Apple Watch Series 4 Screen Designs Are More Than What You Might Think

We wear-tested the latest version and learned important development stories

Unveiled last week and available tomorrow, the Apple Watch Series 4 is a major update to the now four-year-old device series. Having wear-tested one for the last week I definitely feel it’s well worth the upgrade for existing users and finally the right time to get an Apple Watch for anyone who has been on the fence. Valuable new health features, a louder speaker, thinner case, …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Paint made from bacteria, ping pong at the New York Philharmonic, art fairs, rockets and more

1. “Black Panther” Pays Homage to Several African Cultures Marvel’s “Black Panther” costume designers Ruth Carter and Hannah Beachler pay homage to several African cultures through their work in the film. It was a process aided by extensive research. The film’s primary (and fictional) location, Wakanda is a kingdom of different tribes and Carter drew inspiration from contemporary designers, from the “wool collection of South …

Apple Watch Sales Beat Combined Swiss Watch Sales

Throughout all of 2017, every Swiss watch brand combined outsold the Apple Watch—24 million units to 18 million. But the final quarter of the year marked a first-ever shift, wherein Apple took the lead with eight million sold versus about six-and-a-half. This was helped by the release of Apple’s third model and accelerated interests in the tech and lifestyle powerhouse’s other offerings. But it’s important …