• Thanks to the Pandemic, Apple's Big Event Was Just. an Event

    13 days ago - By Slate

    For once, the company didn't even have a new iPhone to unveil.
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  • Apple Refreshes Online Store With New Apple Watch Bands and iPad Cases

    Apple Refreshes Online Store With New Apple Watch Bands and iPad Cases

    13 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Along with new Apple Watch and new iPad models announced today, Apple has released a collection of new bands and cases on Apple.com .
    To start, Apple is selling the new Solo Loop for $49.00 in Pink Citrus, Deep Navy, Cyprus Green, Ginger, RED, Black, and White.
    This band comes in eighteen total size options for an "ultracomfortable" fit, since it lacks any traditional buckle or clasp mechanism. To find your best fit, Apple provides a printable tool on its website.
    Next is the Braided Solo Loop , which is constructed with a recycled yarn and available for $99.00. Colors include Atlantic...
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  • Apple looks to widen the gap with all new Apple Watch models

    13 days ago - By Phandroid

    We don't really focus too much on what's happening in Cupertino at Apple's spaceship campus, but the company held an event today, unwrapping some pretty interesting products. The primary focus was on the Apple Watch, as evidenced by the “Time Flies” catchphrase that was introduced with the invitations. Let's take a look at what's to come from the new Apple Watch. Apple Watch Series 6 The flagship successor to the Watch Series 5 has been announced with the Apple Watch Series 6. On the outside, it may not seem like an enormous upgrade, but Apple packed in a larger display, the new S6...
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  • Is the Apple Watch SE waterproof?

    Is the Apple Watch SE waterproof?

    13 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The was announced today during the Time Flies event as an affordable alternative for consumers who don't want to shell out on the company's new flagship wearable, the .
    Both watches share the same design and while the Apple Watch SE doesn't get the new S6 processor and blood oxygen sensor, it hasn't skimped on essential features such as water resistance, fall detection, and emergency SOC, and also has the same accelerometer, altimeter, compass, and gyroscope as the Series 6.
    The Apple Watch SE has the same water ...
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  • Apple unveils Family Setup to bring Apple Watch to those without an iPhone

    Apple unveils Family Setup to bring Apple Watch to those without an iPhone

    13 days ago - By iMore

    They feature full-fledged SoC that run their own OS.
    What you need to know
    Ming-Chi Kuo revealed new details
    Hackaday examines some of the tech and it is very impressive.
    The little dong'es have full-fledged SoCs that run their own OS to better communicate.
    At its September event today, Apple announced Family Setup , a new feature in watchOS 7 that will bring many of the features of Apple Watch to those in the household who do not have an iPhone.
    Apple today announced Family Setup in watchOS 7, bringing the communication, health, fitness, and safety features of Apple Watch to kids and...
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  • Apple Watch Series 6's blood oxygen monitor measures an important COVID-19 symptom

    Apple Watch Series 6's blood oxygen monitor measures an important COVID-19 symptom

    13 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Apple Watch Series 6 has a new blood oxygen sensor that helps measure an important symptom of COVID-19. Apple revealed the new $400 watch today.
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  • Apple Watch Series 6 is Here With Blood Oxygen Saturation Sensor and More

    Apple Watch Series 6 is Here With Blood Oxygen Saturation Sensor and More

    13 days ago - By App Advice

    The new Apple Watch Series 6 has just been announced at today's special media event.
    A major addition is a new blood oxygen saturation sensor. That is another way to determine your heart and lung health.
    The Series 6 is powered by the new S6 processor which is up to 20 percent faster than the previous generation. The always-on display is also brighter than in Series 5.
    With the always-on altimeter, you'll also be able to see that information at all times.
    Just like with previous generations, the Apple Watch Series 6 will start at $399.
    Along with the watch, Apple introduced the new Solo...
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  • Apple partners with Singapore to launch Apple Watch health initiative

