Is it possible to install Watch OS on iPod nano?

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    I think that if someone really tried they could get some of it to run sure, but I would think that it would be missing chips that all for connectivity like BT.

    I always wanted a nano watch, never got one so bought the real deal. Cool idea though dude
     
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    But if I add BT Chip?
    Like this one http://www.amazon.com/Sony-Bluetooth-Wireless-Transmitter-Black/dp/B000XRW09Y
     
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    I saw that some people did run win 8 on iPod nano..
     
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    Windows is a completely different operating system - it's made to run on different hardware. It's a lot easier to tweak Windows to work on something completely different.

    Apple products are made to work on one type of hardware, with no support for anything different. So it's a lot harder to tweak iOS or Watch OS.
     
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    Got a link to that as I do not think you could get Win8 to run on a Nano. Even if they did it does not mean you will get the watch to do so.
     
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    Almost certainly, the answer is no.

    It would be cool though. When I was using my iPod nano 6th gen last week I was on the Settings menu and reached for the non-existent Digital Crown. It made me realise that the Digital Crown is actually a pretty good input method for small screens - easy to navigate content without obscuring the screen, and you have much more precision.
     

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