Apple Watch Series 4 review: A bigger, better watchOS experience

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) The fourth iteration of the Apple Watch still looks like a tiny iPhone on your wrist, but for many, it was the most exciting device announced at Apple’s event earlier this month. A larger screen, faster performance with improved sensors, fall detection, and ECG readings are just a few of the […]

Apple releases watchOS 5 with fitness upgrades and smarter Siri

If you have an Apple Watch and aren’t determined to buy Series 4, your upgrade is here. Apple has released watchOS 5 right on schedule, promising big updates to fitness and Siri as well as a few apps that were arguably overdue. You now have automatic workout detection , competition with friends, advanced run tracking […]

Apple will require support for iPhone X screen, iOS 11, and watchOS 4 on April 1

Starting April 1, 2018, Apple will require all new iPhone and universal apps to support the iPhone X Super Retina display, as well as requiring new iOS apps to be built with iOS 11 SDK or later, and new Apple Watch apps to be built with the watchOS 4 SDK or later. Developers received notification of […]

Apple Pay Cash hits Apple Watches with watchOS 4.2 release

Enlarge / A 38mm Apple Watch Series 2 (left) next to a 42mm Apple Watch Series 3 (right). (credit: Valentina Palladino) The latest software update for Apple Watch is now available, just a few days after Apple released iOS 11.2 earlier than expected. The biggest link between the iDevice and Watch software updates is Apple […]

WatchOS 4.1 brings Wi-Fi toggle, Apple Music, and Radio streaming

Enlarge The latest software update for the Apple Watch, watchOS 4.1, is now available for all users to download. The update brings a slew of promised features to the new Series 3 Watch, including Apple Music and Radio streaming support, GymKit compatibility, and a Wi-Fi toggle option in the Control Center. The Apple Watch Series […]

Apple watchOS update addresses LTE connectivity issues

Two weeks after Apple released watchOS 4.0, the company has pushed out an update that aims to fix a seriously annoying issue. It seems the brand-new Apple Watch Series 3 with the latest watchOS would tend to automatically switch from LTE to WiFi hotspots — even unusable ones — in efforts to save battery. The […]

Review: watchOS 4 breathes new life into fitness side of the Apple Watch

Enlarge WatchOS 4 officially became available to all Apple Watch owners last week even if its release was overshadowed by the hype surrounding the Series 3 Apple Watch. The newest software update for Apple’s wearable brings a decent amount of change, but it’s not enough to make the Apple Watch feel like an entirely new machine. Some of […]

WWDC 2017 LIVE: Apple to unveil iOS 11, iPad Pro 2, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, Siri Speaker

GETTY Apple will use its WWDC 2017 keynote to preview iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, and more WWDC 2017 Keynote, Key Points • Amazon is bringing a dedicated Prime Video app to the latest generation Apple TV • watchOS will bring three new Apple-designed watch faces – Siri, Kaleidoscope and Toy Story • Next […]

Apple releases watchOS 3.2 with new Theater Mode and SiriKit

Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The latest update for the Apple Watch is now available. Apple is pushing out watchOS 3.2 today to bring two key features to its smartwatch: Theater Mode and SiriKit. This is the second addition since Apple released the huge watchOS 3 update back in September 2016. Theater Mode has been talked about a lot […]