Google said to be planning iOS support for Android Wear, could debut at I/O conference

Last month a developer managed to hack together a solution that enabled iPhone users to see their notifications on Google’s Android-powered wearable operating system, but at the moment there is no official way to use the two competing platforms together. That could change at Google’s annual I/O conference later this year, if new rumors are…

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Apple Watch wins noted iF Design Gold award before it even ships

The Apple Watch hasn’t shipped yet, but it’s already showing up on fashion magazine covers, and now it’s even winning design awards. The wearable device picked up the iF Design Gold award from the iF International Forum Design. The organization declared that the Cupertino-designed smartwatch is “already an icon.” The idea of combining classic materials…

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Analyst Gene Munster guesses Watch pricing, thinks only 10,000 Editions will be sold in the first year

Spotted: Analyst guessing Apple Watch pricing. Analyst Gene Muster, from Piper Jaffray, has today posted a report with his predictions about Apple Watch pricing. Munster believes that Apple will improve overall margins through the sale of bands. This makes a lot of sense, especially considering Apple Retail SVP Angela Ahrendts is calling out ‘accessories’ as a key…

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Apple hiring majority of contracted security guards as full-time staff, offering benefits

Comical Apple HQ security skit from October 2014 event   Apple is changing the way it hires much of its security staff, San Jose Mercury News reports. Apple will begin to directly employe most of its security offers rather than contracting staff out. After a yearlong review, Apple has decided to hire the majority of its day-to-day security staff in…

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