Tag Archives: iWatch

Apple granted “iTime” patent, this might be Apple’s wearable

AppleInsider had a great scoop this morning, finding some patents that Apple was granted that look to possibly be a hint at what is in store for Cupertino’s wearable device. The USPTO posted  U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006 for a “Wrist-worn electronic device and methods therefor”. Interestingly, in one illustration it has “iTime” (below) in the middle of…

Rumor: 3 iWatch models coming, high end to sport Sapphire glass

What’s a day with an iWatch rumor? Don’t worry, today is covered. According to a report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, Apple is planning not on launching one iWatch model, not two models, but three different models for the heavily rumored wrist worn device. Supposedly, the sizes are going to be a smaller 1.6″ device and two 1.8″ devices, with one…

iWatch production could be delayed until November

A note to investores issued by KGI Securities has today warned that the production of the iWatch may be delayed until November. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo initially estimated that the product would begin production in September, however he has now changed his estimates, claiming that the project may be a much more complex product to produce. His report claims…

iWatch rumors are back as Apple hires two more Nike FuelBand engineers

  Apple has been hiring people from all over the wearable technology, health sciences, and fashion fields for the past few years now in anticipation of what everyone expects to be the ever rumored iWatch. Well, adding on to the hires coming in the wearable field seems to be in the form of two more Nike FuelBand engineers that have recently…

Apple reportedly hires Tag Heuer director for iWatch marketing

Apple has reportedly hired one of LVMH’s sales directors. The conglomerate owns companies such as Louis Vitton, Hennessey and other, well-known luxury brands has lost the director in charge of sales for its Tag Heuer division. Jean-Claude Biver, an executive at the company’s watch brands, told CNBC that a Tag Heuer director left to join Apple. It’s…

10 sensors that will most likely be included in Apple’s iWatch

Recent iWatch rumors have reported that Apple’s iWatch will boast 10 or more sensors, but many are left to wonder what those sensors are and what they will do. Seeing as 10 sensors is a lot to try and fit into a device so small, it will be interesting to see what Apple has up their sleeve. For now, we can almost guarantee that many, if not most, of the…

What the iWatch needs to succeed

So as some of you may well know, I harbour something resembling an intense hatred of wearable technology. Some of this stems from a stubborn predisposition against watches, and some of it comes from a logical examination of the concept of wearable technology. To summarise my feelings on the latter, I would argue that current smartwatches aren’t capable…

Here’s what iOS could look like on a 2.5-inch iWatch

With the rumor mill most recently pointing towards a 2.5-inch screen for the currently hypothetical Apple iWatch, a creative mockup from a forum member over at MacRumors has resurfaced which previously imagined Apple’s mobile operating system at that size. The mockup, above, shows an iOS app grid and call interface for a 2.45-inch screen with a…