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Beginning June 1 All New Apple Watch Apps Must Use the Native watchOS 2 SDK

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Beginning June 1 All New Apple Watch Apps Must Use the Native watchOS 2 SDK

Apple on Friday issued an advisory on its portal for developers about crucial upcoming requirement for watchOS apps. Consistent with a one-sentence publish, “beginning June 1, 2016, all new watchOS apps submitted to the App Retailer will have to be local apps constructed with the watchOS 2 SDK or later.”

Apple is scheduled to carry its annual pilgrimage for developers, WWDC, from June 8 thru June 12, 2016, or two weeks after the requirement to expand strictly local apps kicks in.

Apple’s announcement comprises the addition that every one Apple Watch apps want to be evolved with the watchOS 2 SDK or later, which is becoming making an allowance for the corporate’s International Builders Convention (WWDC) is scheduled to run between June 13 and June 17, the place it’s anticipated they are going to unveil watchOS 3, which will have to come with quite a few further enhancements.

Apple is extensively anticipated to announce a second-generation Apple Watch with a quicker hardware this summer time or fall. If an Apple-designed ‘S2’ processor for the Apple Watch 2 proves to be two occasions quicker, then those teething problems would possibly transform a factor of the previous.

Do you personal an Apple Watch and if this is the case, what’s your tackle the present state of local apps on the platform? Are you glad with the efficiency and responsiveness of Apple Watch apps? And what steps do you assume Apple will have to take with a view to make the watchOS tool and apps run as easily as iOS and their iPhone opposite numbers do?

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