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Apple Watch will only work with iPhone 5 and above

Apple has confirmed that the newly announced Apple Watch will only work with the iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Yes, that does mean that owners of older iPhones won't be able to link up their devices to the Apple Watch, which means there could be a ton of people...
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Apple Watch will display Maps on your wrist

Using the Apple Maps app on your iPhone, you'll be able to have a neat little miniature version of the app right on your wrist through Apple Watch! You can pan around the screen by swiping, use the crown of the watch to zoom your view in and out, and touch the screen to bring up search for...
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Apple Watch will offer a number of features for viewing photos

Apple will give fans of photos a number of features for its newly revealed Apple Watch wearable device, including a way to view hundreds of photos at once on its display In addition, users can pan around photos on the Apple Watch's display, with zoom features handled by the digital crown....
Siri comes built in to the Apple Watch

Siri comes built in to the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch will come with built-in Siri integration so you no longer have to pull out your iPhone in order to make a query. If you've ever used Siri on an iPhone before, the experience will be much the same, just scaled down on a custom interface made specifically for the Apple Watch. As...
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Here's how notifications work on the Apple Watch

Notifications are an important part of any smartwatch and Apple has walked us through how things are going to work on the newly announced Apple Watch. With the new "Taptic Engine" you'll be getting a gentle "tap on your wrist" type notification. Raise your wrist and the notification will come...
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Apple Watch to support many different watch faces

Apple's newly revealed wearable device, the Apple Watch, will support a number of different virtual watch faces, and those faces can be changes with just a force tap. In addition Apple said that watch faces can be customize to offer changes in color, data in a stopwatch and more by rotating...
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The Apple Watch comes in three flavors and two sizes

Apple's new Apple Watch will come in three different models to suit just about everyone. From the sporty to the luxurious, you'll be able to have just the look you want right on your wrist. And each will be available in a smaller size for folks who don't have a large wrist. The standard Apple...
Apple Watch sports built-in health monitoring system

Apple Watch sports built-in health monitoring system

The brand new Apple Watch announced at the iPhone 6 event today will include a heart rate monitor on the rear of the watch's face. Using both visible and infrared light through sapphire lenses to figure out your heart rate, and thanks to connectivity with your iPhone, you can get GPS tracking...
A new wrist-born UI is conceived for the new Apple Watch

A new wrist-born UI is conceived for the new Apple Watch

In announcing the Apple Watch, Apple says that it has deliberately created a new user interface to create the best user experience on your wrist. Shrinking down iOS to fit in a small square screen was not optimal since the display is too small, so Apple went ahead and created a new way for you to...
Apple Watch does require an iPhone

Apple Watch does require an iPhone

One question that we're already seeing bouncing around the web is whether or not you need an iPhone to use the Apple Watch or if it's a standalone product? Well, confirmed in the keynote presentation, you will need an iPhone in order to use the iWatch. Apple didn't specify at the time of...
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Apple to support a number of different straps for the Apple Watch

Apple's newly revealed wearable device, the Apple Watch, will support a number of different straps, including leather, stainless steel and more. Apple says that the Apple Watch will be "as much about technology as it is about taste" Owners will simply have to press a button to slide out a snap...
Apple Watch charges using Magsafe

Apple Watch charges using Magsafe

So, how do you charge an Apple Watch, then? If you're familiar with Apple's Magsafe charging on its MacBook range of laptops then you're going to be half way there with how the Apple Watch charges. The contraption you see hanging from the back of the watch in the image above is the Magsafe...
Apple officially announces the Apple Watch

Apple officially announces the Apple Watch

Apple has officially announced the long rumored iWatch which will officially be called the Apple Watch. Accurate within 50 milliseconds and made of a sapphire crystal display, the Apple Watch is a comprehensive health and fitness device as well. Apple is calling it one of the most precise and...
iPhone 6 event liveblog! (Replay)

iPhone 6 event liveblog! (Replay)

We're live at Apple's 2014 iPhone event where we expect to see the iPhone 6 announced, iOS 8 go gold master, and the iWatch get teased. The event starts at 10am PT/1pm ET. You can watch it live at apple.com/live but you'll want to keep this page open beside it so you don't miss a moment of our...
iPhone 6 event preview: What we expect to see — and not see! — later today!

iPhone 6 event preview: What we expect to see — and not see! — later today!

For the last two years the iPhone has anchored Apple's September event. Gone are the days of iPods and music. This is the era of the phone. With the iPhone 5 we got the biggest thing to happen to the iPhone since iPhone. With the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s we got the most colorful and the most...
Editor's desk: The big one

Editor's desk: The big one

There was an energy preceding WWDC 2014. Anyone who knew anything had a look about them. Just wait until you see what we have planned for you!. And then we got iOS 8, OS X Yosemite, and the biggest functional increase and developer SDK since the addition of the App Store in 2008. That same type...
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Apple's iWatch software SDK rumored to have been sent to major app developers

Apple's highly anticipated, but still unconfirmed, wearable device, commonly called the iWatch by the media, may be able to run third party apps. In fact, a new report claims that Apple has already sent the iWatch software SDK to a small number of major app companies. 9to5Mac, citing unnamed...
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Apple inviting fashion industry to the iPhone and iWatch event

Apple has invited many more media outlets than normal to their press event in Cupertino, California on Tuesday, including a lot of fashion editors and bloggers, which may be a big clue that the company is going to reveal its iWatch wearable gadget for the first time. Reuters reports that Marie...
As Apple charges forward, can the iWatch hold a charge?

Most smartwatches have terrible battery life, can Apple do better?

As Apple charges ahead to next week's big announcement, widely believed to see the debut of the iPhone 6 and potentially a new iWatch category, there is a lot of pressure mounting over Cupertino to outsmart its Android rivals. However, as beautiful as Apple's designs are, the company may have an...
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iWatch will reportedly have flexible screen, iPhone 6 a one handed mode

The rumors and reports about what Apple will reveal on Tuesday in Cupertino continue today, with the New York Times claiming that Apple's unconfirmed iWatch will have a flexible screen and the iPhone 6 will have some kind of one handed mode. The story, which cites unnamed sources, claims the...

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