Apple said to be planning October event to unveil wearable device

Apple is said to be planning a “tenative” October event to show off its wearable device. That’s according to Recode, which says the unit will make use of Healthkit, something Apple unveiled earlier this week at its annual developer conference. That system tracks all sorts of health data from apps and fitness hardware, and can display it in a separate, upcoming iOS 8 app called Health.

Recode’s report follows one from Nikkei, claiming that Apple plans to launch its wearable device this October. Citing sources, Nikkei says Apple plans to produce 3 to 5 million of the devices each month, and is partnering with Nike, which recently trimmed back its own efforts on the Fuelband fitness tracking hardware.

Recode, which is made up former All…

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