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How to Get Apple Watch to Announce Time with Any Watch Face

We all know Micky and Minnie Mouse watch face announces the time with just a tap.

Here are Amazon’s 5 best-selling electronics devices of the week

As has been the case for the past couple of months, coronavirus face masks and hand sanitizers were the best-selling products for our readers this past week. As far as electronics products go, however, there are some terrific deals this week that catapulted a few products in particular to the top of Amazon's charts. Here, we take a look at the five best-selling electronics products on Amazon's entire site this week. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories. As has been the case since the novel coronavirus outb[..]

Best Buy has so many hot deals that end today – here are the 10 best ones

A big Best Buy sale has been running all week long, but many of the best deals in this sales event will disappear at the end of the day on Friday. We've rounded up 10 of our favorite deals available right now on the Best Buy site so our readers have one last chance to get in on the action. Head over to our Deals channel on Friday and you'll find tons of terrific bargains that have been shared by the BGR Deals team. Highlights include the lowest price ever — just 35¢ each — for 3-layer coronavirus face masks[..]

Apple Leads Wearables Q1 Growth, Shipping 21.2 Million Units: IDC

The wearables market saw a steady growth in the first quarter of 2020, with a 29.7 percent year-over-year increase, according to the latest research by International Data Corporation (IDC).

Today’s best deals: 35¢ coronavirus face masks, $3 KN95 masks, Prime-exclusive deals, Roku and Fire TV sales, more

Boy oh boy, do we have a killer roundup of daily deals for you to check out on Friday. Highlights include the lowest price ever for 3-layer coronavirus face masks from a reputable brand (Modenna masks for just 35¢ each!), close to the lowest price ever for KN95 face masks from a reputable brand (MagiCare masks for just $3.25 each!), a 6-pack of insanely strong Forward Science Hand Sanitizer Spray with 80% alcohol content for $49.99, a UV sterilizer wand for $48 while others are being price-gouged for more t[..]

Apple deals on AirPods, iPhone, MacBooks still running with Memorial Day prices

We've rounded up the best Apple Memorial Day sales on AirPods, iPhone, MacBooks, Apple Watch, and more.

Redesigned leather Apple Watch bands could be coming soon

A new set of leather Apple Watch bands surfaced online in a variety of colors and a redesigned no-loop feel.

Top Stories: macOS 10.15.5, New Powerbeats Pro Colors, iPhone 12 and 13 Rumors, and More

This week saw an interesting mix of news and rumors on the Apple front, led by the release of macOS 10.15.5, which brings a new battery health feature to newer Mac notebooks, while we also saw the official announcement of new colors for the Powerbeats Pro earphones. On the rumor front, we heard a few tidbits about not just this year's iPhone 12 but also next year's iPhone, while we saw photos and videos of a new style of Leather Loop Apple Watch band. And finally, there was a weird iOS bug last weekend that[..]

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a HyperCube Wireless Charging Station From Ampere

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Ampere to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a HyperCube Wireless Charging Station, which is a nifty cube-shaped wireless charger that has more than 13 smart features packed into it. The HyperCube, priced at $160, is designed to be an all-in-one bedside charging solution and sleep aid. It has three Qi-based wireless charging surfaces that can be used to charge smartphones, AirPods, and AirPods Pro, plus there's an LED panel at the back that can be used as [..]

Is there a good reason to buy the Apple Watch Series 5 ?

It’s been five years since Apple debuted its smartwatch, and in that time the square-faced device has become iconic and infamous. The most recent version offers ‘dimmable’ faces that keep the screen available at all times, courtesy of its low-tempera...

Here are Amazon’s 5 best-selling electronics devices of the week

As has been the case for the past couple of months, coronavirus face masks and hand sanitizers were the best-selling products for our readers this past week. As far as electronics products go, however, there are some terrific deals this week that catapulted a few products in particular to the top of Amazon’s charts. Here, we take a look at the five best-selling electronics products on Amazon’s entire site this week. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. As has been the case since the novel coronavirus outb[..]

