Apple Watch

This is watchOS 8

At WWDC, Apple announced watchOS 8 with a new mindfulness app, improvements to the Wallet app and more. Apple has now added the ability to check where AirTags and other accessories in the Find My network are. A new mindfulness app is here which builds upon the Breathe app with new animations and other encouragements to help you focus. The fitness app now supports tai chi and pilates, sleep tracking on […]

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 […]

Apple releases watchOS 7.3.1 with a fix for Apple Watch charging issue

Apple has today released a new version of watchOS only for the Series 5 and the SE models as it addresses an issue that users have seen related to charging. A bug could have prevented some Series 5 and SE models from charging after entering the Power Reserve mode. watchOS 7.3.1 can be downloaded now by going to General > Software Update in the Apple Watch app on iPhone.

Apple launches new limited edition Watch to celebrate Black History Month

Yesterday, Apple announced that it is celebrating Black History Month with a new limited edition Apple Watch Series 6, as well as highlighting apps, artists, creators and more from black creators. The new watch has “Black Unity” engraved in on the base as well as coming with a matching sport band. A new watch face is also being added with watchOS 7.3 with has the colours of the Pan-African flag. […]

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 […]