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Topic: watchOS

How to customize or disable Emergency SOS on the Apple Watch

03/19/2018, 09:03 am

Emergency SOS can be a lifesaver, literally, but it can also be relatively easy to trigger on accident. We take a look at how to configure, and disable, the Apple Watch's emergency feature.


Apple issues sixth watchOS 4.3 beta to developers for review

03/16/2018, 04:03 pm

Following Apple's iOS 11.3 beta release on Friday, the company issued a sixth version of watchOS 4.3 beta to developers for testing with minor improvements and bug fixes.


Apple's 2018 WWDC scheduled for June 4 through June 8

03/13/2018, 01:03 pm

Apple has announced that it will host its 29th annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California from June 4 through June 8 at the McEnery Convention Center.


Apple issues watchOS 4.3 beta 5 to developers for testing

03/12/2018, 04:03 pm

Less than a week after seeding the fourth watchOS 4.3 beta to developers, Apple on Monday issued a fifth version of the upcoming operating system for evaluation ahead of public release.


Apple issues fourth developer beta releases for iOS 11.3, macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, tvOS 11.3

03/05/2018, 01:03 pm

Apple has made its fourth developer beta test versions of High Sierra 10.13.4, iOS 11.3, and tvOS 11.3 available to download for testing nearly two weeks after the last release.


Apple raises screenshot limit for App Store listings to 10 images

02/22/2018, 02:02 pm

Apple has made it easier for developers to show off their app in App Store listings for the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, by increasing the maximum number of screenshots that can be included in a product page to 10 images per device.


iPhone and Apple Watch Emergency SOS feature save woman, child after collision

02/19/2018, 10:02 am

After a horrifying collision with a drunk driver at a stoplight, a woman saved her life by calling for help with her Apple Watch with its SOS feature.


Apple's watchOS 4.3 revives ability to browse an iPhone's music library from Apple Watch

01/25/2018, 07:01 pm

With Apple's watchOS 4.3 beta, released to developers earlier on Thursday, users can once again peruse their iPhone's music catalog from a connected Apple Watch, a feature curiously removed from watchOS last year.


Apple issues third developer betas of iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, tvOS 11.2.5, and High Sierra 10.13.3

01/03/2018, 01:01 pm

After a two-week holiday break with no releases, registered members of Apple's developer program can now access the third pre-release beta builds of all four of the company's major platforms.


Some of the best apps for your new Apple Watch

12/26/2017, 11:12 am

If you were lucky enough to get -- or buy -- an Apple Watch for Christmas, you might be wondering where to start with third-party apps. These a few of the most recommended ones out there.


Apple releases first iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, tvOS 11.2.5 betas

12/13/2017, 04:12 pm

On the heels of Wednesday's release of iOS 11.2.1, Apple issued new beta versions of iOS, watchOS and tvOS, all of which are thought to include minor performance updates and bug fixes.


watchOS 4.2 launches with Apple Pay Cash for Apple Watch

12/05/2017, 01:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday launched watchOS 4.2 for Apple Watch, giving users of the wearable, connected device the ability to send and receive money from the newly online Apple Pay Cash service.


Apple unveils second developer betas of iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, macOS 10.13.2, tvOS 11.2

11/06/2017, 01:11 pm

A week after the latch batch of releases, Apple has deployed second developer beta releases of all of its operating systems, including watchOS 4.2. iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2.


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.


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.


How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch

10/17/2017, 01:10 pm

Starting with macOS Sierra and above, Apple implemented the ability to unlock your Mac when you are in proximity, and wearing your Apple Watch. Sounds simple enough -- but there are a few pre-requisites to fulfill before it works reliably. AppleInsider spells it all out.


First look: New Radio app for Apple Watch featuring Beats 1

09/27/2017, 03:09 pm

Wednesday's developer preview of watchOS 4.1 provided the first look at a new dedicated Radio app for Apple Watch, allowing users to stream Beats 1, Apple Music stations, and news channels directly to their wrist, without the need for an iPhone.


Cedars-Sinai hospital's Apple Watch app lets patients find doctors, locate clinics

09/27/2017, 09:09 am

Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai offers an Apple Watch app said to be one of the first available from a U.S. hospital, allowing enhanced care for patients directly from their wrist.


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.


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.