Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Everything You Need To Know about The Apple Watch

With Apple Watch, the Cupertino company finally enters the field of smartwatch. And it does so with a device that betrays all the predictions - starting from the rectangular shapes through biometric sensors chosen - and the high possibility of customization. Three versions available: Apple Watch Sport (for activities such as fitness), Apple Watch (version walking) and Apple Watch Edition (voted and elegance and luxury):

Apple Watch SportApple WatchApple Watch Edition

Availability and prices

Event on March 9, Apple has unveiled the prices of the three models of its smartwatch: Apple Watch Sports, Apple Watch aluminum and Apple Watch Edition (gold). The availability is guaranteed as of April 24 in some countries of the world, among which Italy is not present: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, UK and USA. Pre-sales in these countries, however, will be open online from the 10th of the same month. For Italy the delay should not however be prolonged too: on the official website of Italian Apple, the Apple Watch is announced as "available in 2015": a matter of months, in short, and even our country will put innovation at the wrist .

  • Apple Watch Sport: $399 for the version with 38 mm, 449 for the 42;
  • Apple Watch: 649 to $1,199 for version 38 mm, from $699 to $1,299 Euros for the 42 mm version.
  • Apple Watch Edition: from $11,000 to $18,000  for the 38 mm version, from $13,000 to $16,000 for the 42mm version.

Design: case and straps

The device is a smart watch rectangular shape and rounded corners, available in two dimensions of the case - 38 and 42 mm - and in three editions of design. The shell is characterized by a rounded appearance and rounded, finished with a sapphire crystal glass or ion slightly curved corners and, not least, to be completely interchangeable straps. On the right side of the device two physical buttons: the crown digital, or a wheel that allows zooming interface or select functions, and a quick key booster of contacts. The case provides configurations in three different materials, as well as list:

  • Apple Watch: polished stainless steel, natural finish or black sidereal.
  • Apple Watch Sport: anodized silver or gray sidereal.
  • Apple Watch Edition: 8K gold, made with a special process that makes it twice as hard and durable than gold classic.

As mentioned, each shell can be accompanied by a great option straps, so you can customize your watch according to your mood or outfit worn. So can be summarized:

Metals: the classic link bracelet and magnetic coupling or the original Milanese mesh;
Skin: straps classic, modern-locked loop protection or leather completely magnetic;
Plastic: straps in different colors, from bright green to red, made of fluoroelastomer, flexible and impact resistant. The coupling is in this case with a special clip, similar to those already in use on iPod Touch for fastening the wrist strap.

Hardware equipment

The hardware of the smartwatch is characterized by three main groups of elements: the main circuit, the sensors and the system touch, followed by additional components. Here are the details:

Main circuit: a chip-encompassing, dubbed S1, which contains within multilayer architecture inspired desktop. In addition to the calculation unit, contains the GPU, the WiFi and connectors receivers charge induction. Next to this component, isolated by a special metal cover, the battery is housed;
Sensors: the back of Apple Watch, in the area of ​​contact with the skin of the wrist, there are 4 special infrared LED is that in natural light. These are able to continuously measure the heartbeat, the frequency and other data on blood. They are not present much vociferati detectors glucose and the exposure to UV rays;

Touch system: on the glass Apple Watch are housed two different types of detectors of touch. The first capacitive, so as normally to any iDevice, the other pressure, to understand the force that the user gives his fingers on the panel.

Among the additional components are listed instead a Retina display, a speaker and a combined system of vibration, pulsation and sounds to postpone the user is a haptic feedback and tactile functions in use. Called Taptic Engine, is an unique, because almost faithfully reproduces the feeling of human touch on the skin. Finally, do not miss a microphone to interact easily with Siri, and a MagSafe magnetic induction for charging. Apple Watch

Software Features

Apple Watch more surprising for its interface for its design, the latter perhaps not too original regarded as the sector is gradually abandoned smartwatch rectangular dials to land on the universe of those circulars. To turn on the screen of the device can simply lift the wrist or press one of the physical buttons: you are immersed in a GUI particularly familiar with the icons that closely resemble those of iOS 8. With your fingers can move these icons, grouped into a sort of cloud, to choose your favorite. To access or close an application, however, there is nothing that act on the digital zoom with the crown. The use is therefore immediate, easy and completely fluid. Are not yet available in detail all the applications it can proudly vaunt smartwatch, many third-party - such as Twitter and Facebook - with the opening of a section of the App Store. Before analyzing some of the many, it is worth remembering how the smartwatch not alone: ​​the combination will serve to the iPhone, from the iPhone 5 and later, with free WiFi and GPS active.

