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How Steve Jobs' death led Apple to make the Apple Watch

Apple wants to change our health-care system.

Why did Apple make the Apple Watch?

Because it wanted to change the health-care system and make people healthier.

At least, that's what analyst Tim Bajarin says in a Time magazine column about the Apple Watch. Bajarin spent time with top Apple executives.

Bajarin writes that Steve Jobs' death directly led to the development of the watch. When Jobs got cancer, he spent a lot of time with doctors and saw firsthand how inefficient our health-care system is.

While Jobs wasn't involved in the creation of the watch, his frustrations with our health-care system led to its development. Apple's executives, who were also frustrated by the health-care system, developed the Apple Watch to track our health and collect data on our behavior, says Bajarin.