GoPro shares surge more than 10% after Apple acquisition speculation

Shares of action cam maker GoPro jumped 16% on Thursday after market analysts speculated that the company may be an acquisition target for Apple. GoPro shares opened at $17.25 and rose as high as $19.56 on Thursday before closing at $18.83. The spike began when FBR Capital Markets and Co. research analyst Daniel Ives listed […]

iPhone 6S, Apple TV 2015 and iPad Pro: All the cool stuff Apple just announced

Welcome to the annual round of Apple’s fall announcements. The pre-event predictions were mixed: many expected a snoozefest on the iPhone front, expressed some yay-but-skeptical opinions on Apple TV, and saw possibilities for the new tech in the iPad. Much of what we saw today builds on the developer rollouts made back in June. The […]

Why the Apple Watch is a success

  The Apple Watch has its fair share of critics. I’m one of them — the apps are awful — but I think Apple’s Q3 earnings report on Tuesday evening showed us that the Apple Watch is a success for the company, even if we don’t know exactly how many units it sold to date. […]

Apple Watch more popular than the original iPhone, data shows

  A new report from Morgan Stanley suggests that demand for the Apple Watch may actually be greater than it was for the original iPhone. The study also notes that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are still going strong even as interest in the rumored iPhone 6s begins to pick up. The first-generation iPhone sold roughly twice as many units […]

Apple Watch has a huge developer following already

  The Apple Watch’s app situation is pretty terrible at the moment, particularly when it comes to third-party services, but that should change in the near future. According to CEO Tim Cook, the new smartwatch has attracted more developer interest than early versions of the iPhone and iPad ever did. Speaking to Bloomberg during a trip to China […]

Apple Watch sales estimated at 2.79M units

  Apple still hasn’t revealed how many watches it has sold since launching the wearable device earlier this year. Thankfully, a new report from Slice Intelligence provides insight into how many smartwatches Apple fans have ordered. The research firm reports an impressive 2.79 million Apple Watch sales based on a survey of 2 million U.S. shoppers. […]

Apple Watch 2 said to get FaceTime camera, more

  The Apple Watch is still fresh on our wrists, but new details of Apple’s second generation wearable just surfaced, and suggest there will be plenty of changes. Enough change, even, that I’d probably want to upgrade the Apple Watch I just bought. Darn it. According to 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman — the fountain of accurate Apple […]

Apple Watch lands in stores, but you still need a reservation

  The Apple Watch is finally available for in-store pickup, though it’s not exactly open season for the smartwatch quite yet. For now, there’s a new Reserve & Pickup service slowly rolling out around the world, and you still need to reserve your device ahead of time. To claim your smartwatch, you’ll start by picking your local […]

Apple Watch 2 said to launch in 2016 with LG as sole display provider

LG Display currently provides the displays for the Apple Watch and a new report suggests that it will remain the sole provider of the component for the Apple Watch 2. Korean news outlet MK News said this week that it has learned LG will provide a similar P-OLED screen for the Apple Watch 2, which will […]

Apple Watch try-on demos now available without a reservation

  The next time you pass by an Apple Store you’ll be able to walk in and try on the Apple Watch without setting up an appointment ahead of time. Demos of the new smartwatch no longer require a reservation, according to the company’s website. MacRumors notes that you’ve unofficially been able to pop into an Apple Store […]