Topic: Apple Watch
03/21/2017, 11:03 am
Apple has cut back on bands you can get with a new Apple Watch, with new users only able to get a Series 2 watch bundled with either the Milanese Loop or Sport Band.
03/21/2017, 09:03 am
New seasonal bands for the Apple Watch are available in a range of colors, as well as the Nike Sport Band, which can now be purchased separately without the special Nike edition of the Apple Watch.
03/16/2017, 04:03 pm
The Swatch Group will be paving its own road into the smartwatch space with a custom operating system, the company's CEO said on Thursday, with the OS going up against mature software from incumbents Apple Watch and Google's Android Wear platform.
03/06/2017, 04:03 pm
Sport bands for the Apple Watch continue to be a taxable accessory in the United Kingdom, after a tax tribunal ruled the strap should not be exempt from import duty, despite Apple's insistence it is an essential part that allows many of the wearable device's functions to work.
03/05/2017, 02:03 pm
Small improvements to the latest version of the long-running Fantastical aim to keep the app best in class -- AppleInsider checks to see if the modifications add up to anything.
03/02/2017, 12:03 pm
Thanks to the Series 1 and Series 2, the Apple Watch saw its best-ever performance in the December quarter, according to research estimates shared on Thursday -- even if Apple was eclipsed in the wearables market by the likes of Xiaomi.
Fitbit's $23M Pebble purchase lower than expected, under financial pressure from Apple Watch success
02/23/2017, 10:02 am
Fitbit has confirmed it paid $23 million for smartwatch maker Pebble, far below the expected value of the deal when it was announced in early December, amidst both companies' struggles against the Apple Watch.
02/22/2017, 03:02 pm
For some heavy Apple Watch users constantly checking their wrists, Apple's wearable device may not quite provide the 18-hour battery life the company advertises. For Apple Watch addicts, AppleInsider offers a handful of simple things you can do to squeeze some extra time out of your battery.
02/22/2017, 01:02 pm
Via an update, Strava's signature fitness app now makes use of the GPS on the Apple Watch Series 2 -- allowing activity tracking without carrying an iPhone along, the developer has announced.
02/22/2017, 11:02 am
A research study on epilepsy with the Apple Watch and ResearchKit at the core of the work has concluded, and is shedding light on seizure triggers, hopefully paving the way for better identification of precursors of the disruptive and dangerous event.
02/21/2017, 09:02 am
For the next Apple Watch, Apple is likely to switch from touch-on-lens technology to a glass-film option, in the process changing up suppliers for its touch technology, a report claimed on Tuesday.
02/20/2017, 02:02 pm
Apple doesn't appear interested in developing a standalone Amazon Echo-like speaker utilizing Siri, as the company's vision is instead linked to devices like the iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods.
02/20/2017, 01:02 pm
Nearly two weeks since the last release, Apple has made available the third betas of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 available to developers.
02/19/2017, 07:02 pm
The latest update to automation app Workflow 1.7 latest update makes it simpler to get started and better to streamline multi-app user processes. AppleInsider walks you through setting up your first workflow, and tailoring it specifically to what you need.
02/16/2017, 11:02 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has agreed to review the validity of a patent owned by Sportbrain Holdings relating to how wearable devices operate, shortly after the company sued Apple by alleging the Apple Watch infringes the patent.
02/15/2017, 10:02 am
In an interview this week, Apple's Chief Financial Luca Maestri addressed questions regarding Apple's research spending, a possible import tax as part of a larger reform package, and the new Apple Headquarters as tourist attraction.
02/13/2017, 10:02 am
After a social media post by Target started reports circulating that Apple Pay would be accepted in-store, the company has denied that any effort is in place.
02/12/2017, 09:02 pm
The four Australian banks at the core of the ongoing debate about opening up Apple Pay in the country have narrowed down their demands after being snubbed by the country's competition regulator, and are now solely focusing on opening access to iPhone and Apple Watch NFC technology.
02/11/2017, 07:02 pm
Apple on Saturday posted a short commercial spot highlighting the health tracking functions of Apple Watch Series 2, urging users to keep fit by closing their Activity app rings.
Review: Kanex's GoPower Watch portable battery for Apple Watch is good, but would be great with a Lightning port
02/11/2017, 02:02 pm
There's a lot to like about the Kanex GoPower Watch charger and battery for Apple Watch, especially the inclusion of an embedded magnetic watch charger and a passthrough USB port for charging your iPhone as well. But with a $100 price tag, we feel it should accept power through Lightning instead of micro USB.