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Apple Watch Found To Be More Water-Resistant Than Advertised

04/24/2015, The way the Apple Watch has been designed and marketed, it certainly doesn’t sound like your rugged watch or do the kind of things one might associate with a G-Shock. However the device does have some measure of protection and has been certified as IPX7...

Apple Watch Can Now Be Used To Unlock Rooms At Starwood Hotels

04/24/2015, Last year the Starwood Hotels group announced that they would be allowing smartphones to unlock their hotel doors through the use of Bluetooth proximity keys. However if you’d rather not be fishing for your phone with your hands full, you might be...

Apple Watch Bands Will Warp And Discolor Over Time, Apple Warns

04/24/2015, If you’re planning on buying the Apple Watch, expect that the Apple Watch bands will discolor and warp over time. This is according to an internal Apple support document obtained by the folks at 9to5Mac. According to the document, Apple appears to be...

Apple Watch Battery Found To Have 1,000 Charge Cycles

04/24/2015, The folks at iFixit have recently torn down the Apple Watch and found that under the hood of Apple’s latest wearable is a 205mAh battery, and while the battery is small especially when compared to the Android Wear competition, the question is how long...

Haier Unveils Smartwatch That Helps Track Your Kids

04/24/2015, Haier might not necessarily be a brand many of us associate with wearables, but it is an area that the company will be looking into. Recently at the IFA Global Press Conference in Malta, Haier took the wraps off their smartwatch whose main feature is to...

Apple Watch Sport Charger Will Be Made From Plastic, Not Metal

04/24/2015, In the photos and videos, Apple has shown the Apple Watch to feature a magnetic charger made from metal. This lent itself to a more premium look and feel and in some ways, we suppose it might even justify the price of the Apple Watch which begins at $350...

Apple Watch Could See Authorized Third-Party Bands In The Future

04/24/2015, At the moment the Apple Watch bands that are available are currently made by Apple. While they do look good, they are also limited in terms of choices, but the good news is that Apple could be thinking of allowing third-party manufacturers to create Apple...

First Apple Watch Deliveries Have Already Begun In Australia

04/23/2015, A photo posted by Mel Firbank (@melfirbank) on Apr 23, 2015 at 4:11pm PDT For those in the US, right now it is still the 23rd of April, but for those on the other side of the world, such as Australia, it is currently the 24th of April which means that for...

Apple Rejecting Apps For Declaring Support For The Pebble Watch

04/23/2015, It is hardly an industry secret that Apple’s iOS system is rather closed in which Apple, for the most part, decides what customers can and cannot do with their devices, along with the type of apps that are available for download. Recently it seems that...

LG Watch Urbane To Go On Sale Later This Month

04/23/2015, Ahead of MWC 2015, LG announced their latest smartwatch – the LG Watch Urbane. The specs of the watch is similar to that of the LG G Watch R, with the main difference being its looks, but other than that the hardware is identical. That being said...

Several Boutique Stores Will Carry The Apple Watch At Launch

04/22/2015, It is no secret that Apple’s strategy for selling the Apple Watch, at least for now, is to sell it exclusively online as opposed to other Apple products in which customers can just walk into the store and pick one up there and then. However the good...

Some Apple Watch Pre-Orders Will Ship Earlier Than Expected

04/22/2015, If you were sitting on the fence and deciding if you should get the Apple Watch, chances are when you placed your order you saw the shipping estimates slip to June. This is an insane wait and one that came about in a relatively short amount of time....

Apple Watch Sport’s Ion-X Display Undergoes Scratch Test

04/21/2015, Not all Apple Watches are made equal. The regular Apple Watch and the Apple Watch Edition will feature displays made from sapphire, but the Apple Watch Sport will sport an Ion-X display instead. Now previously we’ve seen the sapphire display put to the...