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Sobro Smart Side Table will charge devices, cool drinks, play music, and more

Side tables are great at keeping your belongings, but that’s about all they do. With the onslaught of smart devices coming to the market, it was only a matter of time before this type of furniture got some fancy features. The Sobro Smart Side Table seems to do it right.<p>The Sobro Smart Side Table is …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple will shutter its last Watch-exclusive store in May

On May 13th, the last Apple Watch-exclusive store will close its doors. The shop, which is located inside Shinjuku, Tokyo's posh Isetan department store, is one of the three pop-ups the tech titan built when it launched the wearable back in 2015. Twitter user Shotaro Akiba has shared a photo on …

Apple Watch

AT&T, Verizon tried to subvert a technology Apple embraces

The Department of Justice is investigating whether AT&T and Verizon colluded to subvert the primary goal of electronic SIMs. This new tech makes it easy to switch between service providers, something to two largest wireless carriers apparently wanted to prevent.<p>Apple uses an eSIM in the Apple Watch …

Telecoms

A major update to the Apple Watch might be coming later this year — here's what we're expecting

Apple will almost definitely be releasing a new Apple Watch this fall, the fifth in its line of best-selling smartwatches.<p>And while we don't know anything for sure about the upcoming watch, reliable sources have provided their best guesses about what's to come — namely, a new design, better battery …

Smartwatches

Smart lock lets you unlock your home with Apple Watch

If you’re forever losing your keys, why bother using them at all? Now you can unlock your doors using your Apple Watch, thanks to the August Smart Lock.<p>It’s one of the easiest and fastest ways to get into your home, and you don’t even need your iPhone.<p>Smart devices have made our lives that little …

Apple Watch

This silicone Apple Watch band is perfect for fitness freaks [Review]

While many Apple Watch bands put fashion front and center, the Nomad Sport Strap embraces the wearable’s exercise potential. This wide, black silicone strap makes the Apple Watch look less like a smartwatch and more like a hard-core fitness tracker.<p>Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior VP of retail (and …

5 Apple Watch bands you can get on Amazon for under $20 each

LG G6 And LG V30 To Get Android Enterprise Recommended Certification<p>Published<p>5 mins ago<p>on<p>February 22, 2018<p>Google has launched an Android Enterprise …

Apple’s 6.5-Inch 'iPhone X Plus' Said to Have 1242 x 2688 Resolution, Could Come With Dual-SIM and Gold Color Option

Apple in 2018 will release three new iPhones, according to a report shared by <i>Bloomberg</i> this morning. The three devices, as we've heard before, will include an upgraded version of the iPhone X, "the largest iPhone ever" with a screen size close to 6.5 inches, and a third less expensive model.<p>Apple …

How to use Scribble on Apple Watch to text without voice

You’ve probably seen or used the Scribble feature on Apple Watch to send a message discreetly. But do you know about the slick Digital Crown predictive text feature to become an efficient and fast scribbler? Follow along for more…<p>While Scribbling out letters can work for succinct texts, it’s not …

Apple Watch

New iPhone Leak 'Confirms' Significant Design Decision

Gordon Kelly<p>Forbes<p>Apple's new iPhone X cancellation plans confirmed...<p>Story Continues<p>What to Read Next<p>Fitbit Versa vs. Apple Watch Series 3: Which …

iPhone

Apple might finally allow third-party Apple Watch face support

Code in the latest developer’s build hints at third-party faces<p>Ever since Apple first released the Apple Watch, it hasn’t allowed third-party developers to create and release their own custom faces for the device. That might change, according to code in the latest developer’s build, discovered by</i> …

Apple

The day Apple Watch solved a murder: An Apple crime roundup

An Australian murder was solved using Apple Watch data, a scuffle broke out in an Apple Store over headphones, and an unfounded accusation of iPhone …

Crime

Leaked photos reveal unreleased gold iPhone X from all angles

iPhone fans might be in for a real special treat.<p>The Federal Communications Committee (of all places) has published several photos of what appears to …

Mobile Technology

Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 gets rare discount: 38/42mm, GPS, Cellular from $297

Nike is offering some nice discounts on Apple Watch Series 3 this evening with deals starting at <b>$297</b>. You’ll find price drops on both 38 and 42mm sizes, along with GPS and cellular configurations. Free shipping is available across the board. A full breakdown on pricing is available below.<p>Apple …

