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Apple Watch Sport unboxing and size comparison (Video)

Apple Watch has undoubtedly been a long time in the making, but it’s finally here. Today we’re taking a look at the Sport models to see exactly what you get for between $349 to $399. Apple’s strategy for rolling out this product line hasn’t been favored by everyone, but if you were one of the lucky …

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Telling Time On Apple Watch: Annoying Or Habit-Forming?

Happy Apple Watch Day! Apparently, should you be able to get your hands on Apple’s latest and greatest, you may experience some annoyance from a basic function: glancing at the time. Many early reviewers have pointed out the unexpected behavior of the time not being displayed by default. Apple …

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Scenes From ‘Fast & Furious 8,’ Which Will Probably Take Place On A Submarine Or Something

<i>Fast & Furious 8 opens on a secluded beach. Everyone is relaxing and playing in the sand. Suddenly, a helicopter lands nearby, and two men in suits ask Dom to come with them. They take him to an intelligence black site where Kurt Russell’s character, Mr. Nobody, explains why he was brought in.</i><p><b>MR.</b> …

Things get hairy when Apple Watch appears in the wild

The weird thing about all the promotional videos for the Apple Watch is how perfect the hand models are. The people wearing the watches look like citizens from <i>Logan’s Run</i>: fresh and young and perfect.<p>What you won’t see is a parade of hairy arms.<p>But now that the Apple Watch is out in the wild, …

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How to turn your $399 Apple Watch gold

Lusting after the gold Apple Watch Edition but don’t have the funds for Jony Ive’s $17,000 timepiece? You could take out a second mortgage on the house, or sell a kidney. Or you could do what artist Casey Neistat did and manually turn an Apple Watch Sport into a golden beauty.<p>Neistat only had $399, …

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Customize your Apple Watch settings

Getting your Apple Watch set up is fairly basic, but to truly make this your own personal device, you’ll need to dig into the Apple Watch settings.<p>You can do all of these things on the Apple Watch itself, but why force yourself to tap and swipe on that tiny screen? Use the Apple Watch app on your …

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Sail through Apple Watch setup with these handy tips

You’ve got your Apple Watch, you lucky devil. Now it’s time to tweak it to make it as personal as possible with these Apple Watch setup tips.<p>Although Apple walks you through many of the basic steps, there are plenty of choices to be made before you’ll be able to squeeze maximum utility and joy out …

Apple Watch Review Roundup

<i>Update: We've re-promoted and updated some of the text in this story today, April 24, as the Apple Watch is now available worldwide.</i><p>The Apple Watch is now available, but should you buy one or hold off?<p>We've collected a selection of reviews from a variety of publications to help you make a decision. …

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The only place in the world to buy an Apple Watch right now

Buyers eager to get their hands on an Apple Watch today who haven’t been able to secure an April 24th ship date for their preorders had only a few …

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7 killer apps the Apple Watch should have (but doesn’t)

The first wave of Apple Watch are finally here just in time for Friday’s big release. The Apple Watch App Store went live yesterday with over 3,000 apps that are sure to delight users, as developers try to create the first must-have Apple Watch app.<p>We rounded up some of our the coolest apps that …

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Between Google and Apple, the smartwatch wars are over before they've even begun

Theirs is the Earth and everything that's in it<p>We're stood at the foothills of a very large and formidable mountain that has the perfect smartwatch at its peak. It's still very early, not everyone's sure of their footing or the right course to take, but we are all instinctively drawn toward that …

First Impressions of Apple Watch: Incredibly Comfortable, Unique and Easy Setup

While the first Apple Watch reviews published over two weeks ago, the devices are now making their way onto customers' wrists, allowing us to see broader first impressions of Apple's first new product since 2010's iPad.<p>Several posters in our forums have pointed out an unboxing experience fairly …

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Diply

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Master your Apple Watch before it arrives

Once your Apple Watch arrives, you’re going to slap it on your wrist ASAP. But then what?<p>There’s a fairly steep learning curve for the Apple Watch, since Apple came up with innovations like Force Touch and the Digital Crown to make wrist computing more manageable. Luckily, there’s an easy way you …

