Apple Watch

Apple Watch to Get New Faces in watchOS 9 and Banner Notifications

Apple has introduced new watchOS 9 features, including four new watch faces, including a lunar calendar watch face, as announced at WWDC. Also coming is a new Siri layout plus also notification banners for messages, which now resemble iPhone. Also coming is a new running metrics in the Workout app, allowing you to set up...

Apple Gets FDA Approval for New Apple Watch ECG Feature Ahead of WWDC

According to a report from MyHealthyApple, Apple has received FDA 510(k) approval for a new Apple Watch feature designed to keep track of a user's Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) history. Judging by the approval filing, the feature will allow users to check their AFib history on demand. Atrial Fibrillation is when the heart beats at an irregular...

Apple Watch ECG App Being Tested with Juvenile Cancer Patients

The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) in Australia is starting a new study this week to validate the Apple Watch's ECG functionality for use in the care of children during and after cancer therapy — reports MyHealthyApple. Apple introduced electrocardiogram (ECG) technology with the Apple Watch Series 4 back in 2018. Apple wasn't able to...

2022 Apple Watch Pride Edition Bands Canadian Pricing at $59

[caption id="attachment_374186" align="aligncenter" width="1306"] Image: Apple[/caption] Apple on Tuesday announced a new set of "Pride Edition" Apple Watch bands and watch faces to celebrate Pride month in June, as the company has done in years past. "The Apple Watch Pride Edition bands and watch faces illustrate the ways in which the company stands with, supports,...

Apple Watch Series 8 May Feature Flat Display, Claims Leaker [VIDEO]

[caption id="attachment_373870" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Image: FrontPageTech[/caption] According to leaker Jon Prosser of the YouTube channel Front Page Tech, the Apple Watch Series 8 will apparently include a flat display instead of the curved screens we've seen on models so far. Apple was originally expected to swap curved edges for a flat display with last year's...

Reddit User Creates Nintendo Switch-Inspired Apple Watch Charging Dock

A Reddit user has created a cute, yet accurate Apple Watch charging dock with a design inspired by the Nintendo Switch. First seen by Creative Bloq, Reddit user u/SPACE-DRAGON772 shared a short video of the charger in action. The user 3D printed the original concept and shared it on the r/3Dprinting subreddit. The dock features...

2022 Apple Watch Features Leak: Blood Pressure Monitor Delayed and More

Apple Watches won't be getting a blood pressure monitor until at least 2024, reads a new report. According to Bloomberg, the Apple Watch's long-rumoured updated sensor and software are designed to determine if you have high blood pressure, but apparently struggled to give accurate readings during testing. "The company has teams working on an updated sensor and...

How to Use WhatsApp On Your Apple Watch

WhatsApp may not be officially available for the Apple Watch, but you can still bring the popular messaging platform to your Apple wearable with WristChat (via 9to5Mac). WristChat is an Apple Watch app designed by indie developer Adam Foot that uses the WhatsApp Web API to bring WhatsApp access to your wrist. WristChat lets users access their WhatsApp conversations...

Apple Watch Series 3 Rumoured to Be Discontinued in 2022: Kuo

After being on the market for nearly five years, the Apple Watch Series 3 is rumoured to be discontinued later this year. According to a Monday tweet from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities, the Series 3 will meet its end of life in the fall because it may not meet the requirements of...

How to Restore an Apple Watch with iPhone in iOS 15.4 and watchOS 8.5

With iOS 15.4 and watchOS 8.5, it’s now possible to restore a ‘bricked’ Apple Watch using an iPhone yourself, instead of sending it into Apple. After installing the latest iOS and watchOS updates, when you bring your Apple Watch—showing an exclamation point on the display—next to your iPhone, a pop-up message will indicate “Recover Apple […]