Apple will be launching an "Apple Watch Limited Grant Program" later in 2019 to help institutions wanting to use the ResearchKit and CareKit frameworks, among a series of changes to the platforms designed to encourage more health research to be performed.
Catalyst, meant to simplify porting apps between iPads and the Mac, offers the potential of improving the quality of apps on both platforms, said Apple software engineering head Craig Federighi in an podcast interview published on Thursday.
Beyond its engineering labs and technical sessions, Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference also hosts a series of early morning exercise workouts for ambitious attendees. This year, its high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout and 5K fun run have drawn incredible crowds of participants, most wearing an Apple Watch.
According to Apple, the next-generation watchOS 6 supports the same hardware as the company's current watchOS 5, meaning all Apple Watch models from the Series 1 up to the latest Series 4 can run the new operating system.
It's going to be a big year for iOS and that's not just wishful thinking, that's based entirely on what we know is coming. Here's what the evidence says Apple is bringing to our iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches.
Apple Watch app company Cardiogram will attempt to work out what the most exciting part of Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote will be, by monitoring the heart rate of the app's users during the on-stage event to see when the highest points occur.
Memorial Day weekend deals are in, with cash discounts on new and closeout hardware and accessories. Save up to 50% on iOS-related gadgets or up to $230 off brand-new 2019 MacBook Pros. Closeout savings of up to $1,000 off are also in effect, and 2018 iPad Pros are up to $200 off.
We see a lot of Mac and iPhone-compatible gear announcements over any given month, but some just don't make the daily cut. This week saw the release of an updated Samsung T5 USB-C SSD, the Peak Design Travel Tripod, the Spansive Source wireless multi-charger, and the Zens dual wireless charger.
Apple on Friday confirmed plans to activate Apple Watch Series 4's ECG feature for users in Canada after receiving approval from the country's regulatory body, though the company failed to disclose a specific timeline for launch.
Owners of the Apple Watch Series 4 in Canada could be able to use the ECG app to monitor their heart in the near future, after regulator Health Canada has approved the wearable device's electrocardiogram and irregular rhythm notification features.
Belkin has added a new portable recharger to its BoostUp power accessory lineup, with the BoostUp Power Bank 2K for Apple Watch offering a way to top up the charge for the wearable device without requiring the use of Apple's own magnetic charger.
Apple is being honored as a winner in the 25th Display Industry Awards, receiving the accolade of "Display of the Year" for the LTPO OLED screen used in the Apple Watch Series 4, as one of three winners for pushing the display industry forward with outstanding features.