Smartwatches

Is Apple Watch Series 3 Really A Hit, Or Is It All PR Hype?

The Apple Watch has been struggling to gain mainstream acceptance in the United States. However, according to <i>Forbes</i>, the struggle is over.<p>“70% of …

Watches

Zens Powerbank in White - Cult of Mac Watch Store

Nomad Sport Strap Apple Watch Band<p>$39.95<p>Note: Nomad does not ship internationally. Nomad has harnessed one of nature's wonder materials to create...<p>Bezels & Bytes Silver-Studded Blush Pink Leather Apple Watch Band<p>$88.00<p>Transform your Apple Watch from a tech gadget to a fashion accessory. …

Watches

Wallpaper Weekends: Black Cat at Halloween for iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple Watch.<p><i>“A</i> …

iOS

New uses for an old Apple Watch

You love your new Apple Watch, but don't want to sell your old one. What to do?<p>You've taken the plunge and upgraded to a new Apple Watch Series 3. …

Watches

Tips and Tricks: Synching Music to the Apple Watch

One of the reasons that I’ve never mentioned this tip before is because, until recently, I hadn’t used this feature myself. Until I got the Apple Watch 3 with LTE, that is. I used to use the Watch as a way to control my music on my iPhone, but thanks to the device independence that comes with a …

Apple

Kids' smart watches are a security/privacy dumpster-fire

The Norwegian Consumer Council hired a security firm called Mnemonic to audit the security of four popular brands of kids' smart watches and found a …

Watches

Apple Watch 3 or Garmin Vivoactive 3: which to get?

As we head into the final months of the year, it is clear which devices will be fighting for your wrist place during the forthcoming holiday period. …

Wearable Tech

This week’s top stories: Apple’s new flagship retail store, iPhone production rumors, the Mac mini’s future, and more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> iPhone X production speculation continues, Apple opens a brand new flagship store in Chicago, iOS 11.1 betas 3 and 4, a tip for selling your Touch Bar MacBook Pro, and much more. Head below for all of this week’s big stories.<p>Apple this week released two new sets of betas …

Apple

Cult of Mac Magazine: How to collaborate in GarageBand using iCloud, and more!

One of the great new features in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra is shared documents. You can create almost any kind of file, and collaborate on it with other people. We’ll show you how to share and collaborate using GarageBand in iOS 11.<p>In this week’s issue, you’ll find that story and more. Find out …

iOS

Apple Watch GPS functionality target of latest Uniloc patent lawsuit

After a brief hiatus, patent troll Uniloc is back and looking to milk Apple for claimed damages and fees related to allegedly infringed patents, this …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Wrist Communicator: The 18 Best Apple Watch Apps

A Tiny Game of Pong<p>Everybody needs a little mindless entertainment here and there. And that’s exactly what A Tiny Game of Pong has to offer. As you …

For Men

Apple’s New Watch Faces Trying Times

What’s an Apple Watch Series 3 without cellular connection? An Apple Watch Series 2.<p>Investors were excited when Apple announced that the latest …

Apple Watch

Pad & Quill Debuts Full Grain American Leather Heritage Apple Watch Band

Our friends at Pad & Quill have announced their latest beautiful Apple Watch band. The Heritage fits 42m Apple Watch Series 1, 2, and 3 devices, and …

Watches

Apple Has The Power Of A Great Brand, But Clouds Are Gathering

Too many analysts are focused on the new iPhone specs and tricks. They ended up missing a significant point.<p>Apple inverted its pricing pyramid by …

Business

Review: The Power Packer

A few months ago, I wrote a Cool Things article about a Kickstarter product from Side by Side called the Power Packer. It is a compact zippered carrier designed to hold all of a user’s most important mobile accessories in such a way that they are kept safe and secure, and also remain easy to …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Watch Series 3 review: Apple retains its smartwatch crown

The best smartwatch money can buy – now with the option of 4G connectivity<p>When the first Apple Watch came out, one of the main murmurs of …

Watches

How to sync and load music onto Apple Watch with watchOS 4

Apple introduced a few music management changes to Apple Watch with the release of watchOS 4, which now allows users to load multiple playlists, …

Apple Watch

hands-on with watchOS 4.1 beta 4

The upcoming watchOS 4.1 software update has reached the developer beta 4 now as we continue to inch closer to its commercial release, probably …

iOS

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Friday.<p><b>1. Lyft raised $1 billion (£761 million) in a funding round led by CapitalG, the investment arm of Alphabet, Google's parent company.</b> Google is also an early investor in Uber. Google Ventures poured $258 million (£196 million) …

Masayoshi Son

Smart Watches for Children Are Dangerous Garbage

A recent analysis of popular smart watches intended for children has revealed that the fledgling market is littered with devices that, at best, fail …

Watches

Fossil Q Explorist review

For men with an Android phone, the Fossil Q Explorist is the perfect blend of style and substance.<p>For men with an Android phone, the Fossil Q …

Wearable Tech

Best sports apps for Apple Watch

Keep track off all your favorite teams on your wrist with sports apps for your Apple Watch!<p>If you're a serious sports fan, you can never get enough …

Watches

The Apple Watch 3 is awesome

Ten days in with the new Apple Watch 3, and I'm amazed by how quickly it integrated into daily life.<p>Earlier this month, I made the leap to the dark …

Watches

Getting the Most from the Siri Watch Face

I have been using the Siri watch face with watchOS 4 as my primary watch face since iOS 11 shipped. Ordinarily, I am not a digital watch face guy. I …

Watches

Charge your Apple Watch and iPhone on-the-go w/ this 5000mAh battery for $45.50

Oittm (99% positive feedback all-time) via Amazon offers its 5000mAh Portable Apple Watch Charger and Power Bank for <b>$45.59</b> <b>shipped</b> when promo code <b>KMMT4B8Z</b> is applied during checkout. That’s a 20% savings off the regular price and an Amazon all-time low. Rated 4.2/5 stars.<p>Oittm Apple Watch Charger …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple’s Angela Ahrendts and Jony Ive tease new Chicago retail store ahead of tomorrow’s opening

Apple tomorrow will open its latest flagship retail location in Chicago. The Michigan Avenue store features a gorgeous design that resembles a MacBook Air from the top, and Apple this week offered the first preview of the store as well as commentary from retail head Angela Ahrendts and designer …

Apple

UBS: The Apple Watch Series 3 could be the most popular yet (AAPL)

• <b>The Apple Watch is the most popular in the world, according to Apple.</b>• <b><br>The new version, the Series 3, could eclipse the popularity of the Series 2, based on searches for the watch.</b>• <b><br>Bad reviews could plague the new watch, however.</b><p>The Apple Watch Series 3 could be one of the most popular watches in the …

Watches

The Apple Watch's Best New Feature Was Mysteriously Blocked in China

Apple may be riding the highest stock prices of its lifetime, but China continues to be a vexing problem for the hardware giant. With a high-profile …

Apple Watch

Consumer report warns over safety of kids’ smartwatches

A report by an EU consumer watchdog has flagged up myriad problems with smartwatches designed for children, including security flaws, privacy concerns, and risks posed by unreliable features.<p>Based on the analysis it argues that the core ‘peace of mind’ proposition of GPS smartwatches aimed at kids …

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