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Apple’s iWatch Release Date Leaked?


Apples iWatch Release Date Leaked?   wearables Tech Mobile Devices mobile iWatch apple It’s the hottest rumor in wearables — Apple’s iWatch is nearly ready for launch.

And if the findings in a new report surfacing Wednesday morning are accurate, many of you will have the iWatch on your wrist by the time Thanksgiving dinner is served.

Citing sources close to Apple’s European retail channel, NativeMobile is reporting that Apple’s iWatch launch will take place November 14th.
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Apple Hires Honcho from Luxury Watch Brand Tag Heuer


Apple Hires Honcho from Luxury Watch Brand Tag Heuer   wearables Tag Heuer mobile tech Mobile Devices Apple news apple Apple execs are hiring luxury brand honchos so fast you’d think they were on the clock.

And now they are — so to speak.

The company just hired Patrick Pruniaux, vice president  of sales for high end watch company Tag Heuer. He’s joining Apple after seven years in the world of luxury timepieces. Pruniaux joins the firm just as talk of an iWatch has risen to a resounding chorus.

Sources cited by TechCrunch suggest that perhaps the move is one in a series that bolsters Apple’s future luxury market moves.

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Smartphone Innovation Hinges on Seniors, Not Junior


Smartphone Innovation Hinges on Seniors, Not Junior   seniors Samsung Mobile Devices baby boomers apple Right now in the United States there are over 40 million Americans aged 65 or older. In fact, people born between 1946 and 1964 – the “baby boomers” – make up nearly half of the population in the United States and every day 8,000 more of them turn 65.

Up until now this group has largely been ignored by most mobile technology companies, but recent announcements from Apple and Samsung show that this is no longer the case.

In fact, many innovations by these companies and others are being spurred on by an aging population that’s still quite active and also requires not only personal control but centralization of data relating to their health and wellness as well as their fitness.

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HealthKit Could Generate Billions for Apple


HealthKit Could Generate Billions for Apple   iOS 8 iOS HealthKit Apple news apple Is Apple poised to broker billions in profits from its foray into the healthcare sector?

Very possibly, yes.

An illuminating recent post on the LinkedIn blog by Shekhar Sharad begins with this introduction: “If you are from the technology world and have not been sleeping under a rock for the past decade, then you would have regardless heard that Apple kicked off their WWDC conference yesterday. Apple is known for releasing really cool gadgets that all of us can geek out at; Apple definitely did that.”

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21 Million iWatches May Be Sold in Product’s First Year


21 Million iWatches May Be Sold in Products First Year   rumor iWatch apple For a wearable technology that hasn’t yet been released or even confirmed to exist, Apple’s still-mythical iWatch is expected to do big business in its first year of availability.

On Monday, UBS analyst Steven Milunovich shared with investors his sales projection for iWatch. And it’s a whopper.

Milunovich anticipates an average selling price of $300. Even at a somewhat lofty price comparable to the cost of a new smartphone, the analyst says Apple will likely sell a staggering 21 million units in the 2015 fiscal year before selling 36 million units in 2016.
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Apple Unveils HealthKit at WWDC 2014


Apple Unveils HealthKit at WWDC 2014   mobile health apps mHealth news mHealth iOS 8 HealthKit apple On Monday, Apple proved the rumor mill right when it took the wraps off of its long-anticipated plans to make mHealth a higher priority for the company, its customers and growing army of app developers.

Apple used WWDC 2014 as the stage to showcase “HealthKit,” a new app bundled with iOS 8 that focuses on fitness and tracking solutions while unlocking almost limitless potential for added convenience from today’s leading mobile health services.

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mHealth is The Next Mountain Apple Seeks to Conquer


mHealth is The Next Mountain Apple Seeks to Conquer   mobile tech Mobile Devices iOS Apple rumors apple Today, the wearables market is gaining steam to an extent previously unimaginable only a few short years ago. And although Apple is yet to dazzle us with the long-rumored iWatch we’re under the impression is coming soon, it now appears that Apple’s inaugural smartwatch is just the beginning of Apple’s mHealth ambitions.

According to sources in the know, Apple is actively planning a robust mHealth platform that could be driven by its own iOS mHealth app store.

The evidence of Apple’s interest in mHealth is undeniable. The company has been hiring senior medical technology executives in droves. And they’ve made other telling moves in the realm of biotechnology. At the end of the day, it all adds to up to a strong indication of Apple’s future plans.

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