Smartwatches Can Serve As Early Coronavirus Detection

Smartwatches can do much more than count steps, with research showing they can detect coronavirus infections days before diagnosis.

John Hancock Offers $25 Apple Watches to Regular Exercisers

John Hancock is offering customers who commit to regular exercise an Apple Watch Series 6 or an Apple Watch SE for as little as $25.

Humane Scores Another Apple Executive

Humane has announced that Patrick Gates, former Apple Internet Services executive, has joined the startup as Chief Technology Officer.

Apple Watch Outsells Entire Swiss Watch Industry

It may only represent a small percentage of Apple’s revenue, but the Apple Watch has already beat the entire Swiss watch industry by a large margin, according to Strategy Analytics. According to the press release, Steven Waltzer, Senior Analyst at…

2020 Could Be ‘Breakout Year’ For Apple Wearables

According to TheStreet.com, Jefferies analyst Kyle McNealy believes 2020 may be a “breakout year” for Apple wearables. Apple’s Wearables unit has been growing increasingly important for the company, as AirPods, AirPods Pro and the Apple Watch have become must-have devices…

Apple Introduces ‘Apple Watch Connected’ Gym Partnership

CNBC is reporting that Apple has unveiled a new gym initiative called “Apple Watch Connected.” At the time of launch, four gyms have joined the program, including Basecamp Fitness, Orange Theory, YMCA and Crunch Fitness, although that number will likely…

Google to Acquire Fitbit: Promises to Protect User Privacy

Google has announced a definitive deal to acquire Fitbit, a leading maker of wearable devices. The deal, valued at $2.1 billion, will help Google compete more aggressively with Apple in the battle over the wearable space. Wearables have increasingly become…

Blue Shield of California to Integrate Apple Watches in Doctor Visits

According to a report by Health Data Management, Blue Shield of California (BSC) is planning on using the Apple Watch to improve doctor’s visits. “BSC, together with its health services partner Altais, have partnered with Notable Health, a company that…

Apple Watch Gets Pokémon Go

“Oh boy, here we go,” said John Hanke, CEO of Niantic Labs when speaking at Apple’s iPhone 7 event today. “Pokémon Go is coming to the Apple Watch.” Hinke stated that Pokémon Go has had more than 500 million downloads…

Square Cash For Apple Watch Lets You Pay From Your Wrist

Square just announced Square Cash for Apple Watch, which will enable owners of the device to easily send money money to their friends right from their wrist. “The latest Square Cash release provides an even easier way to send money…