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HomePod early reviews, Apple Watch apps and developers, iOS 11.3 Battery Health: Macworld Podcast ep. 591

The first round of HomePod reviews are out. Developers are leaving the Apple Watch. The beta of iOS 11.3 with Battery Health settings will be released soon. We also feature your comments and questions.

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How to buy a refurbished MacBook, iPhone or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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Sorry, Apple Watch Series 3 LTE users: If you want to stop and start service it'll cost you

As the three-month promotion for Apple Watch Series 3 comes to an end, many users are going to want to suspend their cellular service. Here’s why it might end up costing more in the long run.

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Amazon Prime Video, tvOS 11.2, iOS 11.2 and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 585

Amazon Prime Video is finally on the Apple TV and tvOS 11.2 has new features. iOS 11.2 was released with a bug fix and Apple Pay Cash. We also feature your comments and questions.

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Apple Watch and watchOS: Apple Pay Cash now available, plus new bands and a new trade-in program

Whether you've been an Apple Watch user since day one or just bought your first one, there's a lot to know about Apple's wearable platform. We've got all of the answers inside.

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Fitbit expands Ionic OS with Hue, Flipboard apps, and 80 clock faces

Fitbit has released the first software update to its Ionic smartwatch, bringing a handful of new apps and dozens of clock faces.

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With new EKG monitor and Heart Study app, Apple Watch could one day save your life

Apple has announced that its Heart Study app is available for download, letting Apple Watch owners participate in a research group to identify irregular heart rates.

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Why virtual assistants are the ‘killer app’ for wearables

‘Hearables’ and smart glasses will keep us in range of our virtual assistants everywhere, all the time.

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iEyes? An Apple AR wearable device is reportedly on track for 2020

Apple is reportedly developing an augmented reality headset due to start shipping in 2020.

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Apple releases WatchOS 4.1 with new Radio app, GymKit support, and Apple Music streaming

The latest point release adds a host of new features and bug fixes.

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47% off Garmin vivosmart HR Activity Tracker - Deal Post

With a built-in heart rate sensor and altimeter, vivosmart tracks steps, distance, calories, heart rate, floors climbed and activity intensity. Vivosmart also shows you text, call, email, calendar and social media alerts.

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Apple Watch Series 3 review: The wearable leader runs out to an insurmountable lead

Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE won't replace your phone, but it will let you leave it behind a whole lot more often.

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iPhone 8 review, Apple Watch Series 3 fix, reaction to the Google Pixel 2 event, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 576

Macworld’s Leah Yamshon has a full review of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, but there’s more iPhone news to talk about. There’s a fix for the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE. And Google held an event on Wednesday—what does it mean for...

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Apple won’t reveal Apple Watch sales figures, but it’s not alone

Apple gets criticized for not revealing actual sales numbers, but companies like Amazon and Netflix do the same thing.

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Apple fixes Apple Watch Series 3 cellular bug with watchOS 4.0.1 update

Having problems with LTE? This update should be the solution.

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Google's $159 Pixel Buds wireless earbuds can help you speak a language you don't know

Google launched its Google Pixel Buds Bluetooth earbuds on Wednesday as an accessory for its Google Pixel 2 phone. The secret sauce? Wireless translation.

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Apple Watch Series 3 review

Will Apple Watch Series 3 replace your iPhone?

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How I fixed my Apple Watch Series 3 LTE connectivity problems

If you're experiencing issues with dropped LTE connections on your Apple Watch Series 3, there's an easy way to fix it.

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