There are several examples of smartwatches on the market currently – think the Pebble or the Samsung Galaxy Gear – but none of these have made it into mainstream circulation. If Apple is going to take the iWatch mainstream, it has a number of challenges to overcome.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sifts through the marketing hyperbole and casts his critical eye over the latest technological innovations to find out which products make the grade and which don't.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.
Amazon is using easy access to its empire as a lure, but whether this is a big enough pull to get users to swap their smartphones for the Fire Phone remains to be seen
As we'd expect from Amazon, we have a device built using quality but widely used parts, but with the emphasis put on delivering a product that is itself unique, functional and tightly bound to the Amazon ecosystem.
The new iMac is powered by a 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, and this is backed up by 8GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive, and uses the Intel HD Graphics 5000 GPU -- but are you better off spending an extra $200 for the higher model?
So far it doesn't look like there's room for a third wheel in the smartphone arena. The once iconic BlackBerry has withered on the vine, while Microsoft's Windows Phone is suffering from a distinct failure to launch, but Amazon's different approach to hardware gives it a real chance.
Don't discount the Mac mini when you look at the Mac lineup. It might be small in size, but there's a lot of power packed into that aluminum housing.
With iOS 8 already just around the corner, it might be easy to look forward to that while overlooking some of the cool features that are already present in iOS 7.1. Here are a few dozen tips to help you master iOS 7.1.
While there's no doubt that a TV or watch from Apple would be interest and disruptive – and I'm in no way ruling out such devices in the future – the health related additions to iOS will be far more beneficial to Apple in the short to medium term.
Don't care about your data? Well, what about your employer's data, or that of your customers or clients? Can you afford to have the same lax attitude there? I hope not.
According to research published by Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, Apple may sell 39 million iPhones during the June quarter, comfortably beating Wall Street estimates.