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Topic: Apple Watch

Apple Watch Series 2 teardown reveals high capacity battery

09/16/2016, 01:09 am

In tandem with a teardown of Apple's iPhone 7 Plus, iFixit on Friday disassembled the new Apple Watch Series 2, finding a larger battery cell and slightly tweaked internal layout.


Swatch successfully opposes Apple's 'iWatch' trademark in UK

09/14/2016, 04:09 pm

Siding with Swiss watchmaker Swatch, the UK's Intellectual Property Office has rejected Apple's attempt to trademark the term "iWatch" in the country -- long after the electronics giant decided to go with "Apple Watch" instead.


Review roundup: Apple Watch Series 2 is evolutionary, not revolutionary, and that's fine

09/14/2016, 01:09 pm

As with the iPhone 7, several publications have received the Apple Watch Series 2 hardware in advance of release, with just about everybody claiming that the new version is the watch that should have been released in 2015.


Everything you need to know about watchOS 3 for Apple Watch

09/13/2016, 01:09 pm

The release of watchOS 3 for Apple Watch is being pushed as a major change for the wearable platform, tweaking and in some cases completely revamping how the platform operates. Before you update your Apple Watch to watchOS 3, here's a quick guide on the changes.


Editorial: Apple's AirPods, iPhone 7, Series 2 Watch out... journalists

09/10/2016, 05:09 pm

The September 7 Apple Event raised some troubling questions for many tech journalists and their prewritten narratives. It's almost as if they'd been caught in a huge lie and were now forced to ad-lib a toddler-like series of distractions in a bid to avoid any consequences to their reputations. They're often wrong, here's why.


Deals: Up to $200 off first-gen Apple Watches; iPhone 7 pre-order offers; 13" MacBook Air (1.6GHz, 8GB, 128GB) for $790

09/09/2016, 01:09 pm

Deals on Apple products are heating up after this week's keynote. Snap up a first-gen Apple Watch at $150-$200 off. Or trade in an iPhone 6/6s/Plus and get a 32GB iPhone 7 for free (or get the 256GB iPhone 7 for the price of the 128GB model at Sprint). An 8GB 13" MacBook Air is also $210 off on eBay.


Trade-in time: Sell your first-gen Apple Watch to BuyBackWorld and grab a $10 bonus

09/09/2016, 09:09 am

AppleInsider readers looking to offset the cost of an Apple Watch Series 2 by selling their first-generation Apple Watch can use an exclusive coupon code this week to add an additional $10 to BuyBackWorld's industry-leading cash payouts of up to $175. Plus, an extended price lock lets you hang onto your watch until Halloween.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


$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.


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.


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.


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.


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.