Apple Watch is becoming a standalone device with its own App Store and more

The Apple Watch has been a smartphone companion since it first launched. But the next version of watchOS changes that. For the first time, Apple says its smartwatch will support standalone apps that run only on the Apple Watch itself — no iPhone companion app required. Developers can also use new APIs including a streaming […]

Apple Watch Series 4 feature bigger screens, thinner bodies

Apple is updating its wearable lineup with a new line of smartwatches featuring bigger displays that cover more of the front of the watch. The displays also now feature curved edges. And the software the powers Apple Watch has also been updated with new features and support for new apps. The Apple Watch Series 4 […]

Report: Apple developing MicroLED display tech for thinner, brighter, more efficient gadgets

Apple tends to get a lot of credit for releasing gadgets with solid specs, sleek design, and excellent build quality. But the company actually outsources a lot of its components. For example, Apple tends to tap rivals like Samsung or LG for its displays. Now Bloomberg reports Apple is developing its own display technology in-house, […]

Most expensive Apple Watches are now $1499 (not $17,000)

When Apple introduced its first smartwatches in 2015, the company announced that entry-level watches would sell for $349 and up. But there was also a fancy Apple Watch Edition with an 18 karat gold case and prices ranging from $10,000 to $17,000. This week Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 2, with a faster processor, […]

Apple introduces swim-proof Apple Watch Series 2

The second-generation Apple Watch has a new dual-core processor that’s up to 50 percent faster and a new GPU with up to twice the graphics performance. With a 1000-nit display, the Apple Watch Series 2 also has a screen that’s twice as bright as its predecessor, and Apple says the new screen is the brightest its […]