"Customers love the Apple Watch."
"Apple Watch has set a very high bar about what a modern watch can be"
"I'd like to invite Jeff Williams up"
"we are just getting started" - Jeff Williams steps on stage first.
Jeff Williams, Apple’s senior vice president of operations since mid-2010, has been referred to as Apple CEO Tim Cook’s “go-to guy” and “Tim Cook’s Tim Cook.” He oversees Apple’s massive supply chain and device production, including the company’s relationship with Chinese manufacturer Foxconn.
"In June we previewed Watch OS 3, and it is packed with features."
"There's a new dock so you can quickly access your apps."
"We've added some great new faces like these activity ones. Messaging is more expressive than ever."
WatchOS 3 does a lot to make the Apple Watch better. I've used it a little, it speeds a lot up.
"There are fun,animated stickers. You've just gotta love Donald Duck."
"You can enjoy full screen effects like confetti to celebrate special moments."
"We've added activity sharing to the watch."
"Now you can share with your friends and family and encourage them to be more active. Brand new app called Breathe."
(this is all rehashing what we learned in June)
Running down WatchOS 3 features again (was covered at WWDC): Scribble-to-write, stickers, activity sharing, an activity watch face. Breathe, for relaxing and "mindfulness." And SOS shortcut mode. All coming to all Apple Watches
Samsung also pitched SOS on its new Samsung Gear S3
"In addition to all of these great built-in apps, developers have been hard at work."
Washington Post, Field Day, fitness apps like Sweat with Kayla and P90X
Washington Post, MLS, Field Day game are some new stand-alone apps. New fitness apps can access heart rate and gyro.
"So many great apps, but there's one special one that I'm excited to tell you about today."
"Pokemon Go is coming to the Apple Watch."
John Hanke, CEO of Niantic Labs, is on stage
Pokemon Go comes to Apple Watch! (!)
"It's certainly been a busy summer for us at Niantic."
"Since we launched in early July, Pokemon Go has been downloaded more than 500 million times"
John Hanke of Niantic on stage. PS, I suck at Pokemon Go.
"More importantly, Pokemon trainers collectively have walked more than 4.6 billion kilometers while playing the game."
"Pokemon Go is about exploration. It's also about having fun outside with fmily and friends."
You didn't think Pokemon Go would just disappear, did you?
Interested in finding ways to play where you aren't focusing as much on your screen but more on what's around you.
Showing Pokemon Go Plus wearable band, which still isn't here yet. Coming later this month.
"This morning we're excited to show you something new we're working on"
"Pokemon Go on Apple Watch."