According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, there is a big shift happening on the watch market. Global global smartwatch shipments reached 8.1 million units in Q4 2015, compared with 7.9 million Swiss Watch shipments. This is the first time ever that smartwatch sales have outperformed Swiss watches on a global scale, giving us a great showcase of times to come. Cliff Raskind, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, “We estimate global smartwatch shipments reached 8.1 million units in Q4 2015, rising a healthy 316 percent from 1.9 million in Q4 2014. Smartwatches are growing rapidly in North America, Western Europe and Asia. Apple Watch
Apple Watch 2 Expected in September
The Apple Watch is not even a year old, and rumors of its successor are constantly published in mainstream media outlets. While Apple is a company would never Osborne’d its product line, rumors will always chase popular products and companies. However, it seems there is new, reliable information regarding the Apple Watch 2. According to itpro.co.uk, September 2016 is the projected date for the latest smartwatch from Apple. The news does not stop there. According to reliable sources from the Far East, which in fact manufacture the Apple Watch and its accessories, the company plans to release an update for the original Apple Watch in March 2016. These updates will include
Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock
The official Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock is now available to purchase from Apple.com. While the highly hyped Apple Watch didn’t come with an official magnetic charging dock, there were many third-party options available. This sort of rectifies the mistake made by the Cuppertino based company. The Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock comes with well-known Apple’s minimalistic design and it looks good. The white device will serve to charge your smart watch and provide owners with another novelty item to put on their desks and/or nightstands as well. With a white Apple Watch modelling the charger it will be interesting to see how green, red, orange
Johns Hopkins Will Use Apple Watch, ResearchKit For Upcoming Epilepsy Study
According to Apple Insider, the Johns Hopkins’ ResearchKit study will utilize the health capabilities of Apple Watch for their upcoming pilepsy study with emphasis on seizure prediction. This marks one of the coolest ways to use this gadget from the Cuppertino based tech company. Event though Apple Watch hasn’t seen stellar sales numbers, its use is fairly well-known and studies like this could prove to be a valuable tool in health applications like this. In a nutshell, the Johns Hopkins University entered in a partnership with developer Thread Research, where they will harness Apple Watch and iPhone sensors to power an ambitious ResearchKit study on
Tim Cook denies Apple Watch Sales Collaps
According to Apple Insider, it seems that Tim Cook denied any rumors that Watch sales have collapsed recently. The information was revealed towards the end of Apple’s quarterly conference call for the third quarter of 2015. In this event, Tim Cook seemed eager to avoid any questions in regards to Apple Watch sales and deliveries, thus further fueling debate on the market success for their latest gadget overall. He also revealed Apple Watch sales in June were higher than April or May, an impressive statistic considering overwhelming launch day demand. On the other hand, Apple decided to include Apple Watch among ‘Other’ products in their
Videos: Apple Releases Four New Apple Watch Advertisements
The four ads, titled Beijing, Berlin, Closer and Goals, all have one thing in common – they showcase how an Apple Watch will help transform your daily lives. From getting directions to making sure where and what to see in different towns and cities, to other potentially interesting social interaction related possibilities. Even the tech savvy individuals will be impressed, specially with some health oriented aspects. While some have spurned these ads, titling them not to Apple’s standards, we find them interesting. They promote the options of the product rather well, putting things you can do with it in perspective. This might be a reaction
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