TinyPod: Upcoming Case Turns an Apple Watch Into a Click-Wheel Phone

Ryan Christoffel, writing at 9to5Mac:

17 years after the iPhone’s launch, that idea of an iPod-inspired phone has not been forgotten. In fact, there’s a company teasing that it has created one … kind of.

Say hello to the tinyPod. [...]

tinyPod is essentially a case for the core Apple Watch hardware that takes inspiration from the iPod to turn your Watch into something of a tiny phone. Oh, and instead of using your Digital Crown to navigate watchOS, you’ll use the included iPod-like click wheel.

Clever idea! It’s largely overlooked just how powerful a computer a modern Apple Watch is.

Friday, 24 May 2024