What does Apple Watch do?

Apple’s first wearable gadget beams messages, Facebook updates and simplified apps to our wrists, eliminating the all-too-common need to take out our devices to constantly check notifications.

There are more than a dozen ways to interact with the watch, from receiving glanceable notifications, to feeling “taptic” feedback, to summoning Siri, according to the newly released developer WatchKit software.

It’s going to become especially convenient to pocket the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and even bigger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus in your jeans, or to always stow the newly released 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 in a bag.

Is that phone call a telemarketer not worth your time or an emergency from a loved one? The Apple Watch makes mundane notifications easy to dismiss while keeping you in the loop on life’s most important alertsiwatch