Apple to lead as smartwatches move deeper into health a…

Apple to lead as smartwatches move deeper into health a...

Watches will dominate the wearables market, says IDC. Angela Lang/CNET Apple will lead the way to smartwatch growth in the next four years, according to a recent quarterly forecast by market research firm International Data Corporation. The finding about Apple is consistent with IDC’s prediction earlier this March.  When asked why Apple will remain the […]

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The Apple Watch is still on sale starting at $199 at Am…

Apple Watch: Best tips to make you a smartwatch ninja

Father’s Day is now behind us — but many of the sales are still available. One of the best ones is the continuing discount on the Apple Watch: Apple Watch Series 3 or Series 4 models are still widely available at $50 to $80 off. Yes, we’ll almost certainly see an Apple Watch Series 5 this fall, […]

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App store coming to Apple Watch – Video

App store coming to Apple Watch - Video

Now let’s talk about apps. Now these are designed for quick interactions on Watch. First we’re bringing more Apple apps to Watch. The new audiobooks app to let you listen to Apple Books and voice memos so you can easily record your thoughts [APPLAUSE]. And calculator [APPLAUSE] And check this out. It also includes the […]

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Great last-minute Father’s Day gifts

Great last-minute Father's Day gifts

Time is running out. Father’s Day arrives this Sunday, June 16, which means your gift-procurement window is closing rapidly. Indeed, if Dad lives far away and you’re hoping to have something delivered, it’s time to act. Fortunately, many stores are positioned to help last-minute shoppers. Amazon Prime subscribers can, of course, get two-day shipping on […]

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Get your dad a discounted Apple Watch for Father’s Day

Apple Watch: Best tips to make you a smartwatch ninja

Surprising your dad with an Apple Watch this Father’s Day works on three fronts: 1. Your dad likely has enough ties. 2. Your dad likely enjoys gadgets. 3. Your dad likely appreciates that you’re getting a good discount. You can find Apple Watch Series 3 or Series 4 models on sale and can help him […]

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WWDC 2019: Apple updates WatchOS 6, adds voice memo, he…

WWDC 2019: Apple updates WatchOS 6, adds voice memo, he...

Apple CEO Tim Cook at WWDC 2019. Screenshot by Lynn La/CNET At Apple’s annual WWDC conference, which kicked off Monday in San Jose, California, the tech giant announced several updates to its wearable operating system, WatchOS 6, which will be available in the fall. These updates, alongside the company’s signature Apple Watch smartwatch, continue Apple’s ambitions of seamlessly […]

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Nubia Alpha: A smartphone with the right idea but the w…

Nubia Alpha: A smartphone with the right idea but the w...

The first thing you notice about the Nubia Alpha is its long, narrow, curved screen, which wraps around your wrist when you wear it. I had a number of curious strangers ask me about it, some who thought it was a house arrest bracelet and others who thought it looked like a watch Batman would […]

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Varjo XR-1 is an AR headset so fast, Volvo test drives …

Varjo XR-1 is an AR headset so fast, Volvo test drives ...

Test driving with the XR-1 on is actually possible: Volvo is doing it. Varjo I see a car driving down a test track. The dashboard is real. But now it’s a glowing blue skeletal frame. The dashboard has changed. It’s become virtual. The car is still racing. Real car, real driving, virtual interface. Welcome to Varjo […]

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Oculus Quest review: Facebook’s new VR headset is the b…

Oculus Quest review: Facebook's new VR headset is the b...

Everywhere I’ve been, it’s been the same: Entering mysterious worlds through kitchens or bedrooms or offices or hallways. No matter where I go, I put on the headset, draw the magical boundaries of my new space like a boy making his window out of magic chalk, and I’m there. No matter where I go, there […]

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Wearables market to grow by 15% by 2023

Wearables market to grow by 15% by 2023

According to market research firm Technavio, wearables are expected to see a compound annual growth rate of around 15 percent between 2019 and 2023. A key factor driving that level of growth, according to Technavio, will be the increasing digitization of the global economy. In layman’s terms, the proliferation of things like artificial intelligence, VR, […]

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