Apple Watch

Apple Announces New Watch Bands and Finishes for Apple Watch Series 3

Apple announced new bands and finishes for the Apple Watch Series 3 during its special event at Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park, Cupertino today. The new watch comes in a new gold aluminum finish, silver, and space gray colors. The new Apple Watch Edition, which has a ceramic case, will come in a new …

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Apple Reveals New 'Apple Watch Series 3' Models With LTE and Faster Dual-Core Processor

Apple today at the Steve Jobs Theater announced a new generation of Apple Watch called Apple Watch Series 3. Apple Watch Series 3 is available with cellular capabilities built right into the device, so you can leave your iPhone behind and still send or receive calls and messages, listen to Apple Music, and more over …

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Firmware Suggests New Apple Watch Might Launch in 'Ceramic Gray' and 'Aluminum Blush Gold'

Details from the leaked iOS 11 golden master keep on coming today, with 9to5Mac discovering references in the firmware to potential new Apple Watch case colors, which might be announced on Tuesday, September 12. The strings describe an Apple Watch with “Ceramic-Gray” and “AlumBlushGold” colorways, hinting at a new version of the Apple Watch Edition …

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What to Expect at Apple's September 2017 Event: Radically Redesigned iPhone, LTE Apple Watch and 4K Apple TV

We’re just four days away from Apple’s 2017 iPhone-centric event, and this year’s keynote promises to be the most exciting we’ve seen since the larger-screened iPhones came out in 2014. For the first time in 10 years, the iPhone is getting a complete overhaul, both inside and out, with the most advanced technologies Apple has …

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Fitbit Announces Deal to Bring Glucose Monitoring Data to its Ionic Smartwatch

Fitbit has announced a new partnership with glucose monitoring device company Dexcom that is set to bring diabetes monitoring capabilities to the fitness tracker company’s new Ionic smartwatch. The deal initially means Ionic users will be able to connect a Dexcom device to the Fitbit app and seamlessly transfer up-to-date glucose level data to the …

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Jay Blahnik Discusses Success of Apple Watch's Fitness Test Lab Over Past Five Years

Ahead of Apple’s now-confirmed September 12 media event, during which it’s believed to announce the newest versions of the Apple Watch, iPhone, and Apple TV, Men’s Health was invited to visit Apple’s secret exercise lab where activity data on its wearable device is collected. Apple invited the media to its Apple Watch lab before the …

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Apple Invites Media to September 12 Event at Apple Park: 'Let's Meet at Our Place'

Apple today sent out media invites for its annual iPhone-centric event that will be held on Tuesday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Steve Jobs Theater at the company’s new Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. The media invites offer a first look at the theme of the event and feature the tagline: “Let’s …

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Nearly Half of All Smartwatches Shipped Last Quarter Were Apple Watches

Apple Watch was the world’s most popular smartwatch by a significant margin last quarter, with an estimated 49.6 percent market share in the April-June period, according to data shared with MacRumors by research firm IDC. In other words, the Apple Watch accounted for just under half of all smartwatches shipped in the June quarter. IDC …

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Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of New watchOS 4 Operating System to Developers

Apple today seeded the seventh beta of an upcoming watchOS 4 update to developers, one week after seeding the sixth beta and more than two months after introducing the watchOS 4 update at its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS 4 …

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Apple Watch Shipments Could Reach 15 Million in 2017

Overall Apple Watch shipments are expected to rise to 4.5 million units in the fourth quarter of this year and could reach 15 million for the whole of 2017, according to sources in the upstream supply chain (via DigiTimes). Those predictions bode well for Apple as it prepares to launch its third-generation smartwatch, but the …

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Apple and Aetna Talked Data Privacy, Cost and More in Apple Watch Meeting

Apple and insurance provider Aetna met last week to discuss ways to offer discounted Apple Watch models to Aetna’s 23 million subscribers, and CNBC has shared details on some of the topics that were discussed at the meeting, attended by Aetna employees, Apple executives, and health providers from major hospitals. Aetna is aiming to determine …

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Apple Watch Series 3 Enters 'Final Testing Phase' Ahead of Rumored September Launch

Apple Watch Series 3 models have entered the “final testing phase” in the manufacturing process, with mass production set to begin soon, according to a new Chinese-language Economic Daily News report [Google Translate]. The report, citing unnamed supply chain sources, said Taiwan-based manufacturer Quanta Computer will begin shipping Apple Watch Series 3 models to Apple …

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Apple Watch 3 Won't Have 'Obvious Change' to Form Factor, LTE to Be Main Selling Point

The third-generation Apple Watch, expected to be introduced alongside new iPhones this fall, does not feature an obvious change to form factor, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a new note shared with investors this afternoon, Kuo says LTE connectivity will be the main selling point of the new device. The Apple Watch …

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Apple Pay Could Launch in Germany as Early as Next Month

Hints about when Apple Pay is coming to Germany have been few and far between over the last year, with negotiations between Apple and German banks allegedly stalling due to conflicting views over fees and controls. The last rumor came back in May and suggested that Apple Pay would launch in the country in the …

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Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of New watchOS 4 Operating System to Developers

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming watchOS 4 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the fourth beta and two months after introducing the watchOS 4 update at its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the watchOS 4 beta can be …

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