The newest version of WatchOS does allow it. The first generation of watchOS really didn’t allow any apps - just remote views of iOS apps (yeah I’m simplifying it).
- It blocked Spotify from building apps for HomePod
Apple doesn’t have any apps on the HomePod. Now we are going to force all single purpose devices to ship with an SDK?
- It blocked Spotify from building apps for Siri
Apple also just came out with any third party integration with Siri a version or two ago. Again we want the government to dictate the timeline when they build features for apps?
- It blocked Spotify from using a podcasting API after it acquired 2x major podcasting companies
Netflix also blocked its API from most third parties years ago. Can we sue Netflix?