Apple Watch reviewed, iOS 8 81%, Fashion revenge, Microsoft adds Objective-C


B"eautiful, but rough around the edges"
B”eautiful, but rough around the edges” says Apple Insider.

Review says Apple Watch is beautiful, but rough around the edges — After months of anticipation, the Apple Watch is here. But as pre-release hype wanes and units trickle out to early adopters, it’s now a question of whether the Apple Watch delivers on its promise of being the company’s “most personal device ever.” In other Watch news, Mac Observer has four tips for prolonging battery life and those with tatted wrists report sensor problems.

iOS 8 adoption cracks 80% mark in latest App Store data — Adoption of iOS 8 among iPhone, iPad, and iPod owners is up to 81% of active devices, Apple said on Wednesday in the latest update of its App Store distribution data, measuring traffic from April 27.

Fashion industry gets its revenge as Donna Karan hires away Apple creative director — After years of poaching top fashion industry executives, Apple has found itself on the losing end as Donna Karan has reportedly hired Hector Muelas, who served as creative director of worldwide marketing communications at Apple, to fill a similar role at the fashion conglomerate.

Microsoft hopes to court iOS apps to Windows 10 with Objective-C support — Microsoft on Wednesday announced plans to add Objective-C support to its forthcoming Windows 10 platform, a move that will make it easier than ever for iOS developers to port their applications over to the Windows platform.