Milunovich was recently able to talk to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who reportedly mentioned a trip abroad to China where he witnessed people walking down the street and dictating voice messages to their phone instead of texting.
Apple’s “iWatch” is a smart watch project that Apple is reportedly aiming to launch with a special event in October of this year. Expect a ‘fashionable’ device running iOS with biometrics and other features providing integration with other iOS devices.
iWatch concept In a research note issued on Wednesday, UBS analyst Steven Milunovich described the recent meeting with Cook, saying Apple’s chief is keen on Chinese-style voice messaging that allows users to dictate messages to their phones before sending them off, reports Fortune. The analyst believes that porting such a feature to a wrist-worn device “makes sense.”
What We Expect
Rumored sizes from 1.3 to 2.5″
Biometrics and other sensors
4-5 day battery life targeted
Tentative October 2014 debut plans