New Apple Watch is more than your average wearable

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The Apple Watch Series 4 has been granted FDA Clearance for ECG monitoring. Receiving clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), makes the new Apple Watch the first consumer device to receive this clearance from the federal agency to operate as an over-the-counter (OTC) ECG-monitoring device. The Apple Watch Series 4 is one of the only devices on the market to provide users EKG readings. Upon the unveiling of its new Apple Watch, at its September event, the tech giant confirmed that the approval its smartwatch received from…

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Apple Watch breaks the wearables shipments record

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The iPhone maker shipped 8 million of the smartwatches during the last quarter of 2017. New research released by Canalys reveals that the Apple Watch has easily broken the record for the largest number of units shipped in the wearable technology category. The iPhone maker sailed far beyond the previous record set by Fitbit by shipping 8 million smartwatches in the fourth quarter of 2017. The launch and popularity of the Apple Watch 3 is credited as a major contributor to the success. The Apple Watch has been heavily criticized…

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Co-inventor of Swatch scoffs at Apple Watch

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According to Elmar Mock, the smartwatch should be seen more as a type of toy than a timepiece. Elmar Mock, one of the Swatch watch co-inventors, has set the insults flying when it comes to the Apple Watch, having called it nothing more than a toy and not a type of clock that should be taken seriously. In a recent interview, Mock didn’t hold back his opinions about the rival smartwatch from the tech giant. Swatch already has its own version of a smartwatch. His brand is based on wrist…

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Only one in five American Apple Watch purchases shipped in first weekend

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Despite the fact that there were many smartwatches that were pre-ordered only 22 percent of buyers received them. The Apple Watch may have started shipping on Friday, but despite the fact that there were many buyers who had preordered their devices – and that the only way to actually purchase this smartwatch is by ordering it online as opposed to buying it directly in-store – the majority of customers were still left waiting to receive their wearable technology. Data released from Slice Intelligence, estimated that only about one in five…

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Apple Watch selling strategy may have held back potential

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The small number of stores that offer the device all but killed the typical frenzy associated with a launch day. While the Apple Stores did see a trickle of tech fanatics turning up for the initial launch of the Apple Watch, the launch of the company’s first smartwatch didn’t come close to the hype and frenzy that has been associated with virtually every other product it has issued since the original iPhone. The reason is that the company developed a new type of selling strategy for its smartwatch. Buyers have…

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69 percent of Americans aren’t interested in Apple Watch ownership

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This, according to the results of a wearable technology poll that was held and reported on by Reuters. Although the Apple Watch may be one of the biggest headlines to hit the wearable technology market, the vast majority of Americans aren’t actually interested in buying one, and a striking number haven’t even heard of it. This result of a Reuters/Ipsos poll could suggest that Apple’s smartwatch could be facing similar barriers to its rivals. The wearable technology market has seen a significant number of challenges as it attempts to gain…

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Apple Watch launch at Spring Forward event finally reveals details and dates

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The long awaited release of the smartwatch has finally arrived and it won’t be long before pre-ordering can start. Finally, after having waited through the announcements about the progress of the company’s mobile wallet, the new MacBook, and even a rather exciting trailer for the next season of Game of Thrones (which will be available through Apple TV’s addition of HBO), the Apple Watch was released, both in terms of its details and its purchasing dates. The “newest addition to the Apple family” was brought in with greater details than…

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Apple Watch expected to be unveiled on March 9

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It looks as though the much anticipated smartwatch will be putting millions on iTime when clocks spring forward. The most anticipated iOS based product of the year, the Apple Watch, is coming ever closer to its release, and now that the company has sent out invitations for an event that it will be holding on March 9, it is strongly believed that the “Spring Forward” event will come with the launch of the smartwatch, just as Daylight Savings Time begins. There are many different signs that are indicating that this…

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Apple Watch has yet to impress the health care industry

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Medical care providers had been hoping for more from the device maker’s first smartwatch. Although the Apple Watch has been making quite a stir in terms of the fact that it represents the company’s first step into wearable technology, when it comes to the first impressions that it has been making, many of them have not been quite as strong as it had likely hoped. For example, its health and fitness tracker features are not up to what the health care industry had expected. Before the majority of health care…

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Smartwatches will be a pursuit that Swatch follows on its own

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The largest watchmaker on the planet will be unveiling its own wearable technology device next summer. Swatch, the biggest watchmaker in the world, is planning to take part in the smartwatches segment of the wearable technology industry, and intends to take its opportunity to unveil its Swatch Touch in the summer of 2015. The group will be developing and designing this device on its own, instead of joining with a tech company. The Swatch Group, from Biel, Switzerland, is heading off on its own to create smartwatches with a list…

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iPhone 6 may be unveiled at September 9 event

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Apple has revealed that it will be holding an event on that date but has said nothing about a smartphone or smartwatch. In the tradition of Apple event announcements, the company has revealed that it will be holding an important gathering on September 9, and while most in the tech industry are assuming that this will be the time in which the company unveils its next smartphone, the iPhone 6, there has not been any official confirmation of that speculation. Some are also guessing that this could be the chance…

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