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Apple in talks with PlayNitride to secure MicroLED supply for Apple Watch

04/05/2018, 10:04 am

Apple may be preparing to add Taiwanese firm PlayNitride to its partners on what appears to be a growing MicroLED initiative for future devices, according to a recent report.

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Apple and TSMC starting Apple Watch MicroLED display mass production later this year

04/03/2018, 07:04 am

Apple's work on developing MicroLED panels is slowly nearing mass production, according to the report, by partnering with TSMC to manufacture small panels for use in the Apple Watch and the rumored AR wearable device, potentially starting later this year.

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Instagram nixes native Apple Watch app, citing death of watchOS 1 SDK

04/02/2018, 03:04 pm

With its latest iOS update, Facebook's Instagram has also killed its native Apple Watch app, once used to showcase the first-generation Watch that launched in 2015.

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Video: What's new in watchOS 4.3 for the Apple Watch, featuring portrait Nightstand mode, iPhone music controls and more

03/30/2018, 03:03 pm

The watchOS 4.3 update contains a few new features and tweaks aside from the multitude of bug fixes and performance improvements. Our hands-on video shows off what is new for Apple's wrist-worn device.

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Apple Watch heart rate, activity data key in Australian murder case

03/29/2018, 05:03 pm

Activity data recovered from an Apple Watch will be reportedly become key evidence for the prosecution in an Australian murder trial.

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watchOS 4.3 update for Apple Watch arrives with new portrait Nightstand mode, iPhone music browsing

03/29/2018, 01:03 pm

Apple on Thursday released watchOS 4.3 for the Apple Watch, giving the wearable device new features like a portrait Nightstand mode and aesthetic user interface changes, along with the return of the previously-removed ability to browse an iPhone music catalog.

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LTE Apple Watch Series 3 to launch in Thailand on April 5

03/28/2018, 09:03 pm

Six months after an initial release, Apple continues to expand global availability of cellular Apple Watch Series 3 models, with the LTE wearable launching in Thailand next month.

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Redesigned Apple Watch with larger screen, enhanced battery life and health features due in Q3

03/27/2018, 05:03 pm

Apple Watch is predicted to get its first redesign since launching in 2015, according to noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who expects the device to also feature a larger display, extended battery life and upgraded health monitoring features.

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Apple debuts iPhone and iPad cases in seasonal colors

03/27/2018, 04:03 pm

On Tuesday, the same day it held its education-focused event in Chicago, Apple quietly unveiled new iPhone and iPad case accessories with seasonal colors for spring that match the previously announced Apple Watch bands.

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Hands on: If you have multiple iPhones, the Udoq system will charge them all

03/21/2018, 02:03 pm

Udoq is a unique modular docking system that can fit more than one of almost any device, regardless of brand or connector type, and AppleInsider has one on our test bench.

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Apple Watch more effective at detecting heart condition than KardiaBand accessory, study finds

03/21/2018, 11:03 am

A continuing study into the medical potential of consumer wearables has confirmed devices like Apple Watch are sensitive enough to detect abnormal heart rhythms with a 97 percent accuracy, a performance that beats out add-on ECG accessory KardiaBand.

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Spring Apple Watch band collection updates colors, Nike Sport Loop now available to all

03/21/2018, 09:03 am

Apple has rolled out its spring 2018 collection of Apple Watch bands including a Hermes color refresh, and the Nike Sport Loop available separately for the first time.

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Apple's GymKit arrives in Hong Kong and Japan with Life Fitness integration

03/20/2018, 08:03 pm

Apple's slow GymKit rollout continued this month with new integrations in Hong Kong and Japan, where Apple Watch users can now share workout data with cardio equipment made by Life Fitness.

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Technogym says it already has 5,000-plus deployed machines with Apple GymKit

03/20/2018, 12:03 pm

Equipment maker Technogym said on Tuesday that it now has over 5,000 GymKit-ready cardio machines deployed worldwide, just months after its equipment became the first with the platform in a real-world gym.

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How to customize or disable Emergency SOS on the Apple Watch

03/19/2018, 09:03 am

Emergency SOS can be a lifesaver, literally, but it can also be relatively easy to trigger on accident. We take a look at how to configure, and disable, the Apple Watch's emergency feature.

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Apple developing MicroLED tech at secret facility, likely to debut in Apple Watch

03/19/2018, 01:03 am

Apple is reportedly developing MicroLED screen technology at a secret engineering and manufacturing facility located 15 minutes from Apple Park, with the tech expected to debut in future devices as a potential replacement for OLED panels currently supplied by Samsung.

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Apple issues sixth watchOS 4.3 beta to developers for review

03/16/2018, 04:03 pm

Following Apple's iOS 11.3 beta release on Friday, the company issued a sixth version of watchOS 4.3 beta to developers for testing with minor improvements and bug fixes.

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AppleInsider Podcast discusses Siri's rocky start, Google Assistant on iPad, and Fitibit for kids

03/16/2018, 08:03 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor talks about Siri, the spat between people responsible for it, Google Assistant on the iPad, and the problems around a Fitbit for kids.

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Latest Apple Pay promotion offers free song credits for TouchTunes

03/15/2018, 10:03 am

In an effort to increase Apple Pay use, Apple is offering a promotion that offers users three free song credits in the TouchTunes jukebox app, if they use the payment service.

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App developer statistics show increased Apple Watch Series 3 adoption, decline in older models

03/14/2018, 07:03 pm

Apple's latest Apple Watch Series 3 device has seen healthy adoption rates since its release last year, while usage rates of older Series 1 and first-generation models are on the decline, according to statistics shared by Pedometer++ developer David Smith.

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