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watchOS 7 Release Dates: Final Version, Beta, Public Beta

Jul 6, 2020 - Leave a Comment
watchOS 7 Release Date

Apple showcased what’s next for Apple Watches at their online WWDC 2020 event by announcing watchOS 7, but you might be curious about when exactly Apple is going to release the upcoming Apple Watch software update. From handwash detection to tracking dance moves, there‚Äôs plenty of reasons to be excited about the upcoming watchOS 7 … Read More

WatchOS 7 Compatibility – Which Apple Watch Models Support watchOS 7?

Jul 4, 2020 - 1 Comment
WatchOS 7 Compatibility List

WatchOS 7 is set to debut in the fall, bringing new features and refinements to the Apple Watch experience. However, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that not all Apple Watch models will be compatible with the upcoming version of watchOS 7, since the hardware needs to meet certain requirements to be able to run … Read More

How to Start, Pause, & Stop Workouts on Apple Watch

Jul 3, 2020 - 2 Comments

If you say the words “Apple Watch” to someone the first thing they are most likely to think about is health and fitness. Apple has spent the last few years making the Apple Watch synonymous with working out and staying healthy. So if you’re a new Apple Watch owner you’re quite likely looking to work … Read More

How to Install WatchOS 7 Developer Beta on Apple Watch

Jun 26, 2020 - Leave a Comment
watchOS 7 beta profile download page

Apple Watch users may be interested in trying out watchOS 7 beta, complete with new watch faces, hand-washing detection, improved workout tracking and sleep tracking, and more. Like all Apple developer betas, watchOS 7 beta is available to registered developers for testing, writing software, and other development purposes. If you’re a registered developer and are … Read More

How to Check What Apple Watch Model You Have

Feb 17, 2020 - 3 Comments
Apple Watch Series 5

Wondering how to tell what Apple Watch model you have? You’re probably not alone, since a lot of Apple Watch models look the same. Not to worry though, you can determine which is which with a little help. Apart from Apple Watch Series 4, each and every year Apple has refreshed its wearable it hasn’t … Read More

How to See & Change What Apps Can Access Health Data on iPhone

Jan 30, 2020 - 1 Comment
Health app data control

The more sensors and gadgets that we wear the more our phones and watches know about us, and if you use some of the various Health apps and fitness trackers you’ll find personal health data can be gathered as well. You might be surprised just how much data your iPhone and Apple Watch can collect … Read More

How to Disable / Enable Always On Display for Apple Watch

Nov 12, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to enable or disable Always On Apple Watch display

The latest Apple Watch models have a fantastic ‘always on’ display that lets you easily see the time without waking the devices screen with a lift or tap. The Apple Watch always-on display is excellent, but some users may notice that having the screen on all the time can lead to a reduction in battery … Read More

iOS 12.4.2 Update Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models Dropped by iOS 13

Sep 26, 2019 - 13 Comments
iOS 12.4.7 update

Apple has released iOS 12.4.2 for iPhone and iPad models that were not compatible with iOS 13 and the later iOS 13.1 for iPhone and iPadOS 13.1 for iPad updates. iOS 12.4.2 is therefore only available for iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus, and iPod … Read More

WatchOS 6 Released for Apple Watch

Sep 19, 2019 - 1 Comment
WatchOS 6

The final version of WatchOS 6 has been released for Apple Watch. watchOS 6 includes a handful of nice new Apple Watch faces, a built-in Apple Watch App Store, Voice Memos, Audiobooks, new Siri features like the ability to find out what song is playing or to locate friends and family sharing their location, radio … Read More

How to Adjust Screen Brightness on Apple Watch

Aug 23, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to adjust Apple Watch screen brightness

You can adjust the screen brightness on Apple Watch using two different methods. One approach to increasing or decreasing Apple Watch screen brightness uses the device settings directly, while the other approach to changing screen brightness on the Apple Watch relies on using the paired iPhone. You can use either approach, and we’ll show you … Read More

How to Set an Alarm on Apple Watch

Jul 19, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to set an alarm on Apple Watch

Want to use your Apple Watch as an alarm clock? Whether you wear your Apple Watch to bed, or use it in nightstand clock mode, you can set your Apple Watch to function as an alarm clock. There are a few different ways to add alarms to Apple Watch, we’ll show you various methods to … Read More

WatchOS 5.1.2 with ECG & Irregular Heart Rhythm Alerts Released for Apple Watch

Dec 6, 2018 - 17 Comments
Apple Watch with ECG feature

Apple has released an update to Apple Watch that adds significant new health features to the Apple Watch Series 4, including an ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notifications. The WatchOS 5.1.2 update arrives along with iOS 12.1.1 for iPhone and iPad and MacOS Mojave 10.14.2 for Mac.

WatchOS 5 and tvOS 12 Updates Released

Sep 17, 2018 - 2 Comments
watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 updates available

Apple has released watchOS 5 for Apple Watch users, and tvOS 12 for Apple TV owners. The new software updates were released alongside iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad, and include a variety of new features and improvements for both Apple Watch and Apple TV.

How to Speed Up Apple Watch Software Updates

Jun 25, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to Speed Up Apple Watch Software Updates

If you own an Apple Watch you’re probably already familiar with the relatively slow process of updating watchOS on an Apple Watch. Some simple updates may install in a reasonable amount of time, but some of the larger watchOS updates can take an hour or much more. As a result, many Apple Watch owners will … Read More

iOS 11.4.1 Beta 1 & MacOS 10.13.6 Beta 1 Released for Testing

May 30, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Downloads of beta 1 for macOS High Sierra and iOS 11

Apple has released a bevy of new beta system software versions for users enrolled in the Apple beta testing programs. iOS 11.4.1 beta 1, macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra beta 1, watchOS 4.3.2 beta 1, and tvOS 11.4.1 beta 1 have all been released together. The new beta builds come right after iOS 11.4 update was … Read More

Beta 5 of iOS 11.4 & macOS 10.13.5 Available for Testing

May 14, 2018 - 1 Comment

Apple has released the fifth beta version of iOS 11.4 beta, macOS 10.13.5 beta, in addition to tvOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1. Users enrolled in the Apple system software beta testing programs can find the latest builds available to download now.

iOS 11.4 Beta 4 & macOS 10.13.5 Beta 4 Available for Testing

May 7, 2018 - Leave a Comment
iOS 11.4 beta 4

Apple has released iOS 11.4 beta 4 alongside macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 beta 4 to users enrolled in the respective beta testing programs.

Beta 3 of iOS 11.4 and macOS 10.13.5 Released for Testing

May 1, 2018 - 6 Comments

Apple has released iOS 11.4 beta 3 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 beta 3 for iPhone and iPad, and Mac beta testers, respectively. Additionally, Apple has released tvOS 11.4 beta 3 and watchOS 4.3.1 beta 3 for users beta testing system software on their Apple TV and Apple Watch hardware.

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