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Topic: iWatch

Apple Watch is first device category developed under Tim Cook, took years to complete

09/09/2014, 11:09 pm

In a pair of interviews with ABC News following Tuesday's big hardware debut, Apple CEO Tim Cook and SVP of Design Jony Ive discussed the trials and tribulations of designing the company's first wearable device.

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First look: Hands-on with the all-new Apple Watch

09/09/2014, 03:09 pm

At the conclusion of Tuesday's keynote presentation, Apple opened up the doors to a hands-on area built specifically for the event, where AppleInsider was able to get a first peek at at the new wearable Apple Watch.

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Apple Watch features include fitness tracking, Apple Pay, Siri & inductive charging

09/09/2014, 03:09 pm

Promising that the Apple Watch will "redefine what people expect from a watch," Apple showcased a wide variety of functions for its upcoming wearable device on Tuesday, including built-in fitness tracking, support for secure Apple Pay wireless transactions, and even a unique MagSafe-style inductive charging cable.

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Apple Watch starts at $349 and launches in early 2015

09/09/2014, 02:09 pm

Promising it will be "worth the wait," Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that his company's upcoming smart wearable device, the Apple Watch, will go on sale in early 2015 with a starting price of $349.

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Apple Watch will come in two sizes & three collections, with six different strap styles

09/09/2014, 02:09 pm

The new fashion-focused Apple Watch will come in a wide variety of styles and two different sizes, aiming to offer the right device for each wearer's particular style and needs.

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Apple Watch revealed: A wrist-worn, personalized communications & fitness device with 'digital crown' physical controls

09/09/2014, 02:09 pm

Apple's hotly anticipated, highly secretive smart wrist watch was finally unveiled to the public on Tuesday in the form of Apple Watch, a device that the company said will define the emerging wearable devices market.

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Take a quick peek at the media frenzy outside Apple's Sept. 9 event

09/09/2014, 12:09 pm

With less than 30 minutes to go until Apple reveals what secret products it's been working on, the tech news media has congregated in Cupertino, next to a giant mysterious white box, awaiting the big event. AppleInsider offers a quick peek at the scene as we count down to showtime.

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Live from Apple's "Wish We Could Say More" iWatch & iPhone 6 Event

09/09/2014, 12:09 pm

Join us as we join Apple on Sept 9, 2014 for its "Wish We Could Say More" media event, in which the company is widely expected to unveil multiple "iPhone 6" models, preview its so-called "iWatch," and introduce a mobile payment platform backed by the industry's most respected players.

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Apple TV special events channel launches hours ahead of 'iPhone 6' & 'iWatch' event

09/09/2014, 08:09 am

As Apple gears up for what at least one national news channel has called a "historic" announcement, the iPhone maker has re-added its own Special Events channel the Apple TV, providing interested consumers with another avenue for watching the event unfold live.

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First look: Metawatch's iPhone-connected Meta M1 smartwatch

09/08/2014, 10:09 am

With Apple expected to announce its entrance into the wearable devices market on Tuesday, established smartwatch maker Metawatch is looking to differentiate itself from the rest of the herd with the new Meta M1.

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Vague schematics & details hint at mic, speaker, rectangular design for Apple's 'iWatch'

09/08/2014, 08:09 am

A set of screenshots posted to social sharing site Reddit on Monday purport to show engineering drawings of parts destined for Apple's upcoming wearable device -- including a speaker assembly, rectangular case, and round PCB --while the poster claims the device will be waterproof and ship in eight different SKUs.

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Apple invites fashion publications to Sept. 9 event, signaling likely 'iWatch' focus

09/06/2014, 06:09 pm

With a large number of high profile fashion editors and bloggers invited to Apple's Sept. 9 media event, it's expected that the company wants to win the favor of the fashion industry for its anticipated entrance into the emerging wearable devices market, potentially positioning the "iWatch" as more of a chic statement than geeky gadget.

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Apple reportedly adds CVS and Walgreens to list of mobile payment partners

09/05/2014, 06:09 pm

Less than one week before Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone, and possibly "iWatch," at a special event on Sept. 9, a report on Friday claims the company has inked partnerships with CVS and Walgreens for a rumored mobile payments system debut.

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Apple employees 'have set low expectations' for 'iWatch' battery life - report

09/05/2014, 03:09 pm

One of the biggest issues associated with color touchscreen smartwatches has been battery life, and the same problems may persist with Apple's first foray into the wrist-borne wearable devices market, according to a new report.

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Sight unseen, Apple's competitors expect 'iWatch' to help establish wearable computing market

09/05/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple's role as the top trendsetter in technology is so well established that even rival companies Samsung and LG are openly admitting they hope the "iWatch," whatever it actually is, will help expand the market for wearable devices beyond niche status.

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Review roundup: Motorola's Moto 360 is the best smartwatch yet, but poor battery life is unacceptable

09/05/2014, 09:09 am

Motorola has finally released its Android Wear-powered Moto 360 smartwatch --wisely or not, just days before Apple is expected to debut its "iWatch" -- and early reviews say that the device is a fine standard bearer for Google's wearable operating system, though it could benefit from some more time in the lab.

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Apple's 'iWallet' payments seen as unlikely to earn much money, but will lock in users to iPhone ecosystem

09/05/2014, 08:09 am

In looking at the potential options for Apple in launching a mobile payment platform, one analyst believes the company is most likely to start small and safe with a "proxy" approach -- a strategy that wouldn't make Apple much money, but would help lock users into the company's iPhone ecosystem.

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Apple reportedly wrangles lower credit card transaction fees for mobile payments rollout

09/04/2014, 04:09 pm

Adding to rumors regarding Apple's supposed mobile payments solution, a report on Thursday claims the Cupertino tech giant has managed to negotiate lower transaction fees from five credit card issuing banks.

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Apple's 'iWatch' has flexible sapphire screen & wireless charging, 'iPhone 6' to offer one-handed mode, NYT says

09/04/2014, 03:09 pm

As hype builds for Apple's Sept. 9 announcement, yet another report chimes in with alleged details, saying the company's wearable "iWatch" will sport a flexible screen and wireless charging, while the company's larger iPhone models will apparently offer a one-handed mode for ease of use.

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Apple to hold live stream of Sept. 9 event, begins countdown on website

09/04/2014, 02:09 pm

With less than five days to go until Tim Cook takes the stage at the Flint Center in Cupertino, Apple has begun promoting the event --at which the iPhone 6, iWatch, and perhaps second-generation iPad Air will be unveiled -- on its homepage with a countdown timer to the live stream.

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