According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple may postpone the launch of its rumoured wearable device “iWatch” to 2015. The reason for the delay can be linked to manufacturing difficulties that Apple has come across while building the hardware and software of the first-generation iWatch. Read More
According to Taiwanese Newspaper UDN, longtime Apple supplier TPK is running behind schedule for iWatch production. The news was interpreted from earnings call of TPK holdings where there was no direct mention of iWatch. TPK has projected a drop-in/flat revenue for the current quarter and an increase in profits during Q4 2014, suggesting the company is going into production schedule for the iWatch this quarter and rollout by the end of this year. Read More
A recent report from VentureBeat suggests Apple is working with at least two partners to launch its much-awaited smart watch. According to the report, Apple plans to release not just one or two models of iWatch but a number of iWatches that would suit a variety of styles “from geek to chic”. Read More
In a note sent to investors, Morgan Stanley’s Kate Huberty claimed Apple would sell between 30 and 60 Million iWatch units in the device’s first year. She based this prediction on an AlphaWise survey. Read More
Apple has already started testing the capabilities of iWatch related to health and fitness tracking. Apple has been inviting athletes from the MLB, NHL, and NBA to its Apple campus to brief the players about the upcoming smartwatch and provide an opportunity for testing to be done during live training sessions. Apple has partnered with some of the sports world’s most prominent professional athletes for this purpose. It plans to test the soon to be launched iWatch’s fitness capabilities under extreme training environments. Read More
According to a recent report by Wall Street Journal, Apple’s soon to be launched smartwatch will have as many as ten or more sensors which will mainly collect health related data. According to past reports and WSJ report, Apple iWatch’s focus will be Health, and to that purpose it will have sensors to track and capture health and fitness data. Read More
The famed Apple iWatch has been rumored for many months now, and it may have finally been confirmed.
The news comes from an Apple employee interviewed by the New York Times, who informs us that indeed an iWatch is being worked on, but mainly by Jony Ive and a few other designers, with Apple CEO Tim Cook not involving himself directly with the project: Read More