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TechnikNews Weekly # 165: Fitbit Luxe introduced, iMac with Apple Silicon, Apple AirTag, and more

TechnikNews Weekly # 165
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Another week is coming to an end, so it's time again to check out the most popular articles from the last seven days in TechnikNews Weekly to summarize. You were primarily interested in the news about the last Apple event, but there was also great interest in the new Fitbit fitness tracker.

This Weekly is also available in today's TechnikCast as an audible form at 19 p.m. with a special edition. You can find an overview of all episodes here, besides, you can read hereon which platforms we are represented.

Fitbit Luxe presented: Stylish fitness tracker for everyday life

Fitbit, which is now part of Google, officially presented a new fitness tracker, the Fitbit Luxe, earlier this week. The highlight is without question the chic design, which compared to the fitbit inspire 2 has been refined a little. The display and the band merge in one and there are three different colors: "moon white" with "stainless steel soft gold", black with "stainless steel platinum" and "orchid" with "stainless steel platinum". There is also a special edition that comes with a chain bracelet in "stainless steel soft gold". The new Fitbit Luxe is water-repellent and offers the usual functions, such as sleep & step tracking or stress management. Customers have to put EUR 149,95 on the table for the new tracker.

New Apple iMac presented with Apple Silicon

An Apple event took place last Tuesday, where the manufacturer presented, among other things, a new iMac. The display measures 24 inches and has a resolution of 4,5K. The edges around the panel are white this year and are quite thin. Above the display is a webcam with a resolution of 1.080 pixels. Of course, the in-house M1 works under the hoodProprocessor. Due to its own architecture, the manufacturer only had to install two fans, which means that you should hear significantly less noise when working. The new iMac can be pre-ordered from April 30th and will be available in green, yellow, orange, rose, purple, blue and silver colors. The starting price is 1.499 euros and goes up to 1.899 euros for the version with 512 GB of internal memory. You can read everything else in detail here:

Apple AirTag officially launched

Apple officially presented not only the new iMac, but also the Apple AirTag on Tuesday. This is a small chip that can be attached to a wide variety of objects in order to find them via “Where is?”. The special feature is “Presicion Finding”, in which an arrow shows exactly where a lost item is. For this new gadget, customers have to pay 35 euros or 119 euros in a set with four AirTags. The new gadget can already be pre-ordered on the Apple website.

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