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Leave it to Apple to write off what many see as a bug or a decrease in functionality as a “feature.” Maybe it’s part of the reality distortion field (RDF) that we briefly mentioned yesterday, but Apple is definitely stretching things quite a bit this time around. When the Apple Watch first started arriving at customer doorsteps, users were able to obtain accurate and consistent heart rate readings. In fact, the Apple Watch was shockingly consistent, delivering readings every 10 minutes. However, following the release of the Apple Watch 1.0.1 update, customers began to notice that the readings were no longer recorded every 10 minutes, and in fact, there was actually no rhyme of reason as to when... Read more...
The Apple Watch is one of the most highly anticipated consumer electronics device launches set for this spring. Although Apple sought to bring the smartwatch to consumer in early 2015, Apple CEO Tim Cook clarified last month that the device will actually land sometime in April. We already know quite a bit about what the Apple Watch can do. We know that it will mainly serve as a secondary display for your iPhone (which will power most of its functions) and will display incoming notifications, quickly give you easily digestible bits of information (stock quotes, weather, calendar events, etc.), track your heart rate, and provide fitness monitoring. Oh, and by the way, it also happens to tell time... Read more...