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Coach to make 9 bands for Apple Watch for $150 each, may not ship until this fall

05/02/2016, 02:05 pm

More details continue to emerge on luxury fashion brand Coach's plans to release a lineup of leather bands for the Apple Watch, set to come in nine different styles when they launch later this year.


Apple to partner with Coach on new leather Apple Watch bands, coming as soon as June

04/29/2016, 03:04 pm

New leather Apple Watch bands made by luxury fashion brand Coach could arrive as soon as Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in June, a new report has revealed.


Apple Watch shipped 2.2M units in March quarter, but lost marketshare, estimates claim

04/28/2016, 12:04 pm

Apple shipped about 2.2 million Apple Watches in the March quarter, although it still saw its share of the smartwatch market slip to 52.4 percent, according to research estimates published on Thursday.


Google mimics Apple Watch with conveniently swappable 'Mode' Android Wear bands

04/26/2016, 02:04 pm

Taking a page from the simple customization of the Apple Watch, Google on Tuesday announced it is launching a new lineup of Android Wear bands that can be easily replaced to give a wearable device a fresh look.


Study: Apple Watch price drop goosed sales 250%, iPhone SE popular among switchers

04/25/2016, 05:04 pm

Apple's decision to slash Apple Watch pricing paid off in a big way, as average daily sales over the last month jumped 250 percent sequentially, according to new metrics from Slice Intelligence. The firm also looked at iPhone SE and iPad Pro ahead of Apple's earnings call on Tuesday.


'Apple Watch 2' expected to feature cellular connectivity, faster 'S2' chip

04/25/2016, 11:04 am

The second-generation Apple Watch, expected to arrive by this fall, may boast integrated cellular data, as well as a faster next-gen custom chip, a new report claims.


Apple requires all new watchOS apps be native by June 1

04/22/2016, 06:04 pm

In an announcement to developers on Friday, Apple said come June 1, all new watchOS titles submitted to the App Store must be native apps built with the company's latest watchOS 2 software development kit.


Apple Watch Hermes now available from Apple & Hermes outlets in 17 more cities

04/20/2016, 01:04 pm

The special Hermes models of the Apple Watch can now be bought from Apple and Hermes stores in 17 more cities worldwide, on top of the original handful of locations, Apple announced via its website.


Rumor: suppliers begin to receive Apple Watch 2 component orders

04/14/2016, 10:04 am

Apple has reportedly started signing component orders for the second-generation Apple Watch, a possible sign that version two of the wearable will begin mass production within the next few months.


Apple premieres seven new Apple Watch ads with strong fitness & celebrity focus

04/11/2016, 05:04 pm

Apple on Monday debuted several new Apple Watch TV ads, highlighting features and apps while also leveraging celebrities to gain some marketing clout.


Christy Turlington Burns, Apple's Jay Blahnik to talk Apple Watch & running at Boston Apple Store

04/11/2016, 12:04 pm

Model and Apple spokeswoman Christy Turlington Burns will be one of several guests appearing at Boston's Boylston Street Apple Store on Saturday, Apr. 16, there to discuss the Boston Marathon, running in general, and training with the Apple Watch.


2016 Apple Watch will be internal 's' upgrade, major design changes to wait until 2017, insider says

04/11/2016, 07:04 am

This year's second-generation Apple Watch will feature improved internal components, but its external design will be largely unchanged from the first-generation model, according to well-connected insider Ming-Chi Kuo.


Three-fifths of Apple Watch owners plan to upgrade to next model sight unseen

04/08/2016, 03:04 pm

A little over three-fifths of current Apple Watch owners are planning to upgrade to the next model, even though any features it might have are still nebulous, according to survey data published on Friday.


Apple Watch Hermes bands to be sold separately, come in 4 new colors on April 19

04/07/2016, 06:04 am

Apple and French fashion house Hermès on Thursday revealed an upcoming expansion to their collaborative Apple Watch effort, unveiling four new band colors and announcing that each luxury leather accessory will be available for individual purchase later this month.


Apple invents modular Apple Watch accessories that link together, connect via diagnostics port

03/31/2016, 05:03 am

A trio of Apple inventions published Thursday detail advanced strap designs with embedded electronic devices that connect via Apple Watch's diagnostics port, suggesting the wearable might soon support wireless charging battery packs, GPS receivers and more.


Cost of out-of-warranty Apple Watch Sport repairs drops to $199

03/25/2016, 03:03 pm

As of this week, the Apple Watch is not only cheaper to buy, but also to repair in the event that it's broken without an AppleCare+ warranty, with a new cost of $199 per incident.


Days after Apple Watch's $50 price cut, competitor Pebble lays off 25% of staff

03/23/2016, 03:03 pm

Affordable smartwatch maker and wearable device pioneer Pebble announced on Wednesday that it is laying off 25 percent of its staff this week, citing difficulty raising capital in Silicon Valley.


First look: New nylon and milanese bands bring color, style to Apple Watch

03/21/2016, 05:03 pm

Apple added a few fresh accessories to the Apple Watch lineup at Monday's special event, including a comfortable woven nylon strap design, new leather and Sport Band colors and the previously rumored Space Black Milanese loop.


Apple releases watchOS 2.2 with support for pairing multiple Apple Watches to one iPhone

03/21/2016, 03:03 pm

Users interested in adopting multiple styles of Apple Watch will appreciate Apple's new watchOS 2.2 update, which adds the ability to pair multiple Apple Watches with a single iPhone, along with other tweaks and improvements.


Apple launches woven nylon, new color options for Apple Watch bands [u]

03/21/2016, 01:03 pm

During its Monday press event, Apple introduced a range of new band options for the Apple Watch, including a new material choice, woven nylon. [Updated]