How to Enable and Disable Automatic Workout Detection in watchOS 5

Apple's watchOS 5 update includes a new automatic workout detection feature, which is designed to make sure you never miss out on getting credit for one of your workouts. Automatic workout detection is a setting that's enabled by default once you upgrade to watchOS 5, but if you don't want the feature, it can be turned off using the Apple Watch app on the iPhone or on the Apple Watch itself. Enabling/Disabling Automatic Workouts on Apple Watch Open the Settings app on Apple Watch. [Read Entire Story]

How to Use the Siri Raise to Speak Feature in watchOS 5

Apple's watchOS 5 update includes a new Siri feature that eliminates the need to say "Hey Siri" or push the Digital Crown to activate the personal assistant. Instead, you can raise your wrist and speak right to Siri, with the Apple Watch able to detect your movements and your desire to relay a Siri command. It's simple to enable, and it works well once you know a few tricks. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Enabling Raise to Speak Open the Settings app. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Releases New watchOS 4.3.2 Software for Apple Watch

Apple today released watchOS 4.3.2, a small update to the watchOS 4 operating system that runs on the Apple Watch. watchOS 4.3.2 comes more than one month after the release of watchOS 4.3.1, a minor update. watchOS 4.3.2 can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software Update. To install the new software, the Apple Watch needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it needs to be placed on a charger, and it needs to be in range of the [Read Entire Story]

Apple Releases Third Beta of New watchOS 5 Operating System to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update to developers, two weeks after releasing the second beta and a month after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference. watchOS 5 is the newest version of the software that runs on the Apple Watch. To install the beta, you'll need the proper configuration profile, which can be obtained through the Apple Developer Center. Once the profile is in place, the watchOS 5 beta can be downloaded using the dedicated [Read Entire Story]

How to Rearrange the Control Center in watchOS 5

In watchOS 5, you can rearrange the Control Center to put the Control Center features that you use at the top, so they're quicker to access when you swipe up on your Apple Watch. Unfortunately, there's no way to remove features you don't often use, but you can bury those less desirable options at the bottom of the menu. Bring up the Control Center by swiping upwards on the Apple Watch's display from the watch face. Scroll down to the bottom. Select "Edit." While the Control [Read Entire Story]

How to Divide Your Apple Watch Workouts into Segments

Using the Segments feature in the Apple Watch Workout app is a great way to track changes in exercise intensity over the course of a workout. It can also help you find out which activities in a mixed session push your body the most. If your regular running route includes a hilly section, for example, using segments to indicate where it begins and/or ends lets you review how much time it takes to complete compared to the rest of your workout. Or maybe you use your Apple Watch to track gym [Read Entire Story]

Kuo Details 2018, 2019 iPhones, Expects Cheaper MacBook Air, Face ID iPads, and Larger-Screen Apple Watches Later This Year

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who now works at research firm TF International Securities, has issued a new research note today with a wealth of information about Apple's upcoming products and the company's overall outlook. Highlights from the research note, obtained by MacRumors:Kuo believes 2019 iPhones will have "marked innovations," but notes it could take until September or October of this year at the earliest until the exact designs and features become clearer. Nevertheless, among new [Read Entire Story]

How to Use Walkie-Talkie in watchOS 5

Apple's watchOS 5 update, coming this fall to all Apple Watch models with the exception of the original Apple Watch, introduces a fun new feature that mimics old school walkie talkies. With Walkie-Talkie, you can connect to your friends and family and have push-to-talk conversations right on your wrist. The video below demonstrates Walkie-Talkie in action, while the post explains the steps to set it up and use it. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Turning on [Read Entire Story]

Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 4.3.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.3.2 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the second watchOS 4.3.2 beta and a month after releasing watchOS 4.3.1, a minor bug fix update that addressed a startup issue. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS beta can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software update. To install the update, the Apple [Read Entire Story]

Apple drops Modern Buckle watch band from US stores

When the Apple Watch was first introduced in 2015, it featured several fancy watch band options, like the magnet-based Milanese Loop, or the Modern Buckle, which resembled a traditional buckle-style band but actually used a clasp to close. It appears Apple has unceremoniously killed off the latter, however, as the Modern Buckle has been removed from online stores in the … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Just Ruined Its Most Expensive Apple Watch

