Wearable Tech World Feature Article
February 11, 2013

Apple Experimenting with New Wearable Technologies

As the wearable technology market continues to grow and with expectations of its dominance in the years to come, one of the world’s largest well known gadget makers is throwing its hat into the ring.

Never ceasing to amaze or experiment for that matter, Apple (News - Alert) Inc, announced it is working on its latest gadget, a wristwatch. The rumored device would be similar to a wristwatch that would be made with curved glass but would work on the same platform as its iPhone (News - Alert).

The product is just in the experimental phase but is said to operate with Apples iOS platform, the same platform used in other products including iPods, iPhones and iPads. Another major benefit to the unnamed product will be the ability to make mobile payments.

With details of the product itself being scarce, its unknown as to how many and what type of mobile payments can be made. Apple has is also said to be in talks with its manufacturing partner on other products. Apple and Foxconn, Taiwan-based manufacturer, has been working on making more power-efficient wearable technologies.

Apple recently made headlines when they announced a variation of it fourth generation iPad would trounce the previous models in terms of space. Apple’s largest iPad came equipped with 64GB, the latest release will come with a whopping 128GB. The latest iPad will keep the same dimensions as the previous models but with the increase in GBs comes an increase in price. The Wi-Fi version will retail around $800 with the cellular edition going for $929.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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