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Apple Pay debuts in Norway for Santander and Nordea customers

06/20/2018, 02:06 am

A day after Apple Pay went live in Poland, Apple on Wednesday activated its mobile payments service in Norway with initial support from Santander Consumer Finance and Nordea.

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Everything new in watchOS 5 beta 2: Walkie Talkie feature now active

06/19/2018, 08:06 pm

The second watchOS 5 beta includes a few notable additions to the Apple Watch operating system, the most important being a functioning Walkie Talkie app.

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Apple rolls out second developer beta for watchOS 4.3.2

06/13/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has made available the second beta of watchOS 4.3.2 to developers for testing, two days after the company released the second betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS 10.13.6.

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Owners of Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE now have more US carrier choices

06/13/2018, 10:06 am

People who own or plan to buy an LTE-equipped Apple Watch Series 3 now have the option of two of the bigger regional U.S. carriers, and aren't just stuck with the so-called big four anymore.

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Apple's watchOS 5 beta returns following buggy initial release

06/11/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has issued a revised beta of watchOS 5 to registered developers, addressing glitches that forced the company to pull the initial June 6 seed.

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Next-gen Apple Watch models to integrate solid-state buttons & EKG functions, report says

06/08/2018, 07:06 pm

According to a fresh rumor, Apple is planning to do away with movable switch controls on Apple Watch devices and will in a future release integrate solid-state buttons that rely on Taptic Engine technology to simulate clicks. The buttons also include capacitive elements for advanced health monitoring capabilities.

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65+ new features in watchOS 5 for Apple Watch

06/08/2018, 10:06 am

watchOS 5 is Apple's latest major release for Apple Watch, and it is releasing for everybody on Monday! In this update are a number of new features that aim to make the Apple Watch experience better, as well as making it more independent of the iPhone.

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Two students detail an "amazing" experience at Apple's WWDC18

06/07/2018, 07:06 pm

For most of Apple's installed base, WWDC is a dramatic keynote address detailing the future of Apple's platforms--sometimes involving hardware product launches. But for attendees, the week-long conference is an opportunity to gain deeper insight into how things work in a series of Sessions; direct access to Apple's engineers in a series of Labs and the opportunity to meet and share experiences with other developers working on similar problems at Get-Togethers and other events, including the Thursday Bash.

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Class action claims all Apple Watches are defective

06/07/2018, 09:06 am

The latest lawsuit over alleged defects in Apple products contends that the company owes $5 million in damages, because all Apple Watches are defective by design.

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At Apple's WWDC18, Beats and Nike Run Club shared the love of running

06/06/2018, 06:06 pm

At WWDC, Apple and Nike celebrated 12 years of collaboration since the original Nike+ iPod by hosting an early morning run Wednesday. For attendees who came to run, Apple gifted Beats powerbeats3 wireless earbuds and Nike brought in professional trainers to share their infectious love for running.

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Apple pulls first watchOS 5 beta seed amid reports of installation issues

06/06/2018, 02:06 am

Apple late Tuesday halted downloads of the first watchOS 5 beta seed, saying the software will be temporarily unavailable as it investigates an unspecified issue that may occur during the update process.

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Cellular Apple Watch Series 3 available in Brazil, Mexico, South Korea and UAE next week

06/06/2018, 01:06 am

Continuing a months-long Apple Watch Series 3 rollout that began last year, Apple this week announced plans to deliver cellular-capable versions of the device to four additional countries in mid-June.

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Apple launches another kind of Bootcamp at WWDC, and it's a HIIT

06/05/2018, 04:06 pm

When you picture a developer tech conference, you probably don't expect to see people working out on yoga mats to pounding tracks from a DJ. But at Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple is putting a spotlight on fitness, something that's driving not just Apple Watch and initiatives like HealthKit, but also the company's research related to improving healthcare and enhancing how we use personal tech devices.

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Apple Watch's Walkie-Talkie feature in watchOS 5 uses FaceTime Audio technology

06/05/2018, 08:06 am

The Walkie-Talkie feature of watchOS 5 that enables push-to-talk conversations between Apple Watch users is effectively a FaceTime Audio call rather than recorded audio clips being sent between wearable devices, a design decision that helps keep the function secure by not retaining any recorded messages.

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Apple Watch takes lead in wearables market as smartwatch sales surge

06/04/2018, 11:06 pm

The inclusion of cellular connectivity in Apple Watch Series 3 helped propel Apple to the top of the wearables market in the first quarter of 2018, according to market research firm IDC, a move that ousted longtime frontrunner Xiaomi.

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Apple releases fresh iPhone silicone case colors, Apple Watch bands

06/04/2018, 05:06 pm

Though Apple failed to unveil hotly anticipated MacBook, iPad and iPhone refreshes at its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, the company did debut new hardware on Monday in the form of additional color options for its silicone iPhone case and Apple Watch band lineups.

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Apple introduces watchOS 5 with enhanced fitness, Siri capabilities [u]

06/04/2018, 03:06 pm

Apple debuted watchOS 5 at WWDC 2018, with the Apple Watch operating system set to sport new fitness features, Siri capabilities, communication options and more.

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Apple Watch user found guilty of distracted driving

06/04/2018, 09:06 am

Arguing than an Apple Watch is no safer "than a cellphone taped to someone's wrist," a Canadian judge determined a woman who looked at it while stopped at traffic light violated Ontario's distracted driving statute.

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Podcast: gearing up for WWDC, iOS 11.4, interview with Swiss watch manufacturer

06/01/2018, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike discuss what we'd like to see out of WWDC, the key features from iOS 11.4, and Victor interviews Chaz of LIV Watches, who talks about his experiences making mechanical watches at a time when Swiss watch companies are trying to figure out where they fit following the Apple Watch.

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MacBook & iPad Pro updates might not make it to WWDC

05/31/2018, 11:05 am

While Apple's WWDC 2018 keynote on June 4 should contain some important announcements, new MacBooks and iPads won't be among them, a report claimed on Thursday.

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