Apple Working With Stanford to Determine If Apple Watch Can Detect Abnormal Heart Rhythms

Apple is planning to work with Stanford and telemedicine vendor American Well to determine whether the heart rate sensor in the Apple Watch can be used to detect abnormal heart rhythms and common heart conditions, reports CNBC. An Apple Watch, if able to accurately detect arrhythmias, or abnormal heart patterns, could identify patients that are at a high risk of atrial fibrillation or similar conditions. Heart arrhythmias aren't always symptoms of a serious disease, but Apple Watch owners [Read Entire Story]

More Evidence That Upcoming Apple TV Will Support HDR

If there is one gripe that some Apple TV users might have with the device is that it doesn’t seem particularly futureproof. This is because despite 4K and HDR content becoming more mainstream, the Apple TV and content in the iTunes Store doesn’t seem to reflect the support for the newer resolution and technology, or at least until recently.In a recent tweet by developer Guilherme Rambo (via AppleInsider), he has discovered more evidence that Apple could be getting ready to launch HDR content in [Read Entire Story]

Amazon Prime Video For Apple TV Could Be Delayed

While the Apple TV plays home to many video streaming apps, one video streaming platform that is noticeably absent from the Apple TV is Amazon Prime Video, although during WWDC 2017, it was finally announced that Amazon Prime Video would be making its way onto the Apple TV by the end of summer.Unfortunately it seems that there is a chance it could be delayed. In a report from Recode, it seems that Amazon Prime Video might not be ready just yet. Apple is rumored to be launching a new Apple TV [Read Entire Story]

Get Ready, Apple’s 5th Gen Apple TV Will Sport 4K And HDR Features

Next month, Apple is expected to unveil the much-rumored iPhones and Apple Watch 3 alongside its Apple TV which will have 4K and HDR support.  It’s been two years since Apple last updated its Apple TV, and if the latest talk is correct, it could sport a faster processor and High Dynamic Range (HDR) video. In addition, Apple will update its TV app to offer users live television content based on the providers that offer them. Apple is also testing an updated version of its TV app, which [Read Entire Story]

Samsung will unveil next Gear smartwatches on August 30th

Samsung Mobile Chief DJ Koh says the next Gear S smartwatch will be revealed at IFA on August 30th. We'll finally get to see new wearables from Samsung. SOURCE: Phandroid - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Series 3 Reportedly Enters Into Final Testing Phase

Based on the rumors, it’s safe to say that Apple will be launching a new Apple Watch later this year which presumably is the Series 3. In a report by Chinese news outlet Economic Daily (via 9to5Mac), it seems that the Apple Watch Series 3 has entered into its final testing phase, meaning that it’s now one step closer to being launched.The Apple Watch Series 3 is expected to be announced alongside the new iPhones in September. Apple has yet to send out any formal invitations to an event in [Read Entire Story]

The Apple Watch 3 Will Ship In Two Models Next Month

If you’re a fan of Apple’s wearable, then you’ll be pleased to know that reports are stating that next month Apple will unveil the Apple Watch 3 alongside the iPhone 8, iPhone 7S, and iPhone 7S Plus. A new report was released by CNBC stating that Apple will unveil the Apple Watch 3 this upcoming September. Unlike its predecessor, this will be Apple’s first wearable device to sport cellular connectivity which means you’ll be able to make calls, send text messages or [Read Entire Story]

CNBC Report ‘Confirms’ LTE Apple Watch In The Works

So far for every Apple Watch that has been released to date, Apple has made it so that it relies pretty much 100% on the iPhone for connectivity, which isn’t a bad thing if you own an iPhone, but troublesome if you don’t. However many rumors have since surfaced suggesting that the third iteration could finally bring about cellular connectivity.In a new report from CNBC (via 9to5Mac), it seems that the news outlet has “confirmed” that the third-generation Apple Watch will indeed sport LTE [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit’s new smartwatch is what the Blaze should have been

Fitbit tried their hand at their first smartwatch-esque wearable with the Fitbit Blaze, but it was far from perfect. Will their second attempt at a fitness-focused smartwatch win fitness buffs over? SOURCE: Phandroid - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Series 3 Rumored For This Coming Fall

Following the refresh of the Apple Watch last year, many are expecting that Apple will follow suit with another refresh this year. The rumors are saying that we can expect it in the second half of 2017 (which we already are), and a recent report from DigiTimes has suggested that it could be launched in the fall of 2017.While DigiTimes doesn’t exactly have the best track record when it comes to Apple rumors, the report actually makes sense because Apple usually hosts several events a year, and [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit’s woes continue as it looks to release its new smartwatch

A new report claims that Fitbit is still struggling to develop its first true smartwatch, while losing key members of the development team. SOURCE: Phandroid - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Rumor: Possible New Features On The Apple Watch Series 3

