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Apple Heart Study focusing on atrial fibrillation launching in 2017

09/12/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple in conjunction with Stanford Medicine is launching a new study on atrial fibrillation that aims to detect heart rate irregularities using a consumer-grade wearable device -- Apple Watch.

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Apple researching whether Apple Watch can detect common heart conditions

09/11/2017, 09:09 pm

Apple is working with Stanford clinicians and telemedicine vendor American Well to determine whether Apple Watch can be used to detect abnormal heart rhythms, a feature that would make the wearable desirable to doctors and high-risk patients, a report said Monday.

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Apple's new wearables advance Tuesday with Apple Watch S3, AirPods 2

09/11/2017, 03:09 am

Next Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its largest array of new product introductions ever, ranging from iPhone 8-- and a premium new iPhone X-- to a new 4K/HDR Apple TV, new Apple Watch Series 3, revamped AirPods and the company's new HomePod appliance-- as well as its new Apple Park campus. Here's why it all matters-- focusing on wearables.

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LTE Apple Watch 'Series 3' tipped in leaked iOS 11 GM

09/08/2017, 11:09 pm

Friday's supposed iOS 11 GM leak continues to yield clues about Apple's upcoming product launches, with new evidence pointing to the imminent release of an all-new Apple Watch "Series 3" with LTE connectivity.

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Diabetes monitoring company Dexcom partners with Fitbit, but Apple Watch users not abandoned

09/08/2017, 03:09 pm

After praising the Apple Watch earlier in the year, glucose monitoring software company Dexcom has forged a partnership with Fitbit to integrate the technology into the Ionic smartwatch -- but the monitoring featured in the Fitbit device may appear on the Apple Watch with watchOS 4.

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Boston Red Sox used Apple Watch to steal pitching signs in games against Yankees

09/05/2017, 05:09 pm

The Boston Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal pitching signs from catchers in recent games against the New York Yankees, and potentially other teams, in an illicit ploy to gain an advantage for their hitters.

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Neato Botvac D7 Connected smart home vacuum enhances iPhone, Apple Watch command options

09/01/2017, 03:09 pm

The new Neatmo Botvac D7 Connected and a concurrent software update allows users with an iPhone and Apple Watch to configure when to clean -- plus when and where not to.

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Apple's Watch-oriented fitness lab tops 66,000 hours of data, 10,000 subjects

09/01/2017, 12:09 pm

Apple's dedicated fitness lab in Cupertino -- which has so far contributed mostly to the Apple Watch -- has managed to log over 33,000 workout sessions and 66,000 hours, "more data on activity and exercise than any other human performance study in history," the company's director of fitness for health technologies said in a recent interview.

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Fueled by Apple Watch sales growth, smartwatches take over wearables market

08/31/2017, 07:08 pm

The wearable market is at a tipping point, with smartwatch sales showing strong growth on the back of popular devices like Apple Watch, while basic fitness bands slumped for the first time, according to fresh segment statistics.

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Future Apple Watch straps might feature functional buttons, sense user touch

08/31/2017, 06:08 am

Apple is actively investigating methods of embedding electronic components into woven fabric materials, technology that might be applied to Apple Watch strap designs to offload user interfaces into physical space and expand device functionality.

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Samsung reveals iPhone-compatible Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro, poised to compete with 2017 Apple Watch

08/30/2017, 05:08 pm

Samsung on Wednesday announced two new fitness-oriented wearables, the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro, which will square off with the Apple Watch "Series 3" coming this fall.

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Surfing, dancing, other new Apple Watch Workouts tipped in latest iOS 11 beta

08/27/2017, 05:08 am

Files discovered in the latest iOS 11 beta release suggest Apple is planning to add a host of exercises to Apple Watch's Workout app this fall, including complex activities like kickboxing, fishing, equestrian sports and more.

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Video: Everything you need to know about watchOS 4 in under four minutes

08/23/2017, 03:08 pm

AppleInsider runs you through all of the most important changes and new features coming with watchOS 4, expected to be released this fall alongside the rumored Apple Watch 'Series 3.'

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On strength of LTE version, Apple Watch predicted to hit 15M sales in 2017, 20M in 2018

08/18/2017, 09:08 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that the Apple Watch will see 15 million sales, but a suspected launch of an LTE model in the fall will push that number to 20 million in 2018.

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Apple Watch data privacy, cost main concerns in Apple and Aetna partnership

08/17/2017, 06:08 pm

In a meeting earlier this month, Apple, Aetna and a number of industry influencers discussed the viability of offering Apple Watch to millions of health insurance subscribers at a discount, but according to one attendee, sticking points remain.

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Quanta pegged as supplier for Apple Watch 'Series 3,' shipments allegedly start in holiday quarter

08/17/2017, 12:08 pm

With the rumor mill starting to churn in advance of Apple's expected September release event, a new report cites manufacturer Quanta as the manufacturer of the device -- with shipments starting sometime before Christmas.

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Apple Watch with LTE may not support cellular voice calls at launch, instead focus on data

08/16/2017, 01:08 pm

In a push to improve the user experience of the Apple Watch, a new LTE-connected model expected to arrive later this year will reportedly focus on delivering data to users faster, meaning FaceTime and apps may serve as a stand-in for cell phone calls.

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Video: Rumors mount for LTE-connected Apple Watch

08/15/2017, 04:08 pm

Rumors surrounding an LTE-enabled Apple Watch are beginning to pour in, with most claiming a fall launch date for the next-generation wearable. Check out the latest in this AppleInsider video.

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Report corroborates fall Apple Watch refresh with LTE connectivity, same design

08/15/2017, 08:08 am

Citing new sources, another venue has jumped into the fray with new Apple Watch rumors, suggesting that LTE connectivity is coming in September to Apple's wearable line.

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LTE Apple Watch will keep current form factor, be offered alongside standard versions

08/14/2017, 04:08 pm

Noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Monday weighed in on Apple's upcoming Apple Watch release, affirming recent reports of LTE cellular connectivity and dispelling rumors that the device will sport a new form factor.

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