Apple Watch

Popular Sleep Cycle iPhone App Expands to Apple Watch With 'Snore Stopper' and Haptic Wake Up Features

Sleep Cycle, a popular and highly downloaded alarm clock and sleep tracking app available for the iPhone, today announced a new Apple Watch app that introduces more features for an even better waking up experience. With the Sleep Cycle for Apple Watch, Sleep Cycle users can enable “snore stopper” and silent wake up options. Sleep …

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Apple Now Offering Free Repairs of 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 Models With Swollen Batteries

Apple will repair select Apple Watch Series 2 models that do not power on or have a swollen battery free of charge as part of a new service policy. An original Apple Watch with an expanded battery via Apple Support Communities “Apple has determined that under certain conditions, some Apple Watch Series 2 devices may …

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How to Specify Your Activity Type in the Apple Watch Workout App

When you open the Apple Watch Workout app, the main screen by default offers you 10 quick-start workout types that you can use to track your exercise. These include Walking, Running, Cycling, Elliptical, Rower, Stair stepper, HIIT, Swimming, and Wheelchair. If you want to track a more specialized activity that isn’t covered by these types, …

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How to Set Up Mail VIP Contacts in macOS, iOS 11, and iCloud Mail

In Apple Mail, finding email messages from certain contacts can be made easier by giving them a “VIP” status. Short for Very Important Person, VIPs are identified in your inbox by a star next to the person’s name in any messages you receive from them. Messages from the same VIP are also displayed in their …

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Apple Employees Begin Receiving Rewards for 'Close Your Rings' Internal Challenge

In February, Apple updated its website with a new section explaining the advantages of closing the Apple Watch’s three Activity rings. At the same time, the company kicked off an internal challenge for its employees that tasked them with closing their Move, Exercise, and Stand rings every day for the entire month. Images via Reddit …

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Apple Working With TSMC to Develop MicroLED Panels for Future Apple Watch and Augmented Reality Wearable Device

Apple has plans in place to develop MicroLED panels for both small-size and large-size devices, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) providing support for producing smaller form factor applications, which could include future Apple Watch models and AR wearables, according to DigiTimes senior analyst Luke Lin. Apple is working with TSMC to develop micro LED …

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Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 4.3.1 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.3.1 update to developers, a little under one week after releasing watchOS 4.3, a major update that introduced portrait Nightstand mode and iPhone music controls on Apple Watch. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS beta …

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Apple Releases watchOS 4.3 With Portrait Nightstand Mode and iPhone Music Controls

Apple today released watchOS 4.3, the third major update to the watchOS 4 operating system that runs on the Apple Watch. watchOS 4.3 comes more than three months after the release of watchOS 4.2, the last major update that brought Apple Pay Cash. watchOS 4.3 can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on …

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Apple Watch Series 3 With LTE to Expand to Thailand on April 5

The Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE is still available in a limited number of countries, even months after its launch, as Apple works to establish connectivity deals with various carriers. Starting on April 5, customers in Thailand will be able to purchase an LTE Apple Watch Series 3 model through TrueMoveH, according to Apple’s …

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Quick Takes: There Will Be iOS 11.4, Apple Watch Trade-Up Program Expands, and More

In addition to our standalone articles covering the latest news and rumors at MacRumors, this Quick Takes column provides a bite-sized recap of other headlines about Apple and its competitors on weekdays. Today’s edition of Quick Takes focuses on tidbits from Apple’s education-themed event at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago today. For …

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Apple Watch Series 4 to Feature Redesign, Longer Battery Life and 15% Larger Display

Apple Watch Series 4 models set to be released this fall will feature a new design and a display that’s 15 percent larger, according to predictions shared by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a new note that was sent out to investors this morning (via 9to5Mac). In addition to a new design with larger …

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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 4.3 to Developers With Portrait Nightstand Mode, iPhone Music Controls

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.3 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the third beta and a little over two weeks after releasing watchOS 4.2.3, a minor update focusing on bug fixes. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS beta …

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International Women's Day Activity Challenge Requires Apple Watch Owners to Double Their Move Rings

Apple has debuted a new Activity Challenge for Apple Watch wearers today, this one focused on celebrating International Women’s Day. To complete the challenge and earn the achievement, you’ll have to double your Move ring on March 8, the day that commemorates the movement for women’s rights around the world. The award for completing the …

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Quick Takes: Apple Hires a Latin TV Head, New Owner of Reserve Strap Plans to Sue Apple, and More

In addition to our standalone articles covering the latest Apple news and rumors at MacRumors, this Quick Takes column provides a bite-sized recap of other headlines about Apple and its competitors on weekdays. Friday, March 2 Apple announces hiring of Sony TV’s AngĂ©lica Guerra as Head of Latin American Programming: Guerra oversaw Sony Picture Television’s …

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