The It-Could-Win Edition Friday, February 24, 2023

Apple Says It'll Fight A Potential Apple Watch Ban – And History Suggests It'll Succeed, by Hamish Hector, TechRadar

For one, Apple has told TechRadar that it will appeal the ITC’s decision – an appeal it could win – and for another, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has ruled that key patents in AliveCor’s ITC case are invalid (i.e., they're inventions that should not be patentable). AliveCor is, understandably, appealing the PTAB decision, but while these appeals are being resolved Apple Watches won't be banned in the US.

And if history is anything to go by, Apple will likely succeed in preventing a ban being imposed on its smartwatches, whether it wins the legal battle or not.


Fitness App Gentler Streak Adds Wellness Tracking, by John Voorhees, MacStories

Gentler Streak, the fitness app for the Apple Watch and iPhone that takes a holistic approach to training and recovery, has been updated to version 3.0 to incorporate additional health metrics, so users can get a broader picture of their overall wellbeing.

'SugarBot' Calorie And Sugar Tracking App Now Has A Version For Apple Watch, by Filipe Espósito, 9to5Mac

SugarBot is an iPhone app that helps users maintain a healthy diet by tracking the levels of calories and sugar in what they eat. Starting today, users of the app will also be able to access it directly from the Apple Watch thanks to its latest update that comes with a watchOS version.

Keychron M3 Wireless Mouse Review: Faster Than Magic, by Roman Loyola, Macworld

The M3 Wireless Mouse is a lot more affordable than Apple’s Magic Mouse and it has more to offer: a wider range of tracking speeds; Bluetooth or 2.4GHz wireless connectivity; wired connectivity where you can still use the mouse; and a comfortable fit.

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I use a Windows machine at work, and a Mac computer everywhere else. I find that I have no idea switching between the two different desktop operating system. I don't get confused between the Dock and the Taskbar. I have no problems switching between Command key, and the hodgepodge of Alt and Windows and Control keys over at the dark side.

There is only one problem that I have. I have occasionally looked at the wrong screen corner for the clock.

(If you've never used Windows 11 before: the clock is on the bottom right of the screen.)


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