The WRAL News app from the Capitol Broadcasting Co. CBS affiliate in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., has been upgraded to push content to the Apple Watch. WRAL News app users can access breaking news and headlines via the Apple Watch by updating their existing app to include the watch extension. They can also view the DUALDoppler 5000, […]
Zappware, a provider of digital TV products for pay TV operators, today announced an Apple Watch add-on to its multiscreen digital TV platform. The Apple Watch add-on lets end-users use the wearable and instantly accessible Apple Watch device to receive TV-related notifications or control the TV screen. The Zappware platform provides a consistent user […]
Michael Boord, director of mobile products at The Associated Press, describes the organization’s design approach to the Apple Watch. He says breaking news notifications will be joined by top story glances, and its functionality includes force touch to save stories for later and hand-off functionality.
Most local media companies are keeping mum about their plans for the forthcoming Apple Watch, but E.W. Scripps and Gannett say they’re ready with apps to follow right behind its March launch. USA Today will display its five top stories plus breaking news on its app, and Scripps’ apps are likely to feature weather, traffic, push notifications and geolocation.