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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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HomePod Firmware Possibly Reveals Apple Watch With LTE and 4K Apple TV With HDR10 and Dolby Vision

iOS developer Guilherme Rambo has discovered a reference to a 4K HDR display mode in the HomePod’s firmware, lending credence to rumors that Apple is testing a fifth-generation Apple TV capable of streaming 4K resolution video. HomePod doesn’t have a display, and iOS devices lack the resolution for native 4K playback, so the discovery likely …

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