Would you shell out money for a ‘smart’ accessory band for an
Apple Watch that added additional capabilities? More battery life,
The reason I ask is that the Apple Watch has a port that the
company has yet to show off. It’s being used for diagnostics and
direct access to the Watch operating system, but it’s feasible
that could be used to connect accessories in the future.
The port has a 6-dot brass contact array inside the groove for the
‘bottom’ strap connector slot. Several sources have confirmed its
existence and placement to me.
He also answers a question I’ve been wondering about since September: How did Apple get around putting “Assembled in China” on the bottom of the case?