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Topic: Apple Watch

First beta of watchOS 6.2.5 available for developer testing

04/01/2020, 01:04 pm

One day after launching the latest testing cycle, Apple has restarted the process with the Apple Watch, releasing the first beta version of watchOS 6.2.5.


watchOS 7 'Kids Mode' changing up activity rings

03/30/2020, 03:03 pm

The rumored "Kids Mode" coming to watchOS 7 may include a modified version of Apple's Activity Rings tailor-made for younger users' activities.


Blood oxygen sensor, Touch ID rumored for 'watchOS 7,' Apple Watch 'Series 6'

03/27/2020, 02:03 pm

Apple may introduce sleep monitoring, a blood oxygen sensor, and Touch ID with the "Series 6" Apple Watch and "watchOS 7" update, a new rumor suggests.


Apple investigating reinforced plastic as case material for future Apple Watch

03/26/2020, 07:03 am

While the device's chief components would remain the same, future Apple Watches may come with a housing that is made in part from plastic and ceramic fibers.


Editorial: Apple's impact from social distancing in 2020

03/25/2020, 10:03 am

Just a few months ago, Apple was gearing up to climb onto the gigantic shoulders of its blockbuster iPhone 11 launch to deliver another massive annual upgrade to its Macs, iPads, audio devices, wearables, and the upcoming new iPhone 12. Then the world ground to a halt in an unprecedented way. Here's how Apple can make the most positive impact possible in this year of social distancing.


Apple Watch measurements central to new blood pressure & walking correlation

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

A new health study, involving measurements using Apple Watch, appears to demonstrate that simply walking more can make a measurable improvement in blood pressure.


US lifts tariffs on Apple Watch imports from China

03/23/2020, 02:03 pm

The Apple Watch is no longer being impacted by a tariff applied by the U.S. government on goods imported from China as part of its trade war, with the U.S. Trade Representative approving the exclusion of the wearable device from the financial measures.


How AppleInsider staff work from home and what gear we need to do it

03/20/2020, 12:03 pm

AppleInsider staff work all around the world, and most of us have home offices. If you're looking for the ideal desk setup, we can show you that there isn't one -- but here are eight favorites that help us get our work done.


Apple Watch users can monitor their body's response to COVID-19, flu with Cardiogram app

03/19/2020, 10:03 am

Apple Watch owners can now monitor their response to symptoms of infections like COVID-19 or the flu using nothing more than the wearable's heart rate monitor, thanks to a new feature introduced by heart health app Cardiogram.


Apple launches new spring colors for iPhone cases and Apple Watch bands

03/18/2020, 11:03 am

With Spring just around the corner, Apple has refreshed the colors of some of its most-loved accessories, including Apple Watch bands, iPhone cases, and iPad Folios.


Here's how long the COVID-19 virus can live on your Mac, iPhone, keyboard, or Amazon box

03/17/2020, 03:03 pm

We can't tell you precisely how many minutes the 2019 Novel Coronavirus can survive on your iPhone, Mac, keyboard or shipment from Amazon -- but there are estimates that give good guidance on what you should do if you think your device has been exposed.


Apple dominates '100 greatest designs of modern times' list

03/16/2020, 10:03 am

Fortune has released a list of 100 products that they've deemed "the greatest designs" of modern times. Unsurprisingly, Apple features prominently throughout.


Apple's AirPods responsible for huge sales rise in wearable devices

03/13/2020, 09:03 am

Across AirPods, AirPods Pro, and the Apple Watch, Apple's share of the wearables market has soared over 80% according to new data about the fourth quarter of 2019.


iOS 14, macOS and watchOS Leaks, Coronavirus, and ARM Macs on the AppleInsider Podcast

03/13/2020, 08:03 am

We round up all the iOS 14, macOS 10.16 and watchOS 7 leaks, discuss the spread and ramifications of the Coronavirus, plus Ming-Chi Kuo moves up the release of ARM Macs and new keyboards, on the AppleInsider podcast.


Apple releases fifth watchOS 6.2 developer beta

03/11/2020, 01:03 pm

Arriving one day after Apple released beta versions of iOS, macOS, and tvOS, the company has released a new build of watchOS 6.2 for download and testing.


New Logitech Powered stand can recharge AirPods, iPhone, Apple Watch simultaneously

03/11/2020, 11:03 am

Logitech has launched a new line of wireless charging devices under the Powered brand, including the Wireless Charging 3-in-1 Dock that is capable of charging an iPhone, AirPods, and an Apple Watch at the same time.


watchOS 7, tvOS 14, iOS 14 could debut new workout demonstration app

03/09/2020, 11:03 pm

Apple is doubling-down again on health and fitness in its operating systems, and appears to be building an app to help users walk through different workouts, and perform them safely.


Apple Watch 'Series 6,' 'watchOS 7' may have shareable faces, kid modes

03/09/2020, 12:03 pm

The next Apple Watch and major release of watchOS could offer features to share customized watch faces with other users, along with a new "pro" version of the Infograph watch face that adds a tachymeter to the collection of selectable elements, and child-friendly elements.


'Apple Watch Series 6' may introduce blood oxygen detection, better ECG

03/08/2020, 07:03 pm

New health-focused features and a new sensor suite may come to Apple Watch this fall, including blood oxygen detection and an improved ECG.


Nomad unveils updated Base Station alongside Power Combo sale

03/04/2020, 09:03 am

Nomad has launched a more powerful Base Station Apple Watch Edition with additional outputs and faster charging. And to celebrate the release, shoppers can save 50% on any Nomad Kevlar-reinforced cable with the purchase of a Base Station during its Power Combo Sale.