Friday, April 24, 2015

If you regret the band you chose for your Apple Watch when you ordered it online, don’t sweat it: Apple will allow you to return it within 14 days for another band. But there’s a few caveats.

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The Apple Watch will have no shortage of apps available out of the gate, but the most popular model is also the most susceptible to damage, according to tests. The Apple Watch officially and finally arrives on Friday, at least for some people.

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The first time you strap on an Apple Watch, it’s hard to tell what it can do. When do you use the touchscreen, and when the digital crown wheel? When, exactly, does Force Touch actually do something? The answers are here: Apple just published a full, searchable User Guide.

Apple Watch Animated Gif Manual

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Porsche has just been added to the official Apple CarPlay supporters page, reports AppleInsider. The list of manufacturers who have committed to the Apple CarPlay interface now includes all of the major VW Group brands, as well as Ford, BMW, Citroen and Ferrari.

Porsche adds carplay to new models

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Early adopters around the world are all wound up for the April 24 release of the Apple Watch and airlines are among the travel-related companies scrambling to make sure their apps are watch-compatible. American, Delta, JetBlue and United are among the U.S. airlines that have (or will have, momentarily) updated their apps for compatibility with the Apple Watch.

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ABC News gives you the world on your wrist. From real-time news updates with personalized notifications to live video and audio, the app keeps wearers in the know without disrupting the moments that matter.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Infographic created by Ultera Digital illustrates key facts about Apple ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for medical and health research that helps doctors, scientists and other researchers gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using mobile devices.

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Performing large-scale medical studies has never been easy. Getting people to provide informed consent, respond to surveys, or (even worse) show up for testing has often led to high rates of attrition, unreliable information, or both. So it was intriguing to hear that Apple had decided to try to help out in this area.

researchkit

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Microsoft today updated its PowerPoint for iOS app with a rather bizarre update: remote Apple Watch support. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store. We say this addition is “bizarre” because, well, why would anyone want to control PowerPoint on their iPhone from their Apple Watch?

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If you’re an iOS developer itching to get your hands on an Apple Watch, it might be your lucky day. Apple is giving registered developers a chance to get an Apple Watch delivered by next week, which is much better than the June shipping estimate for everyone else.

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