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    Apple allegedly has its best product pipeline in 25 years, and it now seems one of these extraordinary products will be the elusive iWatch. While the name "Apple iWatch" is entirely still a rumor, the fact that the company is working on a wrist-mounted wearable is now not -- an Apple staffer has confirmed that a smartwatch is in the works. In a profile of Cook done by The New York Times, numerous employees of the company were interviewed. Topics ranged from how Apple has changed post-Steve Jobs, all the way to the iWatch. Here's the exact quote: They point to the development of the ...

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    Apple's making sapphire. Or rather, GT Advanced Technologies is handling the production in its Arizona plant, but these materials are destined for Apple products. The only questions, really, have concerned just which devices might end up with sapphire, and what it would be used for. And while it might be nice to see sapphire protecting the displays on all of Apple's upcoming gear, could there really be enough to go around? We've already heard rumors that production issues could limit the availability of certain models, but a new analyst report says we shouldn't be fretting, and claims that ...

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    The Apple iWatch is coming; this becomes more and more of a certainty with each report. When exactly will the world see it? October of this year is what one of the most recent reports is claiming, though things are not certain at the moment, neither regarding a launch date, nor the sole existence/launch of the wearable. However, if Apple decided to announce the iWatch, UBS (investment firm) believes that the company will likely sell 21 million units in the fiscal 2015, with 36 million units in the year after that. These are all, of course, unverified bits if information, reports, and ...

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    Rumors of an Apple iWatch have continually been swirling for months now, and it seems that the time is almost here. Multiple sources claim Apple is scheduling an October event to debut a new wearable, and while the iWatch isn't mentioned by name, the safest bet at the moment is to expect a wrist-mounted wearable to be unveiled. When Eddy Cue said that Apple has the greatest product pipeline in his 25 years at the company, he seemingly wasn't lying -- Apple reportedly is confident enough in this upcoming wearable to ramp up production between three million and five million units per month. ...

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    Roughly 18 months ago, smartwatches and other types of wearables were practically nonexistent. Sure, the Nike FuelBand started hitting shelves over two years ago, and a few fitness bands followed thereafter. But it was nothing to the degree it is today. FitBits are everywhere; I see random passersby wearing Pebbles; people ask me all the time if my "watch that buzzes" is "one of those Samsung things"; and it seems everyone is aware of the early onset #glassholes of this world. Wearables – especially smartwatches – are more in the public eye than ever, and some of the biggest companies ...

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    Even though Apple has been reluctant to jump on certain bandwagons like NFC or Wireless charging, once you notice the lack of success behind both these technologies, you get to understand why. Neither of these services has gained much traction on giant platforms like Android, so it's clear that Apple wanted to figure things out before investing. For the first time in years we get to hear Apple having a change of heart, but today we get some serious hints as to some progress in the matter of wireless charging. Reports all the way from China have Apple already looking for coil manufacturers ...

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    16GB is just too much for some people, it looks like. Apple tried to solve this issue by releasing an 8GB variant of its iPhone 5c, but they could have another product coming, an 8GB iPhone 5s. He also mentions the possibility of the infamous iWatch finally being announced with iOS 8, but notes that the chances are slim. The KGI Securities analyst is stating that he believes the 5s 8GB flavor will show up at WWDC next week, but also states that Apple may simply not decide to introduce the device because of the fact that the change is very minor. He states that he expects not much hardware ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about AT&T's launch of the ASUS PadFone X, after a ton of teasers. Then we talk about the Wireless Charging standard, and how it might get a smart fix soon. Motorola then gets a leaked photo of a larger flagship device that could be the Moto X+1. The Google Nexus 8 follows as reports have the tablet still being prepped for Google I/O. We end today's show talking about Apple's iWatch, its possible design and launch times. All this and more after the break. Stories: - AT&T finally announces start of PadFone X sales - New wireless charging chip ...

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    How much has been said about what to expect from Apple's first smartwatch? Rumors about this so-called iWatch have been fierce for months now, and it's rare that a week goes by without us hearing something about the hardware: different sizes, sensors, designers, displays... are Apple's plans really so varied and fluid, or is speculation fueling a lot of this as well? And for as long as this project has supposedly been in development, where's the hard evidence? Well, we're still probably at arm's length from getting to the truth behind Apple's wearable ambitions, but today we do manage to ...

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    Apple's WWDC 2014 event is just around the corner, and the company has already confirmed the specific date and time for the launch keynote. It's planned to happen from 10AM to 12PM on Monday, June 2nd at Moscone West, as it has for the last couple of years. Surely we've seen Apple launch blockbuster products like the iPhone 4 in the last couple of years, but lately WWDC has been a software-focused event. It's hard to predict if things will change this year, but rumors point to a possibility. The biggest things to expect at this event are definitely iOS 8, and a more iOS-looking OS X ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the new Google Maps update, the services included and the new lane guidance system. OnePlus is next as the company's One now seems to hit a change in plans on launch dates, but actually good ones this time. HTC follows the news as we go through the rumored specs of the One M8 Prime. Siri and Apple follow as there is this new security bug that could expose your address book to anyone. We end today's show talking about how Swatch plans to fight Apple in the iWatch trademark. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Google Maps update ...

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    Even though we're probably months away from Apple unveiling its first wearable to the world, we still don't have a final name for the product. We've seen Apple extend its product portfolio to also include wearables in its own trademark, and we've also seen it trademark "iWatch" through a dummy company in many countries lately, so iWatch is the most probable name to expect. Sadly if Apple decides to go through with that name, it seems there's already a company that's willing to defend the name as well. Swatch has just announced that it's requesting the trademark of the name iWatch in ...

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    We're just a few weeks away from Apple's WWDC 2014, and the amount of rumors as to what to expect for iOS 8 are just going to get stronger. We've heard the company making significant improvements to services like Maps, but we've also heard that it'll also create a new Health Book service, as a key feature to integrate with its future wearable. What we hadn't heard yet is to what degree of depth Apple planned to invest on this new Health Book service, and new rumors point to it being big. Reuters has apparently been interviewing some of the new execs that Apple has hired from the ...

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    Pebble and other small companies are already major players in the wearables niche. Google is prepping for an imminent launch of watches powered by Android Wear. Even Samsung has its Gear lineup. Through all this, Apple has been conspicuously absent. We've suspected for some time now that Apple is getting ready to enter the smartwatch game. Now, thanks to some leaked information, we're starting to piece together a timeline for availability, but more importantly, we could be seeing a shift away from Printed Circuit Boards to a System in Package approach. PCBs and SoCs Printed circuit boards ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom and its launch details, aside from the rumors of a Google Play edition Galaxy S5. LG is next as we talk about the price and possible launch date for the G Watch, and we also do the same about the rumored LG G3. Then we talk about Apple and more specifically the iWatch as apparently the company is already building it, and it'll include a new chipset layout to allow its size and design. The iPhone 6 is next as we go through all the patents and rumors of the camera technology that will allow the phone to be thinner. We ...

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