Last Updated Sep 7, 2016 2:42 PM EDT The summer might be coming to the end, but swimmers out there might want to take a dip with the new Apple Watch. At Wednesday’s Apple event broadcast from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, the tech giant announced that the new Apple Watch Series 2 is water-resistant. To the sound of cheers, Apple’s Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams announced that the latest version of the watch would be water-resistant up to 50 meters and will also contain a built-in GPS. “The first Apple Watch was splash proof. Apple Watch Series 2 is swim proof,” Williams said at the event.On CNET’s live blog of the event, Scott Stein also commented that it’s “kinda crazy” that the watch’s speaker ejects water if it starts to fill up.Social media users responded positively to the news.The Watch will retail at $369 and will be available for pre-orders starting Sept. 9, … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Apple Watch Series 2 is water-resistant, swimmers rejoice
Apple has now added Apple Watch Series 3 to its online store for refurbished products. It’s the perfect time for consumers to get their hands on the 2017 installment of Apple’s famous wearable series. The Cupertino giant updated its online refurbished store on Valentine’s Day to include Apple Watch Series 3 models. This marks the first time that Apple is selling the September 2017 iteration via its online store. Apple added two version of the GPS-only Apple Watch Series 3 to its refurbished store. There’s the 38mm Gold Aluminum Apple Watch Series 3 with Pink Sand Sport Band and the 42mm Space Gray Aluminum model with Black Sport Band. The former is priced at $279, down from $329, while the latter costs $309, down from $359. It appears many Apple fans anticipated the release of the Apple Watch Series 3 models on Apple’s online store for refurbished products. All units apparently sold out in a matter of hours, mainly thanks to the $50 discount, … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 3: Why Buy Refurbished Smartwatch From Apple Online Store?
The Apple Watch Series 3 was released a few months ago, but some customers might prefer to buy the Series 1 instead. Apple has discontinued its sales of Apple Watch Series 2, leaving customers the option of buying the oldest Apple Watch model instead. While the Series 3 is the newest model, the Series 1 still has some pretty good features -- and for $100 less. Here’s what the Apple Watch Series 1 has compared to the Series 3 -- and what it lacks. Apple Watch Series 3 Vs. Apple Watch Series 1: Price, Release Date The Apple Watch Series 3 was released in September 2017. The Wi-Fi standard version of the Apple Watch Series 3 starts at $329, while the cellular LTE model starts at $399. People who want to activate cellular support should expect to pay $10 a month with their carrier. The Apple Watch Series 1, which was released in April 2015, starts at $249. Apple Watch Series 3 Vs. Apple Watch Series 1: Colors, Models Apple offers numerous Series 3 models, including its Nike+ and … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 3 Vs. Series 1: Which Is Best For You?
The Apple Watch Series 3 and the Fitbit Ionic are some of the latest wearable devices on the market. While both devices can help users stay active, there are some differences that could help a person choose which gadget is best for them. Here’s how the devices compare. Apple Watch Series 3 Vs. Fitbit Ionic: Price and Warranty Apple released the Apple Watch Series 3 in September 2017. The Wi-Fi standard version of the Apple Watch Series 3 starts at $329. The cellular LTE model with is starts at $399. People who want to activate cellular support should expect to pay $10 a month with their carrier. The wearable device comes with a one-year limited AppleCare warranty for hardware repairs and 90 days of free technical support. Customers can also add the two-year AppleCare+ plan for $49.00. The Fitbit Ionic, released in October 2017, starts at $299.95. The device comes with a one-year warranty and can be purchased with a two-year protection plan that covers accidental damage for … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 3 Vs. Fitbit Ionic: Which Device Is Best?
The Apple Watch can help users stay active, track their health data and can boost workouts with the watchOS 4 update. Apple launched the Apple Watch Series 3 and the watchOS 4 update in September 2015. The Series 3 is priced at $329 for the standard Wi-Fi version and $399 for the LTE cellular model. The wearable device includes a dual-core processor, a faster Siri, a heart rate sensor and is about the same size as the Series 2. While Apple doesn’t sell the Series 2 anymore, the company still sells the original Apple Watch for $249. The original Apple Watch also supports watchOS 4. watchOS 4 comes with better features, including the activity app, a revamped Music app and a better assistant. The Workout app is also another feature that can boost users’ exercise sessions. How To Use The Apple Watch Workout App The Apple Watch Workout app works for many types of exercise sets. The list of workouts on the app includes: outdoor running, indoor running, outdoor walking, indoor … [Read more...] about watchOS 4 Tips: How To Use Apple Watch Series 3 Workout App