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Apple Watch Series 5 adds always-on display

Apple Watch Series 5 adds always-on display

As expected, Apple took some time at its reveal event today to announce what's next for the Apple Watch: Series 5. Apple Watch Series 5 doesn't make a ton of upgrades to the hardware, but the changes it does make are big. The first, and likely most significant change, is the Apple Watch's new always-on display.

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The Apple Watch health research studies just got a lot more interesting

The Apple Watch health research studies just got a lot more interesting

During its keynote today, Apple detailed its ongoing research related to the Apple Watch, including the device's ability to help users detect the presence of a condition called AFib. The company has introduced three new health studies, including the Apple Hearing Study, Apple Women's Health Study, and Apple Heart & Movement Study.

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Apple Watch patents hint at the wearable’s future direction

Apple Watch patents hint at the wearable’s future direction

While the majority of patents never really get implemented into actual products or features, they can still be a useful indicator of a company's vision for the future. They can even hold clues to features that may someday actually make it into products, provided the technology or hardware already exists. That may be the case for three out of dozens of patents that Apple granted today which relate to the Apple Watch. Interesting on their own, the three also paint the picture of a future wearable that isn't only more secure but also more health-focused.

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Apple Watch sleep tracking coming this year, no special hardware needed

Apple Watch sleep tracking coming this year, no special hardware needed

The Apple Watch, especially the Apple Watch Series 4, has become an almost tiny diagnostics lab that has helped save dozens of lives. Despite that, it ironically lacks one feature that has almost become a staple on fitness trackers and smartwatches. Apple Watches still don't do sleep tracking, a feature that was initially expected to land sometime in 2020. Fortunately, it seems that Apple is finally satisfied with an option that will allow even existing Apple Watches to offer that feature without requiring new hardware.

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What to expect at Apple September 2019 Event – iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5, new MacBook

What to expect at Apple September 2019 Event – iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5, new MacBook

It’s that time of the year again; Apple are about to announce their latest products on 10 Sept at the Steve Jobs Theatre at the Apple Campus in Cupertino, California. The event’s mysterious “By invitation only” poster may be all secretive, but this is the world of tech. Rumours, leaks and logical assumptions have painted a clear and almost predictable picture of what will be unveiled. Here’s what we can look forward to.

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Apple Watch screen replacement program promises free crack fix

Apple Watch screen replacement program promises free crack fix

Apple has begun an Apple Watch screen replacement program, after finding that the glass displays of certain models can unexpectedly crack around the touchscreen. The new replacement scheme comes after some Apple Watch owners reported spreading cracks around the rounded edge of the wearable's display.

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Nike Adapt Huarache has Siri controls with Apple Watch

Nike Adapt Huarache has Siri controls with Apple Watch

Today Nike introduced the Nike Adapt Huarache, an update and re-thinking of the original 1991 Nike Huarache. This pair of shoes originally sported a neoprene bootie and an "exoskeletal" upper for an entirely unique sort of shoe experience. Now Nike's decided to use the fond memories sneakerheads have of that semi-retro piece of work to create a technologically-enhanced new set of shoes - the Nike Adapt Huarache.

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Apple Watch 5 out next month with OLED screen, titanium and ceramic case

Apple Watch 5 out next month with OLED screen, titanium and ceramic case

A lot of attention is naturally given to the upcoming iPhone models, especially considering the rather controversial design change on its back. Fans of Apple's wearable products, however, may have been slightly worried about the lack of rumors on the Apple Watch. Better late than never, those are finally dropping in and, if they are on the mark, this year could see yet another big change for the Apple Watch.

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Apple Wallet student ID support released at 12 new universities

Apple Wallet student ID support released at 12 new universities

We're fast approaching the time when students across the country will be heading back to school. When that happens, students at 12 universities here in the US will find that they have access to Apple Wallet support for their student IDs. That, of course, means that they'll be able to load their student IDs onto their phones and then use it at contactless readers around campus.

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Apple’s next big thing is in the mind

Apple’s next big thing is in the mind

Apple is ramping up to a revolution in the way you live your life. Right now the most ironic paradox in most people's lives is the complete lack of motivation they feel for keeping their body healthy. I know I feel that way - it seems like a lot of work. I've got a hard enough time trying to act on things I know are right, I've got ADHD, now you want me to remember that going for a bike ride makes me feel good the rest of the day? Madness!

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Apple Watch may be able to detect signs of dementia, brain decline

Apple Watch may be able to detect signs of dementia, brain decline

Apple has slowly but surely been turning its Apple Watch into a tiny medical lab, equipping it with various sensors to paint a picture of the wearer's health and medical condition. There is no shortage of anecdotes and testimonies of how every new Apple Watch feature has saved lives, either through diagnosis or prognosis. Most of those, however, come from the usual heart-related sensors and measurements. A new study, however, is now looking into whether the Apple Watch can also be used to determine the wearer's mental health as well.

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iOS 12.4 released: Walkie-Talkie back online, plus there’s a surprise

iOS 12.4 released: Walkie-Talkie back online, plus there’s a surprise

Apple has released iOS 12.4, improving iPhone migration as well as re-enabling the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watch with watchOS 5.3. The update is available for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch users today, and ends a week of offline functionality for Walkie-Talkie, after it was found to suffer a potential eavesdropping bug.

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