Topic: Future Hardware
03/06/2015, 09:03 am
Continuing his evolution from behind-the-scenes design czar to company-fronting rock star, Apple's Jony Ive granted an interview to one of his hometown newspapers this week and revealed his reasons for joining Apple, touched on his friendship with Steve Jobs, and discussed the design of the Apple Watch.
03/05/2015, 09:03 pm
Apple reportedly granted developers from big-name companies monitored access to Apple Watch at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., in hopes of building out a solid initial app offering when the device launches in April.
03/05/2015, 06:03 pm
A report on Thursday claims the upcoming Apple Watch boasts a mysterious data connection port, previously undisclosed by Apple, that is currently being used for diagnostics and testing.
03/05/2015, 05:03 pm
A number of mobile executives who attended this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona are already projecting that the Apple Watch will dominate the smartwatch market when it launches in April, much as the iPad currently controls the tablet industry.
03/05/2015, 01:03 pm
People wanting to buy an Apple Watch may be able to ask for a custom engraving, much as the company has allowed with products like the iPad and iPod before it, although the option may not be available in time for the product's launch.
03/05/2015, 10:03 am
If Apple is in fact building an electric vehicle, German automotive company Continental hopes it will have a chance to partner on the final product, the company's CEO publicly said.
03/05/2015, 09:03 am
Recent negotiations between Apple and BMW weren't connected to developing a car, a BMW spokesman has said, citing discussions between the two parties as part of "regular talks."
03/05/2015, 02:03 am
While rumors surrounding Apple's purported 12-inch MacBook Air have died down amid Apple Watch hype, a new report on Wednesday claims partner manufacturers have already started mass production of the device in preparation of a second quarter launch.
03/04/2015, 02:03 pm
Screenshots that surfaced Wednesday on a Chinese web forum purport to show details of a forthcoming MacBook Air refresh that would bring Intel's latest Broadwell chips to Apple's ultraportable, though there is some question as to the shots' validity.
03/04/2015, 09:03 am
The Apple Watch is continuing to make the rounds of fashion magazines, this time in the form of a Sport model on the April cover of China's YOHO, which bears the slogan "Being Young is an Attitude."
03/03/2015, 08:03 pm
A new website has created interactive Web versions of bite-sized Apple Watch apps slated for release next month, offering prospective buyers a chance to test drive the device before it hits store shelves in April.
03/03/2015, 06:03 pm
Before an expected launch in April, Apple's upcoming Apple Watch was given top honors at the 2015 iF Design Awards, an annual industrial design competition dating back to 1954.
Aerial footage shows off temporary building at site of Apple's March 9 event, likely Apple Watch demo area
03/03/2015, 02:03 pm
Apple is building an annex to San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center, where the company is expected to further detail Apple Watch at a special event next week, fueling speculation that the construction will yield a large demonstration area for attendees.
03/03/2015, 10:03 am
As the automotive glitterati descends on Switzerland for the first industry powwow since rumors of an Apple Car began swirling, executives from some of the world's largest automakers have opened up about the possibility of counting the iPhone maker as a competitor.
03/02/2015, 09:03 pm
Investment firm Piper Jaffray issued a report on Monday breaking down expected Apple Watch average selling prices, saying an aggregate of consumers will likely spend closer to $550 on the device, considering case and internal storage options.
03/02/2015, 03:03 pm
With the retail launch of the Apple Watch fast approaching, tidbits on the development of the highly anticipated device continue to come to light, including the fact that former Adobe executive Kevin Lynch was responsible for software development.
03/02/2015, 02:03 pm
Apple recently extended its trademark protection in Switzerland to include automobiles, but such filings are far from new and odds are that the company is working to cover its nascent CarPlay initiative, rather than the much-ballyhooed Apple Car.
03/02/2015, 08:03 am
The latest magazine to offer a closer look at the Apple Watch comes from Hong Kong, where a series of photos in the publication "East Touch" show off different models and watch band combinations for men.
03/01/2015, 07:03 pm
Following cover stories in major publications across China, France and the U.S., Apple Watch made its big UK debut on Sunday with a three-page spread in widely circulated fashion magazine Style.
03/01/2015, 04:03 pm
Apple will offer a low power mode on Apple Watch to help boost it through longer days, according to a new report that also takes a stab at dispelling rumors that the company may have elected to all some long-rumored sensors last minute.