Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) updated on the development of its upcoming smart device known as Apple Watch. The company released a software development tool for the device known as WatchKit, according to an article published by Business Insider. The tool allows app developers to create apps for the devices.
However, as it turns out, it is as though Apple has decided to get a little bit complicated this time around with Apple Watch. The device looks sophisticated by most measures, perhaps that being because it has so much in terms of functionality crammed into it. Apple is known for making devices that are simple and cool to operate.
The highlight of the possible complication in using Apple Watch is the numerous ways to interact with the device. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is giving more than a dozen ways to operate the device. While many different ways to interact with Apple Watch may set it apart from the peers, such may also confuse users.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is not known for developing complicated devices. When it released iPod, it was so easy to use the device that many people loved it. The same can be said of iPhone. According to the experts, confusion in operating Apple Watch may hurt the sale of the device, which is not something that Apple would love to see happening. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen how Apple addresses possible frustrations in using the rich-features Apple Watch.
Among the key features in Apple Watch is that it supports the mobile payment service, Apple Pay. All that a user needs is waving the device at NFC reader to make payment. Apple Pay is a mobile wallet that promises greater transaction security than most other mobile payment solutions in the market today.
Apple Pay makes use of the so-called near-field communication technology (NFC). Major retailers and financial institutions in the U.S. have already integrated Apple Pay into their systems. On the international scale, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was said to be in discussion with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) to launch Apple Pay in China.