Popular Apple Watch Twitter client Chirp adds direct message support, more

Last week, we told you about a new Twitter app for Apple Watch users called Chirp. Now, that app has seen its first major update, bringing a slew of improvements for its users as part of version 1.1. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

New lawsuit takes issue with Apple’s ‘brilliantly scratch-resistant’ Apple Watch marketing

Apple is facing a lawsuit over its marketing for the Apple Watch. While the company markets the device as “brilliantly scratch-resistant,” an Ontario man is taking issue with that as he claims the device is actually very susceptible to scratches and tarnishes… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Chirp is a new app that aims to bring full Twitter support to Apple Watch

Last year, Twitter made the controversial decision to kill its Apple Watch, leaving users in the dark for a way to browse the social network from their wrist. Now, developer Will Bishop has launched a new app called Chirp that aims to bring the Twitter experience back to Apple Watch… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Safari 12 details: Deprecating legacy extensions, Apple Watch support, more

Safari 12 on macOS 10.14 Mojave and iOS 12 includes a host of changes, such as intelligent tracking prevention improvements, automatic strong passwords, security code autofill, extension changes, and more. During a session at WWDC entitled “What’s new in Safari and WebKit,” Apple dove deeper into these improvements… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular coming to more new countries next week

Apple has announced today that it is further expanding the availability of the Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular. The company says the device will be available next week in four new countries… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple introduces new colors for iPhone 7/8/X silicone cases, Apple Watch sport bands

In addition to the Apple Watch Pride band released today, Apple has also released three new Apple Watch band colors for its sport line, as well as new colors for its silicone iPhone 8 and iPhone X cases… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Woman found guilty of distracted driving despite claiming she was checking the time on her Apple Watch

A driver is being hit with districted driving charges in Canada due to her use of Apple Watch while behind the wheel. While the driver claims she was just checking the time, a judge ruled that using Apple Watch while driving is no different than using a smartphone… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

This week’s top stories: iOS 11.4, new HomePod features, last minute WWDC rumors, more

In this week’s top stories: WWDC details ahead of next week’s keynote, Apple releases iOS 11.4 with new HomePod features, we dig up a new Apple Watch face, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest stories… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch garners mainstream adoption, service workers use it to stay connected

While Apple Watch has been gaining in mainstream popularity for a while now, a new report from Quartz today offers a deeper look at one industry where the device has specifically started to catch on. The report highlights how workers in the service industry use the device to stay connected when they wouldn’t otherwise be able to… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Nike+ Run Club becomes more personal w/ support for custom Audio Cheers

Nike is expanding the popular Audio Cheers feature in its Nike+ Run Club application on iOS and Apple Watch. While the feature originally launched back in October, it has now been expanded to support custom audio cheers.. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Jony Ive opens up about Apple Watch origin and the watch he ‘admires most’ in Hodinkee interview

Apple’s top designer Jony Ive is featured in watch magazine Hodinkee this month to talk about the origins of the Apple Watch, his long-time friend and design partner Marc Newson, the future of Apple, and more. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch again credited with saving a life as it leads New York man to discover erupted ulcer

Time and time again, Apple Watch has been credited with warning users of severe health problems. Now, a new story out of New York shows yet another case where a person’s Apple Watch was first to tell them to seek medical attention… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

This week’s top stories: iPhone SE 2 rumors, sleep tracking with Apple Watch, macOS 10.14 dark mode, more

In this week’s top stories: iPhone SE 2 rumors, Apple releases iOS 11.4 beta 2, mapping Apple’s various shades of space gray, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest stories… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple begins 3-year repair program for Apple Watch Series 2 devices w/ expanded batteries

Apple Stores and Authorized Service Providers are now servicing Apple Watch Series 2 models with swollen batteries or that won’t power on. The new service program began yesterday, according to a leaked internal document… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple hit with patent infringement lawsuit over the Apple Watch’s heart rate technology

As detailed in a new report from Axios, Apple is facing a lawsuit from Michigan-based Omni MedSci over the Apple Watch. The company, a technology started focused on “near-infrared and mid-infrared broadband lasers,” alleges that the heart rate technology in the Apple Watch infringe on its patent… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

This week’s top stories: Apple’s education event & iOS 11.3, new Apple Watch design this year, a gold iPhone X, more

In this week’s top stories: Apple unveils a new iPad and new software at its education event, the public release of iOS 11.3, rumors of a new iPhone X color and a new Apple Watch design, and more. Read below for all of this week’s top stories… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

This week’s top stories: Apple’s March event, sleep tracking with Apple Watch, and more

In this week’s top stories: Sleep tracking with Apple Watch, expectations for Apple’s March event, WWDC wallpapers, the forgotten history of obscure Apple accessories, and much more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest stories… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Bloomberg: Apple secretly building its own MicroLED screens for future devices, starting with Apple Watch

A new report from Bloomberg this evening says that Apple is “designing and producing its own device displays,” which is a first for the company. Citing people familiar with the situation, the report explains that Apple using a secret manufacturing facility near its headquarters in California… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

HeartMonitor Apple Watch app lets you continuously track heart rate without workouts

Developer Zach Simone has today unveiled a new iPhone and Apple Watch app that tracks heart rate without activating a traditional Workout. The app, called HeartMonitor, allows you to continuously track your heart rate during so-called “sessions” of activity, while the accompanying iPhone app makes that heart rate data easy to monitor… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

The best charging docks and stands for Apple Watch

The Apple Watch features a unique magnetic charging puck that, on its own, can be a bit cumbersome to manage. However, a variety of third-party docks and stands exist that can make Apple Watch charging as seamless as possible, with the same inductive charging puck. Read on for the best Apple Watch docks and stands… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

This week’s top stories: A notch-free iPhone, Apple Watch healthcare perks, new iPad Pros at WWDC, more

In this week’s top stories: Rumors suggest a cheaper HomePod and MacBook Air, new iPads at WWDC, and a notch-free iPhone in 2019. Furthermore, new healthcare perks for Apple Watch wearers, iPhone 6s battery testing, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple’s AirPower said to be released next month, pricing info still unclear

Alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone X last September, Apple showcased its wireless charging accessory called AirPower. The charging mat will allow Apple users to charge their iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch on the same surface. At the time, Apple teased a 2018 debut, and now it looks like we’re inching closer to that release…. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]