Thursday, April 23, 2015

Release first OTA-update for Apple Watch

Apple issued a software update for the first smart watch Apple Watch. Worn on the wrist computer is updated wirelessly, ie without the need to connect to a computer with installed iTunes.

As found by the nickname developer Stroughtonsmith, operating system Apple Watch, which the company refers to as Watch OS, is a modified version of iOS.
38-mm version of Apple Watch registered in the database as «Watch1,1», and the version with the body 42 mm - «Watch1,2». As the developer, based OS is the firmware iOS 8.2, includes drivers for PowerVR SGX543. SGX543 module is part of the SoC platform A5, which is presented in tablets and smartphones, iPad 2 iPhone 4s.
The role of software shell SpringBoard, interoperable with the iPhone and iPad, in the case of Apple Watch plays a special add-on called Carousel.
Update for watches available in two separate versions - for models of 38 mm and 42 mm. OTA-update "weighs" about 107 MB.
Download files for Apple Watch can follow this link .