Apr 15, 2:45 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Lorraine Lorenzo 04/15/19 AT 2:09 AM It seems there’s so much to look forward to from the Apple Watch Series 5.According to recent reports, the smartwatch which now centers most of its functions on health features has a number of exciting new elements to look forward to.We know that the Apple Watch is now capable of keeping tabs with your heart rate via its ECG functions, a feature which was once available only in the U.S., but soon we might be seeing a smartwatch that’s capable of measuring sleep. The sleep tracking, if indeed true, could be a great help for wearers who wish to manage stress levels and other health concerns.A previous report revealed that the next Apple smartwatch could actually be capable of detecting scents and various gases. This would be helpful to people with very delicate olfactory senses and could help detect … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 5 Features Might Include Cool Motion Detecting Sensors
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Woot is offering a few refurbished models of the Apple Watch Series 2 for just $149.99. Series 2 refurbs regularly sell for around $200 at Amazon so you're saving about $50 with this sale. All of the devices in the sale are the aluminum models in 42mm size, and include Apple's Sport Band. Colors include silver, space gray and rose gold. Amazon Prime members also get free shipping. Apple Watch Series 2 features the dual-core Apple S2 processor, an OLED display twice as bright as its predecessor, plus a heart-rate sensor and GPS receiver for accurately tracking workouts. The second-generation Watch was the first to add water resistance to 50 meters and has 18 hours of battery life. The bands can be changed out for any of Apple's own as well as a bunch of third-party options to mix it up each day. The models sold today by Woot are listed as "Scratch & Dent" which means there will be some cosmetic blemishes but they have been restored to full working order. Woot backs them with a … [Read more...] about It’s time to save with a refurbished Apple Watch Series 2 for just $150
Mar 29, 1:32 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Lorraine Lorenzo 03/29/19 AT 1:17 AM When it comes to the features of Apple’s smartwatches, it is no secret that the most popular are those that directly address one’s health issues. The health tracking functions of the device have become so successful that the Cupertino company is moving away from its initial design direction and focusing on bringing more health functions to the table.The ECG function that the Apple Watch Series 4 is known for, for example, has been considered such a groundbreaking component that there have been calls for it to be available outside the U.S. And today, the ECG function is already accessible to Apple Watch owners in Europe and some parts of Asia once they have updated to the watchOS 5.2 software.The Cupertino giant admitted that the ECG function is what triggered the company to focus more on health.“We're … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 5 Features: Can New Smart Watch Detect A Heart Attack?
Mar 15, 1:04 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Lorraine Lorenzo 03/15/19 AT 12:50 AM Apple fans are already anticipating the arrival of the Apple Watch Series 5 as early as now and are speculating on the new features that could come with it.People expect that the Apple Watch’s ECG feature will now be offered outside of the U.S. and that it is possible that a sleep tracking feature will also be available. As the Apple Watch Series 5 seems to be geared toward health-centered functions, are we finally getting a full waterproof smartwatch to protect its more complex functions? Maybe not this time.In context, the Apple Watch Series 2, 3 and 4 are water-resistant and all have the water lock feature. This function prevents phones from “communicating” with the watch so there’s no danger of misreading commands since it puts the smartwatch on standby mode. This allows the Apple … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 5 Feature: Will Upcoming Smartwatch Be Waterproof?
Jan 29, 4:46 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 01/29/19 AT 4:30 AM Apple is currently offering an Apple Watch Series 2 replacement for people asking to get their first generation smart watches fixed. To avail this offer, users will reportedly need to have their first-gen watch fixed and opt for this. Here’s what we know about this offer.According to Macrumors, Apple has released some internal news that authorized Apple stores to offer first-gen Apple Watch owners with the Series 2 version as replacement. The exact model that’ll replace the first-gen Apple Watch will be the 42mm Apple watch Series 2. The source document of this announcement only mentions this specific Series 2 watch and not the Series 2, Series 3, Series 4 or smaller models as a possible replacement for a first-gen Apple Watch. However, it’s important to note that Macrumors got this through a … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 2 Replacement: First-Gen Owners Qualify For Rumored Repair Option