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Watch Crime: September 2019

Expensive watches are criminal catnip. Cheap fakes are the bane of many manufacturers’ existence. And in San Jose your Fitbit watches you. Here’s our round-up of legally lamentable horological happenstance. You know, watch crime. Starting with a trip to the … Continue reading

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New Apple Watch 5 Revealed

Apple’s unveiled the new Apple Watch 5 and there’s plenty to get excited about — assuming you’re an excitable boy (or girl). The watchface is always on, saving Americans an enormous amount of effort and stress. Well, not totally always … Continue reading

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Apple Watch Chinese Factory Violating Labor Laws?

“We believe everyone in our supply chain should be treated with dignity and respect,” Apple said in a statement, after being caught with their sweat shop pants down. “We have robust management systems in place beginning with training on workplace … Continue reading

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Apple Files Biometric “Wrist ID” Patent for Apple Watch. Big Brother Is Pleased

Apple files patents all the time, as you’d expect from a company selling consumer products in the information age. This one is different. “The patent describes a biometric sensor built in a smart Apple Watch band which would recognize you … Continue reading

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How Long Will It Take Kids to Hack Apple Watch’s “Schooltime” Mode?

“It appears Apple is working on a new Schooltime feature for the Apple Watch,” macrumors.com reports, “designed to help students focus during school hours by blocking access to apps, complications, and notifications on the device. Emergency calls and alerts will … Continue reading

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Apple Watch Laces Your Sneakers!

The media calls Nike’s new Adapt Huaraches “self-lacing” sneakers. Not to be pedantic, the FitAdapt technology-equipped kicks don’t actually lace themselves. Little motors inside the shoes — and I didn’t just make that up — tighten or loosen the laces … Continue reading

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Apple “Walkie-Talkie” Still Watch-Only App

The Apple Watch is a walkie-talkie. Well, a walkie-textie. Tapping into the 900MHz spectrum, you can message another Apple Watch using radio waves rather than cellular or internet service. Rumor had it that Apple was going to bless the next … Continue reading

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