Tech writer David Pogue had previously reported that the watch was just water resistant based on a briefing with Apple representatives.
Apple reps offered individual briefings to some tech writers; there I learned a bunch of stuff that Apple didn’t say in its keynote. For example, the Apple Watch is water resistant. Sweating, wearing it in the rain, washing your hands, or cooking with it are fine. Take it off before you swim or get in the shower, though.
As previously reported, Cook also revealed that he "removes [the watch] every night to recharge overnight."
In response to a question about accessibility, he noted the watch's ability to make and receive calls and integrate with Siri. Cook said that the device will gain additional accessibility features over time.
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