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Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Reliability Issues Might Make You Think Twice About Buying It

The Apple Watch Series 3 currently has reliability issues for its LTE connectivity feature. Apple will soon roll out a patch, but that might not be enough to solve the device's biggest problem.

Apple September 20, 2017

Apple Kills Watch Series 2: It’s Either The Original Apple Watch Or Series 3

The Apple Watch Series 2 is now officially dead. With the new Apple Watch Series 3 having LTE, Apple simply couldn’t see the relevance of its second-generation smartwatch.

Wearable Tech September 15, 2017

The New Apple Watch Series 3 No Longer Needs To Be Connected To Your iPhone

The Apple Watch Series 3 will come with cellular capabilities, so an iPhone connection will no longer be needed to make the most out of the smartwatch. Preorders for the new Apple Watch will start on Sept. 15.

Apple September 13, 2017

The Apple Watch Helped The Boston Red Sox Cheat Against The New York Yankees

The Boston Red Sox were caught cheating by taking advantage of the Apple Watch. How did the Apple Watch help the team gain an unfair advantage over their opponents?

Apple September 6, 2017

iPhone 8 Announcement Date Set For Sept. 12: This Could Be The Most Important Apple Event In Years

A report claims that Apple will hold the iPhone 8 announcement event on Sept. 12. This could be the company's most important event in years, as it is also set to unveil a variety of other devices.

Apple August 28, 2017

Apple Watch On iOS 11 Will Track All Kinds Of Workouts: Bowling, Dancing, Surfing, And Many More

Hidden within iOS 11 beta code are clues that the Apple Watch will soon support and track more kinds of Workouts. The theory is that new sensors in the next Apple Watch will make it possible to monitor these activities.

Apple August 28, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3 Is Already In ‘Final Testing Phase,’ Launching Q4 2017: Report

The Apple Watch Series 3 has now been given an alleged release date. The LTE-powered smartwatch will reportedly ship in Q4 this year to be launched alongside the much-awaited iPhone 8.

Wearable Tech August 18, 2017

Apple And Aetna Teaming Up? Partnership With Insurance Company Will Bring The Apple Watch To Millions Of Members

Executives of Apple and Aetna were in a series of invitation-only meetings last week. The companies are reportedly discussing a partnership that would offer discounted, and possibly even free, Apple Watches to Aetna customers.

Business Tech August 15, 2017

The Next Apple Watch Will Be Revamped Like The iPhone 8: Built-In LTE, All-New Form Factor

The Apple Watch Series 3, unlike its predecessor, will have built-in LTE, according to sources familiar with the matter. The smartwatch, expected to be released by the end of the year, is also rumored to have an all-new form factor.

Apple August 4, 2017

Nike Now Lets You Match Your Apple Watch Band With Your Running Shoes

For those who want matching Apple Watch sports bands with their sneakers, Nike has got that covered. The company just unveiled its Day to Night lineup of sports bands, all retailing for $49 each.

Wearable Tech May 23, 2017

Tim Cook Wants Apple Watch To Help Keep You Healthy

Tim Cook has helped push Apple to new spaces with its array of devices. Now, he's looking at the company's smartwatches to help people stay healthy.

Apple May 19, 2017

Sweeter And Sweeter: Apple $800 Billion Today, First Trillion-Dollar Company In 2018?

One analyst thinks Apple could be valued over $1 trillion by 2018. In particular, the radically redesigned iPhone 8 could be the one thing Apple needs to secure its trillion-dollar valuation.

Apple May 10, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook Lost 30 Pounds Thanks To The Apple Watch

Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has lost a total of 30 pounds thanks to the many health features on the Apple Watch. Cook heralds the device as an effective health tracking tool, and many others seem to agree.

Wearable Tech May 3, 2017

First-Gen Apple Watch Owners, Your Warranty Just Got Extended By 1 Year Due To Swollen Batteries

For owners of Series 1 of Apple Watch with swollen batteries, Apple has a good news for you. The warranty has been extended for one more year.

Apple May 2, 2017

Did Amazon, Google Maps Disappear From Your Apple Watch? You're Not Alone

Several apps have quietly removed support for the Apple Watch. Without any official announcements, no one knows if the disappearances are permanent or not.

