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Apple's iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 now available for preorder [u]

09/09/2016, 03:09 am

As scheduled, Apple's iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2 went up for preorder early Friday in nearly 30 territories around the world, including key markets in North America, Europe and Asia.

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Apple's online storefront down ahead of iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2 preorders

09/08/2016, 08:09 pm

Apple's online storefront and dedicated Apple Store app went down at around 5:50 p.m. Pacific on Thursday as the company makes preparations for a rush of iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 preorders.

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Video: Hands-on with waterproof Apple Watch Series 2 with GPS, white ceramic Edition

09/08/2016, 02:09 pm

The new Apple Watch Series 2 boasts a faster processor, GPS radio, waterproof design, support for swim tracking, and a new high-end white ceramic Edition casing. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the second-generation wearable device.

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Taptic API for iPhone, Apple Watch will grant devs access to previously Apple-only feature

09/08/2016, 01:09 pm

Apple's implementation of a "solid state" home button expands the Taptic Engine's feedback on the iPhone, and a forthcoming API for developers' use will expand implementation to non-Apple apps.

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How the Apple Watch Series 2's 'swim-proof' technology works

09/08/2016, 10:09 am

At its press event on Wednesday, Apple made a big deal out of the Apple Watch Series 2 being "swim-proof" -- here's how the technology operates, and what its limitations are.

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What you need to know about Apple Watch Series 2 before preorders begin on Friday, Sept. 9

09/07/2016, 09:09 pm

Although iPhone 7 hogged the spotlight at Apple's Sept. 7 special event, the company also announced a hotly anticipated update to its wearables lineup in Apple Watch Series 2. The second-generation device ships next week with GPS capabilities, faster processor, swim-proof housing, a new ceramic edition and more.

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Apple Watch Series 2 abandons gold Edition models in favor of ceramic

09/07/2016, 04:09 pm

In announcing the Apple Watch Series 2 on Wednesday, Apple also silently did away with its real-gold Edition line, replacing the material with tougher ceramic.

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Apple Watch 'Series 1' gets updated CPU, price drop to $269

09/07/2016, 02:09 pm

In introducing Apple Watch Series 2 at Wednesday's special event, Apple expectedly dropped the price of its original Apple Watch to $269, keeping the "Series 1" device in the lineup as an entry-level offering.

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$369 Apple Watch Series 2 with GPS is swim-proof with 2x brighter display, white ceramic case

09/07/2016, 01:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday revealed the second-generation Apple Watch, dubbed the Series 2, with built-in GPS, a new waterproof design, and what Apple claims is the brightest display ever shipped in one of its products. It will be priced starting at $369 in a standard edition coming Sept. 16, with a Nike+ running version arriving in October.

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Pokemon Go announced for Apple Watch

09/07/2016, 01:09 pm

The popular Pokemon Go gaming craze will come to the wearable Apple Watch, it was announced at Apple's iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 event on Wednesday.

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IDC: Apple Watch loses ground as 'basic' wearables boom

09/07/2016, 12:09 am

According to the latest estimates from research firm IDC, Apple Watch shipments are plummeting as sales of "basic" smart wearables that do little more than track fitness metrics continue to grow.

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Purported 'Apple Watch 2' display assembly broken down by repair shop

09/06/2016, 03:09 pm

A UK-based repair shop has taken extreme measures to disassemble the alleged "Apple Watch 2" parts that they obtained, and have revealed differences between the original Apple Watch and the potential refresh.

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Measurements of alleged 'Apple Watch 2' components show thinner display, thicker battery

09/06/2016, 08:09 am

By adopting a thinner OLED Force Touch display with the new second-generation Apple Watch, Apple may be able to squeeze in a much thicker and more powerful battery, if new component leaks are to be believed.

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Repair shop claims to have 'Apple Watch 2' parts, exposes display, battery

09/01/2016, 11:09 am

A questionable source has materialized claiming to have pieces of the new "Apple Watch 2," including a Force Touch gasket, a revamped screen assembly, and a larger battery.

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Corning touts Gorilla Glass SR+ for wearables as alternative to 'luxury' cover materials

08/30/2016, 06:08 pm

Glass maker Corning on Tuesday announced commercial availability of Gorilla Glass SR+, a composite cover material designed specifically to take on the stresses endured by wearable devices like Apple Watch.

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Sept. 7 Apple event to be live streamed, Siri updated with relevant jokes

08/29/2016, 04:08 pm

As expected, Apple will be video streaming the Sept. 7 release event through its regular channels, and Siri's responses have been updated with humorous quips to "see you on the 7th."

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Apple event invite inspires wild speculation about 'iPhone 7' iris scanning, bokeh, more

08/29/2016, 03:08 pm

As has become customary with Apple event invitations, fans are dissecting the minimalistic graphic associated with its Sept. 7 keynote invitation, in a futile attempt to glean clues. In reality, all of the guesses are probably just some form of wish fulfillment.

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Photo hints at bigger, 334mAh battery in second-gen Apple Watch

08/28/2016, 08:08 pm

A photo uploaded on Sunday purportedly shows a 334 milliamp-hour battery destined for the second-generation Apple Watch, which would represent a small but significant improvement over the first-generation model.

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Apple Watch with built-in cellular data unlikely to arrive this year - report

08/18/2016, 01:08 pm

Though Apple apparently wants to place a cellular radio in a future Apple Watch model, technical limitations may prevent the capability from appearing in this year's expected update, a new report claims.

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Patent filing hints at Apple's future in consumer-driven healthcare monitoring

08/11/2016, 12:08 pm

A new Apple patent filing for an electrocardiogram device suitable for consumer use reinforces the company's continued moves into the healthcare monitoring business.

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