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WWDC Wishlist Part Three- Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has quickly become one of the big stars in Apple’s hardware lineup. In three years, it has basically taken over the wearables market and become the world’s de facto smartwatch. A big reason for this is Apple’s investment in the platform and consistent innovation. They have already …

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watchOS 5 Wishlist

The Worldwide Developers Conference is just about a week and a half away, and while we've heard some rumors on what we might see in iOS 12 and macOS 10.14, watchOS 5, the next-generation software update for the Apple Watch, remains a total mystery.<p>With no idea what to expect, we asked <i>MacRumors</i> …

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Some iPhone X Users Complaining of Cracked Camera Lenses

• Home<br>• News<br>• Some iPhone X Users Complaining of Cracked Camera Lenses<p>Chris Hauk - May 24, 2018<p>A growing number of iPhone X users are complaining of …

Mobile Technology

Apple Watch defining LTE wearables market with 60% of global sales, likely higher in the US

New data from Canalys today sheds some light on how Apple Watch sales stacked up against the competition during the Q1 2018 (Apple’s Q2). While maintaining its top spot as the most popular wearable maker, Apple also dominated cellular smartwatch sales.<p>Apple doesn’t break out Apple Watch numbers …

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tvOS 12 Wishlist

At the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple will introduce new versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS, and for those latter two updates, we have no idea what to expect.<p>Historically, Apple hasn't introduced major changes in its tvOS updates, but the operating system is still new and …

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Second Life: Rethinking Myself Through Exercise, Mindfulness, and Gratitude

<i>"There's something in your latest scan that we need to double check."</i><p>Here's what I've learned about cancer as a survivor: even once you're past it, and despite doctors' reassurances that you should go back to your normal life, it never truly leaves you. It clings to the back of your mind and sits …

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How to View & Sort Your Apple Watch Workout History

The Apple Watch is the ideal accessory for on-the-go people who need a workout watch that offers both functionality and durability. With handy features including fitness tracking, health monitoring, and the ability to play music, the Apple Watch offers everything an athlete needs to stay informed …

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Apple Accidentally Exposes New iPhone Decision

This year Apple will change its iPhone line-up dramatically. There will be three new models in three new sizes and – perhaps most surprisingly – some major price cuts. And now even Apple is giving us clues about this…<p>The eagle-eyed 9to5Mac spotted Apple has suddenly slashed the price of its USB-C …

Mobile Technology

Yup, Apple is going to crush every Android phone once again with the iPhone X Plus

Something strange is happening right now in the smartphone market: Apple no longer makes the most powerful smartphone in the world. Well actually, we …

Mobile Technology

It's time for the Apple Watch to get a watch face store

Commentary: It's long overdue. And it would fill the gap left by the apps leaving the Apple Watch.<p>Apple's developer conference WWDC is happening in less than two weeks, with lots of expected news on iOS 12, Macs, iPads and yes, the next version of its Apple Watch software. And while there are …

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Here’s why bartenders wear Apple Watch

If you’re not convinced you need an Apple Watch, you might be able to justify one if your job forbids you from checking your phone.<p>This makes the wearable particularly popular within the service industry, according to an informal survey of airline attendants, bartenders, waiters, baristas and TSA …

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MacBook Pro 2018: Apple Finally Answers Butterfly Keyboard Issues

Apple may finally be solving users’ problems with the MacBook keyboards with the upcoming 2018 MacBook Pro.<p>A good number of Apple fans who bought the …

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Siri is telling people it's getting a major update at WWDC

Siri's getting a makeover — at least that's what the Apple digital assistant strongly hinted at with its responses about the upcoming Apple developer …

Apple

Apple's 7-nanometer A12 processors for 2018 iPhones reportedly start production

Apple supplier TSMC has started mass production on the processors for this year's lineup of new iPhones, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. The chip, which is expected to be called the A12, could be the first to use a 7-nanometer process in a commercial device, something the technology industry has been …

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11 reasons you should buy an Apple Watch instead of Fitbit's new $200 smartwatch

1/<p>1. Apple offers more styles, finishes, and bands for the Apple Watch.<p>Drew Angerer/Getty Images<p>Apple currently sells five types of Apple Watch — …

