Tag: Apple Watch

Apple releases watchOS 7.6 for Apple Watch

Today, Apple has released watchOS 7.6 for compatible devices, for Apple Watch Series 3 or later. This update is fairly small, adding support for the ECG app and the irregular heart rhythm notification to a lot of new places, Apple says to 30 new regions. The new update can be installed now by going to the iPhone app for Apple Watch then General > Software Update.

Shipments of Apple Watch were up by 19% in 2020

According to a recent report, shipments of the Apple Watch were up by 19% in 2020, when compared to the year before. Apple shifted 28.4 million in 2019 and 33.9 million in 2020. Most other companies offering smart watches actually saw decline in shipments except from Huawei. “Impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, global smartwatch shipments in Q4 2020 saw a slight YoY decrease to book an almost flat 2020, according […]

ECG on Apple Watch now approved in Australia

The Apple Watch has now been approved for ECG use in Australia this week by the government meaning all Apple Watch users, who have Series 4 or later will soon have access to the ECG feature once Apple releases it. The ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4, Series 5 and Series 6 can run an electrocardiogram which looks at the timing of the heartbeat, the Apple Watch spits out […]

Spotify now works on the Apple Watch, without a phone required

The Apple Watch has been out for over five years now and Spotify has only just added support for the ability to download podcasts and music to the watch to use when untethered from an iPhone. Something Apple Music and Apple Podcasts has been able to do for ages. Spotify spoke to Engadget and said: “We’re focused on developing experiences that enable users to listen to Spotify wherever and whenever […]

Apple releases watchOS 7.0.3 for Series 3 only to fix random restarting issue

Apple released watchOS 7.0 last month and a number of people have been having issues on the oldest Apple Watch model the updates supports, the Series 3 which was introduced in 2017, a year before the redesigned Series 4 launched and the Series 3 is also still sold by Apple, at £199 / $199. The issues people have been having is that it would randomly reboot and unexpected times and […]

Apple Watch Series 6 vs Apple Watch SE – which one to get?

Last week, Apple launched the new Apple Watch Series 6 and a new lower cost option with the Apple Watch SE. Both were made available on Friday 18th with the Series 6 starting at £379/$399 and the SE at £269/$279, but deciding between may be a bit confusing as they both look identical, apart from some minor differences on the back related to the heart sensors. First of all we’ll […]

New Apple Watch Series 6 now available

Earlier this week on Tuesday, Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch Series 6, which now comes in blue, PRODUCT(RED) aluminium and has a blood oxygen sensor. We covered the full release on Tuesday. And while this week you could order the Apple Watch Series 6, starting today it is now available fully. Apple Watch Series 6 starts at £379 for the aluminium model and comes in Blue, PRODUCT(RED), Gold, Silver […]

New Apple Watch SE is available now

Earlier this week, along side the Apple Watch Series 6 – Apple debuted the Apple Watch SE, a watch which is on the service very similar to the Series 6 in terms the design but has some features missing in order to meet that price point. Series 6 starts at £369 and the SE starts at £269. Apple has removed the always on display, it has the S5 chip from […]

Apple releases watchOS 7 for Apple Watch

Yesterday, Apple has released watchOS 7 for the Apple Watch Series 3 and later, bringing sleep tracking, hand washing detection, new watch faces, family setup, more workouts and much more. We covered all the new features in depth back in June after WWDC. Can my watch run watchOS 7? watchOS 7 runs on the Apple Watch Series 3 and later, so if you happen to have an older Series 2 […]

Apple introduces new Apple Watch Series 6

Today at its ‘Time Flies’ event Apple has introduced the brand new Apple Watch Series 6, with new colour options, new SoC with the S6 chip as well as a new health sensor. The Series 6 shares the same design as the Series 5 from last year and the Series 4 from 2018, we have the stretched out display to the corners with minimal bezels but this year we have […]