Patents filed in 2011 by Apple have just come to light, and they've got some new information about a possible iWatch.
For one thing, they name the device itself as the iTime. It's not a bad title but next to the iPod, iPhone and iPad naming convention it doesn't make a huge amount of sense. It's like calling your iPod iMusic.
Other info suggests a sophisticated wearable with accelerometer, GPS, NFC and other sensors - putting it right in line with the best of the market right now. Gesture controls are mooted as well as easy interaction with a host of other devices. This last point may be the most significant - for those who are already heavily invested into the Apple ecosystem the ability to control multiple devices, phone, Apple TV, etc, from your Smart Watch has instant appeal.
With the potential of iTime and two new handsets on the cusp of being announced, 2014 is set to be the Apple's busiest year in many a moon. The handsets are guaranteed to sell and if they can get the tech right first time out (something Android Wear has currently failed to do) the iTime could be another massive success for the company.