Instapaper For The Apple Watch Is No More

The Apple Watch seems to be selling pretty well because last we heard (from unofficial sources), Apple managed to ship 3.5 million units in the last quarter. However it seems that despite its popularity, the Apple Watch seems to be quickly losing the support of quite a few big apps, with Instapaper being the latest one.

Apple Watch Alerts Man To Elevated Heart Rate, Saves His Life

Thanks to the Apple Watch’s built-in heart rate sensor, it can pick up on the wearer’s heart rate which comes in handy when you’re working out. It also comes in handy in some situations where it can notify the wearer of an elevated heart rate which could signal a very serious health problem.

Revenue From Apple’s Wearables Saw A Growth Of 60%

Apple has always been a bit shy when it comes to announcing how many Apple Watches that they’ve sold. If you were hoping that this will be changing anytime soon, you might want to rethink that because in Apple’s latest financials (via 9to5Mac), the company has not provided any details about how many units that they’ve sold.

3.5 Million Apple Watches Shipped In Q2 2018

By all accounts, the Apple Watch seems to be a success but for some reason Apple has yet to officially state how many units that they’ve shipped or sold. However last we heard, 46 million units have been sold to date based on estimates by an analyst. That being said, Apple does not seem to be showing signs of slowing down.


Samsung Galaxy Watch Makes An Appearance On Samsung’s Own Website

Samsung has a new wearable in the works according to both the rumors and a recent FCC filing, but in terms of design, that was still pretty much anyone’s guess until now where it appears that Samsung might have accidentally revealed the upcoming device on their very own website.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Could Come In More Than One Size

Recently we have been hearing rumors that Samsung could have a new smartwatch in the works dubbed the Galaxy Watch. Now according to a recent sighting at the FCC, it seems that more details about the upcoming watch have been revealed, such as how it could be offered in more than one size.

Samsung Gear S4 Could Be Launched As The ‘Galaxy Watch’

The last time we saw Samsung launch a Gear S smartwatch was back in 2016. The company has since followed up with other wearables like the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro. However we have been hearing that the company could be launching a successor to the Gear S3 this year in the form of the Gear S4.

Apple Watch Modern Buckle Has Been Discontinued

From time to time Apple refreshes the bands that are offered with the Apple Watch. Now if you were thinking of getting a new band for your Apple Watch, you might want to take note that it seems that Apple has discontinued the Modern Buckle for the Apple Watch, meaning that you won’t be able to get your hands on it anymore.

Apple Watch Owner Sues Apple Over ‘Scratch-Resistant’ Marketing

Like most (or all) devices with screens, there comes a time when they might get scratched, and this is why screen protectors continue to be very popular accessories. However in the case of the Apple Watch, it seems that one owner, a 21-year old Dean Lubaki from Canada, decided that the scratches on his device warranted a lawsuit against Apple.

University Of Alabama Students Can Now Use Apple Watch As Student IDs

Considering that our lives are filled with all kinds of gadgets, it makes to streamline certain things. For example pilots are starting to make the shift from paper manuals to iPads, and we’re seeing the same in sports where coaches are using tablets for playbooks. Now it looks like similar conveniences are coming to students.

Pebble Smartwatches Could Be Getting A Second Lease On Life

As you might have heard, Fitbit has announced that they will be officially ending support for the Pebble watch this month. However the good news is that if you still think that the Pebble smartwatch is a great device that you want to keep using, it seems that it could be getting a second lease on life.

Future Apple Watches Could Get Touch-Sensitive, Solid-State Buttons

One of the changes that Apple made to its iPhones in recent years is the removal of the physical home button in favor of a solid-state button. This simulated the home button but because it doesn’t move, it means that it is less prone to mechanical failure (something iPhone users have been dealing with).

Class Action Lawsuit Claims All Apple Watches Are ‘Defective’

There are plenty of things to like about the Apple Watch, and plenty of things to dislike about the Apple Watch. However to go as far as claiming that they’re all “defective”? Apparently that’s what one class action lawsuit is alleging, according to a report from Patently Apple (via 9to5Mac).

Alexa Is Now (Unofficially) Available On The Apple Watch

Siri is the default digital assistant on the Apple Watch which makes a ton of sense given that Apple is behind both Siri and the Apple Watch. However if Siri isn’t really the digital assistant for you, you might be interested to learn that Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant is now available on the Apple Watch.