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Topic: watchOS 4

Apple 2017 year in review: Apple Watch gains further independence from iPhone

01/01/2018, 11:01 am

With the Series 3 and watchOS 4, Apple continued to push the Apple Watch steadily forward in 2017, above all making the important leap of adding LTE cellular.

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Developer says now-fixed Apple HomeKit vulnerability was temporarily worsened in iOS 11.2

12/21/2017, 01:12 pm

Though Apple ultimately solved the issue with iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1, a HomeKit vulnerability discovered in October was simply made more severe in iOS 11.2, according to one developer.

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Apple software sees disastrous, embarrassing week with iOS springboard crash, macOS root user security flaw

12/02/2017, 12:12 pm

Apple, a company that prides itself on customer experience, just had one of its worst customer-facing weeks in history, with a major security flaw on macOS High Sierra and a bug in iOS that rendered some iPhones essentially unusable. It has been an embarrassing turn of events for a technology company that frequently boasts about industry-leading customer satisfaction levels.

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How to switch apps to List View on an Apple Watch with watchOS 4

11/29/2017, 02:11 pm

By default an Apple Watch uses a "honeycomb" view to browse installed apps, identified only by their icons. watchOS 4 includes an optional, more straightforward List View -- here's how to turn it on.

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Apple announces that it won't accept app updates built with watchOS 1.0 SDK after April 1, 2018

11/16/2017, 06:11 pm

Apple has issued guidance to developers, suggesting that it will discontinue support for watchOS 1, with updates for apps limited to that version no longer accepted after April 1, 2018.

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Supposed watchOS 4.1 GM release notes tip music streaming, GymKit integration

10/25/2017, 05:10 pm

Apple's watchOS 4.1 golden master release notes supposedly leaked out on Wednesday, with the update list confirming Apple Music and iCloud Music Library streaming will soon arrive on Apple Watch Series 3.

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How to sync and load music onto Apple Watch with watchOS 4

10/19/2017, 08:10 pm

Apple introduced a few music management changes to Apple Watch with the release of watchOS 4, which now allows users to load multiple playlists, albums and individual songs onto the wearable device. Check out how to sync and load tunes from iPhone to your Apple Watch in this video.

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How to sync music and playlists to Apple Watch with watchOS 4 & iOS 11

10/18/2017, 01:10 pm

If you exercise with an Apple Watch, you'll want to load some music onto it. Thankfully with watchOS 4, Apple now lets you load multiple playlists and albums onto the wrist-worn device. AppleInsider explains how to do it.

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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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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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Watch: watchOS 4 restricts browsing of connected iPhone music library

09/20/2017, 06:09 pm

With the release of watchOS 4, Apple no longer allows users to browse their iPhone's music library, restricting song list viewing to tunes stored on device.

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Watch: Everything you need to know about iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11

09/19/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday launched its latest and greatest mobile device software in iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. AppleInsider goes over everything you need to know, including a summary of the most important OS changes, in this video.

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watchOS 4 no longer lets you browse iPhone music library on your Apple Watch

09/19/2017, 01:09 pm

In a major change to how the Apple Watch operates, users can no longer browse their iPhone's music library after updating to watchOS 4, and instead can only view songs stored on the watch itself.

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Apple launches watchOS 4 for Apple Watch with improved Activity & Workout tracking, revamped Music app, Siri watch face

09/19/2017, 01:09 pm

The Apple Watch interface has been refined and improved with Tuesday's launch of watchOS 4, including a new vertically scrolling app dock, the ability to view installed apps in a list view instead of grid, and new watch faces including a Siri smart assistant and characters from the iconic "Toy Story" films.

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Apple's macOS High Sierra coming Sept. 25, watchOS 4 & tvOS 11 due Sept. 19

09/12/2017, 04:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday revealed that macOS High Sierra will officially launch on Sept. 25, while two other anticipated software updates, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11, will arrive alongside iOS 11 on Sept. 19.

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What to expect from Apple's Sept. 12 event: iPhone X & 8, Apple Watch with LTE, 4K Apple TV with HDR

09/09/2017, 02:09 pm

This Tuesday, the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Apple's iconic iPhone. It's expected to be headlined by a new OLED model known as the iPhone X, but that's not all the company has in store. AppleInsider gives you a complete rundown of what to expect.

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Eighth developer betas of Apple's High Sierra, iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 now available [u]

08/28/2017, 01:08 pm

Keeping up with the one per week cycle one more for the most part Apple has updated all of its developer betas, with eighth releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4.

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Surfing, dancing, other new Apple Watch Workouts tipped in latest iOS 11 beta

08/27/2017, 05:08 am

Files discovered in the latest iOS 11 beta release suggest Apple is planning to add a host of exercises to Apple Watch's Workout app this fall, including complex activities like kickboxing, fishing, equestrian sports and more.

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Video: Everything you need to know about watchOS 4 in under four minutes

08/23/2017, 03:08 pm

AppleInsider runs you through all of the most important changes and new features coming with watchOS 4, expected to be released this fall alongside the rumored Apple Watch 'Series 3.'

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Apple seeds sixth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 & macOS High Sierra [u]

08/14/2017, 01:08 pm

Apple on Monday issued its sixth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4, and macOS High Sierra, paving the way for full launches due this fall.

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