Apple Patent Hints At 5G Plans And A Metal Oxide Gas Sensor For The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch currently supports LTE, but given that 5G is expected to be the future of mobile connectivity, we imagine that in the future, Apple will most likely release an Apple Watch that will support 5G, and thanks to a recently discovered patent by Patently Apple, it seems that Apple has actually patented such a device.


Is This Our First Look At The Apple Watch Series 5?

We know that the Apple Watch Series 5 is expected to arrive later this year, but could the first images of the upcoming smartwatch have leaked already? In a post that was shared on Slashleaks, it shows a photo of an Apple Watch bearing the model number A2157, which is apparently the designated model number for the Apple Watch Series 5.


Casio Announces New PRO TREK WSD-F21HR Smartwatch

When you think of Casio, there is a chance that you might think of watches like the G-Shock series of watches that have been designed to be rugged and for outdoor use. If you are in the market for such a watch, then you might be interested to learn that Casio has announced its latest smartwatch, the Casio PRO TREK WSD-F21HR.


Apple Watch Series 5 Could Come In Titanium And Ceramic Casings

The Apple Watch has typically been offered in either an aluminum or stainless steel finish. Apple had previously attempted to be fancy by offering gold or ceramic casings, but ultimately decided to discontinue them, or at least until now, where thanks to the latest watchOS 6 beta, there are signs that Apple could be planning the use of new materials for the Apple Watch Series 5.


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After Four Years, The Blocks Modular Smartwatch Has Been Cancelled

The problem with a lot of our technology these days is that they are not user-upgradeable. This means that when they are out of date, you either have to suck it up and keep using it, or fork out money for a brand new model. This is why the idea and concept of modular gadgets is so appealing, where we can swap out old components for new ones.


Some Of Apple’s Products Will See A 10% Import Tax In September

If you were thinking about picking up an Apple Watch, AirPods, or the HomePod, you might want to do so quickly. This is because a new set of tariffs introduced by the Trump administration will be tacking on a 10% import tax on wearables and smart speakers, which covers the Apple products we mentioned above.


Apple Watch’s Fall Detection Saved The Life Of An Epileptic Woman

While most Apple Watch stories involve saving the life of the wearer by alerting them to heart problems, another feature of the watch is fall detection, where if it detects you’ve fallen, it will help call for emergency services if you do not respond in a timely manner. This is exactly what happened over in Australia.


New Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 Photos Leaked Thanks To The FCC

So we have heard that Samsung could be working on a new smartwatch in the form of the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Now thanks to photos discovered on the FCC, it seems that we have a better idea of what we might be able to expect from the upcoming smartwatch, like its touch-sensitive bezels.


Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 Could Have A Touch-Sensitive Bezel

When Samsung launched the Galaxy Watch Active earlier this year, one of the changes that they made to the smartwatch is the removable of the rotating bezel, one of the defining features of Samsung’s previous smartwatch. However, if you do miss the feature, you could be in luck as Samsung might be bringing it back in a different way.


$10,000 Apple Watch Edition Sales Reportedly Died Out After Just 2 Weeks

Remember when back in the day when Apple launched the Apple Watch for the first time, and they decided that they wanted to get into the luxury watch business by launching a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition made with 18-karat gold? It turns out that the watch was actually a huge flop in terms of sales.


Latest watchOS Update Fixes Walkie-Talkie Eavesdropping Bug

Earlier this month, Apple announced that they are aware of a vulnerability with the Walkie-Talkie feature of the Apple Watch in which when exploited, would allow others to eavesdrop on your conversations. The company then announced that they would be temporarily disabling the feature until they get a fix out.


The Apple Watch Series 4 Has Saved Another Life Yet Again

The Apple Watch is fast becoming a device that has saved many lives. This is thanks to its built-in features such as its heart rate monitor and ECG monitor that alerts the wearer to anything wrong with their heart rates, thus allowing them to seek medical help quickly before it is too late.


Apple Watch SOS Feature Helped Save A Man From Drowning

One of the features of the Apple Watch is its SOS feature in which users will be able to use it to call for help. It seems that this feature has managed to help save the life of a man who following a jet ski accident, could have potentially drowned had he not turned to the Apple Watch’s SOS feature.


Apple Watch’s Walkie Talkie Feature Disabled Due To Eavesdropping Flaw

One of the new features introduced in last year’s watchOS update came in the form of Walkie Talkie. As its name suggests, it allowed users to push-to-talk to talk to each other using their Apple Watch, kind of like how it was back in the day with those Dick Tracy comics and movies. However, it seems that the feature has since been disabled.