Is Apple about to drop AirPower? Here’s the evidence.

March 24, 2019

AirPower was announced in 2017 but still hasn't launched.Image: AFP/Getty Images Apple made some unusual plays this week. Ahead of Monday’s “it’s show time” event, where the iPhone maker is expected to announce subscription-based video and news services, it hastily unveiled a new iPad mini and iPad Air, iMacs with faster performance, and updated AirPods. Not a bad way to start spring! But there’s an elephant in the room: Where…

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Apple attempts to demystify healthcare with Aetna’s Attain app

February 1, 2019

The Apple Watch Series 4 is the most powerful health wearable available.Image: lili sams/mashable Regardless of whether iPhones sales are flat, much of the excitement and loyalty that’s made Apple into a behemoth tech company comes directly from its products, so meticulously designed and engineered to be irresistible. Apple is a devices company and its lifeblood (and stock) depends on new products to dazzle. But Apple under CEO Tim Cook…

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Apple’s health-centric Watch Series 4 can call for help if it senses you fall

September 14, 2018

Apple’s new health features represent a transformative change for the Apple Watch.  The smartwatch that was once marketed as a fashion-forward (lol) tech gadget with a smattering of health and fitness features is now creeping closer and closer to a full-fledged medical device. SEE ALSO: The Apple Watch Series 4 finally goes edge-to-edge Never has that been more clear than during Wednesday’s press event, when Apple unveiled the Apple Watch…

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Apple debuts Apple Watch Series 4 with edge-to-edge display

September 14, 2018

Image: screenshot: jake krol Guys, isn’t growth beautiful? So proud of Apple for how far it’s come, watch-wise. 😪 At its product event Wednesday, Apple unveiled a brand spankin’ new smartwatch: the Apple Watch Series 4.  SEE ALSO: Live from Apple’s 2018 iPhone event While the Series 3 seriously ramped up the Watch’s abilities by adding GPS and LTE connectivity, the Series 4 now constitutes the most significant product redesign…

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EEC fillings likely confirm 6 new Apple Watch models

August 22, 2018

That screen is probably getting bigger!Image: Lili Sams/Mashable Apple is probably preparing to launch new Apple Watch models, according to a new filing in the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database.  The filing, noticed by French outlet Consomac, lists a total of six new Watch models, all of which will be coming with Apple’s upcoming watchOS 5 operating system for wearables.  SEE ALSO: Food is actually being served on iPads and…

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Your $10,000 Apple Watch Edition is basically useless now

June 6, 2018

Image: Apple This is going to be a hard lesson for early adopters.  While Apple’s new wearable operating system, watchOS 5, is packed with lots of new features, it’s not going to run on first generation Apple Watches. SEE ALSO: Apple Watch adds podcasts, competitions, and a walkie-talkie app So, that means the $10,000 Apple Watch Editions are now practically worthless. Or rather, they won’t be getting any new features,…

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The Apple Watch turns 3, and it’s still flawed

April 26, 2018

The Apple Watch Series 3.Image: lili sams/mashable In 2007, Apple changed the act of socializing, maybe forever, with the release of the iPhone. There it was, a perfectly packed 4.5-inch-long computer designed to pulverize boredom like a drill through your skull. You bought one, and now, whenever you have a few minutes of downtime, even if that downtime is shared with your friends or spouse or mom at Christmas, you…

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Instagram app is gone from the Apple Watch

April 5, 2018

No Instagram for you.Image: Lili Sams / Mashable Instagram is gone from the Apple Watch.  According to 9to5Mac, updating Instagram’s iPhone app to version 39.0 removes the app from the Watch after pairing. SEE ALSO: 5 Instagram pro tips you probably didn’t know about The release notes for the latest version of Instagram’s iOS app list “general bug fixes and performance improvements” and make no mention of the Watch app. …

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Apple might redesign Apple Watch with bigger screen

March 30, 2018

The Apple Watch Series 3 has proven to be a big hit.Image: lili sams/mashable The Apple Watch could get its first design update since it launched way back in 2015. In his latest investor note (via 9to5Mac), KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says he believes the next Apple Watches, slated for launch this fall, might come with displays that are about 15 percent larger than the current Series 3. SEE…

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Apple Watch bands gets a spring fashion update

March 22, 2018

Image: apple Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Apparently, despite what the blizzards indicate, spring is here. Apple has unveiled a bright lineup of new Apple Watch bands to distract us from the bitter cold. SEE ALSO: The Apple Watch just got way better for skiers and snowboarders The new bands…

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