Neowin News Feed for: Watch Neowin News Feed for: Watch en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 OnePlus Watch launch has been delayed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnePlus was supposed to launch its first smartwatch in October alongside the OnePlus 8T but that did not happen. The company has postponed the launch of the wearable for unknown reasons. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Wed, 28 Oct 2020 05:18:01 +0000 Some Apple Watch SE users in South Korea are reporting overheating issues <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Reddit thread lists six user reports of the Apple Watch SE overheating and causing burn marks both on the device and users&#039; wrists. It is not known if the issue is specific to units in that region. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:02:01 +0000 Kickstarter campaign launched for nubia Watch featuring flexible AMOLED display <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The maker of the first smartwatch to feature a bendable display - the nubia Alpha - has announced a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for the next generation of its product, the nubia Watch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Tue, 18 Aug 2020 15:02:01 +0000 nubia Watch featuring flexible display unveiled in China <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Electronics company nubia has announced a new smartwatch featuring a flexible display. It is called the nubia Watch and will be available for purchase in China on August 5. Pre-orders are open. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Tue, 28 Jul 2020 21:02:01 +0000 Honor Watch makes its debut; starts at around $130 USD <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Honor debuted its latest smartphone, the Magic 2, but also announced a new smartwatch as well. The Honor Watch offers a 1.2-inch AMOLED display, activity tracking, and is priced competitively. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 31 Oct 2018 21:50:01 +0000 The Real World set to make its comeback on Facebook Watch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Having last graced screens in 2017, The Real World is set to make a return on Watch, Facebook&#039;s streaming platform. The 33rd season is currently scheduled for release sometime in spring 2019. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Wed, 17 Oct 2018 09:22:01 +0000 Zimmer now uses Apple Watch to connect joint replacement patients with surgical teams <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The new partnership between Zimmer Biomet and Apple includes the development of a new surgical care app and the launch of a clinical study focused on patients undergoing knee and hip replacement. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ruel Revales) Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:36:01 +0000 When I'm 65: Fall detection disabled by default on Apple Watch Series 4 unless of sufficient age <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fall detection was one of the new features touted by Apple with respect to the latest iteration of its Watch. However, it appears the function is only automatically enabled for those aged 65 or over. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:46:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator companion app goes live on Apple Watch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After a few weeks of beta testing, Microsoft Authenticator is now officially available on Apple Watch as part of version 6.0.1 of the app. It lets you approve sign-in notifications on your smartwatch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:58:01 +0000 Facebook begins global roll out of Facebook Watch service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has begun the global roll out of its video streaming service, Watch. It launched in August last year in the U.S. but will now come to other countries. The firm is also rolling out Ad Breaks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:06:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator for Apple Watch is now available in public preview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today announced that it is making available a public preview of the Microsoft Authenticator companion app for Apple Watch. You need to be enrolled as a Beta tester to be able to try it out. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Mon, 27 Aug 2018 21:26:01 +0000 Solid-state buttons and Taptic Engine could feature in next Apple Watch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following in the footsteps of the iPhone, an upcoming iteration of the Apple Watch is believed to be making the shift to solid-state buttons with haptic feedback generated by the Taptic Engine. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:30:02 +0000 Initial developer beta of watchOS 5 withdrawn due to update issues <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just a day after WWDC 2018, Apple has suspended the availability of seed 1 of watchOS 5 after &quot;an issue that occurs while updating&quot; was discovered and directed affected users to contact AppleCare. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:54:02 +0000 Free servicing available for 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 units with expanding batteries <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following a similar situation with first-generation units, Apple has amended its service policy for 42mm variants of the Apple Watch Series 2 which either fail to power on or have a swollen battery. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sun, 15 Apr 2018 05:20:01 +0000 Facebook Video makes its official appearance on Xbox One <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just over a year after appearing on Apple TV, Facebook Video is now available on Xbox One, providing another way to consume video content uploaded to the social network as well as original shows. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:38:01 +0000 Apple said to be working on EKG monitor for future Watch models <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is pivoting the Watch as a serious medical device, according to a new report. The company is said to be working on including an EKG monitor on future models of its smartwatch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Thu, 21 Dec 2017 22:34:01 +0000 Emergency calls from LTE Apple Watch may be possible without a phone plan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a post on Reddit, it appears that the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE may be capable of making calls to emergency services even without an activated cellular service, albeit rather slowly. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:30:01 +0000 Facebook signs Marshawn "Beast Mode" Lynch for "No Script" TV series <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Marshawn Lynch is known for his wild antics and memorable one-liners, which is likely the reason Facebook targeted Lynch to be the face of a new original reality-style mini-series airing this month. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:42:06 +0000 New leak exposes Apple Watch with cellular support and new colours <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>iOS 11 recently leaked online and the new Watch app appears to show off the new Series 3 Apple Watch. It looks as though it will ship with cellular connectivity so you can de-tether it from a phone. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 10 Sep 2017 04:30:01 +0000 Apple reportedly ready to launch LTE-only, standalone Apple Watch Series 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple will unveil a new Watch wearable at its September iPhone event. The new device will feature LTE connectivity and be able to make calls and stream music independent of an iPhone connection. