Tag: wearables

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… Read more »

Apple’s wearables business nearly size of Fortune 300 company, CEO Tim Cook says

Apple CEO Tim Cook provided a bit of color on the company’s wearables business during Tuesday’s shareholders meeting, saying combined Apple Watch, AirPods and Beats headphones revenue is nearing that… Read more »

Large-scale study shows Apple Watch & other wearables can detect early signs of diabetes

A large-scale study involving more than 14,000 Apple Watch and Android Wear users has shown that heart-rate data from the wearables can detect early signs of diabetes. The study –… Read more »

Apple overtakes Fitbit to become world’s top wearables vendor thanks to Apple Watch growth

While Apple itself doesn’t break out Apple Watch sales numbers due to competitive reasons, we can usually get a good idea of performance from analytic companies. Now, Strategy Analytics is… Read more »

AppleInsider podcast talks new iPads, wearables, and Apple’s coming 64-bit switch

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mikey talk about the evidence of new iPads and the rumored event, the concept of removing large numbers of apps from the… Read more »

Fitbit Buyout Will See Pebble’s Time 2 and Core Wearables Canceled, Refunds Issued

Late last month we reported that Fitbit was closing in on a deal to acquire smartwatch maker Pebble “for a small amount”. Bloomberg has now revealed that the buyout will… Read more »

Corning unveils Gorilla Glass SR+ offering for wearables, possibly headed to the Apple Watch

Just a month after introducing Gorilla Glass 5 for smartphones, Corning today has introduced Gorilla Glass SR+, its new cover glass for smartwatches. In 2015, Corning announced “Project Phire,” which was… Read more »

Corning touts Gorilla Glass SR+ for wearables as alternative to ‘luxury’ cover materials

Glass maker Corning on Tuesday announced commercial availability of Gorilla Glass SR+, a composite cover material designed specifically to take on the stresses endured by wearable devices like Apple Watch…. Read more »

Fossil spends $260M on wearables startup Misfit to bolster smartwatch lineup

In a bid to address the growing smartwatch market, established consumer wristwatch maker Fossil on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire wearables firm Misfit for $ 260 million. AppleInsider –… Read more »