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Apple delays watchOS 2 update after finding critical bug

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Apple delays watchOS 2 update after finding critical bug
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Apple will not launch watchOS 2 - the first big firmware upgrade for the Apple Watch - today, because it has discovered a critical bug.

A spokesperson told TechCrunch "we have discovered a bug in development of watchOS 2 that is taking a bit longer to fix than we expected. We will not release watchOS 2 today but will shortly".

Why should you care? Well, the update lets app makers run their apps and games natively on the device, access more sensors, and show custom complications on watch faces.

Plus, the update improves Siri support, adds transit in maps and new photo watch faces, and gives you the ability to "time travel" by spinning the Digital Crown - and see how things like the weather and your calendar will look in a couple hours.

This doesn't effect the launch of iOS 9, which is due in about two hours.