Talk has it that Apple is already in the making of the upcoming Apple Watch 3, even more talk regarding what new features could be included in the new Apple Watch Series 3 has been popping up. Many believe that Apple will debut the Apple Watch 3 this coming fall, as always, Apple has yet to comment on this, or confirm the debut date of the upcoming wearable. If the rumor is true regarding Apple releasing the Watch Series 3 this fall, the next big question would be what new features will be [Read Entire Story]

Apple Reportedly Working With Startup For iPhone Health Initiative

Last week it was reported that Apple had a secret team working on an initiative that would turn your iPhone into a one-stop-shop for all your health-related needs. The basic idea is that all things health-related would be kept on your phone, so that wherever you go and whichever doctor you visited, you will be able to share your records with them.Considering the rumors we’ve heard about Apple’s plans for the Apple Watch, we guess this doesn’t really come as a surprise. Now in a follow-up report [Read Entire Story]

Apple Wants To Turn Your iPhone Into A ‘One-Stop-Shop’ For Medical Info

We know that Apple is interested in health/medical-related technology. For example there are rumors circulating that Apple could have some kind of glucose monitoring system in the works for the Apple Watch and that Apple has a “secret team” working on it. Turns out that’s not the only secret team at Apple.In a report from CNBC, it seems that Apple has another secret team that is working on transforming your iPhone into a one-stop-shop for all medical related information. The idea is that iPhone [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Rumored To Supply OLEDs For The iPhone 9

The iPhone 8 has yet to be officially announced but it seems that we can already get a jump on iPhone 9 related rumors. In a report from The Bell (via PhoneArena) out of Korea, it seems that Apple could already be lining up suppliers for the iPhone 9, and if their report is true, Samsung could be one of them.The report claims that Apple and Samsung have come to an agreement in which the latter company will be shipping more than 180 million OLED panels for Apple’s 2018 flagship, which is more [Read Entire Story]

Apple’s CEO Reportedly Personally Testing A Glucose Tracking Device

According to a report from last month, it suggested that Apple had a “secret” team that was working on a glucose monitoring sensor that could find its way into the Apple Watch. Now according to a report from CNBC, it seems that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook could already be personally testing it out himself.The report claims that Cook has been spotted on the Apple campus where he is testing out a glucose monitoring device that tracks blood sugar levels that is also connected to his Apple Watch. Based on [Read Entire Story]

Next-Gen Apple Watch Could Feature Glucose Monitoring

As far as health tracking features are concerned, there isn’t much on the Apple Watch that other smartwatches or fitness bands don’t already offer, although recently researchers have praised the heart rate sensor on the device and claimed that it is sensitive/accurate enough to pick up on potential heart problems.That being said, the third-gen Apple Watch could be a game changer for smartwatches if a report from BGR is right. According to the publication, they claim to have heard from their [Read Entire Story]

Leaked renders and new rumors fully expose first Fitbit smartwatch and wireless earbuds

That oft-rumored, oft-delayed first full-on Fitbit smartwatch is rendered in press-friendly quality today, alongside the company's wireless headphones. The post Leaked renders and new rumors fully expose first Fitbit smartwatch and wireless earbuds appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Next-Gen AirPods Case Could Charge Your Apple Watch & iPhone

After being delayed for several weeks, Apple released its wireless Airpods to the public back in December. These earbuds are easy to connect to other Apple devices, have great sound, and charges fast in the case it comes with. While the case is a charging station for the AirPods, a patent recently discovered shows that Apple has plans on making the next-gen AirPod case useful for all its devices. Patently Apple has discovered that Apple has filed a patent showing the AirPods case being used to [Read Entire Story]

Apple Has A ‘Secret Team’ Working On A Glucose Sensor For Apple Watch

Before the Apple Watch was official, there were many rumors swirling around regarding the design and features of the device. Many had believed back then that the Apple Watch would be a groundbreaking health wearable, although so far we’re not really sure if you could look at it that way.There were rumors that it would come with all kinds of sensors to track the wearer’s vitals, such as their glucose levels which could come in handy for those with diabetes. Clearly that feature did not make the [Read Entire Story]

The Apple Watch 3 Series Could Include Cellular Connectivity

Latest talk has it that according to Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, Christopher Rolland, Apple may introduce cellular connectivity to the upcoming Apple Watch 3 series. As mention above, Apple could be in the process of bringing independence for the upcoming third-generation Apple Watch from the iPhone. According to Christopher Rolland, he believes the 2017 Apple Watch will have a SIM card slot for LTE connectivity. Users would have to purchase LTE data plans in order to have full access [Read Entire Story]

Recap: Everything Apple Announced Today in Under 3 Minutes

Apple didn't hold an official event to make major announcements this week, but there was a mini press release extravaganza that saw the company introduce new hardware products, a new app, and improvements to existing devices. A new 9.7-inch iPad debuted with an impressively low $329 price point, and there's now a red aluminum iPhone 7. New Apple Watch bands are out, there are iPhone cases in new colors, Apple is about to release an app for making videos, and the iPhone SE and the iPad [Read Entire Story]