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ECG, Irregular Heart Rate Detection Now Available On Apple Watch: How To Use Them

EKG readings and irregular heart rate detection are now available on the Apple Watch. Both features are part of the long-anticipated watchOS 5.1.2 update.

Wearable Tech December 7, 2018

Spotify Finally Arrives On Apple Watch, With Missing Features

Spotify finally comes to Apple Watch. However, expect to be disappointed with its lack of basic features, such as the ability to store tracks for offline playback.

Apps/Software November 14, 2018

Students Can Now Use Their iPhone And Apple Watch As Campus ID

Students from Duke University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Oklahoma may now use their iPhone and Apple Watch as their contactless campus ID. When will the feature be available to all schools in the United States?

Apple October 3, 2018

Apple Watch Series 4 Unveiled: Here's What's New

Apple kicked off its Sept. 12 iPhone event by unveiling the 'redesigned and re-engineered' Apple Watch Series 4. The new Apple Watch offers a larger display, fall detection, an ECG reader, and a faster processor.

Apple September 13, 2018

New Apple Devices Rumors: USB-C For iPad Pro, Touch ID For MacBook, Ceramic Backs And ECG For Apple Watch

Apple has introduced several changes to some of its products, including the iPad Pro, Apple Watch, and the lower-priced MacBook. The iPad Pro is expected to carry a USB Type-C port, instead of the usual Lightning connector.

Apple September 11, 2018

Apple Watch Stays On Top Of Smartwatch Market, With Series 1 More Popular Than Series 3

Counterpoint Research revealed that Apple continued to dominate the smartwatch market in the second quarter. The Apple Watch was the best-selling device in the industry, but it was the Series 1 holding the top spot, not the Series 3.

Apple September 3, 2018

Apple Sends Out Invites To 'Gather Round' On Sept. 12: Here's What To Expect From The Event

Apple sent out media invites for a Sept. 12 event, which will be held at the Steve Jobs Theater. Shortly after the invitations were released, 9to5Mac shared the first look at the upcoming OLED iPhones and the new Apple Watch.

Apple September 1, 2018

T-Mobile Discounts Apple Watch 3: Buy One, Get The Second One At Half Price

T-Mobile has a new deal on the Apple Watch Series 3, allowing customers to buy one and get the second one at 50 percent off. It's a limited-time deal with plenty of conditions, so here's what you need to know.

Wearable Tech June 28, 2018

Garmin Unveils Fenix 5 Plus Smartwatch Series with Routable Maps, Garmin Pay, And More

Garmin reworked its Fenix 5 series with features like Garmin Pay, a pulse oximeter, and other upgrades. The Fenix 5 Plus comes in three case sizes and optional materials that buyers can mix and match.

Wearable Tech June 20, 2018

Just Like With The iPhone, The Apple Watch Will Get Touch-Sensitive Solid State Buttons

A company insider hinted that there is a new Apple Watch which is currently in development. The new wearable will use digital components with haptic feedback instead of physical buttons.

Apple June 10, 2018

Every Apple Watch Is Defective, And Apple Knew About The Flaw From The Start, Lawsuit Alleges

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple, alleging that all models of the Apple Watch have the same defect. It claims that the screen of the wearable can crack, shatter, or detach 'through no fault of the wearer.'

Apple June 8, 2018

Here’s How To Enable Amazon Alexa On Your Apple Watch

Those tired of Siri on their Apple Watch can download Voice in a Can, a standalone app that lets users access Alexa to take advantage of smart home features. Get it while it’s still available.

Wearable Tech June 8, 2018

Apple Watch Now Able To Detect Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

The Apple Watch will now be able to monitor Parkinson's disease symptoms, through a new API that Apple added to its ResearchKit framework. The API was announced at WWDC 2018, where Apple also unveiled watchOS 5 for the Apple Watch.

Apple June 7, 2018

5 Best New Apple Watch Features In watchOS 5, Including The New Walkie-Talkie Mode

Apple revealed that watchOS 5 will include new features on the Apple Watch. Users can expect a new walkie-talkie mode, new fitness-tracking features, and a podcast app.

