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Old Apple Watch repairs qualify for Apple Watch 2 replacement

Old Apple Watch repairs qualify for Apple Watch 2 replacement

Apple is quite good at supporting its products, both hardware and software, for quite a long time but there are just some things it can’t delay for long. One of those is the availability of components and replacement parts for years-old devices. Such is the ugly truth that owners of the first gen Apple Watch and the Apple Watch Series 1 might now be facing as reports indicate that repair parts are “temporarily constrained”. On the upside, such owners are now qualified to get a slightly newer Apple Watch Series 2 as a replacement instead.

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Johnson & Johnson will study Apple Watch stroke prevention potential

Johnson & Johnson will study Apple Watch stroke prevention potential

Johnson and Johnson is partnering with Apple to investigate the impact its Apple Watch may have on detecting atrial fibrillation (AFib), as well as the outcomes its may have for these patients, including its potential for helping prevent strokes. The new research study will involve Janssen Pharmaceuticals, which is a J&J Family of Companies member, as well as US-based adults who are at least 65-years-old.

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This $350,000 handless watch is a sly nod at Apple Watch excess

This $350,000 handless watch is a sly nod at Apple Watch excess

It may look like an Apple Watch, but H. Moser & Cie.'s Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black is something far more unusual - and far more expensive than even Apple's Edition-version of the smartwatch. Handiwork of the legendary Swiss horologist, the minimalistic timepiece not only does away physical hands like the Apple Watch, but it also does away with a screen altogether.

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Apple hunts Medicare funds for Apple Watch on seniors’ wrists

Apple hunts Medicare funds for Apple Watch on seniors’ wrists

Apple is shopping the Apple Watch around private Medicare plan providers, in the hope of getting the health-tracking smartwatch onto the wrists of seniors. Now in its fourth generation, the latest Apple Watch features the ability to perform basic electrocardiogram tests to ascertain heart health, as well as a fall detection system that can spot if the wearer has collapsed and summon help.

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Apple AirPower charging pad may finally be launching soon

Apple AirPower charging pad may finally be launching soon

If you've been wondering where Apple's AirPower charging accessory is, you're far from the only one. The wireless charging pad was announced alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone X way back in 2017, and while Apple told us then that it would be released sometime in 2018, here we are in 2019 still waiting for an update. The latest news is far from an official confirmation that AirPower will be shipping soon, however it is the most credible rumor about the device we've heard in some time.

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Pandora brings offline music playback to Apple Watch

Pandora brings offline music playback to Apple Watch

Pandora has beat Spotify to bring offline music playback to the Apple Watch. The new support is exactly what it sounds, enabling users to listen to music without the iPhone tether. The support has arrived in a brand new app that was built from the ground up, one that offers seamless "integration with the Apple Watch."

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One day Apple Watch deal slashes price to under $180

One day Apple Watch deal slashes price to under $180

The Apple Watch remains a high point among smartwatches, but if your wrist remains unadorned a one-day deal could make you change your mind. The wearOS watch is in for a big promotion ahead, and while we're expecting a fair few wearables to be announced at CES 2019 next week, there's a good chance that none will really overshadow the Apple Watch.

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AT&T Power Drum iPhone, Apple Watch wireless power bank hits FCC

AT&T Power Drum iPhone, Apple Watch wireless power bank hits FCC

Perhaps 2019 will be the year of the Airpower but until Apple finally launches its long-promised wireless charger, others will try to make their own version of it. And some will do a terrible job at it, depending on your aesthetic tastes. Take, for example, this AT&T “Power Drum” that just came out of the blue. Fortunately, it’s not really a big drum but its odd canister shape is designed to not only wirelessly charge an iPhone on top but also an Apple Watch wrapped around it.

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T-Mobile kicks off 2019 with killer Apple Watch Series 4 deal

T-Mobile kicks off 2019 with killer Apple Watch Series 4 deal

2019 is just a couple of days away now, and that makes for one last holiday for mobile carriers to promote specials and discounts. T-Mobile's latest seems aimed at those planning on getting in better shape in the new year, as they'll be launching an amazing deal on smartwatches, including the newest Apple Watch.

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Apple Watch 4 how to videos introduce key new features

Apple Watch 4 how to videos introduce key new features

Although it has barely changed its design, the Apple Watch Series 4 has managed to retain the device’s crown as the best smartwatch thanks to new features, both hardware as well as the latest watchOS update. But in case you feel lost on how to use those features both new and old, Apple has released a few short video clips to get your familiar with how to best maximize your talented yet also pricey new smartwatch.

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The Apple Watch ECG app is my heart’s new best friend

The Apple Watch ECG app is my heart’s new best friend

The Apple Watch ECG app has landed, and the good news is that while my British heart may be cold, it's at least not showing signs of atrial fibrillation. Landing as a part of watchOS 5.1.2, the new heart health monitoring app was a key part of the Apple Watch Series 4 promise back when the latest-gen wearable was announced earlier in the year.

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Apple Watch Series 4 gets ECG heart rhythm app in latest watchOS update

Apple Watch Series 4 gets ECG heart rhythm app in latest watchOS update

Apple has announced that its ECG app is now available for Apple Watch Series 4. This is the first direct-to-consumer product that provides the public with access to a wearable ECG, enabling them to track heart data and get alerts when their heart beat becomes irregular. In addition, the Apple Watch will now provide users with a notification if it detects an irregular heart rhythm determined to be atrial fibrillation.

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