Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke to PBS’ Charlie Rose at length about Steve Jobs, the company’s newly launched products and Apple’s secrecy policy. He also revealed details about why Apple is shipping the Apple Watch in 2015, even though they announced it on September 9. Also Read - watchOS 8 announced: You Apple Watch gets lots of new health features and more
He told Rose in the interview, “One if the reasons why we wanted to announce it way before we start shipping the Apple Watch is because we wanted to give time to developers to build software for it. Entrepreneurs can develop apps for it before it is launched in the market.” Also Read - Epic Games vs Apple: Epic could pull a surprising victory after Tim Cook's testimony
He also hinted that the response of outside developers has not been disappointing. He added, “Based on the first few days after the launch of Apple Watch, we can assure that there will be a lot of apps available for the smartwatch users.” Also Read - Apple’s Craig Federighi admits the level of Mac malware is not acceptable, iOS fairs better
The interview is divided into two parts and the second part is slated to come out today. Tim Cook revealed that the Apple Watch is the most personal device they’ve ever created. He mentioned that a dedicated intense team had been working on the timepiece for three years.