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Topic: watchOS 5

Apple fixes Apple Watch rings issue with watchOS 5.0.1 update

09/27/2018, 04:09 pm

Apple has released watchOS 5.0.1 to the public, with the minor update to the Apple Watch's operating system fixing a charging issue, as well as activity-related problems that hampered attempts by users to close their rings.

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watchOS 5, a short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/21/2018, 08:09 am

The AppleInsider Podcast discusses Watch OS 5, Google Maps on CarPlay, the short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and John Hancock requiring Apple Watch (or similar) for all life insurance policies.

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Low heart rate monitoring included in watchOS 5

09/18/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple debuted a trio of new heart rate monitoring features set to be included in the Apple Watch Series 4. As it turns out, at least one of them was included in watchOS 5 for existing Apple Watch owners.

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Hands on with the new Apple Watch faces in watchOS 5

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Though watchOS 5 has been in testing for months, Apple did hold a bit back. Kept under wraps until Apple's September 12 event were four new watch faces coming to all supported Apple Watches. AppleInsider walks you through them.

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Apple's watchOS 5 with Walkie Talkie, Podcast apps is now available

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Following ten developer betas, Apple has shipped the final public release of watchOS 5, allowing Apple Watch owners to update to the latest version of the operating system that adds new features, including Walkie Talkie and automatic workout detection.

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Apple says iPhone & Watch apps will have to support iOS 12, watchOS 5 & new hardware by March

09/12/2018, 07:09 pm

Following its Wednesday GM releases, Apple on Wednesday began calling for developers to submit apps compatible with iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, warning that iPhone and Apple Watch apps will have to meet new standards come March.

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Apple seeds GMs of iOS 12, tvOS 12 & watchOS 5, 11th macOS Mojave beta

09/12/2018, 03:09 pm

Prepping for launch, Apple on Wednesday released golden masters of iOS 12 and tvOS 12 to developers and the public, as well as new developer-only seeds of watchOS 5 and macOS Mojave.

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Apple Watch 'Series 4' might use bigger 384x480 resolution

09/05/2018, 04:09 pm

The edge-to-edge display on the recently-leaked Apple Watch "Series 4" should also inflate resolution to 384 by 480 pixels, code in the latest watchOS 5 beta suggests.

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These watchOS 5 features make the Apple Watch even better

09/01/2018, 12:09 pm

Apple's watchOS 5 release is here, and packing a bunch of awesome new features. Let's run through some of those exciting new features and talk about why they make the Apple Watch experience better than ever before.

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Apple distributes tenth developer betas for watchOS 5, tvOS 12

08/31/2018, 01:08 pm

Shortly after releasing the latest developer beta for iOS 12, Apple has shipped tenth beta versions of watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 in its developer-based testing program.

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What are all the complications on the leaked Apple Watch 'Series 4' face?

08/31/2018, 01:08 pm

As well as the time, the new Apple Watch face that we're expecting for watchOS 4 and the Apple Watch "Series 4" contains a remarkable nine complications, and an awful lot of data for the user at a glance. AppleInsider details what they are.

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Apple distributes ninth beta of watchOS 5 to developers

08/24/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple has issued a ninth beta of watchOS 5 to developers for testing, with the latest trial version of the milestone operating system arriving just four days after the last release.

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RIP Time Travel - A seldom-used Apple Watch feature set to disappear with watchOS 5

08/17/2018, 02:08 pm

One of Apple Watch's under-used features -- Time Travel -- will be going away when watchOS 5 lands this fall. This is AppleInsider's in memoriam of another Apple Watch experimental feature.

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Apple issues seventh developer betas for iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, tvOS 12, watchOS 5 [u]

08/13/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple has started to distribute the seventh betas of its milestone operating systems to developers for testing, with new builds of macOS Mojave, iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 made available just a week after the last batch.

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Siri gets supercharged with watchOS 5 on Apple Watch

07/13/2018, 11:07 am

Siri got some seriously useful enhancements in watchOS 5, going a long way towards making the Apple Watch more independent. AppleInsider delves in to see how Apple's personal assistant will help out in the forthcoming update.

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Raise to Siri is now working with watchOS 5 beta

07/03/2018, 10:07 pm

One of the new watchOS 5 features demonstrated by Apple's Vice President of Technology Kevin Lynch at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June was "raise to Siri," a new Machine Learning shortcut that will invoke a Siri listening session without pushing a button or speaking the "Hey Siri" trigger phrase. It's now working in the latest beta versions, including beta 3 released today.

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Hands on: Apple's Walkie-Talkie app in watchOS 5 will let you talk to your friends in an instant

06/20/2018, 10:06 pm

Demonstrated for the first time at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference Apple's Walkie-Talkie feature is one of the biggest additions in the now-available watchOS 5 this year. AppleInsider goes hands on with the upcoming app.

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Everything new in watchOS 5 beta 2: Walkie Talkie feature now active

06/19/2018, 08:06 pm

The second watchOS 5 beta includes a few notable additions to the Apple Watch operating system, the most important being a functioning Walkie Talkie app.

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Apple's watchOS 5 beta returns following buggy initial release

06/11/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has issued a revised beta of watchOS 5 to registered developers, addressing glitches that forced the company to pull the initial June 6 seed.

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65+ new features in watchOS 5 for Apple Watch

06/08/2018, 10:06 am

watchOS 5 is Apple's latest major release for Apple Watch, and it is releasing for everybody on Monday! In this update are a number of new features that aim to make the Apple Watch experience better, as well as making it more independent of the iPhone.

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