Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple Watch. Photograph: EPA/Monica Davey

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 Apple CEO Tim Cook  talks with  Bono  and members  of U2 during Apple’s launch event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California. Photograph: Monica Davey/EPA

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The new Apple Watch is displayed at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts  in Cupertino, California. Photograph: Getty 3:27

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What will Apple’s rumoured smartwatch look like? A 1960’s era Dick Tracy wrist radio (top c) is modeled  alongside contemporary smartwatches. Rumors of an Apple smartwatch go back several years, but today may finally be showtime. The watch, which will reportedly have a flexible screen and come in two sizes, will track its wearer’s health and fitness, double as an electronic wallet and of course, display messages. Top row (L-R): A Samsung Gear S smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014, a 1960’s era Dick Tracy wrist radio in District Heights, Maryland on September 8, 2014, and a Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch in Barcelona on February 23, 2014. Bottom row (L-R): A Moto smartwatch in San Francisco, California on June 25, 2014, a Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin on September 4, 2013 and an LG G Watch R smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014. Photograph: Reuters

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Apple is uniquely positioned to deal with all those incumbents who previously stymied the widespread adoption of mobile payments. Photograph: Andy Wong/AP

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epa04381742 Visitors walk to the trade fair entrance during the first media day of the international Consumer electronics and Home appliances fair IFA (for 'Internationale Funk Ausstellung'), in Berlin, Germany, 03 September 2014. IFA will take place from 05 to 10 September 2014.  EPA/RAINER JENSEN

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Swatch chief executive Nick Hayek: said new watches might allow the wearer to count the number of steps they take and calories they burn. Photograph: Reuters/Denis Balibouse

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