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Apple highlights positive reviews of Apple Watch Series 4 ahead of launch

09/19/2018, 07:09 pm

Apple this evening posted a collection of review excerpts on the new Apple Watch Series 4 which is set to launch this Friday. Unsurprisingly, the included reviews are glowing.

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Does Apple have any premium buyers left for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max?

09/19/2018, 02:09 pm

Emerging media narratives suggest that with smartphone sales contracting in many markets globally, there will increasingly be less opportunity for Apple to sell its high-end, ultra premium iPhone models to new buyers. But the reality is that Apple has a vast installed base of iPhone users-- and across the last year, while Apple earned incredible billions selling iPhones, only a small percentage of those users have yet upgraded to its newest, high-end flagships.

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Low heart rate monitoring included in watchOS 5

09/18/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple debuted a trio of new heart rate monitoring features set to be included in the Apple Watch Series 4. As it turns out, at least one of them was included in watchOS 5 for existing Apple Watch owners.

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What's new in watchOS 5.1 beta 1

09/18/2018, 04:09 pm

The first beta of watchOS 5.1 was released to developers on Tuesday and while we aren't able to test every feature quite yet, we do know a few things about the forthcoming update.

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Activity app challenge awards go missing for some iOS 12 upgraders

09/18/2018, 03:09 pm

Some iPhone owners may notice some of their Activity Challenge awards have disappeared from their list of achievements after updating to iOS 12, Apple warns, advising a fix to restore the missing accolades is on the way.

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Apple Watch Series 4 EKG tech got FDA clearance less than 24 hours before reveal

09/18/2018, 10:09 am

The electrocardiogram feature in the Apple Watch Series 4 got clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration just a day prior to Apple's Sept. 12 press event, reportedly causing some stress at the company.

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Apple Watch could be spared from latest round of Chinese import tariffs [u]

09/17/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple products including the Apple Watch and AirPods may be spared from being subjected to fees stemming from the ongoing Chinese trade war, a report claims, with the product code associated with the devices apparently excluded from the Trump Administration's tariff plans.

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Hands on with the new Apple Watch faces in watchOS 5

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Though watchOS 5 has been in testing for months, Apple did hold a bit back. Kept under wraps until Apple's September 12 event were four new watch faces coming to all supported Apple Watches. AppleInsider walks you through them.

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Apple's watchOS 5 with Walkie Talkie, Podcast apps is now available

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Following ten developer betas, Apple has shipped the final public release of watchOS 5, allowing Apple Watch owners to update to the latest version of the operating system that adds new features, including Walkie Talkie and automatic workout detection.

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Is Apple's AirPower wireless charging pad late because of something besides technical challenges?

09/17/2018, 11:09 am

Much ado has been made about a minor peripheral charger Apple previewed last year but subsequently still hasn't brought to market. But, there's a much more obvious reason for AirPower to never show up, an issue Steve Jobs himself ran into multiple times.

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Kuo: High preorder demand for Apple Watch Series 4, low expectations for 5.8-inch iPhone XS

09/16/2018, 11:09 pm

Breaking down first weekend pre-order sales of Apple's just announced iPhone and Apple Watch products, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes current shipping estimates and launch day supply bode well for iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4. Demand for the 5.8-inch iPhone XS, however, appears to be lower than expected.

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Everything you need to know about Apple Watch Series 4

09/16/2018, 11:09 am

While you wait for your order to arrive, or are thinking about an upgrade, AppleInsider takes you through all of the new features packed into the overhauled Apple Watch Series 4.

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Save up to $70 on Apple Watch Series 4 preorders

09/14/2018, 04:09 am

B&H Photo is accepting preorders for the Apple Watch Series 4, including GPS Only, GPS + Cellular and Nike+ models, with no tax collected outside NY and NJ -- saving many shoppers up to $70. Orders are filled on a first come, first served basis, so secure your spot in line today.

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Apple now accepting preorders of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 [u]

09/14/2018, 03:09 am

Apple on Friday began accepting preorders for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 through its online store, giving early adopters a chance to get their hands on the latest and greatest devices to come out of Cupertino.

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Apple Heart Study data reportedly used to win FDA approval for Apple Watch ECG

09/13/2018, 10:09 pm

The two FDA clearances that Apple announced Wednesday for the Apple Watch Series 4's ECG capabilities came from data collected via the Apple Heart Study, according to a report Thursday.

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Apple raises AppleCare+ pricing for Apple Watch Series 4 to $79, introduces monthly payments

09/13/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple has bumped the cost of its AppleCare+ warranty service to $79 for owners of the new Apple Watch Series 4, an increase that presumably covers more expensive components like integrated ECG sensors.

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Compare the Series 4 Apple Watch 40mm and 44mm sizes to older models with this printable guide

09/13/2018, 03:09 pm

There aren't many options for screen size on the Apple Watch -- but there are an awful lot of different-sized wrists. AppleInsider shows you exactly the size of the new Series 4 Apple Watch in its 44mm and 40mm size plus how it really compares to the previous generations.

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Apple Watch Series 4 a 'tipping point,' can make a 'material difference' for people, says Jony Ive

09/13/2018, 03:09 pm

The Series 4, revealed on Sept. 12, "will be a more marked tipping point in understanding and adoption" of the Apple Watch, chief design officer Jony Ive said in an interview published on Thursday.

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Final day: Enter to win 1 of 5 Apple Watch Series 4 bands from Pad & Quill

09/13/2018, 10:09 am

AppleInsider is partnering with Pad & Quill this week to give away five Apple Watch bands just in time for the release of the Apple Watch Series 4. Handcrafted using premium materials, these bands are valued at over $100 each. Five lucky winners will be chosen on Sept. 18, so enter today.

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Apple says iPhone & Watch apps will have to support iOS 12, watchOS 5 & new hardware by March

09/12/2018, 07:09 pm

Following its Wednesday GM releases, Apple on Wednesday began calling for developers to submit apps compatible with iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, warning that iPhone and Apple Watch apps will have to meet new standards come March.

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