Sleep++ App for Apple Watch Now Offers Automatic Sleep Tracking

If you're someone who wears your Apple Watch while sleeping, you may be familiar with the Sleep++ app for the Apple Watch, which offers sleep tracking and analyzing functionality. Sleep++ was today updated to version 3 and it's gained a new feature that makes it easier than ever to keep track of sleep quality, length, and other metrics while sleeping -- automatic tracking. The Sleep++ automatic sleep tracking feature kicks in when Apple Watch wearers go to bed at night and stops tracking [Read Entire Story]

IDC: Smartwatches aren’t dead just yet

According to the IDC, the total number of wearable shipments in 2018 is projected to be 132.9 million, which is a 15.1-percent increase from last year’s figure. Not only that, that number is expected to grow, reaching 219.4 million in 2022. Smartwatches are expected to overtake fitness trackers to become the most popular wearable category in 2022. According to the International Data Corporation, the overall wearable market will grow 13.4% by 2022, two fifths of which will be [Read Entire Story]

9to5Toys Last Call: 10.5-inch iPad Pro $100 off, 27-inch 5K iMac $1,300, Apple Watch Series 1 from $161, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Flipkart Grand Gadget Days Sale Offers Deals on Mobiles, Tablets, Laptops, Smartwatches, and More

Flipkart sale on laptops, tablets, and other gadgets starts and here are the best deals on offer. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Morsel Spork: After 18 months of engineering, meet the ultimate camping utensil

If you're going to spend a whole 18 months re-designing the camping spork, you might as well make the world's most badass single outdoor eating/cooking contraption. And that, in the estimation of its creators, is what we're looking at here with the Morsel Spork... Continue Reading Morsel Spork: After 18 months of engineering, meet the ultimate camping utensil Category: Outdoors Tags: Camping Cooking Cutlery Outdoor Related [Read Entire Story]

Apple’s MicroLED Displays Could Cost Samsung Billions

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Apple Has Filed More Than 30 Patents For MicroLED Displays

Yesterday we heard that Apple are working on MicroLED displays for the Apple Watch an future iPhones. The company is said to be working on the technology at a manufacturing facility near their California headquarters. Now it has been revealed that Apple has filed more than 30 patents from MicroLED technology. According to a recent […](Read More ...)The post Apple Has Filed More Than 30 Patents For MicroLED Displays appeared first on Geeky Gadgets. SOURCE: Geeky Gadgets - Read entire story [Read Entire Story]

Here are 64 startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W18 Demo Day

Biotech, robotics, and fintech startups took the spotlight today at Y Combinator’s 26th Demo Day. This batch features 141 total companies from 23 countries, with presentations spread over two days. The house was packed at Mountain View’s Computer History Museum with wealthy investors forced to stand in the back or sit on the floor. Meanwhile, marijuana soda, wind turbine-cleaning drones, and indestructible panty hose startups demoed their products in the break room and parking [Read Entire Story]

Apple Announces Shinjuku Store Opening in Tokyo on April 7, Natick Mall Store Closing for Renovations April 22

Apple updated its website recently with the announcement of a new retail location's grand opening in Tokyo, Japan, along with renovation news for its store in Natick, Massachusetts. In Japan, Apple will open its new Apple Shinjuku location on April 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. local time. The store will be located in the Shinjuku Marui main building -- a department store in Tokyo -- and mark the eighth location for Apple in Japan. Apple previously launched one of its high-end Apple Watch shops at [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit OS 2.0 rolls out to 10% of Ionic users

If Ionic users think that Fitbit has forgotten about them with the launch of the new Versa smartwatch, the OEM announced that they are starting to rollout the Fitbit OS 2.0, starting with 10% of those who own the previous (more expensive) wearable. The updated OS brings new things like the Fitbit Today dashboard and […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Bloomberg: Apple secretly building its own MicroLED screens for future devices, starting with Apple Watch

A new report from Bloomberg this evening says that Apple is “designing and producing its own device displays,” which is a first for the company. Citing people familiar with the situation, the report explains that Apple using a secret manufacturing facility near its headquarters in California… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple has started in-house screen development years ago, but mass-production is still a way off

In-house MicroLED Apple screens could make their commercial debut on a future Apple Watch generation, ultimately expanding to iPhones to cut Samsung reliance. The post Apple has started in-house screen development years ago, but mass-production is still a way off appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Is Developing its Own MicroLED Displays For Future iPhones

