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Apple
Apple’s watchOS 9 and its new features, including a medications app
The new watch0S 9 gives users more watch faces, an updated workout and sleep app and a brand new medications app.
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Mobility
Tyson Beckford partners with Element Case on new AppleWatch band
Celebrity Tyson Beckford has collaborated with STM Brands' Element Case brand to create a rugged new accessory.
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Cloud
Apple previews new features for users with disabilities
Apple says new software features that offer users with disabilities new tools for navigation, health and communication, are set to come out later this year.
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Apple Watch
Bigger display for new Apple Watch Series 7
Apple has today announced the Apple Watch Series 7, featuring a reengineered Always-On Retina display with significantly more screen area and thinner borders.
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Apple
Work it: Apple's new Watch series puts huge focus on health & fitness
It’s time… for new additions to the Apple Watch series, with the announcement of the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE, and the new Fitness+ app.
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Apple
Apple's new watchOS 7 features handwashing detection, new watch faces
“watchOS 7 brings sleep tracking, automatic handwashing detection, and new workout types together with a whole new way to discover and use watch faces, helping our users stay healthy, active, and connected.”
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Apple
Hands-on review: Apple Watch series 5 (Cellular)
No more attaching the phone to your bicep on runs, no more holding the phone on the dance floor because your skinny jeans are too skinny.
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Samsung
Momentum across APAC drives wearable band market as Fitbit falters
Fitbit faltered in Q3 and was the only vendor in the top five not to grow shipments over last year.
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Apple
Cellular Apple Watch Series 5 available from Spark today
For $12.99 a month, the One Number Wearable Plan lets users share their primary plan’s minutes and texts and get unlimited data on the watch through an e-sim.
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Apple
Hands-on review: One month with the Apple Watch Series 5
The Apple Watch Series five does everything you would expect from a smartwatch and more.
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Cloud
Apple brings always-on display to the Watch Series 5
Both Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS) and (GPS + Cellular) models will be available in stores beginning Friday, 20 September.
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Apple
watchOS 6 preview brings Watch-only apps, new faces, and features
“watchOS 6 extends our commitment to helping users better manage their health and fitness with powerful and personal new tools.”
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Apple
Hands-on review: Is the Apple Watch 4 worth the price?
Apple’s flagship wearable device, the Apple Watch, is generally touted as the gold standard for what wearables should be able to achieve today.
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Gartner
Wearable device market one to... watch
Gartner says shipments of wearables will reach 225 million in 2019, with spending hitting US$42b, with smartwatches still taking the lion’s share.
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Cloud
Apple Watch Series 4 offers fall detection and emergency alerts
Apple is now up to Series 4 of the Apple Watch, and this time the company has opted to boost fitness capabilities to the point where the watch can detect hard falls and detect if you have a heart condition.
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Cloud
Apple watch shipments up 30% YoY with boost from LTE in APAC
Apple Watch shipments to Asia alone surpassed 250,000 units, with the LTE version accounting for about 60%.
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Cloud
Apple or Android? Smartphone sales surge 11% in AU
9.2m smartphones were sold in 2017, a big increase from last year that was largely driven by a 'replacement cycle' from one of the major OS.
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Apple
68% of iOS users won’t be able to use their new Apple Watch at launch
“Apple’s potential buyers are spread across eligible and ineligible operators and contracts, and many will be disappointed..."
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Apple
The new Apple Watch has a mind of its own
It will now be available with built in cellular and GPS for the first time ever, meaning it no longer has to be tied to your iPhone
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Apple
Seven things you need to know about Apple's iPhone X
“iPhone X marks a new era — one in which the device disappears into the experience."
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Apple
Phones, iPads and watch accessories oh my: Apple unveils new lineup and we've got all the pics
Apple has announced a whole bunch of exciting devices and accessories this morning, including a new phone, new iPad, Apple Watch accessories and more.
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Cloud
Apple unveils huge new range of bands for the Apple Watch
Apple says the new offerings give customers 'more opportunity than ever' to personalise and customise their Apple Watch.
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Apple
PHOTO GALLERY: The all new iPhone and Series 2 Apple Watch
Today Apple unveiled the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and the Apple Watch Series 2 - have a geeze at how they look.
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Cloud
Apple Watch gets a healthy face lift
"We are committed to fitness and health and think our customers will love the new capabilities of Apple Watch Series 2."