Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 3.2.2 update to developers for testing purposes, one day after the launch of watchOS 3.2, a major update that introduced Theater Mode. watchOS 3.2.2 can be downloaded through the Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software Update. To install the ...continue reading Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 3.2.2 to Developers

Based on supply chain analysis following a trip to Asia, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst Christopher Rolland (via Barron's) believes Apple's third-generation Apple Watch may introduce cellular connectivity, a feature that's been long rumored for the device. Specifically, Rolland suggests the 2017 Apple Watch will include a SIM card for LTE connectivity and that the next-generation ...continue reading Analyst Suggests Third-Generation Apple Watch Will Include Cellular Connectivity

Introduced in watchOS 3.2, Theater Mode is a simple but useful feature that's designed to prevent the Apple Watch's screen from activating when you raise your wrist. It's useful in situations where the bright screen can be a distraction, such as a movie or a play, and it's also useful for those who like to ...continue reading How to Use Theater Mode on the Apple Watch in watchOS 3.2

Apple today released a new software update for the Apple Watch, upgrading watchOS 3.1.3 to watchOS 3.2. watchOS 3.2 is the second major update to the watchOS 3 operating system that was released in September of 2016. watchOS 3.2 has been in testing since January 30 and Apple seeded seven betas ahead of release. watchOS ...continue reading Apple Releases watchOS 3.2 With Theater Mode and SiriKit

As has been expected, Apple today debuted a new Spring 2017 lineup of Apple Watch bands that introduces all-new options like Striped Woven Nylon, sold-separately Nike Sport bands, and new colors for Hermès. Every band is available to order today on Apple.com. Striped Woven Nylon bands now come in Berry, Tahoe Blue, Orange, Red, and ...continue reading Apple Watch Gets New Striped Woven Nylon, Classic Buckle, and Standalone Nike Sport Bands

Apple today seeded the seventh beta of an upcoming watchOS 3.2 update to developers for testing purposes, less than one week after seeding the sixth watchOS 3.2 beta and nearly two months after the release of watchOS 3.1.3, the current public version of the operating system. The watchOS 3.2 beta can be downloaded through the ...continue reading Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of watchOS 3.2 to Developers

Swatch is developing its own operating system for an all-new smartwatch intended to compete directly with Apple Watch and Android Wear, according to company CEO Nick Hayek (via Bloomberg). The new smartwatch will be an addition to the Tissot brand, a subsidiary of The Swatch Group, and is set to launch towards the end of ...continue reading Swatch Working on Apple Watch Competitor With Custom-Made OS and Better Battery Life

Apple is underpricing AirPods and the Apple Watch in an effort to bring new users into its ecosystem, according to Neil Cybart of Above Avalon. The analyst said this pricing strategy was "unimaginable" ten years ago, when Apple was often accused of pricing products artificially high, aka "Apple Tax." AirPods cost $159 in the United ...continue reading AirPods and Apple Watch Called 'Underpriced' to Bring New Users Into Apple Ecosystem

Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming watchOS 3.2 update to developers for testing purposes, just under one week after seeding the fifth watchOS 3.2 beta and nearly two months after the release of watchOS 3.1.3, the current public version of the operating system. The watchOS 3.2 beta can be downloaded through the ...continue reading Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of watchOS 3.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming watchOS 3.2 update to developers for testing purposes, just over one week after seeding the fourth watchOS 3.2 beta and more than a month after the release of watchOS 3.1.3, the current public version of the operating system. The watchOS 3.2 beta can be downloaded through ...continue reading Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of watchOS 3.2 to Developers