Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated September 20th
 

Topic: Apple Watch

Massive sales floor for Apple Watch in Galeries Lafayette closing in January

10/21/2016, 10:10 am

A dedicated Apple Watch gallery in the Galeries Lafayette shopping center in Paris is on the path to closure because of an Apple focus shift, and lack of sufficient sales to justify keeping it open, according to new reports.

31 comments

Apple Watch Nike+ to launch on Oct. 28, Apple says

10/14/2016, 09:10 am

The Nike+ edition of the Apple Watch Series 2 will ship on Oct. 28, Apple has quietly announced through its website, finally giving a firm timeframe beyond late October.

13 comments

Apple invention uses wrist gestures to control Apple Watch, iPhone

10/13/2016, 05:10 am

Building on a related Apple Watch patent application filed for on Thursday, Apple published an invention covering a unique wristband mechanism capable of detected wrist gestures and translating them into system commands.

4 comments

Future Apple Watches might use heart rate sensor to identify owner

10/13/2016, 05:10 am

An Apple invention published on Thursday reveals work on a next-generation Apple Watch model capable of identifying a user with its heart rate sensor, which if implemented would mark a major step forward in freeing the wearable from iPhone.

1 comments

Apple Watch is most precise wrist-worn heart rate tracker at 90% accuracy, study says [u]

10/12/2016, 10:10 pm

It appears Apple's bet to pack a bespoke heart rate sensor into Apple Watch instead of off-the-shelf technology paid off, as Cleveland Clinic researchers recently found the wearable to be the most accurate wrist-worn fitness tracker on the market.

26 comments

UK government extends cellphone ban during Cabinet meetings to Apple Watch

10/10/2016, 09:10 am

UK cabinet members have been prohibited from wearing Apple Watch during Cabinet meetings, over misplaced concern that they may be penetrated by Russian spies, and used for covert surveillance and recordings of sensitive government business.

36 comments

Kuo: Apple Watch shipments to decline in 2016 despite new models, lower prices

10/03/2016, 07:10 pm

Well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple Watch sales will decline in 2016 despite the launch of a revamped Apple Watch Series 2 and price cuts for the refreshed first-gen model, now called Apple Watch Series 1.

46 comments

Investor survey suggests massive demand for AirPods, growth potential for Apple Watch

09/29/2016, 02:09 pm

In a survey performed by Bank of America and Merrill Lynch, 12 percent of consumers have intentions to purchase Apple's wireless AirPods, possibly leading to billions in sales for Apple.

54 comments

Apple Watch invention enables True Tone display tech by measuring ambient light through a user's skin

09/29/2016, 06:09 am

Smartwatches perhaps more than any other portable device would benefit from power saving and color adjustable displays, but squeezing the requisite ambient light sensor that serves as the basis of such technology into an already stuffed chassis is a difficult proposition. Apple might have solved the problem, however, with a sensor capable of detecting light reflected through flesh.

6 comments

NYC restauranteur Danny Meyer looks to upend hospitality industry with Apple Watch

09/28/2016, 10:09 pm

Famed New York City restauranteur Danny Meyer is outfitting floor managers and sommeliers at upscale eatery Union Square Cafe with Apple Watch hardware, a tech-meets-hospitality integration that could shape the future of restaurant services.

22 comments

Health insurer Aetna to offer customer & employee discounts on Apple Watch

09/27/2016, 01:09 pm

Aetna will be giving both its workers and some customers discounts on the Apple Watch, the U.S. health insurance giant said on Tuesday in a joint announcement with Apple.

38 comments

Apple's health hires geared towards sharing, interpreting data, including new Watch apps

09/26/2016, 09:09 am

Apple's continued hiring of health experts -- and its takeover of Gliimpse -- are all geared toward building better electronic health records, and turning that data into advice for both doctors and device owners, a report indicated on Monday.

10 comments

Review: Apple Watch Series 2 is a great improvement, but watchOS 3 steals the show

09/24/2016, 01:09 pm

Equipped with a noticeably faster dual-core S2 processor, its own standalone GPS radio, and now with a waterproof design, the Apple Watch Series 2 is a worthwhile and fantastic upgrade from the first-generation model. It's also a great jumping on point for new buyers. But the biggest changes come with a software overhaul in watchOS 3, meaning early adopters will probably be happy with their existing Apple Watch for another year.

49 comments

Hermes Edition Apple Watch launches; iPhone 7, Apple Watch arrive in more countries

09/23/2016, 02:09 pm

On Friday, Apple started sales of the Hermes Apple Watch, brought the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to 30 additional countries, and has commenced sales of the Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 to 20 more countries.

2 comments

Supposedly leaked ad showcases Apple Watch Series 2 Hermes edition

09/22/2016, 08:09 pm

A video posted to YouTube on Thursday claims to show an Apple-produced television commercial promoting the new Apple Watch Series 2 Hermes model, which, if legitimate, is the company's first ad dedicated to the luxury brand's special edition.

9 comments

Apple sees leading share of US & European smartwatch markets slip ahead of Apple Watch Series 2

09/21/2016, 12:09 pm

While Apple was still on top of the American and European smartwatch markets in the July quarter, the company saw its grip weaken slightly as people waited for a second-generation Apple Watch, according to a research report published this week.

10 comments

Apple Watch Series 2 sees strong demand from upgraders, millennials

09/20/2016, 07:09 pm

According to fresh statistics released Tuesday, a sizable chunk of Apple Watch Series 2 pre-orders went to customers who own the original Apple Watch, while millennials replaced Gen X as the largest buyer demographic.

31 comments

Apple patents Apple Watch Series 2 water expulsion tech, smart straps

09/20/2016, 04:09 am

Apple on Tuesday was granted a pair of patents relating to current and potential future Apple Watch hardware applications, one of which details the unique liquid expulsion via speaker feature debuted with Apple Watch Series 2.

5 comments

Apple shares new iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2 ads with focus on water resistance, camera

09/18/2016, 06:09 pm

Apple released three new commercials for its latest iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 on Sunday, each showcasing new hardware features like water resistance, fitness tracking and iPhone's low-light camera capabilities.

18 comments

Tips: Apple Watch Series 2's 'Wake Screen on Crown Up' lets you discreetly check the time

09/16/2016, 05:09 pm

The newly released Apple Watch Series 2 boasts a unique feature that allows users to check the time in a more subtle way, without distracting people nearby, via the Digital Crown. Here's how to use it.

9 comments