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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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Nike+ Run Club app updated with new Apple Watch Nike+ features ahead of device launch

10/02/2017, 09:10 pm

In preparation of this week's release of the Nike+ version of Apple Watch Series 3, Nike on Monday updated its Nike+ Run Club app with a new Audio Guided Runs feature, a social networking function called Cheers and other features highlighted during the device's unveiling last month.

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Video: Apple Watch Series 3 gets LTE Apple Music streaming with watchOS 4.1

09/28/2017, 08:09 pm

Just two weeks after the official release of watchOS 4.0, Apple has started the beta process anew with watchOS 4.1. AppleInsider examines the marquee feature of the release -- Apple Music streaming over LTE.

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First look: New Radio app for Apple Watch featuring Beats 1

09/27/2017, 03:09 pm

Wednesday's developer preview of watchOS 4.1 provided the first look at a new dedicated Radio app for Apple Watch, allowing users to stream Beats 1, Apple Music stations, and news channels directly to their wrist, without the need for an iPhone.

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watchOS 4.1 will bring LTE music and radio streaming to Apple Watch Series 3

09/27/2017, 01:09 pm

The newly released watchOS 4.1 developer beta includes expansions to the Apple Watch's built-in Music app, including the ability to stream songs from Apple Music and iTunes Match via an LTE connection on the new Series 3 hardware.

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Twitter pulls buggy app from Apple Watch without announcement

09/27/2017, 11:09 am

The latest Twitter update for the iPhone also disables its accompanying Apple Watch app, potentially as a temporary measure while the company deals with complaints about crashes.

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Review: Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular further establishes an emerging computing platform

09/27/2017, 10:09 am

The Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular takes a major step forward in making Apple's wrist-worn device its own independent, connected computing platform. Simply put, it's a must-have for athletes in the Apple ecosystem, and a wearable device worth considering for many other non-fitness use cases.

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Cedars-Sinai hospital's Apple Watch app lets patients find doctors, locate clinics

09/27/2017, 09:09 am

Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai offers an Apple Watch app said to be one of the first available from a U.S. hospital, allowing enhanced care for patients directly from their wrist.

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Apple joins FDA pilot program allowing it to skip some rules for health products

09/26/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple has been picked as one of nine companies for a pilot program by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which which will let the firms avoid regulations that can slow the development of health-related products.

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Apple Watch Series 3 teardown finds slightly bigger battery, few other changes beyond LTE

09/25/2017, 09:09 am

A teardown of the Apple Watch Series 3 published on Monday found that the device is largely similar to the Series 2, but with some redesign work to accommodate LTE technology.

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Watch: Unboxing both Apple Watch Series 3 Edition models...at once

09/23/2017, 03:09 am

Apple released its all-new LTE-connected Apple Watch Series 3 lineup on Friday, including two Edition models sporting sleek ceramic cases. AppleInsider presents a special dual unboxing of the high-end wearables, in both gray and white.

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Singapore government to trial Apple Pay for public transport in 2018

09/22/2017, 10:09 pm

A small number of commuters in Singapore will soon be able to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for train and bus rides, as the country's Land Transit Authority plans to launch a pilot program involving Apple Pay in 2018.

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Apple adds global FeliCa support to Apple Pay with iPhone 8, iPhone X & Apple Watch Series 3

09/22/2017, 08:09 pm

Overshadowed by Apple's recent glut of hardware news, the company's latest mobile devices now feature NFC technology that allows all iPhone 8, iPhone X and Apple Watch Series 3 devices, even those sold outside of Japan, to interact with FeliCa terminals.

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Inside watchOS 4: New app dock scrolls vertically, offers access to all apps

09/22/2017, 11:09 am

After being introduced in watchOS 3, the app dock for Apple Watch has already been redesigned in watchOS 4, with a new ferris wheel-like vertical scrolling interface that lets users view multiple apps at once.

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Apple Watch Series 3 compatible with select Qi wireless chargers

09/21/2017, 11:09 pm

Apple turned heads last week with the announcement of its own Qi standard-based wireless charging accessory, the AirPower mat, which promises to not only charge new iPhone 8 and iPhone X hardware, but Apple Watch Series 3, as well. This revelation led to speculation that the new wearable is also compatible with third-party chargers, a first for the product line.

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First iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K pre-orders arrive, now on sale at international Apple stores

09/21/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple's recently released iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K devices arrived in the hands of early pre-order customers living in Australia, New Zealand and Asia on Friday, local time, while Apple retail stores in those regions began sales of the new hardware.

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How to ditch bad Wi-Fi info so Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular has better connectivity

09/21/2017, 02:09 pm

The Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE has a bug related to how it decides to stay on shoddy Wi-Fi, or shift to LTE. This can be remedied somewhat by cleaning up your known networks and not connecting to the some bad Wi-Fi hotspots in the first place -- here's how to do it.

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Watch: watchOS 4 restricts browsing of connected iPhone music library

09/20/2017, 06:09 pm

With the release of watchOS 4, Apple no longer allows users to browse their iPhone's music library, restricting song list viewing to tunes stored on device.

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Apple admits to LTE connection issues with Apple Watch Series 3 review units, says fix coming

09/20/2017, 10:09 am

Apple has acknowledged early problems with cellular connectivity on the Apple Watch Series 3, indicating it will try to patch them in a "future software release."

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