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Apple Releases Second Beta of New watchOS 5 Operating System to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update, two weeks after releasing the first beta following the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote and one week after releasing an updated watchOS 5 beta 1 with a bug fix. watchOS 5 is the newest version of the software that runs on the Apple Watch. To install the beta, you'll need the proper configuration profile, which can be obtained through the Apple Developer Center. Once the profile is in place, the watchOS 5 beta can [Read Entire Story]

watchOS 5 Beta 2 Includes Functional Walkie-Talkie App

In the first watchOS 5 beta, the Walkie-Talkie app, which is one of the key new features in the update, was unavailable and said only "Coming Soon," but in the second watchOS 5 beta, the Walkie-Talkie feature is available. When you launch the Walkie-Talkie app after installing the second beta update, you'll be able to scroll through your contacts and choose a person to connect to. The person on the receiving end of your Walkie-Talkie message will hear their Apple Watch beep and then they'll [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch replaces student ID cards for Alabama students

The University of Alabama has embraced the Apple Watch in a big way: students who own one can use it to replace their student ID card, at least in certain circumstances. The university announced the new change this week, explaining that users can use Apple Watch to access dorms, buy dinner, enter the library, and more. The new support is … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Hands-On With All the New Features in watchOS 5

watchOS 5, the operating system that runs on the Apple Watch, was introduced last week alongside iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. The update doesn't include design changes or new watch faces, but it does introduce some fun new features that make the Apple Watch more useful than ever, like Walkie-Talkie. We went hands-on with the new watchOS 5 update in our latest YouTube video to give MacRumors readers an idea of what to expect from the software when it launches this fall. Subscribe to the [Read Entire Story]

Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 4.3.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.3.2 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the first watchOS 4.3.2 beta and two weeks after releasing watchOS 4.3.1, a minor bug fix update that addressed a startup issue. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS beta can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software update. To install the update, the Apple [Read Entire Story]

Patent Applications Reveal Apple’s Research Into 3D Chip Packaging

Apple's persistent quest for better performance, longer battery life, and slimmer form factors appears to be driving its research into advanced chip packaging technologies. So-called "2.5D" and "3D" packaging methods stand to offer significant gains in all of these areas by increasing memory bandwidth, reducing power consumption, and freeing up space for higher-capacity batteries. Apple has been an aggressive adopter of new device packaging methods, mostly thanks to integrated fan-out (InFO) [Read Entire Story]

Apple Releases Updated Beta of New watchOS 5 Operating System to Developers

Apple this morning seeded an updated beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update, one week after releasing the first beta after the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote. watchOS 5 is the newest version of the software that runs on the Apple Watch. To install the beta, you'll need the proper configuration profile, which can be obtained through the Apple Developer Center. Once the profile is in place, the watchOS 5 beta can be downloaded using the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by [Read Entire Story]

Defective Apple Watches Brings A Class Action Lawsuit

A Colorado man filed a $5 million class-action lawsuit stating Apple knew the Apple Watch was defective at or before the time it started selling to the public. The heat is on Apple once again, this time regarding a class action lawsuit on defective Apple Watches, the plaintiff Kenneth Sciacca claims all Apple Watches contain the same defect, which causes the screens on the Watch to crack, shatter, or detach from the body of the Watch, this sometimes can happen as early as a few days after [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch getting Taptic-enabled buttons

The buttons would become like the iPhone's home button: a digital button that would vibrate the watch to let you know you pressed it. The post Apple Watch getting Taptic-enabled buttons appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Next-gen Apple Watch to reportedly ditch physical buttons

Apple is reportedly making some physical changes to its Apple Watch design sometime in the next year. The wrist wearable's existing button and digital crown could be tweaked as soon as this fall, according to "a source with direct knowledge of Apple's plans" speaking to Fast Company. In place of clicking buttons, the next-gen Apple Watch will use touch-sensitive pads designed to pick up on finger movements. SEE ALSO: Turn yourself into an emoji with Apple's Memoji The move would mirror Apple's [Read Entire Story]

At WWDC, watchOS 5 paves way to Apple smart glasses

Apple’s message at WWDC 2018 that we’re too attached to our iPhone seems, for a company the fortunes of which are so closely tied to its smartphone, a strange one. From iOS 12’s Screen Time tattling on the apps you’re most addicted to, to watchOS 5’s increasing independence, you’d almost think Apple was having a change of heart after a … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]