We have heard rumors before about Apple working on their own components for future iPhones, according to a recent report they are working on new microLED displays for future devices. The news comes from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman who has revealed that Apple are developing their own microLED displays for the iPhone and the Apple Watch. […](Read More ...)The post Apple Is Developing its Own MicroLED Displays For Future iPhones appeared first on Geeky Gadgets. SOURCE: Geeky Gadgets - Read [Read Entire Story]

Apple Reportedly Looking To Develop Their Own MicroLED Screens

Apple is a company that prefers relying on itself if possible, at least that’s the impression that they give as they typically control both the hardware and software of its products. In fact certain hardware components are designed by Apple, like their A-series of chipsets, instead of relying on third-party companies like Qualcomm.This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that according to a report from Bloomberg, it appears that Apple could be looking to develop their own displays [Read Entire Story]

Apple Developing Its Own MicroLED Displays for Future Devices

Apple has a secret manufacturing facility in Santa Clara, California, where it is designing and producing test samples of its own displays, reports Bloomberg. The company is reportedly using MicroLED technology in an effort to replace Samsung's OLED displays in future devices. Apple's MicroLED facility in Santa Clara (Bloomberg)The technology giant is making a significant investment in the development of next-generation MicroLED screens, say the people, who requested anonymity to discuss [Read Entire Story]

Apple is reportedly developing its own MicroLED displays for upcoming wearables

After crafting its own processors over the past couple of years, Apple is now getting into the display business, reports Bloomberg. The company is said to have some 300 engineers working on an upcoming screen tech called MicroLED at its Santa Clara facility. The idea is to create a better display, first for its smartwatches and later for its phones, and perhaps eventually ditch third-party suppliers like Samsung and LG. But don’t expect an Apple MicroLED display on your wrist anytime soon. The [Read Entire Story]

Apple using secret US facility to develop MicroLED screens for Apple Watch

Apple is using a secret facility in California to design and manufacture prototype MicroLED screens, according to a report from Bloomberg. Engineers are said to have produced fully functional Apple Watch-sized MicroLED screens at the facility, with a view to using the technology commercially for the first time in the watch. The Apple Watch currently uses OLED screens from LG Display. MicroLED is a complex new emissive display technology where, like OLED, each pixel gives off its own light [Read Entire Story]

webOS ready to move beyond TVs, says LG

LG just released an open-sourced version of webOS that’s freely available to anyone that wants to download and poke around the code. The release of webOS Open Source Edition is meant to act as a catalyst to drive further adoption of webOS beyond LG televisions, smart refrigerators, and the occasional never-to-be-released smartwatch. So, devices like webOS tablets and set-top boxes as pictured in the LG-supplied image above. This is the second time an open-source version of webOS has been [Read Entire Story]

Apple to Host March 27 Event in Chicago: ‘Creative New Ideas for Teachers and Students’

Apple today invited the media to an event on Tuesday, March 27 at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago. The keynote will commence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time and will be focused on "creative new ideas for teachers and students," suggesting Apple has some education-related announcements planned. Apple's invite for March 27 event via Bloomberg's Mark Gurman There is quite a bit of rumored hardware and software in Apple's pipeline that could fit within an educational theme, including [Read Entire Story]

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a BentoStack Accessory Organizer Equipped With AirPods and Apple Pencil

For this week's giveaway we've teamed up with Function 101 to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a handy BentoStack organizer for all of your Apple accessories, which will come equipped with AirPods, an Apple Pencil, and two Apple Watch bands. The BentoStack, priced at $50, started out as a highly successful Indiegogo project, but it's now available to anyone. Modeled after traditional Bento boxes that are popular as lunch containers in Japan, the multi-layered BentoStack is designed [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Galaxy S9 bundles, Microsoft Surface discounts, and more tech deals

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are now out, and to celebrate its launch, Samsung is blowing it out big time. When you purchase an S9 or S9+, you can get The Samsung Ultimate Bundle, which consists of Samsung Gear IconX Wireless Headphones, Gear VR, and a Wireless Charger for $99, nearly a $400 value. Samsung is also offering more than $100 off on a power bundle. Outside of the Samsung’s deals, Verizon is doing a buy one get one free deal on S9 phones and S9s are 50 percent off at AT&T. These come [Read Entire Story]