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Topic: watchOS

Hands-on: Walkie-Talkie app in watchOS 5 beta

06/20/2018, 10:06 pm

Demonstrated for the first time at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month, Walkie-Talkie is one of the biggest additions coming to watchOS 5 this year. AppleInsider goes hands on with the upcoming app in this video.

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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 rolls out second developer beta for watchOS 4.3.2

06/13/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has made available the second beta of watchOS 4.3.2 to developers for testing, two days after the company released the second betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS 10.13.6.

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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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Apple ships second developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, macOS 10.13.6, and tvOS 11.4.1

06/11/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has shipped the second developer betas of iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 for testing, with the new batch arriving roughly two weeks after the first betas were released, and following after betas for future milestone releases were provided to developers at WWDC 2018

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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 just launched as a developer beta. 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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Apple pulls first watchOS 5 beta seed amid reports of installation issues

06/06/2018, 02:06 am

Apple late Tuesday halted downloads of the first watchOS 5 beta seed, saying the software will be temporarily unavailable as it investigates an unspecified issue that may occur during the update process.

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Apple Watch's Walkie-Talkie feature in watchOS 5 uses FaceTime Audio technology

06/05/2018, 08:06 am

The Walkie-Talkie feature of watchOS 5 that enables push-to-talk conversations between Apple Watch users is effectively a FaceTime Audio call rather than recorded audio clips being sent between wearable devices, a design decision that helps keep the function secure by not retaining any recorded messages.

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Apple releases first iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 betas to developers

06/04/2018, 04:06 pm

Following Monday's WWDC 2018 keynote presentation, Apple issued initial beta versions of its upcoming platform upgrades, including iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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Apple introduces watchOS 5 with enhanced fitness, Siri capabilities [u]

06/04/2018, 03:06 pm

Apple debuted watchOS 5 at WWDC 2018, with the Apple Watch operating system set to sport new fitness features, Siri capabilities, communication options and more.

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Apple rolls out first developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and watchOS 4.3.2

05/30/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple has started up its beta testing program for another cycle, providing the first developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2, and tvOS 11.4.1 one day after the public release of the current versions of the operating systems.

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Apple releases watchOS 4.3.1 for Apple Watch, tvOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2 for Apple TV

05/29/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple has shipped the public release versions of tvOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1 to Apple TV and Apple Watch users less than a week before WWDC.

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Video: What to expect at WWDC 2018

05/24/2018, 11:05 am

WWDC 2018 is just around the corner, and we're extremely excited to see what Apple's got up its sleeve. The annual conference is focused on software technologies, but sometimes Apple sneaks in a few hardware releases and announcements.

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Apple confirms WWDC 2018 keynote for June 4 at 10 a.m.

05/22/2018, 12:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued press invitations to this year's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, scheduled for June 4 at 10 a.m. at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.

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Apple releases fifth developer betas of iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4 & watchOS 4.3.1

05/14/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple has released its fifth developer betas of iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1, with this third batch of betas seeded since the start of May indicating the operating systems are getting closer to a full release.

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Apple issues fourth developer betas of iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4 & watchOS 4.3.1

05/07/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple has seeded the fourth batch of developer betas for iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.2.

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Apple issues third developer betas of iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4 & watchOS 4.3.1

05/01/2018, 01:05 pm

Arriving approximately two weeks after the second betas were seeded, Apple has released its third developer betas of iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1 for testing.

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What's new in Apple's latest watchOS 4.3.1 beta

04/16/2018, 05:04 pm

Apple's first and second watchOS 4.3.1 beta releases include only minor changes to the wearables platform, with the most substantial addition being a new pop-up message warning users that support for legacy apps will soon be killed off.

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Apple issues second developer betas of iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1

04/16/2018, 01:04 pm

Two weeks after the first beta releases, Apple has released its second developer betas of iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1.

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Apple considering third-party Apple Watch face support, watchOS beta code reveals

04/15/2018, 04:04 am

A line of code unearthed in Apple's latest watchOS 4.3.1 beta release suggests a future version of the operating system will allow third-party developers to deploy customizable watch faces, a feature for which many users have pined since Apple Watch debuted in 2015.

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