Tag Archive: Watches

Apple looks poised to sell 21 million watches in first year

Didn’t think the Apple Watch would catch on? Not everyone agrees, especially analysts who study sales projections. Cupertino is on track to sell 21 million watches and rake in about $ 8.4 billion in revenue in the first 12 months of the Apple Watch, according to one of the hottest Apple analysts around. Not bad for […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple could sell up to 6 million Watches over holiday season

Compared to the massive numbers of iPhones it unloads each year, Apple has “only” sold around 6-7 million Apple Watches since the device’s launch earlier this year. Granted, that’s still more than the entire rest of the smartwatch industry combined, but a new report suggests that Apple could be on course to sell almost the same quantity again […]

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Apple has already shipped almost 7 million Apple Watches

I wish I could have a failure like the Apple Watch! Despite naysayers claiming the Apple Watch hasn’t taken off as Apple hoped, a new set of figures suggests that Apple has shipped close to 7 million Apple Watches since its launch — a figure which outstrips all other vendors’ combined smartwatch shipments in the past five financial […]

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Apple Watch is killing Swiss watches faster than expected

The third-quarter figures are in for the Swiss watch industry, and it’s not good news. Exports slid 8.5 percent over the past three months, continuing a trend that has some worried that newer tech like the Apple Watch might be affecting demand for traditional timepieces. Analysts are citing falling sales in Asia as the reason […]

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Smarter watches: Android Wear works with iPhones now

Google’s smartwatch platform, Android Wear, has officially gained support for iPhones. The Android Wear for iOS app is currently rolling out and anyone with an iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus can start using the Android Wear app at last. Just make sure you’re running iOS 8.2 or later. The move […][Read More…]

4.2 million Apple Watches sold is latest analyst guesstimate

We’ll get our best — though still inconclusive — estimate of how the Apple Watch is doing later today, when Apple has its quarterly earnings call. Ahead of that, though, analysts are continuing to churn out their own figures regarding…Read more ›

Hong Kong politician watches sexy girls on his iPhone during historic debate

Hong Kong import and export lawmaker Wong Ting-kwong has embarrassed himself after being snapped viewing sexy pics on his iPhone during an important parliamentary debate. Because, you know, helping decide the entire future of Hong Kong isn’t exciting enough! Crazily…Read more ›

LeBron James gives entire team Apple Watches to prep for NBA Finals

After getting an ear-full from Eddy Cue during Game 1 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James single handedly carried his team to a win last night to even the series at game a piece. LeBron’s leadership has been unparalleled this…Read more ›

These smart-ish watches paved the way for the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch and everything it will do is not a new idea. Watches for years have been able to store data, give us directions, offer a means to communicate at a distance and, yes, show us our heartbeat.  It’s…Read more ›

Order status change indicates Apple Watches on the way

Apple Watches are a step closer to hitting our wrists. Some who pre-ordered watches earlier this month took to Twitter Monday to excitedly report that their order statuses changed from “Processing Items” to “Preparing for Shipment.” Depending how quickly you…Read more ›