Emergency SOS, introduced in iOS 11, may be a lifesaver, but it may also place iPhone and Apple Watch owners in embarrassing situations. Here's how to prevent the feature from calling 911 on its own.
Apple March 19, 2018
Apple Watch and other wearables are now capable of detecting diabetes early on. This is made possible by pairing the smartwatch with DeepHeart, an AI-based deep neural network with disease detection accuracy of 85 percent.
Apple February 7, 2018
A new report is showing that the global wearables market will double by 2021. Shipments will rise from 113.2 to 222.4 million in the next four years.
Wearable Tech December 25, 2017
Adidas confirmed that it plans to stop making fitness wearables until further notice. The company intends to focus on the software side for now.
Wearable Tech December 19, 2017
The Apple Watch is carving out its identity as a health-focused smartwatch. Apple launched the Apple Heart Study app in partnership with Stanford Research, while the FDA cleared AliveCor's KardiaBand electrocardiogram reader as its first medical device accessory.
Apple December 1, 2017
Apple shipped the most smartwatches in Q3 2017 according to latest estimates from market analysis firm Canalys. Even so, it was a bad quarter for smartwatches in general.
Wearable Tech November 15, 2017
If you can stay active enough for two years, then you’re eligible to get the Apple Watch Series 3 for just $25. Life insurer John Hancock is now offering the steeply discounted smartwatch insurance to holders who exercise regularly.
Wearable Tech October 24, 2017
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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 are now up for grabs online, with prices starting at $229 and topping out at $509.
Wearable Tech December 20, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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