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Topic: watchOS 5

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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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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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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Hands-on: Walkie-Talkie app in watchOS 5 beta

06/20/2018, 10:06 pm

Demonstrated for the first time at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month, Walkie-Talkie is one of the biggest additions coming to watchOS 5 this year. AppleInsider goes hands on with the upcoming app in this video.

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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'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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65+ new features in watchOS 5 for Apple Watch

06/08/2018, 10:06 am

watchOS 5 is Apple's latest major release for Apple Watch, and it just launched as a developer beta. In this update are a number of new features that aim to make the Apple Watch experience better, as well as making it more independent of the iPhone.

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Apple pulls first watchOS 5 beta seed amid reports of installation issues

06/06/2018, 02:06 am

Apple late Tuesday halted downloads of the first watchOS 5 beta seed, saying the software will be temporarily unavailable as it investigates an unspecified issue that may occur during the update process.

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Apple Watch's Walkie-Talkie feature in watchOS 5 uses FaceTime Audio technology

06/05/2018, 08:06 am

The Walkie-Talkie feature of watchOS 5 that enables push-to-talk conversations between Apple Watch users is effectively a FaceTime Audio call rather than recorded audio clips being sent between wearable devices, a design decision that helps keep the function secure by not retaining any recorded messages.

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Apple releases first iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 betas to developers

06/04/2018, 04:06 pm

Following Monday's WWDC 2018 keynote presentation, Apple issued initial beta versions of its upcoming platform upgrades, including iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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Join AppleInsider for live coverage and analysis at Apple's WWDC keynote in San Jose

06/04/2018, 09:06 am

We're live! Apple is set to kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference with a keynote presentation at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern on Monday, where it is expected to unveil iOS 12, macOS 10.14, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and maybe some hardware. AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger is now there live -- join us for exclusive in-depth coverage and analysis straight from the keynote.

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