    Apple partners with Singapore to launch Apple Watch health initiative

    13 days ago - By iMore

    Singapore and Apple are launching a first of its kind program with Apple Watch.
    What you need to know
    Apple has partnered with the Singapore government for a new health initiative.
    The LumiHealth app and Apple Watch will work together to help citizens stay healthy.
    Users can earn rewards to help offset the cost of their Apple Watch.
    Today at its September event, Apple announced a partnership with the government of Singapore to help citizens of the country stay healthy using the Apple Watch. The LimiHealth initiative is a personalized program that will encourage healthy activity and...
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  • Apple Shipping New Apple Watches Without Power Adapter, but iPad Air Includes 20W USB-C Charger

    Apple Shipping New Apple Watches Without Power Adapter, but iPad Air Includes 20W USB-C Charger

    13 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today announced the new Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE, and in an effort to cut down on packaging, Apple plans to ship the new Apple Watch models without power adapters for the first time.
    The new Apple Watches continue to ship with a 1m Magnetic Charging Cable, but the 5W power adapter that used to come with a watch is not included in the box.
    Rumors have suggested that Apple also plans to eliminate the power adapter from iPhone models as well to save money because of the expense of 5G, and the removal of the power adapter from the Apple Watch box seemingly confirms...
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  • Apple reveals Watch Series 6 with new Blood Oxygen monitor, plus more affordable Watch SE

    13 days ago - By Beta News

    Apple is hosting its big new hardware event today and has kicked things off by revealing the sixth generation of Apple Watch, as well as a more affordable SE variant and some new services. The focus, as it has been in more recent generations, is on health once again, and the Apple Watch Series 6's big new addition is the ability to measure your blood oxygen levels from your wrist using red and infrared light. This takes just 15 seconds and can even record background levels while you sleep. Powered by a sixth-generation S6 system in package chip based on...
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  • Apple is releasing iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, tvOS 14 on September 16

    Apple is releasing iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, tvOS 14 on September 16

    13 days ago - By iMore

    What you need to know
    Apple just announced that it has a ton of new software landing tomorrow, September 16.
    That means iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7 will all arrive tomorrow.
    There's no word on macOS Big Sur yet, though.
    That's...soon.
    Apple just wrapped up its September special event and it dropped a bombshell at the end. It's making a ton of software available to the public tomorrow - September 16.
    As of tomorrow, everyone will be able to download iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7 to their devices without dealing with betas. These are the final, fleshed out updates...
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  • Apple Unveils New 8th-Gen 10.2-inch iPad With A12 Chip, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Support

    Apple Unveils New 8th-Gen 10.2-inch iPad With A12 Chip, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Support

    13 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today unveiled a new eight-generation iPad with a powerful A12 Bionic chip that's 40 percent faster than the A11 and features double the graphics power.
    Apple claims the new more affordable iPad is twice as fast as the top-selling Windows laptop, three times faster than the top selling Android tablet, and six times faster than the top-selling Chromebook.
    It also supports Apple Pencil, Smart Keyboard Support, and gigabit-class LTE as an option.
    The new iPad starts at $329, or $299 for education customers, and can be ordered today with availability starting Friday.
    This story is part...
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  • Apple releasing iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 on September 16 with Home screen widgets, App Library, and more

    Apple releasing iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 on September 16 with Home screen widgets, App Library, and more

    13 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple announced today that it will release iOS 14 to the public on September 16. iOS 14 includes a variety of new features and changes, such as home screen widgets, the App Library, and much more.
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  • Apple Watch SE Is A More Affordable Smartwatch For The Masses

    Apple Watch SE Is A More Affordable Smartwatch For The Masses

    13 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    The Apple Watch is not exactly cheap, and we have been hearing rumors that Apple could actually be planning a new and more affordable Apple Watch. It turns out that the rumors were partially right as Apple has since officially announced the Apple Watch SE, which sits between the Series 3 and the Series 6. According to Apple, the Apple Watch SE will feature a chipset that will make it 2.5 times faster than the Series 3. It will also sport the same larger display as the newer Apple Watch models, and will come with a host of fitness related features that we've come to expect from a...
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  • Apple releasing watchOS 7 with sleep tracking and more on September 16