Wearable Tech May 2, 2017

Apple To Move Beyond OLED Screens With Micro-LED, Jeopardize Samsung And LG Business: Report

A report says Apple will use micro-LED displays on the upcoming Watch Series 3. The Cupertino brand may equip other devices such as the iPhone and iPad with the screen technology soon, dropping OLED in the near future.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 21, 2017

Apple Watch May Soon Come With Blood Sugar Level Sensors For Better Diabetes Treatment

A report claims that Apple is working to develop noninvasive blood sugar level sensors for the Apple Watch, which would help improve treatment for diabetes. Is this the so-called killer app that the smartwatch industry is waiting for?

Apple April 13, 2017

Apple watchOS 3.2 Update Brings Theater Mode: Here's How It Works

Apple rolled out the watchOS 3.2 update for its Apple Watch, which brings features like SiriKit and Theater Mode users' way. Here's a guide to help one activate the Theater Mode feature on the smartwatch,

Apps/Software March 28, 2017

You Can Now Buy Apple Watch Nike Sport Band Separately For $49

Apple has announced the availability of Nike Sport Bands for Apple Watch users. The company's Apple Watch band spring collection also includes new additions to Woven Nylon Bands and Hermès bands.

Wearable Tech March 23, 2017

Pokémon Trainers, Take Note: Game Boy Emulator Brings 'Pokémon Yellow' To Apple Watch

The Giovanni emulator by iOS software developer Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan has made it possible to port 'Pokémon Yellow' into the Apple Watch. Is the game able to be properly played on the smartwatch?

Video Games March 20, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3 To Use New Display Technology, Launching In Q3 2017

Rumors are rife that Apple may be opting for glass-film on the display of Apple Watch Series 3. TPK, Apple’s supplier of touch on lens screens for its smartwatches, will reportedly quit due to low yield rates.

Apple February 22, 2017

The Best Productivity Apps Available For The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch can help users be be mindful of tasks and reminders throughout the day, but here are the apps for the smartwatch to increase productivity to the next level.

Apps/Software February 9, 2017

Next-Gen Apple Watch Could Work Without Being Charged For Days, Suggests New Patent Application

The next-generation Apple Watch may work without being charged for several days. A new patent granted to Apple reveals that it is working on imbibing inductive charging technology to the smartwatch's strap.

Apple February 4, 2017

Apple Releases watchOS 3.2 Developer Beta: Theater Mode, SiriKit To Be Added To Apple Watch

Apple has released the first developer beta for watchOS 3.2. Confirming a previous report, the wearable operating system update adds Theater Mode to the Apple Watch, along with support for SiriKit.

Apple January 31, 2017

Apple Watch May Finally Get Theater Mode Via Next Update

Apple fans are set to get a much awaited feature on their Apple Watch. The newest update for the watchOS dubbed version 3.2 will allegedly feature a new Theater Mode and will also include SiriKit.

Apps/Software January 25, 2017

Elago W3 Stand Lets Your Apple Watch Look Like The Original Macintosh When Charging

A clever Apple Watch stand transforms the smartwatch into a miniature Macintosh computer. Elago W3 was originally unveiled in November 2016 and is currently gaining the attention of Apple fans today.

Apple January 6, 2017

Your Apple Watch Will Challenge You To Work Out As The New Year Rolls In: What Happens If You Achieve Your Goals?

Apple Watch owners may have already received a notification for the Ring in the New Year Challenge. What can users get if they are able to achieve the goals put forward by the activity?

Apple December 29, 2016

'Pokémon GO' For Apple Watch: How To Install And What To Expect

The wildly popular 'Pokémon GO' game is finally ready for the Apple Watch, bringing neat treats and extra convenience. Here's how to get it and what to expect from the new release.

Apps/Software December 24, 2016

'Pokémon GO' For The Apple Watch Goes Live

Apple announced that the 'Pokémon GO' for Apple Watch is finally live. This was revealed three months after it was announced last September. The new update will allow users to track Pokémon by using just the watch.

Wearable Tech December 23, 2016

Wearables Market Losing Steam: Devices Too Pricey, Not Enough Utility To Warrant Purchase?

Projected growth of wearable devices plummeted from 60 percent year-over-year to 25 percent this year. Researchers singled out smartwatches as the devices suffering anemic sales performance due to redundant features and expensive prices.

Wearable Tech December 22, 2016

Certified Refurbished Apple Watch Series 1 And 2 Now Available Via Apple's Online Store: Prices Start At $229

Certified refurbished Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 are now up for grabs online, with prices starting at $229 and topping out at $509.

