Limited edition Apple Watch NikeLab launching next Thursday

Launching a week from today, a new Apple Watch variant created in partnership with Nike pairs a Space Gray Apple Watch Series 2 aluminum case with a strap featuring a new creamy color and black perforations (they’re calling this color combo “Light Bone”). Marketed as Continue reading Limited edition Apple Watch NikeLab launching next Thursday

Close those rings: Apple issues Earth Day 2017 activity challenge

In addition to teaming up with World Wildlife Fund on a praiseworthy money-raising initiative, Apple is also honoring Earth Day 2017 with a new activity challenge for Apple Watch owners. MacStories, which first spotted Apple’s notification, explains that Apple Watch owners are being challenged to Continue reading Close those rings: Apple issues Earth Day 2017 activity challenge

Rumor: four new iPad Pros, 128GB iPhone SE and iPhone 7 in Red to be unveiled next month

Fairly reliable website Mac Otakara is reporting that Apple will be holding a media event next month to announce hardware updates for several of its popular products. Wondering what’s on tap for a refresh? According to the Japanese publication, Apple will add a new Continue reading Rumor: four new iPad Pros, 128GB iPhone SE and iPhone 7 in Red to be unveiled next month

Apple Watch Series 3 with glass-film touch display to ship in second half of 2017

A third-generation Apple Watch is expected to adopt a different display technology based on glass-film panels versus touch-on-lens panels utilized on Apple Watch Series 2 and glass-on-glass (two pieces of glass) ones on the original Apple Watch. Shipments of the tentatively named Continue reading Apple Watch Series 3 with glass-film touch display to ship in second half of 2017

YouTube app adds Chromecast playback controls to Lock screen, Control Center & Apple Watch

Google’s official YouTube for iPhone and iPad app has picked up a trio of compelling new features in its most recent update on App Store. Bumped to version 12.03, the free of charge software adds handy Chromecast controls to Control Center and your iOS device’s Continue reading YouTube app adds Chromecast playback controls to Lock screen, Control Center & Apple Watch

Latest macOS Sierra beta informs you when your Mac’s display is using significant energy

The latest beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.3 provides a brand new display brightness energy saving recommendation for extending battery life under the Battery menu bar item, MacRumors has discovered. It appears in macOS Sierra 10.12.3 beta 4 when display brightness is set above the 75 percent mark. Continue reading Latest macOS Sierra beta informs you when your Mac’s display is using significant energy

Glimpse is an Apple Watch app news addicts will love (with reservations)

Every once in a while a Watch app comes along that brings something ostensibly new to the table. Glimpse, a project that sets out to relay real-time content from your iPhone straight to your Apple Watch’s watch face, is one Continue reading Glimpse is an Apple Watch app news addicts will love (with reservations)

Stanford University to hand up to 1,000 Apple Watch devices for new healthcare program

Stanford University has launched a new program that offers faculty members and instructors up to a thousand Apple Watches to investigate how the device can be used to advance healthcare. In addition to providing Apple’s smartwatch, the center will award Continue reading Stanford University to hand up to 1,000 Apple Watch devices for new healthcare program

iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 support QZSS, Japanese GPS-like positioning system

Apple has refreshed technical specifications for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on its Japanese website to reflect that the latest handsets support Quasi Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), a Japanese GPS-like satellite positioning service nicknamed “Michibiki,” as first reported by the Japanese Continue reading iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 support QZSS, Japanese GPS-like positioning system