watchOS

watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 4 Out, iOS 11 and tvOS 11 Betas Updated

Apple has pushed out watchOS 3.2.3 beta 4, while it has also released updates to iOS 11 and tvOS 11 betas as well. Last week, Apple released the fourth betas of iOS 10.3.3 and tvOS 10.2.2, but watchOS 3.2.3 did not make the cut, until today. Also new today, are updated versions of iOS 11...

Apple Watch Calculates VO2 Max in watchOS 4 Beta

Apple Watch will soon be calculating VO2 max measurements in watchOS 4. What is a VO2 max score? Here’s a simple explanation: VO2max stands for maximal oxygen uptake and refers to the amount of oxygen your body is capable of utilizing in one minute. It is a measure of your capacity for aerobic work and...

Apple Previews watchOS 4: More Watch Faces, Intelligence, Fitness Features

At WWDC today, Apple previewed watchOS 4, set to release this fall. The major features include new watch faces, better Siri intelligence and also more fitness features. “Apple Watch is the ultimate device for a healthy life and is now more intelligent than ever with watchOS 4,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer. “We’ve...

Google Maps, Amazon, Ebay Ditch their Apple Watch Apps

In what is a major blow for users of the Apple Watch, Google Maps, Amazon, and Ebay have all ended application support for the popular smartwatch. According to a new report from AppleInsider, Google Maps, Amazon and eBay are among the top tier apps that are no longer supporting a watchOS extension within their iOS...

watchOS 3.2 Beta 7 Out for Developers and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Beta 8

Apple has released new beta versions of watchOS and macOS for developers. New this morning is watchOS 3.2 beta 7 (14V5249a) and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 8 (16E192b). Beta 8 of macOS 10.12.4 was released last Thursday, along with iOS 10.3 beta 7. With these late stage beta releases, we should expect golden master releases...

Here’s How Apple Optimized Apple Watch For Wheelchair Users

None of the over 1,000 different models of fitness trackers currently sold online support wheelchair users, even though there are more than 2.2 million people who depend upon wheelchairs to get around every day in the U.S. alone. For the first time ever, Apple announced at its annual WWDC event earlier this month that starting in September,...

OS X 10.11.4 and watchOS 2.2 Downloads Now Available

As promised, today at the iPhone and iPad media event Apple released iOS 9.3 and tvOS 9.2 software updates. Alongside that release, the company has also released watchOS 2.2 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 to the public. WatchOS 2.2 brings Nearby in Maps to browse for places around you by category; and adds support for...

Beta 4 Releases Out for watchOS 2.2, tvOS 9.2, OS X 10.11.4 and More

As expected, after releasing iOS 9.3 beta 4 earlier this morning, other fourth betas have also been released for OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2, tvOS 9.2, Xcode 7.3 and Apple Configurator 2.2. The releases are part of Apple’s two-week cycle for developers to test betas with their apps before public releases. Early on, one...

Beta 3 Releases Out for tvOS 9.2, watchOS 2.2, OS X 10.11.4 and More

After releasing iOS 9.3 beta 3 for developers, Apple also released third betas for tvOS 9.2, watchOS 2.2, Xcode 7.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 (and OS X Server v5.1) and Apple Configurator 2.2. All of these latest releases can be downloaded via the Developer portal online, or respective over-the-air updates. No word on what’s...