Here’s a couple of fun Apple Watch tidbits: for those wondering what the animated emoji look like that you can create on the Watch and send to your phones, we have been sent two examples … one of a smiley emoji and one of a ‘love’ emoji.

This feature was first shown in September as part of the Watch’s unveiling, although interestingly Apple did not show it again at the March Spring Forward event. Users can use touch to adjust the expressions and make ‘custom’ emojis to send to friends.

In addition, last week, we showed you detailed screenshots of the final Apple Watch companion app that we first revealed in January. Now, Hamza Sood has been able to fully simulate the app rearrangement view showing how users will be able to drag app icons around on their iPhone Home Screen to create their desired hexagonal layout of Watch apps for their wrists.

Note that it is also possible to do the same re-ordering on the Watch itself by long-pressing the app icons on the Home Screen, just like the iOS Home Screen on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


Apple Watch comes out on April 24th in nine countries. Consumers can preorder Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport or Apple Watch Edition from April 10th. Prices start at $349 for Sport model.

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