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Topic: Apple Watch

Future Apple Watch could monitor muscle movements using EMG sensors

11/19/2019, 10:11 am

Apple is continuing to look into how to improve its wearable devices, including using precise location and orientation data to adjust how audio is delivered, and to better utilize biometric sensors within the Watch, AirPods or similar devices by using EMG sensors to measure muscle movements.

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Apple Watch styles drop to $169 (record low prices); AirPods fall to $139 at Amazon

11/17/2019, 12:11 pm

Fresh early Black Friday markdowns have been issued at Amazon, with Apple Watch devices dropping to new record low prices thanks to discounts of up to $350 off. Meanwhile, Apple AirPods have received another price cut, knocking the earphones down to $139 while supplies last.

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Apple launches new women's health, hearing, & heart and movement studies

11/14/2019, 09:11 am

After an initial announcement in September at the iPhone 11 launch event, Apple and its research partners have opened up a trio of studies for participants with an Apple Watch and an iPhone utilizing the new Research app -- Heart and Movement, Women's Health, and Hearing Studies.

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Apple Heart Study demonstrates promise of consumer wearables in medicine, with a few caveats

11/13/2019, 07:11 pm

Results of Apple's Heart Study, performed in partnership with Stanford University, were published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, showing Apple Watch can be a valuable tool in the identification of atrial fibrillation.

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Walk, run or wheel 5 kilometers with Apple Watch to earn 2019's Thanksgiving activity badge

11/12/2019, 08:11 pm

Apple's next Apple Watch activity challenge will fall on Thanksgiving, with owners eligible to receive a turkey-themed badge when they complete a 5-kilometer walk, run or wheelchair workout.

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Nomad discounts Apple Watch, AirPods, iPhone accessories for the holidays

11/12/2019, 11:11 am

Available exclusively for AppleInsider readers, premium accessory maker Nomad is knocking 15% off full price and in stock items with coupon. Snap up Nomad's highly regarded wireless chargers for Apple's iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch before the holiday rush -- or outfit your Mac setup with sleek, high-quality cables for a seamless cross-device solution.

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Apple Black Friday deals start now at Best Buy, Amazon

11/07/2019, 11:11 am

Best Buy's Black Friday ad has leaked and with it comes a number of Apple deals that are not only available right now, but offer some of the lowest prices we've seen on current hardware. Grab a 10.2-inch iPad for $249 today only, or snap up savings on Apple Watches, MacBooks, iMacs and more at both Amazon and Best Buy.

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Apple Watch continues to dominate the smartwatch market

11/07/2019, 10:11 am

The Apple Watch continues to be the biggest name in smartwatches, analysis from Strategy Analytics claims, with Apple close to owning half of the global smartwatch market following its performance in the last quarter.

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Apple looking to make Watch bands with wireless antennas

11/07/2019, 07:11 am

Future Apple Watches could have bands that act as wireless antennas to augment or replace ones within the the case. A new patent covers making flexible antennas that can be hidden within bands.

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How to set up fall detection on your Apple Watch

11/06/2019, 02:11 pm

The fall detection feature of the Apple Watch has been credited with helping emergency services get to an unconscious driver following a collision -- here's how to set it up.

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Crime blotter: Stolen iPhone solves Florida fireman's slaying

11/03/2019, 03:11 pm

Kourtney Kardashian's iPad goes missing, an iPhone was stolen from woman while she suffers seizure, and the killers of a fireman may have been caught thanks to his iPhone.

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Editorial: Google's acquisition of Fitbit looks like two turkeys trying to make an eagle

11/01/2019, 12:11 pm

Google is acquiring American wearable maker Fitbit in a $2.1 billion dollar move that looks a lot like the ad-search giant's previous attempts to buy its way into a hardware business.

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Google buying FitBit for $2.1 billion to advance fight against Apple Watch

11/01/2019, 09:11 am

Google has announced that a deal is in place for it to buy FitBit, in a share purchase deal worth $2.1 billion.

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Early Apple Black Friday deals knock up to 94% off Macs, HomePods, Apple Watches, accessories

10/31/2019, 11:10 am

Retailers are ramping up discounts on Apple hardware, as well as parts and accessories to enhance your Mac setup, with flash deals of up to 94% off. Many of the savings end today, so shop early for the best selection.

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New cardiologist hire shows Apple focusing further on heart health

10/30/2019, 05:10 pm

Apple has added a second high-profile cardiologist to its expanding team of health specialists, showing that the company continues to focus on heart health advancements following last year's release of an ECG in Apple Watch.

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Apple rolls out watchOS 6.1 update for Apple Watch Series 1 through Series 5 owners

10/29/2019, 01:10 pm

Not only does watchOS 6.1 add compatibility with Apple's new AirPods Pro, but it can now be loaded on the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2.

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Springy Apple Watch bands could expand to improve fit & user comfort

10/29/2019, 10:10 am

The Apple Watch could include a system for automatically keeping the band tight around the wrist of the wearer in the future, one that could keep the band at a tension that is optimal for biometric readings while still maintaining user comfort.

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Apple Watch Series 5 -- Review, one month later

10/28/2019, 02:10 pm

It's been a month since Apple Watch Series 5 hit our wrists. So w're going to revisit our initial review after more than 30 days of daily use to see how the main features hold up -- including that always-on display, the integrated compass, and -- most crucially -- battery life.

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Korea, Thailand, and Brazil can now buy the Apple Watch Series 5

10/25/2019, 10:10 am

Six weeks after going on sale in the US and selected other regions around the globe, the Apple Watch Series 5 models are now reaching users in more countries.

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Apple Watch saves Calgary woman from rapist

10/23/2019, 04:10 pm

The Apple Watch has been credited with preventing the rape of a woman in Calgary earlier this year, after the wearable device was used to contact her partner following a suspected break-in attempt at her apartment.

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