Cupertino VPs Kevin Lynch and Deidre Caldbeck confirmed that third-party watch faces for the Apple Watch aren’t one thing Apple is contemplating. The pair joined Swiss media TagesAngzeiger for an interview.
As a result of the watch face is successfully the homescreen of the watch, Apple would quite or not it’s first-party. The pair illustrated that Apple would not in any other case be capable to make sure the third-party watch face would proceed to operate correctly after a software program replace.
The 2 additionally shared that the choice to vary the one press on the Digital Crown from the app switcher to the Management Heart was pushed by person suggestions. Individuals need to have prepared entry to the Management Heart and this creates one. A double press opens up the app switcher.
The massive transfer to the Sensible Stack widget system in WatchOS 10 was additionally influenced by person suggestions.
Lastly, the pair touched on Power Contact – the characteristic that allowed customers to press more durable to get entry to extra data within the early Apple Watches. Apple wanted Power Contact due to the smaller screens of its earlier watches however with the rise in measurement, the corporate discovered higher methods to show data, making Power Contact redundant.