Tag Archive: Watch


Tips to Increase Accuracy of Heart Rate Monitor on Apple Watch

The built-in heart rate monitor feature of Apple Watch is great for exercise and monitoring general heart health, but from time to time you may notice the heart rate number reported back seems unusual given your present state. For example, you may be sitting at your desk working and see some number way out of … Read More

How to Turn Off Apple Watch

The Apple Watch battery lasts a while, and most users will place the Apple Watch onto the charger or into Night Stand mode if they’re letting it sit for a while, but sometimes you might want to actually turn the Apple Watch off completely. Maybe you’re putting the watch into longterm storage or sending it … Read More

watchOS 3 Update Released for Apple Watch

Apple has released the final version of watchOS 3 for Apple Watch users. WatchOS 3 boosts performance significantly, and also includes various new features, new watch faces, new complications, and a rethought Glance screen which is now called a Dock. Multiple new health features are included with watchOS 3, including a “breathe” app which reminds … Read More

Apple Watch Series 2 Released

Apple has released the new Apple Watch, called Apple Watch Series 2. The new Apple Watch includes a faster processor and GPU, a better display, water resistance, and GPS. The enclosure of Apple Watch Series 2 looks the same as the first Apple Watch, though there is a new ceramic White case available, and a … Read More

Use Mark as Missing on Lost Apple Watch to Enable Activation Lock

Apple Watch includes a feature called Mark As Missing, which is similar to iCloud Lock for iPhones, and intended to be enabled if an Apple Watch is missing or misplaced. Once activated, an Apple Watch goes into an Activation Lock mode, which requires the associated Apple ID and password to be entered before the Watch … Read More

Dismiss Incoming Phone Call to Apple Watch with a Quick Palm Trick

Can’t answer a phone call and want to dismiss it quickly from the Apple Watch? Rather than ignoring the call but letting it continue to ring and jingle your wrist, you can use this neat palm trick to instantly silence and dismiss the inbound call, and you don’t even need to turn to the iPhone. … Read More

Watch the Rio Olympics Live on iPhone or iPad

Want to watch live coverage of the Olympics? You can easily watch any of the 2016 Rio Olympic games and competitions live right from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch (or Android too, but we’re obviously focusing in iOS), meaning you can watch any game and any country and any sport you want, you don’t … Read More

Ping a Misplaced iPhone with Apple Watch to Help Locate It

Misplacing an iPhone is a fairly regular occurrence for many of us, maybe it slipped between the cushions on a couch, maybe you left it in another room, maybe it fell somewhere under the seats in the car, maybe it’s in the backyard, anything is possible. Fortunately for Apple Watch owners, they can use the … Read More

How to Hide Glances on Apple Watch

Apple Watch includes a variety of default glances, including a battery monitor, heart rate monitor, a calendar, a media playback adjuster, stocks, maps, a world map, amongst others. Additionally, many of the apps installed onto Apple Watch include a Glance feature with them, which allows users to quickly see a glimpse of what that app … Read More

$2 billion lawsuit claims Apple Watch idea was stolen

A Michigan woman is suing Apple and Nike for a combined $ 5 billion over claims that the two companies stole her concept for a device called a “Detachable Beeper Disc Digital Gym Shoe with Sensor.” She states that she filed a patent for her invention 20 years ago, well before the companies came up with […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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