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Apple Watch Series 3 LTE use not ideal for marathon runners, offers 3 hours of streaming music & GPS

11/01/2017, 10:11 am

If you want to stream music while tracking an extended outdoor workout, you'll probably want to bring your iPhone in tow with your new Apple Watch Series 3, as the latest watchOS 4.1 update offers just three hours of uptime while streaming music and using GPS.

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Some GPS-only Apple Watch Series 3 units showing unusual display stripes

10/31/2017, 04:10 pm

Some owners of the GPS-only version of the Apple Watch Series 3 are discovering unexpected stripes along the edge of the display, visible when it's shut off, reports said on Tuesday.

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Apple releases watchOS 4.1 with support for LTE music streaming on Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular

10/31/2017, 01:10 pm

Delivering a feature that has been showcased in advertisements for the Apple Watch Series 3 since it launched in September, Apple on Tuesday released watchOS 4.1, giving users the ability to stream Apple Music and an iCloud Music Library without a phone near by.

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Supposed watchOS 4.1 GM release notes tip music streaming, GymKit integration

10/25/2017, 05:10 pm

Apple's watchOS 4.1 golden master release notes supposedly leaked out on Wednesday, with the update list confirming Apple Music and iCloud Music Library streaming will soon arrive on Apple Watch Series 3.

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Apple's rapid enterprise growth in Mac, iOS & Apple TV targeted by new Jamf Pro 10 release

10/24/2017, 06:10 pm

Addressing 1,500 attendees at its Jamf Nation User Conference, Jamf CEO Dean Hager announced an October 31 general availability of Jamf Pro 10, the latest version of the company's enterprise device management suite for Macs, iOS devices and Apple TV.

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Insurer John Hancock offers Apple Watch Series 3 for $25 - with regular exercise

10/23/2017, 11:10 am

Life insurance firm John Hancock will soon offer everyone in its Vitality program an Apple Watch Series 3 for $25 plus tax, with the caveat that they must engage in regular exercise over the next two years.

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How to sync and load music onto Apple Watch with watchOS 4

10/19/2017, 08:10 pm

Apple introduced a few music management changes to Apple Watch with the release of watchOS 4, which now allows users to load multiple playlists, albums and individual songs onto the wearable device. Check out how to sync and load tunes from iPhone to your Apple Watch in this video.

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LTE Series 3 Apple Watch cut off from networks in China, government concerns likely to blame

10/19/2017, 09:10 am

Purchasers of the Series 3 Apple Watch with LTE in China at present have no wireless network connectivity options, with the lone carrier possibly forced by the government to cease service.

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How to sync music and playlists to Apple Watch with watchOS 4 & iOS 11

10/18/2017, 01:10 pm

If you exercise with an Apple Watch, you'll want to load some music onto it. Thankfully with watchOS 4, Apple now lets you load multiple playlists and albums onto the wrist-worn device. AppleInsider explains how to do it.

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How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch

10/17/2017, 01:10 pm

Starting with macOS Sierra and above, Apple implemented the ability to unlock your Mac when you are in proximity, and wearing your Apple Watch. Sounds simple enough -- but there are a few pre-requisites to fulfill before it works reliably. AppleInsider spells it all out.

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Apple Pay may be coming to Sweden before the end of October, but has a battle ahead

10/17/2017, 11:10 am

A report suggests that Apple Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri's declaration that Apple Pay would come to Sweden before the end of the year is happening sooner rather than later, with a launch possible in the last full week of October.

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Apple investigated purchase of medical clinic start-up, signals larger push into healthcare

10/16/2017, 06:10 pm

As part of an intensifying focus on holistic health care and supporting products, Apple was recently in talks to buy health clinic start-up Crossover Health, and approached primary care group One Medical, though the discussions ultimately fell through.

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Video: Should you buy the standard Apple Watch Series 3, or the Nike + model?

10/13/2017, 02:10 pm

Apple offers the new Series 3 update of the Apple Watch in a number of different styles, including a Nike+ version for fitness-focused users. Which version is right for you? AppleInsider helps you decide.

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Garmin update could point the way for better strength training with the Apple Watch

10/12/2017, 04:10 pm

A few weeks ago, Garmin upgraded the "Strength" activity on its Fenix 5 and Forerunner 935 watches with support for counting reps and weights -- something Apple would do well to mimic, if just partly, in a future update to the Apple Watch.

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First look: Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 with cellular, GPS

10/12/2017, 03:10 pm

On the heels of the launch of the Apple Watch Series 3, Apple has begun shipping the Nike Plus version of its wearable, LTE-connected device. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the new sport-focused watch.

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Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular and watchOS 4 have changed how I use my watch

10/10/2017, 01:10 pm

A few weeks with Apple Watch Series 3 and watchOS 4 have prompted me to rethink and adjust how I use my Apple Watch on a daily basis. These small but noteworthy changes offer a glimpse at how Apple's wrist-worn platform is maturing nicely into its third year.

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Apple investigating self-adjusting Apple Watch bands

10/10/2017, 02:10 am

Apple on Tuesday was granted a U.S. patent describing multiple methods of creating a self-adjusting Apple Watch band, designs that could one day replace magnetic clasps, velcro and other fasteners seen in current generation hardware.

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MLB fines team for using Apple Watch in dugout, determines device not used to cheat

10/06/2017, 07:10 pm

Major League Baseball fined the Arizona Diamondbacks after one of the team's coaches was seen wearing an Apple Watch in the dugout during a game Wednesday night, violating league rules regarding the use of electronic communications.

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Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 with fix for LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity bug on Apple Watch Series 3

10/04/2017, 02:10 pm

A widely publicized bug that shipped with the new Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular has been addressed with a new software update, in the form of watchOS 4.0.1, which should improve the reliability of LTE cellular connections without an iPhone nearby.

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Apple's investment in micro LED predicted to lead to future Apple Watch with longer battery life

10/03/2017, 10:10 am

Apple's moves in the space, plus supply chain reports both suggest that the upcoming micro LED display technology is an obvious choice for a future Apple Watch -- with recent production equipment breakthroughs suggesting that Apple's purchase of LuxVue in 2014 will bear fruit sooner rather than later.

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