The Apple Watch Series 4 was a big step forward for Apple's wristwear: a refined design, a larger screen and some FDA-cleared ECG tech to boot. But this year's Apple Watch Series 5 could be even better. Even though the Apple Watch is the best smartwatch right now, that doesn't mean it's perfect. The Apple Watch is missing some important features present on some of its competitors, especially in fitness tracking. This is what we expect to see in the Apple Watch Series 5 based on current rumors -- and the Series 4's missing features. Now playing: Watch this: The Apple Watch Series 4 delivers on its fitness promises 6:29 Missing feature: Sleep tracking... Bloomberg ran a report back in February that Apple is planning to integrate advanced sleep tracking into the Apple Watch, but maybe not until 2020. The Apple Watch can't track sleep, at least not natively. Instead it relies on third-party sleep tracking apps that can be installed on the watch, but they're by no … [Read more...] about What we’re expecting in the next Apple Watch 5
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May 02, 5:40 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Julio Cachila 05/02/19 AT 5:35 AM Apple’s upcoming iPhone 11 has been the subject of rumors lately, many of them speculating on what the new smartphone could possibly feature. A new concept video merges all of these speculations to create a fantastic render that could be breathtaking, or unappealing depending on the viewer.Previous reports made a variety of claims regarding Apple’s upcoming flagship smartphone. Some reports said the next iOS phone will feature three cameras at the back. Others said it’s going to retain the notorious notch but give it a refreshed look.Other reports said the iPhone 11 will have an all-glass back that’s just as functional as it is stunning. These reports claim that the rear glass panel will cover everything from top to bottom, including the new triple-camera setup fans are hoping for and continue to … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone 11 Design, Features Showcased In Concept Video
The biggest downside of most great phones in 2019 is without a doubt their price: as smartphone unit sales slow down, the biggest phone makers have collectively decided it is time to raise the prices of their top phones higher than ever.But not everyone is ready to pay $1,000 or even more for a new phone, especially one that is not necessarily a revolutionary change over their current device. So this is how the “almost-flagship” category was born: out of necessity to meet the needs for a great device that keeps cost at a certain limit.Apple did it first with the iPhone XR and now Samsung is doing it too with the Galaxy S10e. These “almost-flagships” get the privilege to be displayed alongside those $1,000 phones and they carry most of the features in them too, but at a more reasonable price. In this case the price is set at exactly $750 on both phones, so many people will be picking between these two this year. So… what are the differences? And which one … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S10e vs Apple iPhone XR
Feb 02, 1:19 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 02/02/19 AT 12:45 AM Speculations have been circulating about the iOS 13 not being compatible with the fifth and sixth generation iOS devices. Apple phone and tablets like the Apple iPhone 6s and iPad Air would be obsolete when the new update arrives. Here’s what we know about the new iOS 13 update.According to Macrumors, Israeli news site The Verifier claimed that the iOS 13 update will not have support for the iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 4. Moreover, any device earlier than the iPhone 7 will not be supported by the new firmware. However, the site didn’t say how they got the information so take it with a grain of salt.So far, this potential move is different from the usual Apple support as of the latest iOS 12. Currently, the iOS 11 and iOS 12 updates spans its support starting from iPhone 5 … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone 6S, iPad Air Becoming Obsolete When iOS 13 Arrives?
The iPhone. It's an iconic device which is often credited with the birth of the modern, touchscreen smartphone back in 2007. Apple's wildly popular mobile has seen many incarnations over the years, with features coming and going – but can you remember all the features the iPhone used to have?In a world where the likes of the iPhone X, iPhone XS and iPhone XR have redefined what people think of when the word ‘iPhone’ is mentioned, it’s easy to forget what the iPhone, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 5 and co offered.We’ve taken a trip down memory lane, and racked our brains to recall the once-defining iPhone features that are no more. Sure, we got a little sentimental writing this, and a few tears were shed, but this is also a celebration of just how far we've come…SkeuomorphismFirst appeared: 2007, iPhone OS 1Sir Jony Ive's skeuomorphism iOS interface defined the early years of iPhone, with literal icons for pretty much everything providing a unique – and at … [Read more...] about 10 iconic iPhone features we’ve lost