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I am the Apple Watch Sport 38mm Silver Aluminum Case with White Sport Band. It's funny how the type of Apple Watch we got has already become part of our identity. At least that's what it seemed like from the excitement on Twitter as everyone was ordering theirs in the middle of the night, and from talking to the amazing iOS devs I met at CocoaConf DC this weekend.

Of course, all of us who ordered the Apple Watch first haven't had a chance to try it on until AFTER we ordered. I tried out the different Apple Watches yesterday, and my favorite one was the Apple Watch 38mm Stainless Steel with Soft Pink Modern Buckle. I did not try it in Rose Gold though...

For those who haven't gotten a try-on appointment, I was surprised to find out that there are a bunch of Apple Watches with actual apps to play with just there in the store (no appointment needed!). One of the things that really stood out to me from playing with Apple's apps was how important the digital crown is for a lot of the UI. Take a look at my video for inputting numbers.

At CocoaConf DC, some of us were discussing the "obvious" apps for the Apple Watch, and of course the tip calculator came up. Using the dial the way Apple did for inputting numbers would be the perfect interface, yet we don't have access to the critical digital crown API yet. Hoping for it at WWDC!


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