• Apple Watch Diary: The Series 4 is definitely a worthwhile upgrade for me

    2 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    The Apple Watch succeeded in converting me from a smartwatch skeptic to an Apple Watch convert , but I held out on upgrading until the Series 3 came along. There were two reasons that persuaded me to upgrade - improved Siri performance and the automatic monitoring of heart-rate, my Series 0 being the only model in the line-up not to support the latter.
    I wrote before the launch of the Series 4 that there were likewise two reasons that would persuade me to upgrade again - and we turned out to get both of them...
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  • Apple Watch Series 4 and iPhone XS teardowns reveal thinning parts, fragile glass

    Apple Watch Series 4 and iPhone XS teardowns reveal thinning parts, fragile glass

    2 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    With the Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max now widely available, iFixit has completed its annual teardowns of the latest Apple Watch and iPhone models. There are a handful of small and obvious tweaks this year, including confirmations of the techniques and components Apple used to thin its new devices. For the Apple Watch Series 4,...
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  • Kuo: iPhone XS Max Significantly Outselling iPhone XS, 256GB Most Popular, 512GB Subject to Serious Shortage

    Kuo: iPhone XS Max Significantly Outselling iPhone XS, 256GB Most Popular, 512GB Subject to Serious Shortage

    2 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    In a research note obtained by MacRumors today, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has provided updated launch-weekend takeaways for the iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4, all of which went on sale Friday.
    Kuo says that iPhone XS Max demand is "better than expected," with the 6.5-inch model outselling the iPhone XS by three to four times. He says the 256GB storage option is most popular, with the 512GB configuration subject to a "serious shortage" due to Samsung being the only reliable supplier. We have determined that the demand for XS Max is better than expected. The gold and...
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  • Apple Watch Series 4 teardown reveals the magic behind the redesigned wearable

    Apple Watch Series 4 teardown reveals the magic behind the redesigned wearable

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    The Apple Watch Series 4 is about as popular as expected, needing around a month to ship from the manufacturer's US e-store if you order it today, but if you've already received an early copy, it might not be a good idea to start tearing it down and verify its repairability.
    We know you're curious just how radically redesigned the beautiful new smartwatch is on the inside, but leave it to iFixit's experts to offer you a complete look under the 44 mm hood of the larger 2018 variant.
    A single proprietary tool is enough to remove the LTPO OLED Retina display, which means screen ...
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  • The 10-point Apple Watch Series 4 review: Finally a worthwhile upgrade

    The 10-point Apple Watch Series 4 review: Finally a worthwhile upgrade

    2 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    REVIEW: If you've been on the fence about the Apple Watch, I understand where you're coming from. Early versions were at least disappointing, if not perplexing, limited as much by hardware and software as Apple's pricing and vision. Holdouts still ask the same question today as everyone did in 2015: If you have an iPhone, do you r...
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  • Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown: 4% More Battery Capacity, Hidden Barometric Sensor, and Streamlined Internals

    Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown: 4% More Battery Capacity, Hidden Barometric Sensor, and Streamlined Internals

    2 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    IFixit has completed a teardown of the Apple Watch Series 4 , providing a look inside a larger 44mm model with LTE.
    Image Credit: iFixit
    The repair experts believe that while the original Apple Watch was awkwardly layered together and used too much glue, the Series 4 lineup feels "much more thoughtfully laid out," likening it to the iPhone 5. Apple pundit John Gruber has compared this to the leap in design brought by the iPhone 4, and we might even go a bit further and call it an iPhone 5: a device that knows its priorities, and wants to look as elegant inside as out. At first glance, the...
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