Apple said to launch updated Watch SE and rugged variant for sports athletes in 2022

Apple is planning to bring an updated Apple Watch SE and a new Apple Watch with a rugged design to its Watch line-up next year. According to Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman, Apple is planning to launch a second-gen Watch SE alongside Apple Watch 8. Continue reading “Apple said to launch updated Watch SE and rugged variant for sports athletes in 2022”

Apple Watch Series 5 Unboxing and First Impressions

Apple had introduced the 5th generation of the Apple Watch earlier this month and it is going on sale in India today. We managed to get our hands on the 44mm  Cellular version of the Apple Watch Series 5. Here are my first impressions after using the watch for the past few days.

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Spotify for Apple Watch introduced

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Spotify has finally introduced its app for the Apple Watch giving users the ability to seamlessly access and control music and podcasts. With this new app, users can enjoy an improved experience with better control and the ability to connect to your speakers or devices. Continue reading “Spotify for Apple Watch introduced”

Apple pulls WatchOS 5.1 update over reports of bricked Apple Watches

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Apple WatchOS 5.1 seems to be reportedly bricking the Apple Watches, meaning the update isn’t quite ready yet. Apple initially rolled out the update earlier this week along with iOS 12.1 but quickly pulled it hours later the reports of bricked Series 4 watches. Continue reading “Apple pulls WatchOS 5.1 update over reports of bricked Apple Watches”

Here’s what to expect from Apple’s iPhone event on September 12

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Apple recently scheduled ‘Gather Round’ special event on September 12th where the company is expected to introduce its new iPhones, iPad, MacBooks, Apple Watch, and much more. The company’s new iPhone line-up includes a 6.5-inch OLED iPhone XS Max, 5.8-inch OLED iPhone X successor – iPhone XS and a cheaper 6.1-inch LCD model called iPhone Xr all with a notch, Face ID with the gesture-based control system and new A12 processor.  Continue reading “Here’s what to expect from Apple’s iPhone event on September 12”

Apple files patent for Watch with larger OLED display, anti-burn-in solution

In a recent development, Cupertino giant Apple has filed two patent for bigger Apple Watch displays with curved edges and anti-burn-in solution for OLED displays. Continue reading “Apple files patent for Watch with larger OLED display, anti-burn-in solution”

Future iPhones and Apple Watches said to use new power-saving Backplane technology to extend battery life

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Apple is said to be in plans to adopt a new power-saving backplane technology for the upcoming iPhone and Apple Watch displays with an to contribute to longer battery life, according to research firm IHS Markit. The backplane technology is responsible for turning individual pixels on and off and it plays a significant role in determining a display’s resolution, refresh rate, and power consumption. Continue reading “Future iPhones and Apple Watches said to use new power-saving Backplane technology to extend battery life”

Apple will launch 11-inch iPad Pro, refreshed Mac mini, Apple watch with larger display, AirPower charger in fall: Kuo

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Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities is back with yet another new investor’s note and this time according to the analyst, Apple is said to be working on launching 11-inch iPad Pro, refreshed Mac mini, Apple watch with large display, Airpower in fall. The newly updated portfolio will join the three iPhone models; 5.8″ OLED model, a new 6.5″ OLED model, and a new 6.1″ LCD variant.  Continue reading “Apple will launch 11-inch iPad Pro, refreshed Mac mini, Apple watch with larger display, AirPower charger in fall: Kuo”

Apple Watch with larger display, cheaper MacBook Air, iPad with Face ID along with 3 iPhones to launch later this year: KGI

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Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of research firm TF International Securities, today in a fresh research note has detailed more details about the upcoming three new iPhones, 2019 iPhones as well. Furthermore, the company will also introduce redesigned Watch with a larger display, cheaper MacBook Air, iPad with Face ID said to launch later this year. Continue reading “Apple Watch with larger display, cheaper MacBook Air, iPad with Face ID along with 3 iPhones to launch later this year: KGI”

Next-gen Apple Watch said to feature touch-sensitive solid-state buttons

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Apple is said to be planning on bringing solid-state buttons that don’t move up and down but will sense the touch of a finger. The company will still stick to the button configuration, with a button and a digital crown placed on the side of the device, but the bottom will not physically click as before.  Continue reading “Next-gen Apple Watch said to feature touch-sensitive solid-state buttons”

Pride Edition Woven Nylon band announced for Apple Watch, Available today for $49

During the WWDC keynote earlier today, Apple announced a brand new watch band for the Apple Watch. Called the Pride Edition Woven Nylon band, it has been designed to celebrate Pride Month.  Continue reading “Pride Edition Woven Nylon band announced for Apple Watch, Available today for $49”

Apple WatchOS 4.3.1 hints at support for third party watch faces

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Ever since Apple introduced the ‘Watch’, developers are behind Apple asking for the ability to create own watch faces. Currently, only Apple has the ability to provide watch faces, while some of them have content from Pixar and Disney. The reasons behind the control might be Apple’s desire to control the experience and branding as much as possible. Continue reading “Apple WatchOS 4.3.1 hints at support for third party watch faces”

iOS 11 firmware leak hints at Apple Watch with LTE connectivity

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It has been rumored for over a year that Apple will release an Apple Watch with LTE connectivity. The latest iOS 11 leak which revealed several iPhone details has also confirmed that the next generation Apple Watch will after all come with cellular connectivity.
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Apple Watch with cellular connectivity said to arrive later this year

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Apple is working on a new version of Apple Watch that will come with support for cellular connectivity, according to a report from Bloomberg. The Apple Watch will feature a built-in LTE wireless connection using a modem chip supplied by Intel.  Continue reading “Apple Watch with cellular connectivity said to arrive later this year”

Apple Watch with micro LED display expected ‘as soon as 2018’

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Apple is planning to adopt advanced micro-LED display technology in its wearable devices, according to a latest report from Nikkei Asian Review. The next gen Apple Watch with micro-LED display could arrive as soon as 2018. Continue reading “Apple Watch with micro LED display expected ‘as soon as 2018’”