Apple is certainly no stranger when it comes to battery-related issues concerning its products, ranging from battery shortages impacting the company's ability to fix older MacBooks to an iPhone battery overheating and smoking in an Apple Store, forcing its evacuation.In a rumoured, decidedly un-Apple move, it looks like the Big A could be about to let third-party developers design faces for the Apple Watch.The new fix program mirrors a warranty update for first-generation Apple Watch models implemented past year. Repairs are available to owners up to three years after their purchase date, even if they didn't purchase Apple's extended warranty.Apple has released a new service policy regarding the Apple watch Series 2.Repairs are limited to the 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 models, including Sport, Edition, Hermès, and Nike+ models. The only fix is a replacement of the battery. An exact description of minimum requirements for eligibility was not included, but Apple is offering free … [Read more...] about Faulty Apple Watch Series 2 battery? Apple will fix it for free
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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
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