Apple today introduced its latest lineup of bands for the Apple Watch featuring bright new colors and materials. The new collection also includes a standalone Nike Sport Bands, Woven Nylon band with a wide stripe, and more.
Apple Watch: Release Date, Features & News
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If you head over to Apple’s online store, you will notice that many of the Apple Watch Series 2 bundle with different watch band are out of stock and listed as “Sold Out”. The shortage likely hints to an upcoming Spring refresh of the bands from Apple. After all, it has been over five months since Apple last launched new band options for its smartwatch.
Apple today released a new ad for the Apple Watch Series 2 titled ‘Close Your Rings – Catch, Swim, Play.’ As the title suggests, the 15-second ad is all about Apple Watch Series 2 owners closing the rings in the Activity app through various exercises.
When Apple posted its Q4, 2016 earnings yesterday, it noted that the Apple Watch broke new ground with record revenue and the company just could not make enough of the wearables to keep up with the demand. While Apple did not reveal any sales number for the Apple Watch, Strategy Analytics puts the number at an estimated 5.2 million units.
Apple’s Watch wearable was popular this holiday season, confirmed CEO Tim Cook during the company’s Q1 2017 earnings conference call. Cook said that demand for the Apple Watch was “so strong” that Apple “couldn’t make enough” of the wearable during the end-of-the-year gift-giving months. Apple doesn’t break out Watch sales in its earnings report, but Cook did confirm the Apple Watch set all time unit and revenue records in the quarter.
The Apple Watch is a key device for Apple, so support, and expanding functionality to make the wearable more worthwhile is a priority.
The Stanford Center for Digital Health has announced a new research program which will offer up to $10,000 and 1,000 units of the Apple Watch to researchers focusing on healthcare.
There are a variety of different charging stands out there for the Apple Watch, and now there’s one out there that makes the wearable look like a classic Apple computer.