its usefulness as a fitness tracker, the best apps that come native on the watch and how it has literally saved lives. Check back daily as we add more Apple Watch anniversary stories.