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:56:01 +0000 Facebook announces Watch, a new platform for video content <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has announced Watch, a platform that will allow Facebook users to discover video content more easily on the platform. Watch will also give content creators another revenue stream. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 10 Aug 2017 01:28:01 +0000 The next Apple Watch might have cellular connectivity <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report, Apple might be planning a cellular-connected model of its next Watch, which will likely be called the Series 3 and arrive alongside the next iPhone models. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Fri, 04 Aug 2017 21:54:01 +0000 Apparently the Huawei Watch doesn't have NFC and won't be getting Android Pay <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Huawei Watch is a little over two years old but is still being supported with an update to Android Wear 2.0. An early report promised Android Pay but that prospect has now been shut down. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 08 Apr 2017 03:38:01 +0000 This developer built a Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An ambitious developer has built a Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch. The emulator is just a proof of concept and isn&#039;t perfect, but makes interesting use of the watch&#039;s digital crown. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:24:02 +0000 Vector, maker of smartwatches with 30 days battery life, is joining Fitbit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vector is exiting the market and joining Fitbit. The company&#039;s cross-platform products, which impressed with their design and long-lasting battery life will continue to be supported for a while. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:04:01 +0000 Apple teases Black Friday deals with new webpage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Last year Apple skipped Black Friday entirely, leaving many to wonder if the company would do so again this season. But now the company has published a teaser page for upcoming deals later this week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:48:01 +0000 Apple looking to expand HealthKit, bring more features to Watch Series 2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has been having some trouble defining the role of its Watch. Having relegated it to the fitness market, the company now reportedly hopes to build on that and push into the healthcare sector. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:52:01 +0000 Apple finally announces the new Apple Watch Series 2 with GPS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple had its annual iPhone launch event today, but before announcing the iPhone 7, the company also announced a brand-new Apple Watch, which will run watchOS 3 out of the box, among other features. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:54:01 +0000 Here's how to watch Apple unveil the iPhone 7 live, on any device <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s hard to believe it, but the day we get to officially see the new iPhone 7 is finally here. You can watch along live as Apple takes the stage and here&#039;s how to do it, no matter the device you use. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:28:01 +0000 Apple reportedly having trouble bringing cellular connectivity to the Watch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is hitting technological roadblocks in its quest to divorce the Watch from the iPhone. Unfortunately, large amount of power needed for cellular connections is proving too much for the Watch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:10:01 +0000 Apple might launch two new versions of the Watch this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a credible report, Apple may be looking to launch not one, but two new Watches later this year. Both will feature modest improvements and the same design as existing models. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:46:01 +0000 Re-Watch Microsoft unveil new Xbox hardware live right here [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is a about to kick off its E3 Xbox keynote, with the company expected to unveil brand new hardware, detail the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, talk about VR and unveil new titles and games. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:50:02 +0000 Microsoft updated Outlook for Android Wear to include a very useful watch face <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Outlook team has updated Outlook for Android Wear to include a fairly interesting watch face centered around the wearer&#039;s calendar, and provides a flexible ability to personalize the watch face. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Sun, 05 Jun 2016 10:50:01 +0000 Meet the Elephone W2: An elegant, affordable quartz smartwatch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Elephone W2 has a quartz watch face but also tracks your sleep, counts your steps, wakes you up in the morning and various other things. Check out our full review here&#33; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Sun, 01 May 2016 10:32:01 +0000 First 24: Hands-on with the Huawei Watch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Although it&#039;s been out for a year, the Huawei Watch is one of the more unique Android Wear watches available. A new update has breathed new life into it and we give our first impressions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 12 Apr 2016 06:38:01 +0000 Even more images of Nokia's 'Moonraker' smartwatch show up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nokia&#039;s canceled &#039;Moonraker&#039; smartwatch has shown up in the real world lately. This is part two of our image gallery, showing what could have been if things with Microsoft turned out differently. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 08 Jan 2016 08:40:01 +0000 Wearable sales for Q3 dominated by Fitbit, Apple and Xiaomi <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest data from IDC shows that the wearable device market is still dominated by Fitbit and Apple. But Xiaomi is right on Apple&#039;s heels, which should make for an interesting holiday season. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 04 Dec 2015 12:58:01 +0000 The next iPhone could arrive with "3D Touch Display" that can sense three levels of pressure <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is expected to implement a new &quot;Force Touch&quot; experience on its next iPhone. A new report has surfaced that his display will be dubbed &quot;3D Touch Display&quot; and offer a third level of sensitivity. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Moshe Jacobs) Sun, 06 Sep 2015 06:22:02 +0000 Best Buy increasing Apple Watch rollout to all stores due to "strong demand" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite Apple not providing sales figures on its Apple Watch, Best Buy is increasing availability of the Watch across all of its stores in the United States due to &quot;strong demand&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Moshe Jacobs) Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:42:01 +0000 Swatch CEO calls Apple Watch an "interesting toy"; Swatch smartwatch still nowhere to be seen <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Swatch&#039;s CEO calls the Apple Watch &quot;an interesting toy, but not a revolution&quot;, and says his company&#039;s new smartwatch won&#039;t include any health-tracking features, despite saying last year that it would. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:56:01 +0000