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Will We Ever Get Multi-day Battery Life on the Apple Watch?

Yesterday we got a glimpse at the Apple Watch Series 5. While it boasts a new LTPO screen and some software updates, one thing that hasn’t changed is its 18-hour, “all-day” battery life. Read More >>

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The Apple Watch’s Latest Trick Could Be Battling Pseudoscience – But Questions Remain

Before launching into its battery of Apple Watch announcements on Tuesday, Apple set the tone, as it often does, with a moving promotional video. Among the many characters featured was a mother who described how the Apple Watch helped catch a pregnancy-endangering heart condition before it was too late. Later, Apple announced it would expand its health initiatives by embarking on three new health research studies that will use data gathered by its smartwatch. The Apple Watch, like most wearables, bills itself as a product that can help you live a healthier life. These studies are Apple’s latest effort to prove that’s more than marketing bluster. Read More >>

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Everything Apple Announced Yesterday

Every year it feels like Apple’s big iPhone event offers fewer and fewer surprises. This year was no different. Once again, we got three new phones and a new Apple Watch. But we also got some new and interesting details about the company’s future. Read More >>

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Yep There’s an Apple Watch Series 5 Now Too, and it Has an Always-On Display

Tonight is the night of product refreshes, and after the new 10.2-inch iPad Apple has just announced a brand new line of Apple Watches - the aptly named Apple Watch Series 5. This one has an always on display. Read More >>

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All the Apple Rumours You Can Stomach Before September

September is just around the corner, and so is Apple’s annual autumn event where it announces a stream of new products. Earlier leaks have hinted at a three-camera array for the new iPhones, but it also looks like we’ll see some new iPads, and the biggest MacBook Pro in years, according to a Bloomberg report. In any case, here’s a rundown of what to expect once Apple Day rolls around. Read More >>

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Apple Faces a Second Privacy Exploit With the Apple Watch Walkie-Talkie Feature

Apple has announced that it'll be disabling the Apple Watch walkie-talkie which it announced in 2014 and only got around to rolling out last year, because it can be hijacked to listen in on wearers. Read More >>

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Maybe Apple Will Be Better Off Without Jony Ive

Gossipy new accounts about Jony Ive’s final months at Apple have been rolling in since news of his departure broke last week, and boy does it seem like he was sick of working at Apple. As the company struggles to invent new products and slow-motion train wrecks its way towards a new services business, you might wonder if this may, actually, be a good thing. After all, Apple needs a new star. Read More >>

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Check Out Apple’s Ridiculous Patent for Adding a Camera to the Apple Watch

Since its launch back in 2015, Apple has been steadily adding new sensors and features to the Apple Watch. The first model had a built-in heart rate sensor, the Apple Watch Series 2 tacked on GPS, while the Series 3 was the first version to feature true cellular connectivity. Most recently, Apple added an ECG monitor to the Apple Watch Series 4, and based on a new patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple ain’t done yet. Read More >>

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O2 Launches Apple Watch 4 With Six Month Free Airtime Promotion

O2 is launching the Apple Watch Series 4 today and to mark the occasion, it's offering six months of free air time to new and existing iPhone customers on custom plans. Read More >>

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Why Apple Might Soon Be the Best Choice For Tracking Your Period

Reproductive health tech is going through some growing pains. On the one hand, there’s been a lot of progress now that menstruation—and all it entails—isn’t quite so taboo. For instance, there’s now a wearable that’s conducting clinical studies about how various factors could lead to more accurate fertile window predictions. But there’s also been some troubling developments. Recently, a popular pregnancy tracking app was found handing private data to employers, and another fertility app was found to be funded by anti-abortion groups. At this year's WWDC, Apple threw its hat into the ring by expanding its period tracking options via a new Cycles Tracking feature on the Apple Watch and iPhone. None of it was revolutionary per se, but there’s reason to believe that Apple might be the company that gets it right. Read More >>

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Here Are the New Features Coming to Your Apple Watch

Let it be said, Apple will never forget to remind you its Apple Watch is the best selling smartwatch out there. This year’s WWDC is no exception. At today’s keynote, Apple’s Kevin Lynch took the stage to reveal all the updates we can expect to see in watchOS 6, and therefore, the Apple Watch Series 5 later this autumn. Read More >>

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The Most Useful Apple Watch Apps 

Despite a few high-profile disappearances, plenty of iOS apps have companion apps for the Apple Watch – but only some of them bring genuinely useful functions and features to your wrist. Here are our picks for the Apple Watch apps that go above and beyond the basics to add real value to your Apple-branded timepiece. Read More >>

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Apple May Finally Add Sleep Tracking to the Apple Watch, Still No Word on Better Battery Life

We’re up to the fourth iteration of Apple’s wearable, and the thing still can’t natively track my sleep. The Fitbit has been doing that almost from the beginning, and Apple has looked a little silly for lacking the feature. However, Bloomberg is reporting that Apple’s finally started testing sleep tracking, and it could appear on an Apple Watch as soon as soon as 2020. Read More >>

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DHL-Branded Phone Cases Exist And We Have No Idea Why

Update: we now have some idea why. See edit at the end. Read More >>

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Give Me This Adorable Case That Turns My Apple Watch Into an iPod

Of all the things you do with your iOS devices, listening to music is probably still one of the most common reasons you reach for them. The iPod isn’t dead; it just got lost in a sea of other features. But you could make it the star of the show again with this tiny case that (sort of) transforms your Apple Watch back into one of Apple’s most iconic creations. Read More >>