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Updates to Apple Watch, new watch faces and Siri expansion
Updates to Apple Watch, new watch faces and Siri expansion
Apple's keynote at the WWDC is currently ongoing but already the company has introduces the first major update to one of its many platforms. ...... 05 Jun 2017
Next Apple Watch to have a new type of health sensor?
Next Apple Watch to have a new type of health sensor?
Many Apple fans are probably already waiting for the upcoming iPhones that will be introduces in early September, if previous years are any ...... 19 May 2017
Have smartwatch sales already peaked?
Have smartwatch sales already peaked?
According to the most recent IDC report, smartwatch sales hit significant "growing pains" during the Q3 2016, showing a year-over-year (YoY) ...... 25 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Watch updated with the new Series 2
Apple Watch updated with the new Series 2
Apple introduces today of course the new iPhone 7 but also showed us the new generation of Apple Watches. In addition to improving the old ...... 07 Sep 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Watch update to come in two versions
Apple Watch update to come in two versions
It's been over 15 months since Apple released its first and only Apple Watch. It was meant to rock the world unlike any other smartwatch and ...... 08 Aug 2016
Apple Watch gets permanent price drop
Apple Watch gets permanent price drop
As part of their event today, Apple announced a price drop on their smartwatch, which will now start at $300 rather than $350. The price ...... 22 Mar 2016 - 2 comments
IDC: Apple shipped 11.6 million Watches in 2015
IDC: Apple shipped 11.6 million Watches in 2015
According to research firm IDC, Apple shipped 11.6 million Apple Watches in 2015, including 4.1 million in the final quarter. Apple does ...... 24 Feb 2016
Apple shipped 12 million Apple Watches in 2015, dominating industry
Apple shipped 12 million Apple Watches in 2015, dominating industry
According to research firm Canalys, Apple completely dominated the smartwatch market in 2015, shipping over 12 million units. The company ...... 07 Feb 2016
Hermès bands for Apple Watch now available online
Hermès bands for Apple Watch now available online
First launched in October in Apple and Hermès retail stores only, the high-end leather bands built for the Apple Watch will be available online ...... 21 Jan 2016
Apple Watch 2 to launch in October?
Apple Watch 2 to launch in October?
Over the past few months, there has been a debate as to whether Apple will launch a sequel to the Apple Watch a year after launching the original ...... 19 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Sprint and T-Mobile to get Apple Watch next week
Sprint and T-Mobile to get Apple Watch next week
It appears that both Sprint and T-Mobile will soon begin offering the Apple Watch. The two carriers have announced they will begin selling ...... 19 Sep 2015
Apple delays watchOS 2 launch following discovery of bug
Apple delays watchOS 2 launch following discovery of bug
Although iOS 9 launched today as planned, Apple Watch owners will have to wait a bit longer for watchOS 2 as Apple has found a bug that will ...... 16 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
Apple is now in second place in global wearables market
Apple is now in second place in global wearables market
Apple has quickly taken second place in the fledgling wearables industry, just a couple of months after launching their first device, the Apple Watch. ...... 29 Aug 2015 - 2 comments
U.S. watch sales plummet as smartwatches take a bite
U.S. watch sales plummet as smartwatches take a bite
According to NPD data, U.S. watch sales plummeted in June, as smartwatches finally took a little bite of the industry. Retailers sold $375 ...... 09 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
Apple Watch sales are promising, but company does not reveal exact figures
Apple Watch sales are promising, but company does not reveal exact figures
Although the company had already confirmed it would not be releasing exact sales figures for the Apple Watch, the company did leave industry ...... 22 Jul 2015 - 5 comments
Report: Apple makes massive margins on Apple Watch bands
Report: Apple makes massive margins on Apple Watch bands
According to a new report, Apple is making huge margins on the bands for the Apple smartwatch. Citing data from Slice Intelligence, a research ...... 21 Jun 2015
Rumor: Features of second gen Apple Watch revealed
Rumor: Features of second gen Apple Watch revealed
It has been only a couple of months since the original Apple Watch entered the shelves of Apple retail stores but already we have rumors about ...... 20 Jun 2015
Report: Apple has sold 2.5 million smartwatches so far
Report: Apple has sold 2.5 million smartwatches so far
According to Slice Intelligence, Apple has sold 2.5 million smartwatches, to date, but demand has already slowed significantly. The firm ...... 25 May 2015 - 3 comments
Google launches first Apple Watch app
