Tag Archives: Apple Watch

App Thinning (iOS, watchOS) for iOS 9

iOS App Store for iOS 9.0 provides significant optimizations that allow users to download only the assets their device supports and to lazily download assets or data

 

The App Store and operating system optimize the installation of iOS and watchOS apps by tailoring app delivery to the capabilities of the user’s particular device, with minimal footprint. This optimization, called app thinning, lets you create apps that use the most device features, occupy minimum disk space, and accommodate future updates that can be applied by Apple. Faster downloads and more space for other apps and content provides a better user experience.

This chapter describes the three components of app thinning: slicing, bitcode, and on-demand resources.

Read more from the source: developer.apple.com

Apple Watch Favors Text Version and Breaks Links

The next generation of responsive emails: make the text version easy to read on Apple Watches

 

From the article: “When Apple Watch detects remote or linked images in an email, the plain text version will be displayed–but only after a lengthy warning: “This message contains elements Apple Watch can’t display. You can read a text version below.” This message is reminiscent of the warning that Outlook displays before ALT text on images and takes up a full screen of Watch real estate before displaying the plain text part of the message.”

Read more from the source: litmus.com