In his recently released Apple Roadmap, KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo reveals his predicted specifications for iWatch, which will reportedly ship in Q3 2014. The iWatch is said to come in 1.3-inch and 1.5-inch sizes to accommodate different sized wrists. Both will utilize flexible AMOLED displays with sapphire glass covers for scratch protection. The device will … [Read more...] about Apple to Release iWatch in Multiple Sizes, Cost Could Rise To Several Thousand Dollars
Apple to Use LG Chem 'Stepped Battery' for iWatch
Apple will reportedly use LG Chem’s stepped battery for its rumored iWatch. Contrary to recent news reports of solar-powered smart watches, Apple has confirmed that it will stick with lithium-ion batteries for its upcoming iWatch. These batteries are to be supplied mainly by Samsung SDI, LG Chem and Tianjin Lishen Battery, according to industry … [Read more...] about Apple to Use LG Chem 'Stepped Battery' for iWatch
Apple hires sleep expert to work on iWatch
Apple has hired Roy J.E.M Raymann, from Philips Research, for its iWatch team . The hire is the latest in a long series of recent reports that suggest Apple is hiring a wide variety of experts for its upcoming iWatch product. … [Read more...] about Apple hires sleep expert to work on iWatch
Pebble Smartwatch App is Updated With Pebble Appstore, Watchfaces
The new Pebble Smartwatch app is now available in the App Store and it features over one thousand apps and watchfaces for the device. The Pebble smart watch connects to your iPhone and other iOS devices using Bluetooth, alerting you to incoming calls, emails, messages and alerts. Customize your Pebble with hundreds of watchapps found within the Pebble smart … [Read more...] about Pebble Smartwatch App is Updated With Pebble Appstore, Watchfaces
Apple sets out to redefine fitness tracking and health by iWatch + iOS 8
Apple is set to reinvent the mobile healthcare and fitness world. Company currently plans to release a new version of the iPhone operating system this year with health and fitness tracking integration. Apple’s work on such an operating system likely indicates that Apple is nearing the introduction of its much-rumored, sensor-laden “iWatch,”. … [Read more...] about Apple sets out to redefine fitness tracking and health by iWatch + iOS 8
Apple exploring induction, solar and motion charging for curved-glass iWatch
Apple is testing a variety of different charging methods for its "iWatch" smart watch project, according to a The New York Times report. At the top of Apple's list appears to be induction charging, allowing users to recharge their watches wirelessly. For its wristwatch, Apple has been testing a method to charge the battery wirelessly with magnetic induction, according to … [Read more...] about Apple exploring induction, solar and motion charging for curved-glass iWatch
LG Will Provide 1.52-inch OLED Panels For Apple's iWatch
According to Korean news site Digital Daily, (who has now pulled this story) Apple has linked up with LG to bring a flexible, plastic OLED display for the rumored iWatch product. The report claims that LG is the only provider of the 1.52-inch panels. The report also claims that the smartwatch would be released sometime during the summer as it would enter mass-production … [Read more...] about LG Will Provide 1.52-inch OLED Panels For Apple's iWatch
Apple's 'iWatch' Said to Arrive in Separate 1.7- and 1.3-Inch Display Sizes for Men and Women
Last month, NPD DisplaySearch analyst David Hsieh offered an overview of Apple's display plans for future devices, based on sources in the company's supply chain. Among the products included in Hsieh's analysis was Apple's long-rumored "iWatch" smart watch device, with Hsieh only briefly noting that Apple appeared to be looking to source both 1.3-inch and 1.63-inch flexible … [Read more...] about Apple's 'iWatch' Said to Arrive in Separate 1.7- and 1.3-Inch Display Sizes for Men and Women
Apple to Launch New Television Product as Early as November?
Venture capitalist and former TechCrunch reporter MG Siegler says Apple may be planning a television product for launch as early as November. He made the comments on John Gruber's podcast, "Mule Radio". Not to go into rumor central here but the latest things like I've heard are some sort of television product — not necessarily a television screen but something — could be … [Read more...] about Apple to Launch New Television Product as Early as November?
Apple Embarks on Hiring Spree for iWatch?
Apple has reportedly embarked on a hiring spree to resolve design problems with the iWatch. The company is said to be bringing in extra help amid concerns that the device won't be ready to launch for at least a year. The company has begun hiring “aggressively” for the project in recent weeks, say people familiar with Apple’s plans for the wearable device, a move that shows it … [Read more...] about Apple Embarks on Hiring Spree for iWatch?