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Topic: watchOS

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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Apple issues ninth iOS 12 beta, eighth tvOS 12, watchOS 5, macOS Mojave betas to developers [u]

08/20/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple has started to distribute the ninth developer beta of iOS 12 for testing by users, alongside the eighth beta releases of macOS Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5, with the operating systems being put through their paces barely a month before Apple's anticipated September iPhone event.

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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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Unicode 12 emoji shortlist includes 55 gender & skin tone combos for couples holding hands

08/09/2018, 04:08 pm

On Thursday the Unicode Consortium -- of which Apple is a part -- announced the 179 candidates that are on the shortlist for emoji in Unicode 12, which should reach iPhones and other mobile devices in the first quarter of 2019.

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

08/06/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple has issued the sixth betas of its milestone operating systems, with developers able to test new builds of macOS Mojave, iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 just one week after the release of the previous beta batch.

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Apple issues fifth developer betas of iOS 12, tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, and watchOS 5

07/30/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has rolled out its fifth set of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, with new test releases of iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and macOS Mojave now available to download.

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Apple releases new Mojave and AppKit design resources for Mac, Apple Watch

07/26/2018, 12:07 pm

In an attempt to make it easier to design apps for the Apple Watch and Mac, Apple has updated its Human Interface Guidelines with new templates for the new operating system versions it will release in the fall.

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Nike Training Club app for watchOS brings workout updates to Apple Watch

07/25/2018, 12:07 pm

Nike has released a version of its Nike Training Club app to the Apple Watch, with the aim of providing users with workouts and feedback on their wrist without needing to stop mid-session to look at the app on their iPhone.

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Apple releases fourth developer betas of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5

07/17/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has rolled out new developer betas for its milestone operating systems, with fourth beta builds of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 available for testing one day after the newest beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave.

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Hands on with Apple's new Unicode 11 emoji coming later this year

07/16/2018, 06:07 pm

Apple on Monday previewed a new set of emoji coming later this year to iOS, watchOS and macOS. Take a sneak peek at the more than 70 new characters you can expect to see on your Apple device in this video.

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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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Apple releases iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1 & watchOS 4.3.2 [u]

07/09/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2 and tvOS 11.4.1, cleaning up most of its major platforms. The iOS update is of particular interest for security conscious users, as it marks the first publicly available firmware to include Apple's new USB Restricted Mode.

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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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Apple issues third developer betas for iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5 [u]

07/03/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has released its third round of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, providing testers with new builds of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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Fourth iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 betas, third watchOS 4.3.2 beta available to developers

06/25/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has seeded its fourth betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, as well as the third beta for watchOS 4.3.2, for developer testing just one week after the last batch for the current generation of Apple operating systems were released.

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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 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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