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Why the First Apple Watch Is a Yawner for Developers

The official Apple Watch launch will attract lines around the block at retail outlets, waitlists online and endless product reviews.

But for the hardcore developers and gadget geeks, the first version — set for preorder on April 10 and public availability two weeks later — is just a taste of what the future holds.

Why? Because the sensor data that the watch is uniquely positioned to capture won’t yet be available to third parties.

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