Smartwatches

Apple begins 3-year repair program for Apple Watch Series 2 devices w/ expanded batteries

Apple Stores and Authorized Service Providers are now servicing Apple Watch Series 2 models with swollen batteries or that won’t power on. The new service program began yesterday, according to a leaked internal document…<p>The document, obtained by MacRumors, indicates that select Apple Watch Series 2 …

Smartwatches

watchOS 4.3.1 suggests future support for third party watch faces

Ever since the Apple Watch was introduced, developers have been asking for the ability to create their own watch faces. Currently, only Apple can provide watch faces, while some of them have content from Pixar and Disney. The reasons for the lack of third party faces can be many, including Apple’s …

Apple Watch

How to Specify Your Activity Type in the Apple Watch Workout App

When you open the Apple Watch Workout app, the main screen by default offers you 10 quick-start workout types that you can use to track your exercise. These include Walking, Running, Cycling, Elliptical, Rower, Stair stepper, HIIT, Swimming, and Wheelchair.<p>If you want to track a more specialized …

Exercise

How this woman's Apple Watch detected her severe thyroid issue

She had ZERO symptoms.<p>Heather Hendershot’s new Apple Watch started to beep one night when she was watching TV with her husband. The watch warned her that her heart rate was around 120 beats per minute — above normal for a 25-year-old who's just hanging out, she told <i>The Topeka Capital-Journal</i>.<p>The …

Women's Health

Tips and tricks on switching and closing out apps on iPhone X

Whether you’ve just gotten an iPhone X or have had one since launch, there are a couple of ways to improve your gesture habits for a smoother experience. Follow along for some tips and tricks on switching and closing out apps on iPhone X.<p>The biggest difference between the iPhone X and all other …

Apps

How to back up your Apple Watch

Most Apple Watch owners don’t know how to back up their Apple Watch, nor does Apple make it clear how one would go about that process.. Read along as we walk you through how to back up your Apple Watch.<p>This will be especially useful if you’re looking to upgrade your iPhone any time soon. Your …

Apple Watch

The Best HomeKit Products You Can Buy

Apple's smart home platform, HomeKit, has grown significantly since its 2015 launch, and there are now dozens of HomeKit products on the market that include everything from lights and smart outlets to thermostats, fans, cameras, and locks.<p>There are so many HomeKit products available that you can …

Home Automation

Apple Watch beta includes warning for old apps, suggests watchOS 5 will drop support

The latest watchOS beta, 4.3.1, introduces a new alert when launching original watchOS 1 WatchKit applications, hinting that such apps may be dropped entirely in watchOS 5.<p>Back when the initial round of betas released for iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and macOS 10.13.5, it was interesting to note that we …

Smartwatches

Amazon has a $40 Apple Watch accessory you’ll wonder how you ever lived without

You know that annoying 3-mile-long charging cable that came with your Apple Watch? Throw it away. Actually don’t throw it away, but leave it plugged …

Tech Trends

Best Buy takes up to $109 off Apple Watch Series 3 in cert. refurb sale, deals from $295

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Best Buy has kicked off a clearance and open-box sale this morning, and while there is a lot of inventory here to sort through, …

Consumer Tech

MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only recently begun to be used as a way to interact with our computers and mobile …

Wearable Tech

Popular Apps Are Leaving the Apple Watch

Is that a bad sign?<p>Apple Watch–owning Instagram users may have noticed an unexpected change this week. The latest version of the Instagram app on iOS …

Apps

Stunning iOS 12 concept adds always-on complications to iPhone

The grand unveiling of iOS 12 is less than two months away and if it’s anything like this concept, the iPhone X might be set to go to an all new level.<p>In this superb new iOS 12 concept by the folks at iUpdateOS, the iPhone X borrows one of the Apple Watch’s best features for an always-on display. …

Apple

Apple sued over heart rate technology used in Apple Watch

A Michican company is suing Apple claiming the technology used to measure heart rate in the latest Apple Watches infringes on its patented technology.<p>…

Apple Watch

Snapchat lenses just got a lot better, if you have an iPhone X

Attention iPhone X owners: Snapchat is finally making good on its promise to make its augmented reality selfie lenses better.<p>Today, the company is …

Mobile Photography

How To Use The Coolest New Features In iOS 11.3

For those who missed the memo, iOS 11.3 is now available for all iOS devices. Here's how to find all of its most compelling features and updates.<p>How …

Apple Pay