For some users who like “a complete set”, every time they replace the Apple Watch with a new strap, they always have to spend a lot of time manually replacing the Apple Watch with the color or dial that matches the strap; but Apple’s new The patent shows that users will have the opportunity to omit this process in the future.
According to “Patently Apple”, the US Patent and Trademark Office has recently approved Apple’s new patent application. This patent document describes a wearable device with a built-in NFC chip and a matching wristband. When the user connects or moves Your watch automatically takes certain actions when you remove certain accessories.
However, in addition to switching the UI color for the user when changing new accessories, the patent document also shows that the system can also directly start the fitness application for you when the user puts on the sports strap, or when the user removes the swimming watch Open the drain directly when you take it.
It’s just that “Patently Apple” also noticed the official “dark” use of this patent, that is, when the Apple Watch finds that the strap coupled to the device is not authorized, the Apple Watch may pop up a warning or even disable the unauthorized strap.
The above idea is not impossible. After all, Apple has previously restricted iPhone users from unauthorized repair channels, or when using unofficially authorized batteries, the system will also pop up similar warnings, and even disable certain functions.
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