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Here’s how gorgeous the world’s most popular apps might look on the Apple Watch

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 8:52PM EST
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We still don’t know when the Apple Watch will launch or exactly how third-party apps will work on the device, but that won’t stop eager graphic designers from attempting to show us just how gorgeous third-party apps might be on Apple’s first wearable computer. Mobile app design house Thinkapps recently decided to have a few of its talented designers dream up visualizations of some of the world’s most popular third-party apps and slap them on mockups of the Apple Watch. The result, as you might expect, is a set of images that might make Apple fans hungrier than ever for Apple’s upcoming smartwatch.

FROM EARLIER: Here’s how you can see what it’s like to wear the new Apple Watch right now

Though millions of people seem to hate the fact that they have been forced to use it, Facebook Messenger is definitely one of the world’s most popular apps. How might it translate to a tiny Apple Watch screen? Here’s a look:

Here’s popular streaming music service Spotify:

…and far less popular streaming music service Beats:

Microsoft’s Skype is still one of the most popular ways to communicate online, and an Apple Watch app like this could make the service even more popular:

Here’s how great Twitter might be on your wrist:

And finally, here’s what swiping left and right on an Apple Watch might look like in Tinder:

For more mockups, head over to the Thinkapps blog, which is linked down in our source section.

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