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Fitbit unveils Charge 3 w/ new aluminum design, 7-day battery life, more

2018-08-20T16:24:19+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

This morning Fitbit has announced its newest wearable, the Charge 3. Fitbit’s latest fitness tracker takes the previous generation design and adds an upgraded display, swim tracking and a handful of other new features. Its case and band look similar to the Charge 2, but Fitbit has actually made a number of changes to the [...]

A meeting with Steve Jobs was ‘how Wi-Fi became a commercial product’ [Video]

2018-08-20T15:29:50+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

A former senior exec at Lucent Technologies has said that while the technical birthplace of Wi-Fi may have been in the Netherlands, it was at a meeting with Steve Jobs in Cupertino that it was born as a commercial product … more… Go to original Source Author: Ben Lovejoy https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2017/03/mac1.png?w=32Powered by WPeMatico

Apple Watch Diary: The two things that might sell me on an Apple Watch Series 4

2018-08-20T15:19:11+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

We today saw a not-unexpected sign that we’re getting closer to some new Apple Watch models: new model numbers have been registered in a Eurasian database. In all likelihood, the new Watches will be announced in September, alongside this year’s iPhones. Although I went from being a smart watch skeptic to not wanting to be [...]

Strava and MINDBODY team up to integrate fitness class booking with athlete feeds

2018-08-20T15:04:28+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

On the heels of launching new flexible paid tiers earlier this month, fitness app Strava has announced that its newest Gym & Studio Sync partner is MINDBODY. The new integration will let users track and analyze indoor fitness activity across more than 5 millions fitness classes. more… Go to original Source Author: Michael Potuck https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2017/03/mac1.png?w=32Powered [...]

Apple registers six new Apple Watch models in Eurasian database ahead of announcement next month

2018-08-20T13:39:08+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Apple has registered several new Apple Watch model identifiers in the Eurasian economic database, as spotted by Consomoc. Apple is expected to unveil the new watches at its iPhone event in September. The ‘Series 4’ is listed across a total of six model identifiers, and is noted as shipping with watchOS 5. This filings suggests [...]

Apple removes around 25,000 illegal gambling apps from Chinese app store

2018-08-20T13:24:07+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Apple has removed around 25,000 illegal gambling apps from its Chinese app store following complaints by state-controlled media. Chinese media last month accused Apple of failing to do enough to block three three types of illegal content from its platforms … more… Go to original Source Author: Ben Lovejoy https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2017/03/mac1.png?w=32Powered by WPeMatico

Would you make use of Apple Pencil support on iPhone? [Poll]

2018-08-19T20:09:09+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

A pair of recent reports indicate that this year could bring the first iPhones to offer Apple Pencil support. After the $329 2018 iPad was updated to work with the $99 accessory earlier this year, is this something you’d find useful on the 2018 5.8- or 6.5-inch iPhones? more… Go to original Source Author: Michael Potuck [...]