Apple releases iOS 8.2 beta – comes with Apple Watch support

Apple has released iOS 8.2 beta to developers, and the system update shows support for the Cupertino firm’s first wearable the Apple Watch (screenshot below). It also shows a separate watch app for iOS devices.


The screenshot comes to us courtesy of 9to5Mac. The update ensures that the Apple Watch works with the iPhone. Apple is expected to launch its first smartwatch in March.

Currently, iOS 8.2 beta doesn’t have Apple Watch app access, but it does show Bluetooth settings. The app is a stand-alone app that allows users to manage Apple Watch settings. Additionally, it allows users to manage the download and installation of apps on the smartwatch. Lastly, the app allows the Apple Watch to share app processing load with the iPhone. This allows the wearable to conserve battery life.

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