According to NPD DisplaySearch analystÂ David Hsieh, Apple’s rumored iWatch will be available in two sizes, one with a 1.7 inch display for men and the other with a 1.3 inch display for women.
Ever since Steve Jobs biography revealed thatÂ he had finally cracked integrated Television sets, there has been chatter that Apple will release iOS based television sets as early as this year.
However, it seems that Apple’s Television related plans have taken a backseat as the company wants to focus on wearable devices, which is said to be the next big thing in personal technology.
Cantor Fitzgeraldâ€™s Brian White is making some bold predictions about Apple’s rumored iWatch device. Instead of a smartphone companion like Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, White believes the iWatch will include home automation functions and other personalized features, says a report in Venture Beat.
DisplaySearch: Apple may launch 4.7-inch & 5.7-inch iPhones, 12.9-inch iPad, Retina MacBook Air, iWatch, 55-inch & 65-inch Television sets in 2014
The idea of a curved iWatch from Apple landing in 2014 is not as far-fetched as it may appear. According to Reuters, Apple smartphone competitor and LCD supplier LG is working on a flexible, curved display for smartphones. Though details on the company’s smartphone is sparse, it is supposedly mass producing the curved displays now in preparation for a November launch.
Today’s Monday Note from Jean-Louis GassĂ©e takes a close look at the growing market for wearable devices and examines how Apple fits into this new and exciting field.Â GassĂ©e, a former Apple executive, takes a balanced look at wearables and, in the process, debunks the idea of an iPhone companion smart watch.