Apple's original Apple Watch... from 1995

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Looking ahead, the most anticipated product launch of 2015 is undoubtedly the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch represents an entirely new product category for Apple and is the first entirely new product developed entirely during the Tim Cook era.

But if we open up the pages of Apple history, we find that the company back in the mid-90s (Apple's forgotten years in many ways) actually released a watch. Well, sort of.

See also: A visual history of the smartwatch

Way back when, Apple users who upgraded to System 7.5 were given the option of receiving a free wristwatch or a free copy of Conflict Catcher 3 (back when Mac OS extensions actually existed, of course).

For an entertaining trip down retro Apple memory lane, check out this modern review of a long-forgotten piece of Apple history.

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