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Topic: Digital Crown

Future Apple Watch may have Digital Crown with touch and light sensors

02/06/2020, 07:02 am

Apple continues to work on maximizing the benefits and capabilities of the Apple Watch's Digital Crown, with research surfacing regarding how the physical rotation could be supplemented or replaced by sensors that detect light or touch.

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Apple Watch may have a flat Digital Crown that recognizes gestures

01/30/2020, 06:01 am

One new Apple patent details how a device like flat Digital Crown could be made to include an optical sensor to register gestures, incorporating mechanisms and sensors to guarantee a proper watch band fit.

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Future Apple Watch could have joystick-like Digital Crown

12/17/2019, 09:12 am

The Apple Watch Digital Crown might be more flexible in the future, as Apple has come up with a way to turn the smartwatch button into a simple joystick by moving the rotational crown element laterally.

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These stickers cover up the Digital Crown red dot on your Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular

09/15/2017, 03:09 pm

The Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular features a unique aesthetic decision, placing a large and noticeable red dot on the Digital Crown, that may not be appealing to all buyers. Thankfully, there are a few decent options for covering it up with a decal.

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Combine watchOS 3.2 'Theater Mode,' 'Wake Screen on Crown Up' to discreetly check time on Apple Watch Series 2

05/09/2017, 09:05 am

The new addition of "Theater Mode" to watchOS can be combined with the Apple Watch Series 2 feature "Wake Screen on Crown Up" to check the time on your watch in an extremely discreet, unobtrusive low-light fashion. Here's how to combine the two features.

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Next-generation LG and Google Android Wear 2 smartwatch may have Apple Watch-inspired Digital Crown

01/18/2017, 10:01 am

LG and Google's next-generation Android Wear smartwatch expected in early February is said to be adopting a Digital Crown -- similar to the technology Apple pioneered in its wearable Apple Watch.

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How to fix a sticky Digital Crown on your Apple Watch

12/29/2016, 01:12 pm

Through regular daily use, the rotating Digital Crown on the Apple Watch can collect dirt, debris and general gunk underneath, making it feel sticky to turn or press. Thankfully, Apple recommends a simple and quick fix that should return it to normal.

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