Apple’s next move in health monitoring and improvement may be sleep monitoring hardware

Apple is interested in improving its Beddit product line and helping its customers get healthier by sleeping better at night by monitoring their movements throughout their slumber, but without the bulk of existing medical monitoring systems, by considering the use of piezo sensors laid on top of a bed. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple demos new Final Cut Pro updates and latest pro Mac hardware at FCPX Creative Summit

In cooperation with the 4th annual FCPX Creative Summit in Cupertino, Apple today showed off its latest updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor. The new software was demoed on the latest pro hardware from both Apple and third-party vendors. more… The post Apple demos new Final Cut Pro updates and latest pro […]

Missouri school touts success with iPad Pro curriculum, saves nearly $600K annually on hardware

Maryville University on Monday detailed its ongoing iPad Pro curriculum, a unique program that provides each incoming student a new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, saying Apple’s educational hardware and software suites not only add value to classroom activities, but help save money. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Opinion: Nokia hasn’t been healthy for Withings, Apple should consider HealthKit hardware

Nokia’s ownership of Withings has been incredibly messy. After buying Withings in mid-2016, Nokia sued Apple over unrelated patents which resulted in Withings digital health products being pulled from the Apple Store. While that dispute has since been resolved, Nokia now says it is reviewing its digital health business altogether. The result could be positive […]

Logic Pros Review: Elektron’s hardware Analog Heat effects unit works just like a plug-in

Elektron is well known for its innovative hardware instruments like Octatrack, Analog Rtym/Keys and more. But today we are looking at the new Analog Heat Stereo Processing unit. The company has brought much of its forward-thinking sensibilities to an otherwise non-remarkable product category here: outboard analog effects. These and similar effects units are commonly used for […]

Will this year’s hardware updates be enough to return the iPad to growth? [Poll]

Yesterday, we rounded up everything we currently know about Apple’s planned iPad updates for this year. We noted of a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, refreshed 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, and perhaps a refreshed, affordable 9.7-inch model, as well. With all of that in mind, however, are hardware updates enough to return the iPad […]

How to view AirPods hardware details, check and update firmware [Video]

Last week, Apple silently updated its completely wireless AirPods earbuds to version 3.5.1. The move came as a surprise to many as Apple hadn’t made it explicitly clear that the AirPods were capable of receiving firmware updates. Nevertheless, read on for how to check the firmware of your AirPods and update it… more… Filed under: […]

Jawbone reportedly exiting consumer wearable market, shifting focus to clinical hardware & services

According to a report from TechCrunch, Jawbone is exiting the consumer hardware market and will shift its strategy to selling services and products directly to businesses in the health market. The report comes following earlier claims that Jawbone had run out of money. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Class action lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 6 ‘Touch Disease’ hardware flaw gains momentum

A few months back, we reported on a hardware flaw plaguing a growing number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users, which garnered the name of “Touch Disease.” Shortly after the flaw was initially reported on, a trio of iPhone users filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, claiming that Apple refuses to repair […]

Apple TVs (plus iPods & Cinema Displays) hitting obsolete status day before new hardware on Sept 9

Apple is about to discontinue repair support for a handful of products as it plans to designate some Apple TV, iPod, and display models ‘obsolete’ a day before its iPhone event next month. The products receiving obsolete status include the original Apple TV, Mac mini (late 2009), Apple LED Cinema Display (24-inch), Apple Cinema Display (30-inch DVI Early 2007), 2nd […]