Google launches first Apple Watch app
Google, noticeably absent from a quickly growing catalog of Apple Watch apps, has unveiled their first app for the platform: 'Google News & Weather.' ...... 13 May 2015
iSuppli: Apple Watch Sport costs just $83.70 to build
iSuppli: Apple Watch Sport costs just $83.70 to build
IHS iSuppli has completed their component cost teardown of the Apple Watch this weekend, unsurprisingly reporting that the Watch is significantly ...... 03 May 2015 - 1 comment
TAG Heuer smartwatch goes on sale for $1,400 in November with 40 hour battery life
TAG Heuer smartwatch goes on sale for $1,400 in November with 40 hour battery life
TAG Heuer's smartwatch will launch in November and cost about $1400, say sources, a price tag lower than expected for the luxury watch maker. ...... 30 Apr 2015 - 5 comments
One analyst believes the Apple Watch will be the company's most profitable item ever
One analyst believes the Apple Watch will be the company's most profitable item ever
Last week, Apple began pre-orders on the Apple Watch and its hundreds of varieties before the smartwatch goes on sale officially this Friday. ...... 20 Apr 2015 - 14 comments
KGI: Apple Watch will reach 2.3 million pre-orders through May
KGI: Apple Watch will reach 2.3 million pre-orders through May
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reported today that the firm expects the Apple Watch to top 2.3 million units pre-ordered globally by the end of May. ...... 17 Apr 2015 - 1 comment
Data confirms: Black Sport the most popular Apple Watch
Data confirms: Black Sport the most popular Apple Watch
A reserach company specializing in digital commerce, Slice Intelligence, has revealed their first date for Apple Watch purchases. The data is ...... 13 Apr 2015 - 2 comments
Apple confirms Watch to go on pre-sale at midnight Pacific time on April 10th
Apple confirms Watch to go on pre-sale at midnight Pacific time on April 10th
Apple has finally confirmed the time and date for the open of pre-orders of the upcoming Apple Watch smartwatch. Starting on April 10th at ...... 05 Apr 2015 - 3 comments
Vector is a smartwatch that offers 30 day battery life
Vector is a smartwatch that offers 30 day battery life
In a Swiss luxury watch conference the company called Vector introduced an interesting timepiece. Unlike the traditional smartwatches that last ...... 21 Mar 2015
Apple introduces the Apple Pocketwatch
Apple introduces the Apple Pocketwatch
After its high-profile introduction of the Apple Watch earlier this month, Apple had one last surprise up its sleeve, the lower-profile Apple Pocketwatch. ...... 20 Mar 2015 - 2 comments
Apple removes other fitness trackers from its stores as it prepares for Apple Watch
Apple removes other fitness trackers from its stores as it prepares for Apple Watch
In the wake of the announcement of their Apple Watch smartwatch and fitness tracker, Apple has removed competing fitness devices from its stores. ...... 13 Mar 2015 - 2 comments
New iOS update adds Apple Watch app that you cannot remove
New iOS update adds Apple Watch app that you cannot remove
Apple is really pressing its unreleased Watch on its massive ecosystem of users. When you download iOS 8.2 you will be greeted by the new ...... 10 Mar 2015 - 5 comments
Apple Watch priced: $10,000 or more gets you 18-karat gold model
Apple Watch priced: $10,000 or more gets you 18-karat gold model
As part of their broad 'Spring Forward' event today, Apple revealed the release date and pricing for their hotly anticipated Apple Watch. ...... 09 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Don't forget to pre-order the $75,000 diamond Apple Watch now
Don't forget to pre-order the $75,000 diamond Apple Watch now
Even though the Apple Watch is at least two weeks away from launch, luxury design company Brikk has already announced a line of Apple Watches ...... 28 Feb 2015
Apple sends out invites for Watch event on March 9th
Apple sends out invites for Watch event on March 9th
Apple has sent out press invites for a special event on March 9th at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. Although it is unconfirmed, ...... 27 Feb 2015
Report: The Apple Watch Edition will cost over $10,000
Report: The Apple Watch Edition will cost over $10,000
The connected Apple insider John Gruber has done his research and believes the most expensive Apple Watch models will cost over $10,000 when its released. ...... 24 Feb 2015 - 5 comments
Tim Cook confirms: Apple Watch shipping in April
Tim Cook confirms: Apple Watch shipping in April
Apple CEO Tim Cook put all the rumors to rest today and announced that the Apple Watch will begin shipping in April. Cook says development ...... 28 Jan 2015
Analyst: Apple Watch slated for March release
Analyst: Apple Watch slated for March release
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, well known in the industry for his accurate forecasts on Apple products, says that the Apple Watch will ...... 27 Jan 2015
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