Yesterday, Brad exclusively revealed Microsoft's plans to retreat from its Band efforts: The firm won't ship a Band 3 this year, and will almost certainly never do so. Now what?
Recent Apple Watch Stories
With watchOS 3, Apple is doing an about-face of sorts, switching the focus of Apple Watch to fitness. As important, it has made key changes to the watchOS user experience, and is finally letting users leverage their iOS experience.
Today, Apple announced its second-generation smart watch, called Apple Watch Series 2. The new wearables will feature new fitness capabilities, including GPS and water resistance, improved performance, and a dramatically brighter display.
After a three week wait, Apple has finally updated its pre-release stable of upcoming OS versions, bringing iOS 10, macOS 10.12 Sierra, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10 to the Beta 2 milestone. These releases are still only available to Apple developers.
On Monday, Apple unveiled the next releases of each of its four major personal computing platforms---iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS---and unveiled a free app called Swift Playgrounds for the iPad.
Apple Watch is divisive among tech enthusiasts, with Apple fanboys eagerly declaring the product a winner and its detractors calling it an utter failure. As is often the case, the truth is a bit less well-defined, and the future of Apple Watch is of course a lot less certain.
There were no major surprises at Apple's special event today, with the consumer electronics giant introducing the iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and some new Apple Watch bands as expected.
A few tidbits from around the web: The original COD: Black Ops is coming to Xbox One backwards compatibility soon, Daimler CEO impressed by Apple and Google car efforts, iPad Pro hasn't helped, and the mystery of the Apple's Watch killer feature.
It's been a busy couple of days at DEVintersection in Las Vegas. But I think I can post on a more normal schedule today. Here's what else is happening.
Samsung is set to release its third generation smart watch family soon. And it looks like they will correct some of the issues I have with the Apple Watch.
I've been using Apple Watch alongside Microsoft Band for over two weeks now. Here's how the device compare when it comes to health and fitness tracking.
At its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote this morning, Apple announced updates to all three of its major mobile platforms: Mac OS X, iOS and watchOS.
Apple Watch delivers the quality we expect from Apple, but it is weighted down by confusing new user interfaces and an overly-expensive price tag.
Microsoft updated OneNote today on a variety of platforms, adding audio recording capabilities and other new features on the Mac and handwriting search on Windows 8.1 tablets and iPad. Plus, the firm recently released OneNote for Apple Watch too. OneNote for Mac OneNote for Mac has been available for a bit over a year, providing […]
I don’t have an Apple Watch yet. I’ve ordered one, and through some combination of demand and short supply, I probably won’t see it until sometime in June. But I’m only getting the Watch because I need to stay up on what Apple is doing—and what Microsoft is doing on Apple’s platforms—and I don’t recommend […]