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Abdel Ibrahim

Co-founder of TheTechBlock and TechHunter
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UBS: Apple Watch is Taking Over

According to a new report from UBS, the Apple Watch is starting to dominate the wrists of people who wear watches, and its popularity is beginning to grow.

Apps on WatchOS 4 Should Run Much Faster

Apple Watches with watchOS 4 are going to run third-party apps much faster thanks to some minor tweaks on Apple's end.

This Vintage Mac Charging Stand is Ridiculously Cool

Charging your Apple Watch is not something you really call cool or interesting, but this new Vintage Mac charging stand from Elago makes your Apple Watch look cool.

TwelveSouth's ActionSleeve Straps the Apple Watch To Your Arm for Intense Workouts

The ActionSleeve Armband is designed to move the Apple Watch higher up on your arm in order to keep it out of the way during intense workouts.

Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 Owners Noticing Improved Battery Life in watchOS 3.1

Now that it's been out a few days, many users who own either an Apple Watch Series 1 or Series 2, are reporting incredible battery life.

Apple Releases watchOS 3.1 With Bug Fixes

WatchOS 3 introduced a variety of new features, including a totally revamped user interface and it looks like watchOS 3.1 is mostly about squashing some bugs along with some minor changes.

Apple Watch Nike+ Countries Announced, Bands Will Not Be Sold Separately

In a press release sent out a today, Apple has detailed the availability of the running-focused Apple Watch Nike+, which will officially be available this Friday, October 28.

Apple Watch Pop Up Shop in Galeries Lafayette Closing Due to Poor Sales

Originally opened in 2015, the high-end French department store chain, Galeries Lafayette, will be closing down its pop-up store for the Apple Watch effective January 2017 due to poor sales.

The Dagadam Watch Looks Like A Round Apple Watch

A new Kickstarter project for a watch called the Dagadam Watch just launched today with the hopes of bringing the "most intelligent smartwatch ever" to market.

Apple Watch Is the Most Accurate Fitness Wearable

A new study done by the Cleveland Clinic found that the Apple Watch is the most accurate fitness wearable, according to the Times.

Apple Is Going After Fitbit

Apple is going head-to-head with Fitbit with the Apple Watch Series 2. Will they win? Or will they lose?

JUUK Unveils Aluminum Apple Watch Bands that start for $50 on Kickstarter

For those of you who are looking for a great Apple Watch link bracelet the JUUK Premium Aluminum Apple Watch bands might be your best bet.

Microsoft’s Apple Watch Competitor Won’t Get A Refresh

Microsoft has pulled the plug on its Apple Watch competitor and has begun pulling listings for its current Band from its online store.

Speidel Brings Its Twist-O-Flex Band To The Apple Watch

According to Speidel, the new Apple Watch Twist-O-Flex bands will start shipping today. They're available in both 42mm and 38mm and both are priced at just $39.95.

Android Wear 2.0 Delayed Until Early 2017

Announced at Google I/O earlier this year, Android Wear 2.0 has been delayed from release this fall and pushed to launch sometime in early 2017.

New York’s Union Square Cafe will use Apple Watches to Improve Customer Service

The Union Square Cafe, located in New York City will begin using Apple Watches in an attempt to improve its customer service, according to Eater.

Belkin and Incase Debut their Official Apple Watch Bands

Belkin and Incase unveiled their first official Apple Watch bands today as the case makers become increasingly interested in making accessories for the Apple Watch.

Aetna to Give its 50,000 Employees Free Apple Watches, Partially Subsidize to Customers

Insurance company Aetna today announced a new insurance program centered around the Apple Watch where it will both give away and subsidize the cost depending on if you're a customer or an employee of the company.

Apple Looking to Transform HealthKit Into Diagnosis Tool

Apple has hired "scores of healthcare experts" with a goal of transforming Healthkit into a tool that improves diagnosis, according to a new report from Bloomberg.

New Apple Watch Series 2 Ad Highlights Waterproofing and GPS Functions

Apple has a new Apple Watch Series 2 add dubbed "Go Time" as the company continues to push its wearable towards fitness and health.

Apple Watch Series 2 Reviews Are Out: This Is The 'The First Real Apple Watch'

While there are a variety of reviews and opinions, one thing seems pretty consistent: The Apple Watch Series 2 is "the first real Apple Watch."

watchOS 3 Update for Apple Watch Now Publicly Available

Apple has officially released watchOS 3, a major software update that dramatically improves both the speed and functions of all Apple Watches.

The Apple Watch Series 2 Was Not the Second-Generation Watch I Was Hoping For

My bet was that Apple would make as big of a leap on the second-gen as they did on the second generation iPad. So, how'd they do? It depends.