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Video: the iPhone X reviewed, six months later

From its release right up until this month's earnings announcement, analysts have said Apple will discontinue the iPhone X this year due to low …

Mobile Technology

iPhone X is top-selling smartphone in March, four others join top ten list

Five iPhones were part of Counterpoint Research‘s top ten global best-selling smartphone list for the month of March while one entry to the list is a …

Mobile Technology

Apple Watch: How to set photo as watch face

Whether you’re new to Apple Watch or just haven’t used your photos to create watch faces, it’s easy and fun to do. Follow along for a few ways to make your some of your own with personal memories.<p>There are several ways to use your photos to create a custom Apple Watch face. We’ll start by using the …

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Apple will reportedly sell streaming video subscriptions through its TV app

Apple will follow the path of Amazon this year and offer customers the ability to subscribe to popular streaming service from its TV app, according to a new report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. Normally, consumers must download and subscribe to services like Netflix, Prime Video, HBO Now, Showtime, and others on …

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Apple's latest defense against iPhone hacks: shut down the Lightning port

Apple is doubling down on your security.<p>The company has seeded the fourth beta of its upcoming iOS 11.4 update to developers, and it contains an …

Mobile Technology

The Best New Features Coming to Your iPhone in iOS 11.4

Apple is adding new features.<p>Apple is gearing up for a major iOS update. On Monday, the company released the fourth beta of iOS 11.4 — the operating …

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Jony Ive opens up about Apple Watch origin and the watch he ‘admires most’ in Hodinkee interview

Apple’s top designer Jony Ive is featured in watch magazine Hodinkee this month to talk about the origins of the Apple Watch, his long-time friend and design partner Marc Newson, the future of Apple, and more.<p>The rather in-depth interview starts with Ive talking about the origin of the Apple Watch …

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Hulu begins rolling out Live TV Guide for its streaming TV service

Hulu’s interface has been criticized in the past and issues were especially apparent with the company’s Live TV service, where browsing through channels was a bunch of tiles, with no way of knowing what’s coming next. As promised, however, the company is changing that…<p>Today, Hulu is looking to …

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iPhone X Plus said to be iPhone 8 Plus size, iOS 12 to bring horizontal Face ID support, more

A new report today from <i>Macotakara</i> sheds more light on the iPhone models to be introduced later this year. The blog says the 6.5-inch ‘iPhone X Plus’ is roughly the same size as the current iPhone 8 Plus, and offers a few more tidbits of information…<p>The report cites a “reliable supplier information …

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Foxconn wants a piece of Apple’s future MicroLED plans

Apple is reportedly going all-in on MicroLED displays, and long-time supplier Foxconn wants to get in on the action!<p>According to a new report, the Foxconn Group recently took a 7.32 percent share in the company Epileds Technologies, and aims to soon buy anoter 20 million shares to become its …

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Apple imagery sends pundits into a frenzy

Apple has announced the dates for its 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), and as usual posted a cool graphic on its website to promote the …

Apple

Strength is the missing Activity Ring. Here’s how you can close it.

The Activity Rings on your Apple Watch don’t provide a complete picture of your fitness. There is one important ring missing: Strength. The Rock didn’t get ripped just by standing up once an hour. And both the Exercise and Move rings essentially measure the same thing: cardio.<p>As any fitness expert …

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Apple wins patent for round-faced Apple Watch, seemingly not a rejected design

Apple has today been awarded a patent for technology intended for use in a ‘circular display.’ The patent text specifically references a wristwatch as one application, and one of the illustrations looks very much like a watch …<p>The patent itself is for a particular approach to handling the …

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Apple Watch: How to enable Elevated Heart Rate notifications

Apple Watch has been credited multiple times for saving lives. This is due to the device being heavily focused on health with detection features that can help spot health problems early on. Read on for how to take advantage of those features…<p>One of the latest features to come to Apple Watch is …

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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 11.4 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 11.4 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the third beta and more than a month after releasing the tvOS 11.3 update.<p>Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the new tvOS 11.4 developer beta can …

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