Apple Maintains Supremacy in Wearables Market With 21.2 Million Units Shipped in Q1 2020

Apple maintained its consummate lead in the global wearable products market in the first quarter of this year, based on research conducted by IDC. According to the report, Apple's lot grew by 13.3 million units, or 59.9 percent year on year, handing it a 23.7 percent share of the market. Despite difficulties in the supply chain for Apple Watch, the company saw strong results thanks to its Beats and AirPods range (the report treats "hearables" as a subset of wearables). IDC put the strong demand for AirPods [..]

More Photos and Video of Apple's Redesigned Leather Loop Watch Band Surface

Images of a new version of the Leather Loop that Apple appears to have in development surfaced yesterday, and today, Vietnamese site Tinhte.vn has shared additional photos and videos that give us a clearer picture of what to expect from the new band. The bands come in colors that include red, hot pink, blue, black, and brown, with some of the bands featuring different colored accents at the side. The design features more distinct ridging that does not extend to the edge of the band, and it features the same[..]

Huawei Watch GT smartwatch deals are seeing further reductions this week

Save even more than usual on the Huawei Watch GT with the latest cheap smartwatch deals.

Heart Analyzer App Adds Dark Mode, a New Dashboard, and More via Update

The Heart Analyzer app has been updated with a new dashboard to provide data more conveniently to users.

Possible Images of Redesigned Apple Watch Leather Loop Leaked Online [PICS]

A redesign for the Apple Watch Leather Loop is likely in the works.

Don’t miss the Apple Watch Series 3 while it’s back down to $179

There are plenty of great smartwatch deals on Amazon today, but the Apple Watch Series 3 is easily the best option for iPhone owners and it's back in stock at the lowest price ever on Amazon. People who use an Apple Watch often say they couldn't imagine being without one, and there are a number of fantastic features that make it easy to see why that would be the case. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories. Garmin is running a big sale on Amazon today that slashes the Garmin Forerunner 645 smartwatch to $285[..]

Heart Analyzer App Gains New Dashboard, Revamped Interface, Dark Mode, and More

Version 8 of Heart Analyzer has been released, bringing a new dashboard, a revamped interface, a dark mode, and more data to iOS users. Following version 7's big update last year, the developer has spent seven months rewriting much of the app using Apple's SwiftUI framework, and it now has new interfaces throughout, including a refined Apple Watch experience with more precise Infograph complications and better performance. The redesigned Dashboard offers a clearer summary of each day when you open the app, [..]

Apple Could Be Planning Redesigned Leather Loop Apple Watch Band

Apple is working on a redesigned version of the Leather Loop band that could be as soon as next month, according to leaked information shared today on Reddit and by 9to5Mac. The updated bands appear to have more distinct ridges that do not extend to the edge of the band and for some colors, accent edging in a different color. The photos shared on Reddit depict the bands in brown with two colors of accent edging, red, orange, black, and blue. Rather than fastening with a loop, the redesigned version uses mag[..]

Facebook launches Collab, a mix-and-match app for making collaborative music videos

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is rolling out yet another new app today called Collab after having just launched a new group audio calling app, CatchUp, on Tuesday. With Collab, the focus has now returned to video, and specifically, the concept of watching, mixing and matching original videos together, beginning with music. In Collab, […]

Today’s best deals: 41¢ coronavirus face masks, teeth whitening strips, huge AirPods sale, $4 hand sanitizer, more

Wednesday's roundup of the best daily deals out there is highlighted by the first-ever big sale on coronavirus face masks. Use the coupon code F5CS46TK at checkout and you'll pick up a box of 50 Sfave 3-layer face masks for only $20.29. That's just 41¢ per face mask, and it's the lowest price we've ever seen by a landslide for top-rated 3-ply masks. Remember, the CDC says everyone needs to wear face masks like these anytime they leave their homes, so now is a great time to stock up. Other top deals in today[..]

Belkin's Speaker + Wireless Charger and 3-in-1 Charging Dock Now Available for Purchase

Belkin today announced that several of its new wireless charging accessories that first debuted at CES are now available for purchase on Amazon and from other third-party retailers. The Soundform Elite Smart Speaker + Wireless Charger, priced at $300, combines wireless charging capabilities with speaker technology from Devialet. It looks a bit like a HomePod with the top cut off to provide a wireless charging spot for an iPhone, and it works with Google Assistant. Belkin's Boost Charge 3-in-1 Wireless Charg[..]

