Apple Watch Edition
A jewelry contact familiar with the matter told TechCrunch that the gold, 18-karat version of the Apple Watch could cost around $1,200 retail when it launches in January. This has been corroborated, based on size and weight, by jewelers familiar with the material Apple is using to make its Apple Watch Edition pieces. It should Continue Reading →
In the wake of Apple’s live event last week, there’s been some understandable finger pointing at Apple Watch. Unspecified battery life, a watch whose thickness means it doesn’t slip under the sleeve, the price. But that’s what you get with first-generation technology. It will get better with time, so let’s not waste time fretting here. Continue Reading →
The most impressive thing about Apple’s iPhone 6 launch event was not the hardware, software or the company’s fantastic ecosystem. It wasn’t Apple Heath or even Apple Pay. It was Apple’s clear and well-executed strategy. While the Street was not impressed with any of it (as evidenced by the downward movement in share price), analysts Continue Reading →
Technology pundits were quick to predict the demise of most fitness wristbands and smartwatches when Apple launched its Apple Watch. But healthcare professionals and fitness junkies were left wanting to see more. Observers say there is little evidence for now that the device’s fitness capabilities surpass the competition. Others, hoping for groundbreaking health features from Continue Reading →
HTC
HTC still wants in on the wearables game, even after Apple made its big move. The Taiwanese smartphone maker is still working on a smartwatch and plans to release it in early 2015, according to people familiar with the matter. There had been reports that HTC had scrapped its plans because it felt it couldn’t Continue Reading →
Amidst all the fist-pumping and Bono-goofing on Tuesday, one piece of information was conspicuously absent: The Apple Watch’s battery life. What’s the point of strapping a tiny computer to your body if it needs constant charging? According to Re/code, even Apple hasn’t quite figured out the battery dilemma yet. After Tim Cook mentioned charging Apple Continue Reading →
Apple is hosting an event on September 9, and by all accounts it’s going to be a real barn burner. The company is set to announce new iPhones, and this much you can take to the bank, but rumors have also arisen suggesting we’ll see a brand new wearable device of some kind – the Continue Reading →