Wearable Tech December 20, 2016

Is 'Pokémon GO' No Longer Coming To The Apple Watch? Niantic Answers After Cancellation Email Circulates

An image of an email supposedly coming from a representative of developer Niantic Labs claims that 'Pokémon GO' is no longer coming to the Apple Watch. Niantic Labs has now released an official statement regarding the matter.

Video Games December 18, 2016

Don't Lose Or Break Your AirPods Bud: Apple Will Charge $69 For A Replacement

Apple has already announced the price tag of lost AirPods shortly after the wireless peripheral went on sale. The company allows for the replacement of only one piece, which could save money for those who lost or damaged just one unit.

Apple December 15, 2016

Apple's watchOS 3.1.1 Update Bricks Apple Watches, Gets Pulled Down: watchOS 3.1.2 Can't Come Soon Enough

After complaints that the watchOS 3.1.1 update has bricked Apple Watches, it has now been pulled out from the Watch app, indicating that it is currently getting tweaked. Apple Stores are also incapable of repairing the problem.

Apple December 14, 2016

Michael Kors Access Bradshaw Smartwatch Now For Sale Via Google Store

The Michael Kors Access Bradshaw smartwatch recently took the Huawei Watch's position at the Google Store. The move could be belated as Bradshaw was launched in September, but Android Wear fans will find it appealing for a number of reasons.

Wearable Tech December 10, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook Refutes IDC Report On Wearables: Apple Watch Sets Sales Record In First Week Of Holiday Shopping

The latest IDC report signaled a downward trend for the Apple Watch, a fact that Apple CEO Tim Cook refuted. According to Cook, the wearable device has actually set a new sales record over the first week of holiday shopping.

Apple December 6, 2016

Apple Watch Goes Down As Fitbit Tops Q3 Wearable Market, IDC Says

Fitbit has maintained its dominance of the wearable devices market. The same, however, cannot be said about the market share of the Apple Watch, which posted a 71 percent year-over-year decline.

Wearable Tech December 6, 2016

Apple's Jony Ive Might Not Be 'Directly Involved' With iPhone Design Anymore, Experts Say

Jony Ive has been credited for iconic Apple products since 1998. Speculations, however, revealed that he is no longer involved in product design and this started with his promotion as Chief Design Officer last year.

Apple November 23, 2016

Huawei Fit Review Roundup: What Experts Are Saying About The New Fitness Tracker In Town

As the Huawei Fit begins to roll out in the United States, early reviews are trickling in. There are standout features that impressed a few watchers but are these enough to make up for several weaknesses?

Wearable Tech November 3, 2016

Apple Watch Gets Rear, Front Cameras Thanks To Glide's CMRA Band: Selfies, Video Calls And More From Your Wrist

Apple Watch is poised to get HD photo and video capture functionality through the upcoming CMRA band. It equips the wearable with rear-facing 8-megapixel camera and a 2-megapixel selfie module.

Apple November 3, 2016

Apple Website Caught Mentioning 'Apple Watch Victory': Name Confusion Or New Product Leak?

References to a mysterious Apple Watch Victory were spotted on certain parts of the Apple website. Is this a leaked new model for the company's smartwatch line, or is it just confusion on the names of its products?

Apple October 18, 2016

Apple Watch Nike+ To Be Available On Oct. 28: Price, Built-In Apps And More

Apple is set to release Apple Watch Nike+ editions of its latest smartwatch on Oct. 28. It will feature a more rugged design and exclusive Nike+ software geared for fitness-minded consumers.

Wearable Tech October 14, 2016

UK Government Bans Apple Watch From Cabinet Meetings, But Why? Hint: Fear The Russians

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has banned the Apple Watch from cabinet meetings on fears of Russian hackers. Has it gone too far, considering that the Apple Watch can't even be online on its own?

Security October 10, 2016

Apple Watch Sales To Fall This Year Despite New Model, Price Cut: KGI's Kuo Points Out Four Major Problems With The Wearable Device

Despite the launch of the Series 2 and price cuts for the Series 1, famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects sales of the Apple Watch to decline this year. Kuo also pointed out four major issues surrounding the wearable device.

Apple October 4, 2016

Health Insurance Company Aetna Subsidizes Apple Watch To Boost Health And Wellness Of Employees

Aetna, the U.S. health insurer covering 23 million people, will soon start subsidizing the Apple Watch to promote health and wellness. The company will also offer free Apple Watches to all 50,000 of its employees.

Gadgets September 28, 2016

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