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Topic: Apple Watch

Apple's 419,093 participants in its cardiac health study with Stanford had over 2000 seeking medical help

03/16/2019, 10:03 am

The data gleaned from Apple's cardiac health study in conjunction with Stanford has been disclosed, with doctors in attendance positive not just about the study as a whole, but also about the Apple Watch as an additional source of information to diagnose a problem.

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Maxell sues Apple over navigation, camera & data tech patents

03/15/2019, 04:03 pm

Long-time magnetic storage and electronics maker Maxell on Friday launched a lawsuit against Apple, accusing it of violating 10 U.S. patents, some of them inherited from Hitachi.

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Apple Watch growth, physician access to data likely to become major Apple healthcare revenue sources

03/12/2019, 11:03 am

The growth of the wearable devices market could lead Apple to earn more than simply Apple Watch sales, suggests Loup Ventures, with the opportunity for data collected by it and potential future AirPod models to be offered to members of the healthcare industry for a monthly fee.

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Tips: How to make your own Apple Watch bands for more options & to save money

03/12/2019, 11:03 am

Apple Watch bands can be expensive. Here's how to make your own to not just save some money, but have more style choices as well.

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Review: Belkin BoostUp wireless charging dock powers all your gear at once

03/11/2019, 02:03 pm

The Belkin BoostUp Special Edition wireless charging dock charges three devices at once, although the convenience comes at a price.

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Review: Southern Straps Apple Watch roll is the best way to travel with your wearable

03/11/2019, 10:03 am

If you travel with your Apple Watch, bringing multiple bands with you can get unruly. Quite a few different Apple Watch travel cases have been released, but we've fallen in love with the simplicity of the Southern Straps Watch Roll.

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Apple Watch helps to save another life, user diagnosed with tachycardia

03/07/2019, 02:03 pm

The Apple Watch has been credited with saving another life due to its heart beat monitoring functionality, with the wearable device detecting an unusual pulse rate and a suggestion to go to hospital, ultimately leading to a diagnosis of tachycardia.

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Apple Watch health monitoring sensors could pop up in future MacBooks

03/07/2019, 09:03 am

Future MacBook models could offer some of the same health and fitness tracking functions as provided by the Apple Watch, with the inclusion of a small bio-sensor in the casing near the trackpad that the user could access while typing on the keyboard.

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Weekend steals: $249 iPads; $1,099 13" MacBook Pros; $350 to $700 off 2018 15" MacBook Pros; $999 iMacs

03/05/2019, 12:03 pm

After selling out at the reduced price, Amazon's $249 iPad deal is back while supplies last. Apple authorized resellers have also issued a $200 cash discount on current 13-inch MacBook Pros with function keys, bringing the price down to $1,099. Meanwhile, those looking for the steepest discounts on robust Touch Bars and iMacs can save hundreds as well (oh, and Apple Watches are also on sale from $259).

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Tips: Step up your workouts by sharing Apple Watch activity data with friends

03/05/2019, 11:03 am

The Apple Watch's activity app does a good job of pushing you into exercising more, but knowing that your friends can see when you've slacked off is a strong motivator. Here's a two-minute tip on how to set up sharing your workout activity.

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Apple Watch continues wearables market domination with 10.4M holiday shipments

03/05/2019, 10:03 am

Apple is continuing to lead the rest of the wearables market, according to data from IDC, with sales of the Apple Watch, AirPods, and Beats headphones helping the iPhone maker maintain its position in a market that grew 31.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Apple shipped 9.2M Apple Watch units in Q4 2018 to capture half of market, report says

02/27/2019, 09:02 pm

Fresh statistics from research firm Strategy Analytics show Apple retained its position as the clear leader in the smartwatch sector, with Apple Watch capturing 51 percent of the market during the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Editorial: Apple's waiting game on foldable iPhones is no surprise

02/27/2019, 07:02 am

Apple didn't invent the smartphone, the tablet, the mouse, the CD-ROM, Wi-Fi, laptops, personal computers, or smart watches. Apple has always known that being first isn't what counts, and it certainly knows that about folding phones.

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Apple's iPhone, iPad & more targeted in new lawsuit over LTE patents

02/26/2019, 03:02 pm

A group of firms operating under the aegis of Optis Wireless Technology are suing Apple over seven patents connected to LTE cellular standards.

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Sleep tracking and monitoring coming to Apple Watch in 2020

02/26/2019, 07:02 am

Apple is reportedly testing sleep monitoring in an employee focus group, and appears poised to add the feature to the Apple Watch in 2020.

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'Premium' devices like Apple's iPhone pushed 2018 smartphone revenues up

02/25/2019, 08:02 am

Global smartphone shipments fell 3 percent in 2018 to 1.44 billion, and yet sales revenue rose 5 percent to $522 billion driven by the premium market segment, according to recent research data.

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Apple COO Jeff Williams 'aware' of iPhone, Mac price concerns

02/24/2019, 08:02 pm

Apple COO Jeff Williams delivered a brief speech at at Elon University where he touched on a variety of topics including the rising cost of the company's products and inaccuracy of analyst cost estimates.

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Customers' 'Dear Tim' emails have big impact within Apple

02/23/2019, 02:02 pm

Customers' personal emails to Apple CEO Tim Cook actually do get read, and are passed around as employee motivation and inspiration for future features -- particularly within the Apple Health team.

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Apple Watch credited with saving life of Seattle man with AFib

02/21/2019, 11:02 pm

Apple Watch was credited with saving the life of a Bothell, Wash., man who used the device's heart monitoring features to learn that his atrial fibrillation had returned, prompting doctors to get him back on medication to prevent a stroke.

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Apple Watch 'Flight' spot highlights cellular functionality with airborne acrobatics

02/20/2019, 07:02 am

Apple has released a new video for the Apple Watch Series 4 highlighting the freedom the cellular model provides to its users without requiring a nearby iPhone, by showing a runner whisked into the air and transported to the middle of a lake.

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