watchOS

This watchOS 9 Concept Imagines App Folders, Grid View, and More [VIDEO]

Apple is expected to unveil watchOS 9 at WWDC 2022 later in the year, and a new concept video from designer Andrea Copellino imagines what the next iteration of Apple's Operating System for wearables could (and should) look like (via iMore). While 2021's watchOS 8 focused primarily on connectivity and mindfulness features, Copellino hopes that its...

You Can Now Download macOS 12.2.1 and watchOS 8.4.2

Along with the releases of iOS 15.3.1 and iPadOS 15.3.1 on Thursday, Apple also released macOS Monterey 12.2.1 and watchOS 8.4.2 for download. MacOS Monterey 12.2.1 fixes a Bluetooth bug that was causing battery drain, while watchOS 8.4.2 says it includes “security updates and bug fixes for your Apple Watch." You can update your Mac...

Apple Releases watchOS 8.4.1 for Apple Watch Series 4 and Later

After releasing watchOS 8.4 last week alongside iOS 15.3 and more. Fast forward six days later and now we have a watchOS 8.4.1 update, only for Series 4 and later. According to Apple, this release contains unnamed “bug fixes”. The watchOS 8.4.1 update is listed on Apple’s security updates page, but there are no published Common...

watchOS 8.1.1 Download Released for Apple Watch

Apple has released watchOS 8.1.1 on Thursday morning. The download comes after iOS 15.1.1 was released for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 yesterday. You can update your Apple Watch by opening the Watch app, then going to General > Software Update. No word on what’s exactly new, but stay tuned. We’re not seeing the download...

You Can Now Download watchOS 7.6.2 and macOS Big Sur 11.6

After releasing iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch this morning, Apple has also made watchOS 7.6.2 for older Apple Watches and also macOS Big Sur 11.6. These releases come ahead of Apple's 'California Streaming' special event set for Tuesday, September 14, where the company is expected to announce its iPhone...

watchOS 7.6.1 Download Now Available for Apple Watch [Update]

Apple has released watchOS 7.6.1 (build 18U70) for download for Apple Watch users. You can download and install watchOS 7.6.1 by launching the Watch app on your iPhone, then going to General > Software Update. You will need to have iOS 14.7.1 installed first, which was released on Monday. The update is still propagating in...

New Apple Watch Apps Discovered Ahead of WWDC21

According to MacRumors, Apple is preparing to launch a new 'Mind' app, along with standalone 'Tips' and 'Contacts' apps for the Apple Watch, presumably at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) that starts Monday, June 7. The information comes from developer Khaos Tian (@KhaosT), who spotted updates to the App Store manifest that included three new app...

Apple Watch Prototype Shows Early watchOS Software, Design

Photos showing off what appears to be a disguised Apple Watch prototype that's powered by pre-released watchOS software were posted on Twitter yesterday. According to 9to5Mac, photographs of an Apple Watch prototype inside a safety case have surfaced, displaying a pre-watchOS software program and a "Lisa Tester" app that exhibits how the completed springboard would...

watchOS 7.1 Beta 4 Download Released for Developers

Apple has released watchOS 7.1 beta 4 for developers this afternoon, bringing the Apple Watch software to the same fourth beta as earlier releases this week of iOS, iPadOS and tvOS. The Apple developer portal now has watchOS 7.1 beta 4 available, showing two versions: 18R5585a and 18R5586a. No word on what’s new, but stay...

Apple Releases watchOS 7.0.2 Download: What’s New

Apple has released watchOS 7.0.2 for download, debuting some bug fixes. Here’s what’s new in this update, available now over-the-air: Fixes an issue that could cause battery life to drain more quickly Fixes an issue that prevented some users from accessing the ECG app in regions where it’s available You can download watchOS 7.0.2 right...