In a new study comparing the accuracy of seven different fitness trackers, the Apple Watch was found to have the lowest margin of error when measuring heart rate, beating the Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn, and Samsung Gear S2. Researchers set out to determine the accuracy of wrist-worn devices at ...continue reading Apple Watch Proves Most Accurate at Measuring Heart Rate in New Fitness Tracker Study

A new report posted by Digitimes today has taken a look into the micro-LED ambitions of multiple companies, including the timeline by which Apple might begin its trial production of micro-LED displays. Although it's yet to be confirmed, Apple is likely to use such display technology on a version of the Apple Watch launched in ...continue reading Apple Said to Aim for Trial Production of Micro-LED Displays by End of 2017

Nike today announced four new Apple Watch bands for Apple Watch Nike+ that will match the Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit "Day to Night" collection of shoes. The company said that the new colors of bands and shoes are "inspired by a shade of the sky, from dawn to dusk," and mark the first time that ...continue reading Nike Announces New Apple Watch Bands With Matching Running Shoes

Apple CEO Tim Cook has allegedly been spotted testing a prototype glucose monitor that's connected to his Apple Watch, reports CNBC. Cook, who is said to be aiming to understand how his blood sugar is affected by food and exercise, has been seen wearing the device around the Apple Campus. Cook also mentioned the glucose ...continue reading Apple CEO Tim Cook Spotted Testing Apple Watch-Connected Glucose Monitor

Following an announcement last December, accessory company Kanex today launched its GoPower Watch Stand for the Apple Watch. The Apple MFi-certified accessory includes an integrated charging puck that recharges and displays the Apple Watch, as well as an additional USB port on the back that can simultaneously charge an iPhone, iPad, or any other USB-compatible ...continue reading Kanex Launches Apple Certified ‘GoPower Watch Stand’ With Extra USB Port for iPhone

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 3.2.3 update to developers for testing purposes, one day after releasing watchOS 3.2.2, a minor bug fix update. Registered developers can download the watchOS 3.2.3 update through the Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General -> Software Update. To install the beta, ...continue reading Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 3.2.3 to Developers

Apple is planning major new health features for future versions of the Apple Watch, according to a new report from BGR citing sources with knowledge of Apple's plans. The company is said to be working on implementing a new glucose monitoring feature and interchangeable smart bands, which could add new health functionality to the Apple ...continue reading Future Apple Watch Rumored to Include Glucose Monitoring and Smart Bands

Apple today released a new software update for the Apple Watch, upgrading watchOS 3.2 to watchOS 3.2.2. The watchOS 3.2.2 update comes more than one month after the release of watchOS 3.2, an update that introduced Theater Mode. watchOS 3.2.2 can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to ...continue reading Apple Releases Minor watchOS 3.2.2 Update

The Apple Watch's built-in heart rate monitor is 97 percent accurate when detecting the most common form of an abnormal heart rhythm when paired with an algorithm to sort through the data, according to a new study conducted by the University of California, San Francisco and the team behind the Cardiogram app (via TechCrunch). There ...continue reading Apple Watch Able to Detect Abnormal Heart Rhythm With 97% Accuracy

Mother's Day takes place in the United States this Sunday, May 14, and Apple is gearing up to launch an all-new challenge in the Activity app for Apple Watch owners in order to celebrate the national holiday. The challenge will begin showing up in the Activity app this Friday, May 12, but will only be ...continue reading Mother’s Day Activity Challenge Will Require Apple Watch Owners to Finish 1-Mile Workout