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Coach updates Apple Watch band lineup with three new colors and a new style

01/22/2019, 02:01 pm

Coach has updated its Apple Watch strap lineup with new colors of their existing styles including a refresh to the popular Tea Rose Applique variant.

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Apple settles Apple Watch heart rate sensor lawsuit with biometrics firm Valencell

01/22/2019, 07:01 am

Apple has settled a lawsuit with biometrics firm Valencell claiming the iPhone producer infringed patents relating to sensing technology, one that accused Apple of acquiring data on its technology during the development of the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor.

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Google pays Fossil $40M for smartwatch IP to compete with Apple Watch

01/18/2019, 08:01 am

Google's attempts to take on the Apple Watch in the wearable devices market with Wear OS may receive a boost, after the revelation the search giant will be paying watch maker Fossil $40 million to buy the company's smartwatch-related intellectual property.

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Apple Watch could get more hands-free tilt controls in future watchOS update

01/17/2019, 10:01 am

The Apple Watch could include more gestures similar to Raise to Speak in the future, after the revelation Apple has explored the possibility of producing more hands-free ways to interact with wearable devices and other hardware.

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Apple teaming with Johnson & Johnson for stroke prevention study

01/17/2019, 08:01 am

Apple and Johnson & Johnson will launch a study later in 2019 to figure out if the Apple Watch in conjunction with trend monitoring can assist in preventing strokes, in particular, ones induced by atrial fibrillation.

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Apple in talks to put Apple Watch into the hands of Medicare users

01/16/2019, 10:01 am

Apple has reportedly spoken with "at least three" private Medicare plan providers, exploring the possibility of subsidizing the Apple Watch for seniors 65 or older.

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AirPower reference spotted in Malaysian iPhone Smart Battery Case website [u]

01/16/2019, 09:01 am

Potentially keeping hope that the AirPower is still alive, Apple's Malaysian website makes a reference to the charging mat in relation to its new Smart Battery Cases.

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Tim Cook highlights story of Apple Watch owner whose device detected A-Fib

01/15/2019, 10:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook shared a tweet on Tuesday highlighting yet another Apple Watch Series 4 success story, with the device reportedly detecting atrial fibrillation in its wearer -- and potentially saving a life -- thanks to new ECG functionality.

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Nomad debuts new natural leather Apple Watch bands and AirPods case

01/15/2019, 04:01 pm

Accessory maker Nomad has taken the wraps off its latest accessories -- a modern leather Apple Watch band and an AirPods case both in a new natural leather finish.

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Aura Band adds additional health tracking smarts to Apple Watch

01/10/2019, 11:01 pm

The Aura Band is a new Apple Watch strap that debuted during CES and aims to give additional health information to the user. AppleInsider tries it on.

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Apple will disrupt healthcare like the iPhone did to the mobile industry, says John Sculley

01/10/2019, 03:01 pm

Former Apple CEO John Sculley says that current CEO Tim Cook is on to something, and will shake up the healthcare industry like it did to the mobile world with the iPhone.

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India gets long-awaited turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps

01/10/2019, 08:01 am

Long a staple in places like the U.S. and Canada, turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps have finally come to the world's second-biggest country, India.

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Apple Watch Series 4 ECG spots AFib in owner, leading to life-saving procedure

01/09/2019, 04:01 pm

A man from Nashua, N.H. says he is alive because Apple's latest Watch model detected atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat.

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Worries about Apple Watch EKG false positives are inflammatory nonsense

01/09/2019, 11:01 am

A new video claims that the Apple Watch Series 4's EKG feature might waste doctors' time and "in absolute worst case scenario" might conceivably lead to harm. AppleInsider gives in to the clickbait so you don't have to, and shows just how contorted and contrived the whole idea is.

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Apple considers use of LED-based light tubes for glowing Apple Watch bands

01/08/2019, 08:01 pm

Apple Watch owners may be able to customize their wearable devices in an unusual way in the future, with Apple considering creating bands with built-in lighting effects that allow them to glow in the dark and other low-light situations.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says new services coming this year, talks iPhone XR 'flop,' more

01/08/2019, 07:01 pm

Coming off a bruising week spurred by a negative guidance revision, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Mad Money's Jim Cramer on Tuesday to discuss a range of topics regarding the company's health.

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Griffin announces four new wireless iPhone charging products at CES 2019

01/07/2019, 12:01 pm

Griffin has just taken the wraps off several new Qi wireless charging accessories at CES 2019 including a battery pack and Apple Watch combo dock.

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Pandora releases redesigned Apple Watch app with offline playback support

01/05/2019, 02:01 am

Pandora on Friday pushed out an update to its official iOS app that includes a redesigned Apple Watch accompaniment boasting offline playback support, a much requested feature from users of the music streaming service.

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Here's how to get started with your new Apple Watch

01/03/2019, 01:01 pm

If you've just a new Apple Watch -- especially if you're upgrading from an older one -- start here. This is what you need to know, what steps you'll go through, and what choices you have to make as you set up a new Apple Watch.

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How to extend the battery life on your Apple Watch

01/03/2019, 12:01 pm

With the holiday season now over, a lot of people are walking around with a brand new Apple Watch. AppleInsider explains how to maximize your Apple Watch battery life so it lasts as long as possible.

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