Apple's event on Monday, cleverly named "Spring Forward," prominently featured the Apple Watch and announcements revolving around its features and functionality.
The event was rare for Apple in that most were generally sure of what Apple would be talking about, whereas past events by the company have been cloaked in secrecy.
Apple however introduced several new services and a new version of their Macbook during the presentation.
If you weren't able to tune in to Apple's event to hear more news regarding Apple Watch, here are the 5 things you need to know:
The Apple watch will be available in three distinct families divided primarily by the material they are made of. All of the varieties will come in two screen sizes 38 mm and 44 mm.
A host of apps were announced and presented to the event’s audience. With the Apple Watch users can make phone calls, send texts, read and send emails, and even unlock doors and open garages remotely.
Apple Pay will be coming to watch as well and will allow users to pay for goods and services by simply placing their watch near the payment sensor or a store.
One of the aspects of the Apple Watch that the company was most ephatic about was the menu of options available for users in regards to the look and function of the watch. For Apple Watch customers, you will have a variety of wrist bands and watch faces at your literal fingertips.
Apple announced that the Apple Watch will be available for pre-orders on April 10th and also available to try in store on the same day.
The Apple Watch itself will be shipping and sold in stores on April 24th in the following countries: