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Apple Watch store launches with 3,000 apps

Apple Watch store launches with 3 000 apps CNET


New Apple Watch owners will have thousands of apps to peruse -- once they finally get the device in their hands.

The App Store for Apple Watch went live on Thursday with more than 3,000 apps, up from the 1,000 cited by Apple CEO Tim Cook in a memo earlier this month. App store analytics company appFigures believes the Apple Watch store will grow to about 100,000 apps within the next year.

The App Store features several curated app collections, including family, travel, health and fitness, creativity, work and communications. Other categories include get started, quick-fix games, what's nearby, get the score, learning on the go and savvy shopping.

Any iPhone user can check out the Apple Watch App Store by opening the Apple Watch app that theiOS 8.2 update automatically installed on phones.

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100,000 apps?! Ain't nobody got time for that!

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