iWatch

iWatch Allegedly at Engineering Verification Test Stage [Digitimes]

Apple is unlikely to unveil the iWatch (or whatever the name of its wearable device will be), supply chain sources tell Digitimes. The Taiwanese news agency's sources contrast an earlier report from Re/code and Gruber's joke about Apple unveiling its highly anticipated wearable at the September 9 event. Despite related components already entering into production,...

Apple Mulled Charging Around $400 for Upcoming Wearable Device: Re/code

Do we have the first hint of what to expect pricing-wise when it comes to Apple’s new wearable, set to debut on September 9? According to a new report by Re/code (which published conveniently on a long weekend), Apple executives have apparently mulled charging roughly $400 or so for the new device: Apple executives have discussed charging...

Upcoming ‘iWatch’ Could Potentially Support Wireless Charging

Apple is poised to debut the highly anticipated ‘iWatch' at its upcoming September 9 special event along side the iPhone 6, and if the reports turn out to be true, the wearable may also support wireless charging as indicated by a new Apple patent filing that details how such charging would work for a watch and other “handheld...

Apple Filing Points to Expanded Sapphire Production, Possibly for Wearables

Apple is ramping up sapphire crystal production, documents shared with 9to5Mac by PTT Research Analyst Matt Margolis show. The analyst-investor points to several documents he uncovered during his research and highlights a couple of keywords Apple uses in them. These documents talk about an "aggressive expansion" in August, and that the sub-component GT-Advanced needs to...