Are you ready to hear more details about the Apple Watch?
Well, Apple has scheduled an event for today at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, where it is expected to share further details about its smartwatch, which it originally announced last September. The company has yet to share specifics like battery life, pricing for high-end models, and how exactly the device will interact with your iPhone. Apple is expected to reveal all of that at today’s event.
If you’re not in the audience this morning, we’ll be liveblogging the event right here on this page. Stay tuned!
Update: The event is now [...]
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He emphasized that because Google is integrating a payments system at the OS level, it won’t compete with things like Samsung’s new Pay service or Google Wallet.
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