    Apple releasing watchOS 7 with sleep tracking and more on September 16

    13 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Alongside announcing new Apple Watch hardware today at its September event, Apple has shared that watchOS 7 will be available for all users on September 16.
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  • The Apple Watch 6 has blood oxygen detection for early coronavirus symptoms warning

    The Apple Watch 6 has blood oxygen detection for early coronavirus symptoms warning

    13 days ago - By Phone Arena

    You may have heard, but oxygen saturation is one of the indicators that your lungs may be giving up the ghost amidst the coronavirus pandemic. While doctors are trained to immediately put you on oxygen or worse, on a ventilator, after a certain threshold is reached, for coronavirus patients that number seems to be much lower than usual, according to emergency physician Dr Richard Levitan in a .
    Apple Watch 6 pulse oximeter features 15 seconds to a first blood oxygen readoutBlood Oxygen AppPeriodic measurements in real timeAlerts for low blood oxygen
    Enter ...
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  • Apple has new Braided Solo Loop, Solo Loop, Leather Link Apple Watch Bands

    Apple has new Braided Solo Loop, Solo Loop, Leather Link Apple Watch Bands

    13 days ago - By iMore

    What you need to know
    Get in on some new bands, including a new Leather Link.
    The Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop are one continuous piece.
    They look gorgeous.
    Available in multiple colors, there's a look for everyone.
    Apple just announced some new watch bands to go with the new Apple Watch Series 6. The new Solo Loop, Braided Solo Loop, and Leather Link bands are all here.
    The aim of the new Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop is simple - a perfect fit without any clasps, overhang, or attachments. Apple says you'll get the best fit every time and you won't need to deal with bits of band...
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  • Apple announces Fitness+ service for Apple Watch

    Apple announces Fitness+ service for Apple Watch

    13 days ago - By iMore

    What you need to know
    Apple has announced a brand new fitness service.
    It's called Fitness +.
    It's based around Apple Watch and Apple Music.
    Apple has just announced a brand new fitness service for Apple Watch, Fitness+.
    The new service uses popular workouts combined with Apple Music to help you stay in shape. You can use video on your TV or iPhone to follow along with a workout, all whilst tracking your metrics on your Watch. Metrics such as heart rate can be shown on screen, as can your activity rings.
    The most popular workouts will all be available in the new service, including Yoga...
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  • Apple Unveils Apple Watch Series 6 With Blood Oxygen Monitoring and New Color Options

    Apple Unveils Apple Watch Series 6 With Blood Oxygen Monitoring and New Color Options

    13 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today announced a new Apple Watch Series 6, sporting new features including blood oxygen monitoring and several new color options.
    With Apple Watch Series 6, users will be able to measure your blood oxygen right from their wrist, thanks to advanced algorithms that measure the color of the wearer's blood to measure oxygen levels. It's possible to take a measurement manually in 15 seconds, plus it gives periodic background readings, including while the user sleeps.
    The new Blood O2 feature will support research studies that explore asthma, heart failure, and flu/covid studies.
    The...
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  • Apple Introduces New 'Solo Loop' Apple Watch Band Style

    Apple Introduces New 'Solo Loop' Apple Watch Band Style

    13 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    At the Apple Event today, Apple announced a new "Solo Loop" band style for the Apple Watch. This band doesn't have any clasp or buckle, and is made out of one continuous piece of silicone.
    To put it on and take it off, you'll just stretch it a little to get it over your hand, and Apple said that it will come in a range of sizes to find your best fit. It'll also be sold in seven different colors.
    A "Braided Solo Loop" will come in the same style but is constructed with a recycled yarn and available in five colors. Other new bands include a new leather band, new Nike bands, and a new Hermés...
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