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
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As an avid runner myself, I was keen to find out. Over the past couple of months, I’ve been training for the TCS New York City Marathon, and I took my Apple Watch Series 2 with me every step of the way — right up to the finish line in Central Park last week. Here’s how it measured up. Nike Run Club app that is included with the Nike model. The running watch of my dreams reviewed for Cult of Mac back in 2011. Apple Watch Nike Edition” featuring built-in GPS, Nike-designed bands, custom watch faces and the Nike+ app built in. And that is exactly what Cupertino has done. So to say that I was predisposed to like the new watch is an understatement. Running watches are not known for their sartorial elegance. But the combination of Nike and Apple styling makes this the best-looking wearable I’ve ever seen. It looks so good, in fact, that I have taken to wearing it most of the time, saving my fancier steel link bracelet model for special occasions. I … [Read more...] about The ultimate runner’s review of Apple Watch Series 2
One of the biggest surprises at this year's September event was the Apple Watch Series 4, and more specifically its ability to take electrocardiograms (or ECGs) on the go. A truly revolutionary feature that allows users to get a super-accurate heart reading by simply touching the Digital Crown of the Apple Watch Series 4. This is the first smartwatch to offer this type of functionality, but Apple went further to clarify that the Series 4 was also the first over-the-counter ECG device for consumers.This didn't please AliveCor CEO Vic Gundotra, whose company already has two portable offerings out on the market. Gundotra, most widely-known as the executive behind Google+, has been running AliveCor for 7 years and is confused by Apple's claims that the Series 4 will be the first over-the-counter ECG testing device for consumers.AliveCor is a startup based in Mountain View and it makes portable ECG devices for consumers. It has two products on the market right now … [Read more...] about You can get the best Apple Watch Series 4 feature right now, for $300 less
The Apple Watch debuted back in 2015, and in the three years since it's become the top smartwatch on the market. But it's also kept a pretty similar-looking design. Updates have included GPS and full swim-ready water resistance in the Apple Watch Series 2, and on-board cellular connectivity in Apple Watch Series 3. The next version could finally be where Apple makes some bigger changes in how it actually looks.WatchOS 5, unveiled at Apple's WWDC developer conference in San Jose, brings a number of fitness improvements to the table, an instant watch-to-watch walkie talkie mode, support for podcasts, and an ability to play audio from third party apps on the go.This is what we think we know so far about the next Apple Watch, and what it might feature. We'll keep updating this with the latest rumors and reports. Now Playing: Watch this: 9 rumors about Apple Watch 4 you need to know 1:48 Likely release date: SeptemberApple's last few iPhone events have all fallen around the week … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 4: Rumored specs, price, release date
Fitbit is well-known in the fitness-tracking industry for its long (and impressive) line of wearables and sensors — however, it first tested the smartwatch waters with last year’s release of the Ionic. Now, Fitbit will soon be releasing the Versa, serving to rival Apple with upgraded smart features and an improved design. Fitbit’s newest product is especially appealing to the women demographic, both in appearance and function. The Versa is smaller and cheaper than the Ionic but how does it stack up against the world-beating Apple Watch? Not only is it the world’s best selling watch but the Series 3 was touted as being able to potentially replace your smartphone entirely — although it’s not quite there yet. In our own review of the Versa, we were impressed but how does it stack up alongside the popular Apple Watch Series 3? We put the two in a head-to-head spec showdown to find out. Specs Though the Fitbit Versa’s … [Read more...] about Fitbit Versa vs. Apple Watch Series 3: Which should you wear?