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Gadgets, Products

AirPods with more features, new studio quality headphones possibly coming from Apple in 2019

June 25, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

The new AirPods will be higher-end that the current model, says Bloomberg in a new report on Monday. Reportedly, “internal discussions” are ongoing about the product, with the company considering biometric sensors for the device like a heart rate monitor. […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie feature in watchOS 5 uses FaceTime Audio technology

June 5, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

Shown for the first time during the WWDC 2018 keynote, Walkie-Talkie allows users to communicate with contacts using their Apple Watch. Pressing an onscreen “Talk” button opens the line of communication between the two users, with the recipient’s device automatically […]


Gadgets, Products, Tech News

Google is reportedly launching a Pixel watch (or three) this October

May 11, 2018

Via: TheNextWeb

We didn’t see a whole lot of Wear OS at Google I/O this year, but the word on the street is that the company will reveal some fresh hardware later this year. According to tipster Evan Blass, Google will show […]


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Apple exploring use of eye-tracking technology in VR and AR headsets

April 26, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

The patent application identified as an “Eye Tracking System” describes one method of monitoring how the user looks at a display very close to their eyes, namely in VR and AR headsets. While this technology does exist in other devices, […]


Gadgets, Products

Wish List: 7 new features we’d like to see in a new ‘Apple Watch Series 4’

April 16, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

A “Series 4” due this fall is rumored to be getting a bigger display, a new form factor, and battery and health sensor improvements. There’s still plenty of room for improvement on top of that. Week-long battery life Although the […]


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Apple Watch more effective at detecting heart condition than KardiaBand accessory, study finds

March 21, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

Apple Watch, and other consumer wearables including Android Wear devices, were used in a study that applies a neural network called DeepHeart to recorded heart rate data in a bid to detect atrial fibrillation, a common heart arrhythmia that can […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple Watch Series 3 with watchOS 4.2 now tracks skiing and snowboarding

February 28, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

Watch users can now record runs, see vertical descent and other stats, and contribute active calorie measurements directly to the Apple Watch Activity app. With the new additions, app can track total vertical descent and horizontal distance, number of runs, […]


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Apple Watch holiday sales volume beat entire Swiss watch industry for first time

February 13, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

More Apple Watches shipped in the fourth quarter of 2017 than the entire Swiss watch industry, a report claims, showing the Apple-produced wearable device is still growing in popularity, though analysis also indicates the Apple Watch still has some way […]


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HomePod review roundup: Apple’s smart speaker sounds incredible, but Siri is lacking

February 6, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

As a home audio device, Apple’s HomePod is a hit with critics, who have lauded the $349 accessory’s superior sound quality. But the standalone speaker has not addressed the shortcomings of Siri, an area where HomePod lagged behind the capabilities […]


Gadgets, Others, Products

Apple HomePod smart speaker preorders begin Friday, shipments start Feb. 9

January 23, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

The HomePod is designed to work with an Apple Music subscription. It learns preferences and tastes that are shared across devices. HomePod’s Siri implementation can handle advanced searches within Apple Music’s catalog, so users can ask questions like, “Hey Siri, […]