Facebook launches CatchUp, an audio-only group calling app that shows who’s ready to chat now

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, has today launched a new app called CatchUp that makes it easier for friends and family in the U.S. to coordinate phone calls or set up group calls with up to 8 people. While there are a number of group chat apps available to users today, what makes CatchUp […]

Future AirPods might jam light sensors into your ears because… health

That’s right, Apple might be putting ambient light sensors into future pairs of its earbuds. The reason? So they can be used as part of a health monitoring system. This comes from a (paywalled) Digitimes report that states Apple is expected to “incorporate ambient light sensors (ALS) in next-generation AirPods devices in the coming [ont to two] years.” Now, the report in question doesn’t specify exactly why Apple would put ambient light sensors in future AirPods, but the common consensus (and something sugg[..]

Huawei might soon have a new top-end smartwatch to rival the Apple Watch 6

According to a trademark Huawei may soon have a smartwatch based on its top-end Mate brand.

The best Memorial Day sales 2020: final deals from Lowe's, Home Depot, Best Buy, more

The Memorial Day sale event is winding down, and we have a list of the best deals still available from Lowe's, Home Depot, Best Buy, and more.

Apple's Pro Display XDR Wins 'Displays of the Year' Award

The Society for Information Display today announced its selections for the 26th Annual Display Industry Awards, and Apple has once again taken one of the top spots, this time with its Pro Display XDR that debuted last year alongside the revamped Mac Pro. The Pro Display XDR was one of three display products named "Displays of the Year," alongside Samsung's foldable display and BOE's dual-cell LCD panel that offers improved contrast ratio, minimum brightness, and color depth compared to traditional LCDs. Pro[..]

Memorial Day sale alert: the Apple Watch 5 hits lowest price ever at Best Buy

One of the best deals we've seen in the Memorial Day sale event, you can get the all-new Apple Watch 5 on sale for $299 at Best Buy.

Future AirPods could feature light sensors for better health monitoring

Supply chain sources say that Apple is considering fitting ambient light sensors into future earbuds.

Future AirPods to Include 'Ambient Light Sensors' Possibly Related to Rumored Health Features

Apple is reportedly looking to integrate light sensors in a new model of AirPods in the next couple of years, according to a new report today, suggesting their use could be part of rumored upcoming health monitoring features in the true wireless earbuds. In a paywalled article, DigiTimes reports that ASE Technology could be involved in manufacturing the sensors: Apple is expected to incorporate ambient light sensors (ALS) in next-generation AirPods devices in the coming 1-2 years, and Taiwan's ASE Technolog[..]

App Recap: Voice Dream Reader, SmartGym, BIAS FX 2, and Major App Updates

In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Voice Dream Reader (iOS, $9.99) - Voice Dream reader, a text-to-speech app featured in the Today section of the App Store, has been one of the most popular accessibility apps since its launch eight years ago. The app supports the reading of PDF files, Web articles, plain text files, and more. Upon purchasing the app, users are welcome[..]

The Best Buy Memorial Day sale 2020: here are the best deals

The 2020 Best Buy Memorial Day sale event is here, and we've rounded up the best deals on TVs, appliances, laptops, and more.

Weird tech we’ve bought during lockdown – and how it might help you

Lockdown continues to impact our daily lives, but the right tech can help make things easier… even if it is a bit weird.

Memorial Day Apple sale: deals on the iPhone, iPad, AirPods, Macbook, and more

Save big on Apple's best-selling devices

★ ‘What Time Is It in London?’

Every other service that tries to answer “What time is it in London?” gets it right. Only Siri gets it wrong.

Apple Glasses release date, price, news, leaks and what we know so far

The latest Apple AR glasses report suggests they might be announced in 2020 but hit stores a lot later.

Apple’s Siri Mocked for “What Time is it in London?” Answer Resulting in Ontario

Apple's virtual assistant Siri still hasn't grown up.