Call: Apple Watch allows you to make hands-free calls using the microphone and speaker. Not being equipped with SIM slot, the feature is available only in combination with an iPhone;
Messages: You can participate in conversations iMessage or text from the screen of the device. To insert the text is used to voice dictation, the only keyboard available is that of emoji;
Mail: similarly to messages, you can check their email, which always respond with voice dictation;
Maps are very similar to those of the maps of IOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, taking this as the function requires the GPS location of the iPhone to operate properly. Similarly, you can enable a navigator stepper;

Fitness: the smart watch may divide the healthy activities in fitness exercises or real workout. Monitors the movement, the quantity and quality of daily activities and stimulates not to be too sedentary with the special alerts. It can also keep track of cardio sessions or intensive workouts such as running or exercise bike, calculating heart rate and calories burned;
Sharing Digital Touch: Watch the Apple can communicate among themselves with a system not only innovative, but also very sensory. Recalling the contact with the appropriate side button, you can draw first screen a kind of message to send to the other party: a letter, a smiley, a short design. There are also more emotional communication: with a touch you can make it clear to a person to have thought, while keeping hold two fingers on the screen is sent to the partner battico your heart, which will be faithfully reproduced by the receiver engine combined with tactile feedback . For the most demanding, finally, there is the possibility of using Apple Watch as a makeshift walkie talkie;
Camera roll and camera: accessing photos for iOS 8, you'll end up in front of a mosaic. With the crown just digital zoom to enlarge each of these photographs. Also, there is the possibility to control the distance the rear camera of the iPhone;

Weather, calendar and Passbook: as evident from the home screen, the smartwatch can easily access all the information stored on Weather, Calendar and Passwork, also from iCloud;
Customization and glance: the interface of Apple Watch can be highly customized to show quadrants according to their mood based on preset colors or design, from classic hands to spatial images, through Mickey. Glance functions allow you to set the screens of information, from weather to time zones, to display simply sweep their finger from the bottom to the top of the display.

You can follow us on Twitter, add us to your circle on Google+ or like our Facebook page to keep yourself updated on all the latest.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 is Avaialblable

As promised, Pod2G released the untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1. The Chronic Dev Team makes available the new version of its Absinthe tool that allows to jailbreak, so Untethered, devices iOS 5.1.1. The arrival of a solution of the jailbreak Untethered  iOS 5.1.1 devices, the latter has just been made ​​available for download, following its announcement at the conference Hack In The Box, which ends today in Amsterdam.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Three Different jailbreak shown fot the iPad (3rd generation) on iOS 5.1

Since the launch of the iPad 3rd generation (also known by the hacker iPad 3) have three different hackers jailbreak shown on IOS 5.1 of the latest addition to the assortment of Apple. The various jail breaks will probably also their nature can be made ​​suitable for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, 3rd and 4th generation iPod touch, iPad and iPad 2 and probably the 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Adds Cutomized Animations on your iOS devices with iUnlock

A new iOS Cydia tweak is available for the iPhone, iPod touch and the iPad called iUnlock. This tweak allow to customize your iDevice. The tweak iUnlock will allow you to customize and add animations / sounds to unlock your iDevice. A series of animations are available for the tweak, have fun at all trying to see one you like best. The tweak iUnlock was developed by Ma Jun and is available on the Cydia Store .

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 iOS 5.0 and 5.0.1 with GreenPois0n Absinthe on Windows and Mac

Since Friday, the iPhone 4S to jailbreak iOS 5.0 and 5.0.1 and the iPad 2 also jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 with GreenPois0n Absinthe . Imiddels are the teething problems of the new jailbreak are simple fixes and graphical tools available to jailbreak the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 to jailbreak. In this guide we will explain you step by step how to perform a jailbreak GreenPois0n Absinthe on Mac OS X or Windows .


Twitter Delicious Facebook Digg Stumbleupon Favorites More