Apple previewed watchOS 3, featuring significantly improved performance with the ability to launch favorite apps instantly, enhanced navigation like the new Dock and all-new fitness and health capabilities for Apple Watch. Available this fall, this software update introduces the breakthrough Breathe app, designed to encourage users to take a moment in their day to do deep … [Read more...] about Apple Previews watchOS 3; Faster, Simpler with Breakthrough Health Features
Concept designer Martin Hajek has posted new iWatchS and iWatchC concepts. Both feature a new clock face and of course the iWatchC has a plastic band. Nobody knows what the iWatch will look like, not even the infamous Sonny Dickson has leaked any parts yet everyone knows about the production problems which Apple purportedly is facing. All I do know for … [Read more...] about New Concepts from Martin Hajek: iWatchS and iWatchC
Apple's iWatch is already becoming one of the most anticipated gadgets of 2014, as many rumors point to it being launched in the latter half of the year. DigiTimes claims that Apple's long awaited wearable is facing issues involving surface finish treatments for the device. Reportedly, Apple and Qualcomm are both searching for ways to improve the chassis of the device using … [Read more...] about Early iWatch Production Facing Issues With Surface Finish Treatments
An Apple patent filing filed today suggests that Apple may be working on a way to make its long-rumored iWatch slimmer than existing offerings by reducing the size of the battery required. One of the barriers to widespread adoption of smartwatches is that existing models are not exactly sleek. Technology lovers might be willing to put function ahead of form and put up with … [Read more...] about Apple working to slim its iWatch via intermittent Bluetooth LE connection?
Martin Hajek did it again he improved old iWatch design to new "iPhone 5C" design and colours. Right after Apple launched the colorful iPhone 5C I figured it would be nice to have a look at adding color to my original iWatch concept. The original iWatch concept was designed together with Adam Banks of MacUser magazine. Based on that design I added some color, simplified the … [Read more...] about iWatchC Martin Hajek improved design
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says Apple could sell up to 10 million iWatches in the first year. His team asked 799 U.S. customers whether they would spend $350 on a watch that connected to the iPhone. 88% said no and 12% said yes. Munster realized that not everyone who was interested in the device would actually purchase one, so he conservatively estimated that 2-4% of … [Read more...] about Apple Could Sell Up to 10 Million iWatches in the First Year
ETNews is reporting that Apple will make significant changes to the displays of its future devices including the iPhone. Citing industry sources, the site claims that the iPhone will have its 4-inch display increased to at least 5-inches. This aligns somewhat with a recent WSJ report that said Apple is investigating screen sizes from 4.8-inches to 6-inches. … [Read more...] about Apple to Increase iPhone Display to At Least 5-Inches, Launch OLED iWatch?
A new report from DigiTimes says that Inventec is expected to land 60% of the orders for Apple's rumored iWatch. Apple is expected to debut the device in the second half of 2014. … [Read more...] about Inventec expected to land orders for iWatch
Apple has reportedly hired Jay Blahnik, a well respected fitness expert and consultant, perhaps to work on the iWatch. Blahnik worked closely with Nike to help launch Nike+ Running. He was also the program developer of the Nike Training Club app and in-gym program. Additionally, he was a key expert and consultant for Nike+ FuelBand and Nike+ Kinect Training. … [Read more...] about Apple Hires Nike+ FuelBand Consultant Jay Blahnik
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?