5 jun. 2023

Deep dive into the Watch’s band-swapping buttons — sorely lacking an animated infographic, I find the explanation incomprehensible.

“The tolerances in there are kind of insane. It’s super hard to machine [and] the angles are all weird.” So the company wound up buying [hundreds of] Swiss CNC machines that cost up to $2 million — each — just for the sake of its swappable band system. “It didn’t cut anything else on the watch, just this, that’s all it did.”

The unsung heroes of the Apple Watch are its hidden buttons

Apple used Rolex-level manufacturing to make a simple thing special.

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