Apple Watch Series 4 may have 384x480 resolution

Apple Watch Series 4 may have 384x480 resolution

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted that the 2018 Apple Watch will have a 15% bigger screen. There’s mounting evidence that he’s right. He doesn’t say exactly how this will be accomplished or if the updated smartwatch will pack a bigger chassis. Currently, Apple Watches come in 38mm or 42mm sizes.

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Apple World Today News Update: June 13, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: June 13, 2018

It's Slow News Wednesday™, but we dredged up some great little stories designed to both inform and hopefully entertain you:

  • Former KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo hasn't let his new career stop his rumors, this time about the Apple Watch Series 4

  • The Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular + GPS will now run on two more carriers in the US: US Cellular and C Spire

  • Like your Ring Video Doorbell? That experience is about to come to a full do-it-yourself home security system from the company, now available for pre-order and shipping in early July

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Apple World Today News Update: April 24, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: April 24, 2018

We have some entertaining short news stories for you on today's podcast:

  • Verizon gains subscribers in the March quarter, most likely from the Apple Watch Series 3

  • Instagram has a new web tool for downloading all of your content; unfortunately, it was down at the time we broadcasted this!

  • Original Mac icon designer Susan Kare is in the news, winning a prestigious medal from the American Institute of Graphics Art and being called upon by Apple to testify on the company's behalf in the Samsung damages retrial

  • Amazon can already get into your house if you let them...now they are expanding that capability to cars

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Apple World Today News Update: February 28, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: February 28, 2018

Finally, the last day of February... Today's podcast gives us stories about competition in the tech biz, as well as an upcoming IPO and a new use for the Apple Watch Series 3:

  • Google is taking on Slack with its new Hangouts Chat for G Suite
  • Move over, Google Pixel 2 - although you claim you're the best smartphone camera, Consumer Reports puts the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus atop the smartphone camera heap
  • Spotify is planning on a $1 billion IPO soon
  • Your Apple Watch Series 3 can now track your skiing or snowboarding activities
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Apple World Today News Update: February 14, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: February 14, 2018

Today's podcast is somewhat shorter in length, which should be useful for those of you who forgot today was Valentine's Day and are still rushing around trying to buy gifts and set up restaurant reservations...

  • The Apple Watch Series 3 finally appears in the refurb section of the online Apple Store, although GPS+Cellular watches are not available yet
  • Apple has published an ARKit/Augmented Reality mini-site that includes details on ARKit, phone technology, and apps that use ARKit
  • A Barclay's analyst thinks that Apple's 2019 iPhones may add a rear-facing 3D sensor for AR purposes
  • YouTube TV adds a number of Turner networks today, but also announces a higher monthly fee for new subscribers starting March 13
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AWT News Update: November 1, 2017

AWT News Update: November 1, 2017

Welcome to November! We have some fun news for you today, although it's making us think that the website name should change to "iPhone X Today":

  • We've got the new iPhone X ringtone for you. It's called "Reflection" and it's actually quite nice
  • The design for Apple's newest iPhone (due on Friday) was actually locked in place a year ago, and the idea of the neural engine in the A11 Bionic processor was hatched in 2014
  • iOS 11.2 public beta 1 is now available, as is tvOS 11.2. Get 'em today!
  • How long can you run with an Apple Watch Series 3 while streaming music and using GPS? We tell you...but you have to listen to the podcast (or at least read the text version!)
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John Hancock Vitality program members: Get an Apple Watch Series 3 for $25

John Hancock Vitality program members: Get an Apple Watch Series 3 for $25

Life insurance companies understand just how important activity is to the health and wellbeing of their customers, and for customers of one company, it can really pay off in the form of an Apple Watch Series 3 for $25. John Hancock's Vitality program, which provides rewards to members who stay active, is now offering the GPS-only version of the latest Apple Watch for an initial payment $25 plus tax. 

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