The watch's popularity likely lies not in its technology, but in sociology.
At this year's Consumer Electronic Show, the Internet of Things is on display in a number of ways.
Executive Tim Cook announced Apple's hotly anticipated move into wearable computing.
Employees have given more credible proof that Apple is working on a smartwatch.
A new report suggests that the company is exploring solar charging to create longer-lasting batteries.
The wrist-worn gadget comes with its own cellular radio, which means it doesn't rely on a smartphone to make calls or access the Internet.