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  1. Maura

    WatchOS 5 In-Depth Preview

    Apple announced watchOS 5 during yesterday’s WWDC in San Jose, including lots of new activity and connectivity features, such as Activity Sharing competitions, auto-workout detection, advanced running features, Walkie-Talkie, Apple Podcasts and third-party apps on the Siri watch face. First up...
  2. Maura

    iOS 12 In-Depth Preview

    Yesterday Apple announced iOS 12 during its Worldwide Developer’s Conference keynote event in San Francisco, California, complete with lots of exciting, fun, and, in some cases, very useful new features. Generally speaking, Apple has designed iOS 12 to be faster and more responsive when it...
  3. Maura

    Paralympian Shows How Apple Devices Help Him Train

    Cnet reports today on how two-time US Paralympian Austin Pruitt is incorporating the Apple Watch and other Apple devices in his training schedule. In the article, Pruitt shows Cnet's Ben Fox Rubin how he now only needs to use a single Apple Watch to track his stationary workouts, whereas he...
  4. Maura

    Apple Reports Record Results For March Quarter Thanks to iPhone X

    AppleInsider reports that Apple has managed to quiet the negative Wall Street chatter yesterday, with record figures for the March quarter and growth in its services division revealed in its first fiscal results of 2018. In yesterday’s earnings conference call, Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca...
  5. Maura

    Apple Watch Saves Teenager’s Life

    AppleInsider has yet another story today about how the Apple Watch heart rate monitor helped to save the life of someone wearing it. According to the original report from WFTS, 18-year-old Deanna Recktenwald of Tampa, Florida, was actually in a local church when her Apple Watch alerted her...
  6. Maura

    Survey Finds That 82% of Teens Polled Own an iPhone, as Interest in Apple Watch Also Grows

    MacRumors reports that a new survey from investment company Piper Jaffray has found that Apple’s iPhone is more popular than ever, with 82% of the teens surveyed owning an iPhone, an increase of 4% from 78% of those polled in fall 2017. Also, 84% of those teens polled said that they expect their...
  7. Maura

    Apple Launches New Spring Apple Watch Bands

    Apple has this week announced a Spring collection of Apple Watch bands with some bright new colours and designs, including striped Woven Nylon bands, new Nike bands that colour-match with the latest Nike running shoes, and a new edge paint colour for the Apple Watch Hermès bands. All the bands...
  8. Maura

    Apple Watch Has 97% Accuracy When Detecting Abnormal Heart Rhythms

    AppleInsider reports today that according to the ongoing DeepHeart study from the University of California, San Francisco, and digital health startup Cardiogram, the Apple Watch heart sensor is able to achieve 97% accuracy when it comes to detecting abnormal heart rhythms. The study uses the...
  9. P

    iPhone and Apple Watch Suggestion (giving help, not asking)

    I just purchased an Apple Watch for medical purposes, it will work with a CGM, I did not want photos on the watch taking up valuable space. No option to not sync photos. I searched this and found many people asking about this. I had already gone through settings and lowered the number of photos...
  10. Maura

    Apple Sold More Watches Than All its Smartwatch Rivals Combined Last Year

    According to newly released figures from IDC, via MacRumors, Apple Watch is still the most popular smartwatch in the world, by a very big margin. IDC says that Apple Watch shipments exceeded 8 million units worldwide in the last quarter, also earning it the accolade of best-selling wearable...
  11. Maura

    Apple Repair Facility Made 1,600 False Alarm Calls Since October

    A fascinating story today from CBS Sacramento, via AppleInsider, which reports that Apple’s repair and refurbishing centre in Elk Grove, California, is responsible for making approximately 1,600 false-alarm 911 emergency calls since last October. Jamie Hudson, an emergency dispatcher at the Elk...
  12. Maura

    Apple Watch SOS Emergency Feature Saves Woman’s Life After Car Crash

    Shape.com reports today on how a woman used her Apple Watch SOS feature to call for help for her and her 9-month-old baby son after her car was hit by a drunk driver. Twenty-four-year-old Kacie Anderson from Hannover, PA, wrote a letter to Apple telling them how the device saved the life of her...
  13. Maura

    Apple Sold More Apple Watches Than the Entire Swiss Watch Industry in Q4

    AppleInsider reports today that according to a new chart published by Statista, Apple sold more watches in Q4 2017 than the entire Swiss watch industry. Statista used Apple Watch shipment estimates recently published by research firm Canalys as the basis for its chart, whereby it compared them...
  14. Maura

    New Study Finds That Apple Watch Can Detect Early Signs of Diabetes

    9to5 Mac reports today that according to a new study from UC San Francisco, in partnership with digital health startup Cardiogram, heart-rate data provided by wearables such as Apple Watch can detect diabetes at an early stage. The study, which involved over 14,000 Apple Watch and Android...
  15. Maura

    New Figures Show that Apple is “the Biggest Watch Maker in the World”

    MacRumors reports today on new estimated figures from research firm Canalys that show that Apple Watch shipments exceeded a record-breaking figure of 18 million units shipped in 2017, which represents a rise of more than 50% from the 12 million units shipped in 2016. According to Canalys, 48%...
  16. Maura

    Apple Watch Has Record-Breaking Quarter With Series 3 Sales Up 100 Percent

    According to Apple’s Q1 results, which were announced last night, the Apple Watch has just had its best ever quarter, with the Series 3 selling twice as many units as the previous year’s Series 2 models. This led to Apple Watch seeing a 50% growth in units and revenue for the fourth quarter in a...
  17. Maura

    Whirlpool Announces Apple Watch Compatibility With its Appliances

    CNBC reports that Whirlpool has today announced at the CES tech show in Las Vegas that you will soon be able to control your Whirlpool appliance remotely with your Apple Watch, making it the first appliance manufacturer to enable such an interaction. Whirlpool stated today that more than 20 of...
  18. Maura

    Apple Working on EKG Heart Monitor for Apple Watch

    After having read several stories in recent months about ways in which the Apple Watch has alerted users to potentially fatal heart conditions, it’s no surprise at all to read a new report from Bloomberg stating that Apple is currently working on an electrocardiogram (EKG) heart monitor for...
  19. Maura

    Another Amazing Story Shows How the Apple Watch Saves Lives

    9to5 Mac reports today on the story of Scott Killian, whose has told them how his life was saved by his Apple Watch. “Big fan of the Apple Watch right now,” he said. Killian, who is an attorney, working in a high-pressure environment, said that at almost 50 year old, he had recently undergone a...
  20. Maura

    Apple Launches More iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch Acessories, Including Hermès Band

    Having already launched several new iPhone cases and Apple Watch bands earlier this week, 9To5Mac reports that Apple has today unveiled yet more accessories, including iPad Pro sleeves, Apple Watch bands, and iPhone X cases. Kicking off with the iPad Pro, you can now pick up a Pink Fuchsia...
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