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Topic: Apple Watch

How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch

10/17/2017, 01:10 pm

Starting with macOS Sierra and above, Apple implemented the ability to unlock your Mac when you are in proximity, and wearing your Apple Watch. Sounds simple enough -- but there are a few pre-requisites to fulfill before it works reliably. AppleInsider spells it all out.

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Apple Pay may be coming to Sweden before the end of October, but has a battle ahead

10/17/2017, 11:10 am

A report suggests that Apple Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri's declaration that Apple Pay would come to Sweden before the end of the year is happening sooner rather than later, with a launch possible in the last full week of October.

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Apple investigated purchase of medical clinic start-up, signals larger push into healthcare

10/16/2017, 06:10 pm

As part of an intensifying focus on holistic health care and supporting products, Apple was recently in talks to buy health clinic start-up Crossover Health, and approached primary care group One Medical, though the discussions ultimately fell through.

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Video: Should you buy the standard Apple Watch Series 3, or the Nike + model?

10/13/2017, 02:10 pm

Apple offers the new Series 3 update of the Apple Watch in a number of different styles, including a Nike+ version for fitness-focused users. Which version is right for you? AppleInsider helps you decide.

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Garmin update could point the way for better strength training with the Apple Watch

10/12/2017, 04:10 pm

A few weeks ago, Garmin upgraded the "Strength" activity on its Fenix 5 and Forerunner 935 watches with support for counting reps and weights -- something Apple would do well to mimic, if just partly, in a future update to the Apple Watch.

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First look: Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 with cellular, GPS

10/12/2017, 03:10 pm

On the heels of the launch of the Apple Watch Series 3, Apple has begun shipping the Nike Plus version of its wearable, LTE-connected device. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the new sport-focused watch.

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Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular and watchOS 4 have changed how I use my watch

10/10/2017, 01:10 pm

A few weeks with Apple Watch Series 3 and watchOS 4 have prompted me to rethink and adjust how I use my Apple Watch on a daily basis. These small but noteworthy changes offer a glimpse at how Apple's wrist-worn platform is maturing nicely into its third year.

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Apple investigating self-adjusting Apple Watch bands

10/10/2017, 02:10 am

Apple on Tuesday was granted a U.S. patent describing multiple methods of creating a self-adjusting Apple Watch band, designs that could one day replace magnetic clasps, velcro and other fasteners seen in current generation hardware.

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MLB fines team for using Apple Watch in dugout, determines device not used to cheat

10/06/2017, 07:10 pm

Major League Baseball fined the Arizona Diamondbacks after one of the team's coaches was seen wearing an Apple Watch in the dugout during a game Wednesday night, violating league rules regarding the use of electronic communications.

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Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 with fix for LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity bug on Apple Watch Series 3

10/04/2017, 02:10 pm

A widely publicized bug that shipped with the new Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular has been addressed with a new software update, in the form of watchOS 4.0.1, which should improve the reliability of LTE cellular connections without an iPhone nearby.

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Apple's investment in micro LED predicted to lead to future Apple Watch with longer battery life

10/03/2017, 10:10 am

Apple's moves in the space, plus supply chain reports both suggest that the upcoming micro LED display technology is an obvious choice for a future Apple Watch -- with recent production equipment breakthroughs suggesting that Apple's purchase of LuxVue in 2014 will bear fruit sooner rather than later.

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Nike+ Run Club app updated with new Apple Watch Nike+ features ahead of device launch

10/02/2017, 09:10 pm

In preparation of this week's release of the Nike+ version of Apple Watch Series 3, Nike on Monday updated its Nike+ Run Club app with a new Audio Guided Runs feature, a social networking function called Cheers and other features highlighted during the device's unveiling last month.

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Video: Apple Watch Series 3 gets LTE Apple Music streaming with watchOS 4.1

09/28/2017, 08:09 pm

Just two weeks after the official release of watchOS 4.0, Apple has started the beta process anew with watchOS 4.1. AppleInsider examines the marquee feature of the release -- Apple Music streaming over LTE.

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First look: New Radio app for Apple Watch featuring Beats 1

09/27/2017, 03:09 pm

Wednesday's developer preview of watchOS 4.1 provided the first look at a new dedicated Radio app for Apple Watch, allowing users to stream Beats 1, Apple Music stations, and news channels directly to their wrist, without the need for an iPhone.

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watchOS 4.1 will bring LTE music and radio streaming to Apple Watch Series 3

09/27/2017, 01:09 pm

The newly released watchOS 4.1 developer beta includes expansions to the Apple Watch's built-in Music app, including the ability to stream songs from Apple Music and iTunes Match via an LTE connection on the new Series 3 hardware.

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Twitter pulls buggy app from Apple Watch without announcement

09/27/2017, 11:09 am

The latest Twitter update for the iPhone also disables its accompanying Apple Watch app, potentially as a temporary measure while the company deals with complaints about crashes.

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Review: Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular further establishes an emerging computing platform

09/27/2017, 10:09 am

The Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular takes a major step forward in making Apple's wrist-worn device its own independent, connected computing platform. Simply put, it's a must-have for athletes in the Apple ecosystem, and a wearable device worth considering for many other non-fitness use cases.

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Cedars-Sinai hospital's Apple Watch app lets patients find doctors, locate clinics

09/27/2017, 09:09 am

Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai offers an Apple Watch app said to be one of the first available from a U.S. hospital, allowing enhanced care for patients directly from their wrist.

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Apple joins FDA pilot program allowing it to skip some rules for health products

09/26/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple has been picked as one of nine companies for a pilot program by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which which will let the firms avoid regulations that can slow the development of health-related products.

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Apple Watch Series 3 teardown finds slightly bigger battery, few other changes beyond LTE

09/25/2017, 09:09 am

A teardown of the Apple Watch Series 3 published on Monday found that the device is largely similar to the Series 2, but with some redesign work to accommodate LTE technology.

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