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Apple Watch lead Kevin Lynch shifts focus to car development

Enlarge / A potential Apple car or self-driving vehicle platform is still years away, but a key executive has shifted his focus to it. Aurich Lawson / Getty Images Another executive shuffle is underway at Apple, according to Insider. Kevin Lynch, a key Apple VP overseeing health and the Apple Watch, is moving into a …

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Apple‘s Tim Cook: Sideloading is “not in the best interests of the user”

Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook being interviewed remotely by Brut. Brut. Apple has been under a mountain of scrutiny lately from legislators, developers, judges, and users. Amidst all that, CEO Tim Cook sat with publication Brut. to discuss Apple’s strategy and policies. The short but wide-ranging interview offered some insight into where Apple plans …

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The Apple Watch Series 7 will have a new design, report says

Enlarge / The Apple Watch Series 6, which the new model discussed here would probably replace. Corey Gaskin Like clockwork, Apple has released a new Apple Watch around the same time every year since the device was first introduced in 2015. So no one should be surprised that a new Apple Watch is due later …

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Apple releases iOS 14.5, the biggest update since iOS 14 first launched

Enlarge / Apple’s 2020 iPad Air. Samuel Axon Today is the day: Apple has finally released iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 worldwide after a longer-than-usual beta period. If you’re using a supported device, you should be able to find the update on the software update page in the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch’s Settings app. …

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Here are the updates that didn’t make it in Apple’s livestream yesterday

Enlarge / Apple presents the new iPad Pro at its April 20, 2021 event. Apple Apple crammed quite a few announcements into a short, one-hour presentation yesterday: new iPad Pros, new iMacs, a new Apple TV 4K, and the long-rumored launch of AirTags, to name a few. But for everything Apple executives and product managers …

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Apple-funded Stanford study concludes Apple Watch can be used to measure frailty

Enlarge / Buttons on the side of an Apple Watch Series 3. Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica A new study on the effectiveness of the Apple Watch and iPhone as tools for measuring functional capacity in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been published by researchers at Stanford University. The study, which involved 110 participants, …

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Apple pushes iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2, and watchOS 7.3.3 to supported devices

Enlarge / Apple’s 2020 iPad Air. Samuel Axon Today, Apple began rolling out iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2, and watchOS 7.3.3, and the company issued an advisory to users to upgrade as soon as possible. Like iOS/iPadOS 14.4.1 before it, this update addresses a security flaw. Additionally, Apple released a similar security update—12.5.2—for older devices like …

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Apple celebrates Black History Month with a limited-edition Watch Series 6

Apple is celebrating Black History Month by amplifying Black creators, artists, developers and businesses across its various services and with an Apple Watch Black Unity Collection. A limited-edition Apple Watch Series 6 features the words “Black Unity” etched onto the back crystal.  The company says that members of the Black creative community worked with Apple …

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Apple doubles down on Fitness+ with new “Time to Walk” Apple Watch content

Time to Walk will display photos to match speakers’ stories and talks while you walk. Apple It will of course provide you a workout summary at the walk’s conclusion. Apple Watch Dolly Parton is one of four people in the first four episodes. The others are… Apple …Draymond Green… Apple …Shawn Mendes… Apple …and Uzo …

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Wondercise adds arm and leg sensors to better track your exercise form

Wondercise Before Apple Fitness+ debuted late last year, Wondercise was one of the many companies offering on-demand fitness classes you could take at home. The company’s edge, though, is its Live Motion Matching system that uses wearables like the Apple Watch and Garmin devices to track your form while you’re working out. For CES 2021, …

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