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News highlights – 12 September 2017

News highlights – 12 September 2017

Written by on September 13, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 12 September 2017 Apple Watch now brings comic stories alive, will drive sales CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – More than two years after releasing the Apple Watch, Apple Inc has finally been able to replicate 1940s comic strip technology, an advance that analysts say will spur sales. Read more… China on the road […]

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Wearables – the Apple Watch reaches record high

Wearables – the Apple Watch reaches record high

Written by on December 6, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Sales of the Apple Watch to consumers set a record during the first week of holiday shopping, and the current quarter is on track to be the best ever for the product, Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook told Reuters. Responding to an email from Reuters, Cook said the gadget’s sell-through […]

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Apple Watch six months on

Apple Watch six months on

Written by on December 7, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Recently I realised I’d been wearing my Apple Watch for six months and it gave me cause to reflect on how it had fitted into my daily routine. When my Apple Watch arrived six months ago I hadn’t worn a watch for several years; I’d got into the habit of checking my iPhone for the […]

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Apple’s new watch sells at $539 (doing the math…)

Apple’s new watch sells at $539 (doing the math…)

Written by on September 30, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s new Watch sells for an average of $529, including accessories, at the high end of Wall Street estimates, according to findings by research firm Wristly. Investors are keenly monitoring the performance of Apple’s latest invention to see whether it can open up a new source of growth for a company heavily […]

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How my Apple Watch saved my life!

Written by on September 16, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

I strapped on my Apple Watch and unlocked the iPhone 6, filled the kettle and set it going. And then, for no particular reason, I felt for my pulse on my right wrist. The beat wasn’t right: two regular thumps and then three or four in rapid succession, almost a buzz instead of a beat. […]

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Apple tries to reassure investors Watch is no flop

Apple tries to reassure investors Watch is no flop

Written by on July 22, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc tried to reassure investors on Tuesday that its new smartwatch was not a flop, a message that was met with a mixed reception on Wall Street. Reporting results for its third financial quarter, Apple executives delivered several positive data points about the progress of the Apple Watch, the performance […]

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Apple keeping Watch sales numbers secret – why?

Written by on June 19, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

While there are no end of guestimates as to how many Apple Watches have shipped since its release, many are wondering why official figures aren’t forthcoming. It’s because Apple doesn’t want you – and its competitors – to know how it’s selling. Read more…

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Who needs two Apple Watch wristbands? You too?

Who needs two Apple Watch wristbands? You too?

Written by on June 19, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

San Francisco (Reuters) – Nearly 20 percent of Apple Watch buyers are not only shelling out hundreds of dollars for the timepiece but are springing for a spare band too, giving the tech giant a profitable second dip into customers’ wallets, according to data provided exclusively to Reuters. The data from Slice Intelligence, a research […]

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The Apple Watch works for me

The Apple Watch works for me

Written by on May 21, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

As soon as I saw the Apple Watch launch event last year I was curious what I’d make of the Watch. I haven’t worn a watch for several years – a very basic device that had been replaced by my iPhone. However as phones got bigger it became increasingly inconvenient to pull out my iPhone […]

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Apple Watch functions disrupted by tattoos?

Apple Watch functions disrupted by tattoos?

Written by on April 30, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Early adopters of the Apple Watch, Apple Inc’s first new product in five years, are complaining that a number of its key functions are disrupted by their tattoos. Owners of Apple Watch – including this reporter, who bought a 42mm version with stainless steel case and black classic buckle for A$1,029 (534 […]

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