Apple on Friday launched an Apple Watch Guided Tours webpage, dedicating space for practical tutorials that uncover users how they can design to correlate with several device hardware and program facilities come Apr 24.
The new dedicated webpage uses video demonstrations to give impending buyers a discerning authority on tentpole Apple Watch functions. Currently, a mini-site facilities 4 videos: a ubiquitous overview Messages, Faces and Digital Touch.
Clips explaining specific facilities run between one and dual mins long, while a broader rudimentary teaser is scarcely 5 mins long.
For example, a Messages overview demonstrates how a user employs hold gestures, wrist movement, Digital Crown spins and voice submit to dismiss, respond or send text-based communications. Glances, email, Quickboard machine-generated responses and charcterised emojis are also lonesome in a tour.
Related to Messages, Apple’s Digital Touch video discusses how Apple Watch will yield new methods of communicating with friends. Pressing a side symbol usually next a Digital Crown brings adult a radial menu of friends from anywhere in a handling system. From there, users can select to make a call, send a content or promulgate around Digital Touch, a latter of that transmits drawings, haptic taps and even heart rate readings translated into haptic pulses. Apple says messaging options are contextual, definition a choice to send a Digital Touch summary will usually seem when a crony is wearing an Apple Watch.
Faces takes a tighten demeanour during how users can collect and customize watch faces regulating swipes, taps and a Digital Crown. A series of variations are mentioned, including supposed “complications” desirous by normal watches. These widget-like indicators arrangement information like continue conditions, calendar events, moon phases and more. Tapping on a square of information opens a full app.
Apple also lists a series of clips as “coming soon” — phone calls, Siri, Maps, Music, Apple Pay, Activity and Workout — charity a demeanour during what business can demeanour brazen to in a days heading adult to Apple Watch’s debut.
The launch of Apple Watch Guided Tours came usually hours after Apple announced preorders for a device are scheduled to start on Apr 10 during at 12:01 a.m. Pacific.