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November 2, 2018
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Apple Heart Study not used to gain FDA clearance for Apple Watch Series 4 ECG

The Apple Heart Study, conducted in partnership with Stanford Medicine, collected heart rate data from more than 400,000 Apple Watch users in its attempt to determine whether wearable devices can effectively detect irregular heart rhythms. Contrary to previous reports, however, … Continue reading

September 14, 2018
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Apple Heart Study data reportedly used to win FDA approval for Apple Watch ECG

The two FDA clearances that Apple announced Wednesday for the Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG capabilities came from data collected via the Apple Heart Study, according to a report Thursday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 30, 2018
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Apple Watch, other wearables increasingly used to manage chronic health conditions, study says

A study of user data pulled from popular health app Cardiogram yields unique insight into usage the patterns of Apple Watch and other wearable products, suggesting devices with advanced biometric monitoring capabilities are seeing increased use in the management of … Continue reading

April 26, 2018
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Samsung reports weak demand for OLED displays used in iPhone X

Samsung Electronics reported positive quarterly profits on Wednesday, its fourth consecutive period of massive record gains, but warned of slow growth due to weaker than expected demand for smartphone OLED panels like those supplied to Apple for iPhone X. AppleInsider … Continue reading

August 1, 2017
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Apple’s sustainable forests now offset paper used in product packaging

Apple’s efforts to achieve a net-zero impact on the world’s virgin fiber are paying off, as the company is now protecting or has created enough sustainable forestland to cover all paper packaging products. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 7, 2017
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Rumor: iPad Pro Smart Connector included on ‘iPhone 8,’ to be used for AR, charging

A new rumor, possibly recycled from 2016, claims that the Apple Smart Connector, or a variant thereof, will appear on the iPhone 8 and will be utilized for charging the device, plus potential AR and VR applications. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

December 4, 2016
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Review: Powerbeats3 with Apple W1 chip are the most reliable Bluetooth headphones we’ve ever used

Bluetooth audio –?especially when exercising –?has always been "good enough," but never great. Apple’s W1 chip in its latest headphones lineup changes that, and the proprietary wireless technology steals the show in its new sports-focused Powerbeats3 headphones. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

September 5, 2016
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Vietnamese site claims it has used a real iPhone 7, features 4K video recording at 60 FPS and rubber seal SIM tray

A poster on a Vietnamese Apple website is claiming to have used a working iPhone 7 unit, ahead of the device’s official unveiling on Wednesday at Apple’s press media event. The writer shares his experience handling Apple’s iPhone 7 (not the Plus model) and most of he … Continue reading

July 13, 2016
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Patent troll comes after Apple over battery charging technology used in iPhone 6s

Apple today has been hit with a lawsuit by Texas-based Somaltus LLC, which claims that the charging system used by the iPhone violates a patent it acquired from Snap-On Technologies. Snap-On Technologies originally acquired the patent in 2010 for an … Continue reading

December 22, 2015
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Apple patent details smart ceiling lighting used in next-gen Apple Stores

As part of efforts to revitalize an aging retail design language, Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for ceiling lighting systems that are currently rolling out to so-called "next-generation" Apple Stores around the world. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 8, 2015
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Apple Maps Now Used Three Times More Than Google Maps on iPhone

When Apple Maps first debuted alongside iOS 6, it drew significant criticism for its inaccuracies in mapping data, errors when locating points of interest, lack of transit information and odd 3D mapping imagery. Many users opted not to upgrade to … Continue reading