Apple June 4, 2018

Apple Watch Distracted Driving Case: Woman Found Guilty For Checking Time

A woman failed to move her vehicle when the light turned green because she was checking the time on her Apple Watch. Despite her arguments, she was found guilty of distracted driving.

Apple June 4, 2018

Apple WWDC 2018: No New MacBooks Or iPad Pros, But There Might Be A Redesigned Apple Watch

At this year’s WWDC, Apple might focus on software. That means no new MacBook and iPad Pro models will be announced, but don’t worry — Apple is already working on those, reports say.

Apple June 1, 2018

Apple Watch Potentially Saves Life Of UK Man With Undiagnosed Heart Problem

An Apple Watch user from the United Kingdom was prompted by his device about his heart rate. Even though he felt fine, a quick visit to the hospital revealed an underlying symptom he was unaware of.

Apple May 30, 2018

21 Reasons Why We Think Fitbit Versa Is Better Than Apple Watch As A Fitness Tracker-Smartwatch Hybrid

The Apple watch already established itself as a capable smartwatch. However, there are opinions that prefer to take the side of the Fitbit Versa as the better one with superior fitness-tracking capabilities.

Wearable Tech May 8, 2018

Apple Watch Saves Life Again: New Yorker Survives Ruptured Ulcer

The Apple Watch saved another life, this time a New Yorker who lost a lot of blood after an erupted ulcer. The story comes a day after a report that the Apple Watch heart rate monitor saved a Florida teenager.

Apple May 3, 2018

Apple Watch Saves Teenager: Heart Rate Monitor Revealed Kidney Failure

The Apple Watch recommended 18-year-old Deanna Recktenwald to immediately seek medical attention. The warning turned out to be real, as she was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, a condition that was hidden for years.

Apple May 2, 2018

Apple May Finally Allow Third-Party Watch Faces On Apple Watch

Maybe soon you’ll be able to choose from watch faces made by third parties on your Apple Watch. The latest watchOS beta has the code for it, though there’s no guarantee Apple will go through with it.

Apple April 16, 2018

Apple Watch 2 With Swollen Battery Or That Won't Turn On May Be Eligible For Free Repairs

If you own an Apple Watch 2 with a swollen battery or that will not turn on, you may be eligible for free repairs. The service will be offered even to smartwatches that are no longer under warranty.

Apple April 15, 2018

US Teens Prefer iPhones vs Android Phones, And That Won't Change Anytime Soon

A PiperJaffray survey revealed that teenagers in the United States overwhelmingly prefer iPhones over Android phones. The trend will likely remain the same in the near future, as most teens are planning to buy an iPhone as their next smartphone.

Apple April 12, 2018

35 Amazing Facts About Apple You Didn't Know

Apple had a lot of secrets, from its inception to today. There are some that are now out in the open, which will hopefully give fans a better understanding of its history and what goes on inside the headquarters.

Company April 11, 2018

Instagram Is No Longer Available On The Apple Watch

A new update for iOS devices quietly removed Instagram from the Apple Watch. A new requirement from Apple was allegedly not met by the developers, which triggered the system to remove the photo-sharing app from the wearable device.

Wearable Tech April 4, 2018

Apple's New iPhone And iPad Cases Are Themed After Spring

Apple revealed a new lineup of color for its first-party accessories. The new products apparently flaunt spring-related themes and are available for the Apple Watch, iPad, and iPhone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 30, 2018

Fitbit Versa Review Roundup: At $200, Is It Better Than The Apple Watch?

Reviews on the $200 Fitbit Versa have started coming in, giving customers a better idea of what to expect from the Fitbit Ionic successor. Does the device live up to its billing as an Apple Watch challenger?

Wearable Tech March 27, 2018

iPhone And Apple Watch Calling 911 On Their Own: Here's How To Prevent Emergency SOS Accidents

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 Can Detect Early Signs Of Diabetes, Study Finds

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

Wearables Market Will Double Its Growth By 2021

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 Gives Up On Fitness Wearables

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

Apple Watch Carves Out Identity As Health-Focused Device: Heart Study App And EKG Reader Will Save Lives

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 Is The Top Wearable Company Again After Shipping 3.9 Million Smartwatches In Q3 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

Life Insurer Offers Apple Watch For $25 If You Exercise Regularly Over The Next Two Years

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

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

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