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Apple patent hints at the amazing future of Force Touch

The Force Touch technology seen in the Apple Watch and new MacBook is pretty great and all, but imagine being able to go further than the relatively simple haptic feedback Apple currently offers — by having your future Mac trackpad actually simulate different textures when you run your hand over it.<p>…

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Netflix begins streaming The X-Files in HD

Spooky<p>Streaming on Netflix in the US now: HD versions of the first 13 episodes of the greatest TV show of all time. You know, <i>The X-Files.</i><p>The baker's dozen is appropriate for the '90s paranoia-fest, which stars David Duchovny as Agent Fox Mulder and Gillian Anderson as Agent Dana Scully, the two …

The 15 Apple Watch apps you need to download first, according to Apple

The Apple Watch App Store houses more than 3,000 apps, but Apple has narrowed it down to a few apps that it views as top-notch. BuzzFeed News published the list just as the Apple Watch App Store opened for the first time.<p>Many of the apps are popular social media apps we already use on our phones, …

Apple Watch is launching with over 3,000 apps

The Apple Watch App Store is now live and it’s packed with way more apps than we expected.<p>Even if you don’t have an Apple Watch yet, you can start exploring the new Apple Watch App Store in the companion iPhone app. The App Store began to roll out this morning, and Apple says it will include over …

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A Glimpse at Flipboard for Apple Watch

Everyone’s been talking about the Apple Watch. What a beautiful piece of technology! Flipboard for Apple Watch is ready and will be available when the wearable device starts to ship tomorrow. Here’s a peek of what we have in store:<p>On the Apple Watch, Flipboard will show you your top 10 stories …

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djay unveils an Apple Watch remote mixer, djay Pro for Mac gains Pioneer DJ support + video features

In addition to making djay 2 for iPhone (reg. $2.99) and iPad (reg. $9.99) free for one week, Algoriddim is ready to reveal djay for Apple Watch, which it dubs “the world’s first wearable DJ controller”, and two big announcements for djay Pro for Mac including a new partnership with Pioneer DJ and …

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I just flew 1,000 miles and I still can’t buy the Apple Watch tomorrow

What do you do when your country isn’t part of the initial Apple Watch launch wave? Naturally, you try to order one online from one of the first nine …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

We always spend time digging through all of the paid iPhone and iPad apps that go on sale for free each day, in an effort to pick out the cream of …

Jony Ive is the new Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was well-known for instilling his own design tastes into Apple’s products. From the skeuomorphic aesthetic that used to define iOS to the …

10 super-adorable Apple Watch app icons

Crafting a tiny icon for an Apple Watch app is a huge design challenge. Coming up with one that’s truly adorable – even at 80 pixels by 80 pixels – requires something like a graphic design miracle.<p>Lucky for anyone strapping an Apple Watch on their wrists this Friday, some designers have been …

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Apple wants to make its Maps app directions a bit more human

Apple wants to overhaul its mapping navigation system, providing a solution that is more reminiscent of a real human navigator, according to a patent application uncovered by Cult of Mac today.<p>In doing so, the company could improve its long-maligned Apple Maps app, while also gaining ground on …

Apps

Apple rejects iOS apps that support the Pebble watch

Apple has begun rejecting iOS apps that support Pebble, the immensely popular and more affordable alternative to Apple Watch.<p>One developer received an email to say that their app, SeaNav US, was no longer welcome in the App Store because it mentions the Pebble — a third-party mobile platform — in …

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Apple can’t be this desperate to fix iOS Maps… can it?

It’s been two-and-a-half years since the launch of Apple’s own iOS Maps app and Apple is still regularly acquiring new companies and asking for …

Every new movie and TV show you’ll be able to stream on Netflix in May

As devastated as I am about having to wait until next year for <i>Daredevil’s</i> second season, Netflix is bringing plenty of new content to the table in …

Artist with Synesthesia Paints Music as Gorgeous Splashes of Color

Missouri-based artist Melissa McCracken paints music. As a synesthete, the sounds that she hears every day—whether it's someone's name or a song on the radio—are translated into vibrant, beautiful colors that carry the cadence of melodies. McCracken's vivid paintings stem from her desire to capture …