iWatch Said to Be at ‘Engineering Verification Test’ Stage, Components Now in Production

iwatch_concept_ifoyucouldsee Apple’s iWatch has reached the "engineering verification test" (EVT) stage of development and will likely beginning shipping in 2015, according to a new report from Digitimes. While components for the device are said to be in production, source close to the matter stated that the device must also head to production verification testing (PVT) before entering mass production.

Digitimes also claims that Apple is "unlikely" to unveil the iWatch during its upcoming September 9 media event, which contrasts reports from the likes of Re/code and Bloomberg last week stating that the device would be introduced alongside the iPhone 6. A previous report suggested that Apple would be debuting the device at an October event, but Re/code noted that the company later ended up changing its plans.

However, reports of an early 2015 launch for the iWatch has been suggested by a number of sources, as part leaks for the device have also been non-existent to this point. Recent rumors have suggested the device will include an array of sensors to track health and fitness-related metrics, and will be positioned as an iPhone accessory that tightly integrates with iOS 8.

Recent Mac and iOS Blog Stories
Apple Reveals Common Reasons for App Rejections on New Developer Page
Apple Finalizes Lineup for 2014 iTunes Festival in London, Starts Tonight
New Aerial Video Shows Significant Construction Progress at Apple Campus 2
AT&T Offers $100 Bill Credit for New Next Line Activations
Buyer’s Guide: Labor Day Deals on the iPad Air, Retina iPad mini, Apps, and More
Google Launches First Beta Build of 64-Bit Chrome for Mac
Apple Granted Patent for Fifth Avenue Glass Cube Store Design
‘BioShock’ for iOS Now Available Worldwide



http://ift.tt/1tZ2CN3

Source: MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page http://ift.tt/Y7VlQd

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s