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman Calls Recent Rumours of ‘Steve Jobs Heritage Edition’ AR Glasses ‘Complete Fiction’

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman called Jon Prosser's Apple Glass 'Steve Jobs Heritage Edition' "complete fiction".

Memorial Day Apple Watch sales offer $100 price cuts at Best Buy

Apple Watch sales are offering $100 price cuts on the Apple Watch Series 5 this weekend, with savings on the cheap Series 3 as well.

Is that an ESP32 on Your Wrist?

What could you do with a dual-core 240 MHz ESP32 that supports Arduino-style programming, with 16 MB of flash, 8 MB of PSRAM, and 520 k of RAM? Oh, let’s throw in a touchscreen, an accelerometer, Wifi, and Bluetooth. Besides that, it fits on your wrist and can show the …read more

iOS 13.5 Fixes Broken Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Setting on iPhones

Apple's latest release of iOS 13.5 has fixed a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth bug on iOS devices.

The best apps for Apple Watch are the ones that came with your smartwatch - CNET

After the Apple Watch's fifth birthday, the smartwatch's native apps are basically the only ones you really need. Here are nine of the best ones.

Memorial Day Deals: Shop the Best Apple Accessory Sales From Twelve South, eBay, Anker, Mophie, and More

We're now just a few days away from Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, and numerous retailers have opened up discounts in celebration of the holiday. This includes sales on helpful Apple-related accessories like Anker's portable batteries, Beats headphones at eBay, Incase and Incipio's protective iPad and iPhone cases, Mophie's iPhone battery cases, JBL's Bluetooth speakers, and much more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may rece[..]

Jon Prosser Claims Apple is Working on 'Steve Jobs Heritage Edition' AR Glasses, Gurman Calls Rumor 'Complete Fiction'

Apple is working on a limited-edition version of its augmented reality smart glasses that's designed to look like the round, frameless glasses that Steve Jobs was famous for wearing, according to Jon Prosser. Prosser, who runs YouTube show Front Page Tech and who has been sharing a flood of Apple rumors in recent weeks, mentioned the detail in Cult of Mac's latest Cultcast podcast. Prosser says that the "Steve Jobs Heritage" edition version of the "Apple Glass" smart glasses that Apple is working on will be[..]

Apple May Launch Augmented Reality Glasses in 2021: Report

Another report is out claiming Apple's augmented reality glasses may launch next year.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 3: what we want to see

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 3 could land soon with more storage and a bigger battery.

Next Samsung Galaxy Watch May Feature Titanium Casing

Samsung is rumored to be working on a new Galaxy Watch. Last month, China's CMIIT database revealed two new Samsung smartwatches with the model numbers SM-R840/845 and SM-R850/855. According to SamMobile, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch will be using the Titanium casing for the very first time. Currently, Samsung smartwatches only come in aluminum and [...] Read More... The post Next Samsung Galaxy Watch May Feature Titanium Casing appeared first on Android Headlines.

This definitely isn't the Apple Watch 6, but it is a gorgeous fan-made concept

You'll have to wait for the real Apple Watch 6 later this year, but in the meantime, someone has created a great concept video.

Twitter tests a new feature that limits who can reply to your tweets

Twitter today announced that it's testing a new feature designed to limit who can reply to your tweets. The new conversation setting has three new options. The first allows anyone to reply. The second allows people you follow to reply. The third allows only people you mention in a post to reply. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories. For as informative and engaging as Twitter can be, conversations on the social networking site can quickly become unmanageable at best. At worst, Twitter threads can quickly be[..]

NASA’s head of human spaceflight resigns days ahead of Crew Dragon launch

NASA's head of human spaceflight, Doug Loverro, resigned just days before NASA's first crewed launch in nearly a decade. Loverro told colleagues he was resigning due to a decision he made earlier in the year. SpaceX's Crew Dragon launch will still proceed as scheduled. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories. We're literally just days away from NASA's first manned launch of a spacecraft from US soil since the Space Shuttle era. It's a massive event, with SpaceX's Crew Dragon taking a pair of NASA astronauts t[..]