How to share workouts from Apple’s Activity app to other fitness services

While the Apple Watch Workout app is a really great app, you might be hesitant to use it to track your workouts if you have a long history with another ecosystem. I’ve been using Runkeeper since 2010, so I don’t want to lose all my stats and past runs. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

How to set 24-hour time on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch & Mac

Those who live outside of the United States are typically accustomed to setting clocks to 24-hour time. However, that is not the default in the U.S. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

9to5Mac Happy Hour 181: Siri’s new boss, 11-inch iPad Pro, bezel-free Apple Watch rumors

Benjamin and Zac talk 3D Touch, AirPlay and Apple TV, iTunes 12.8 and Sonos gaining AirPlay 2, John Giannandrea’s new Chief of ML and AI job, Siri changing bosses again, using Shortcuts on iOS 12, and Ming-Chi Kuo’s big report on new Macs, iPads, and Apple Watches — which was recorded hours before Apple released new MacBook Pros. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and [Read Entire Story]

Apple Expected To Release Mac mini Update This Year

Apple is expected to launch a handful of new products in the coming months. The new iPads with Face ID are at the top of the list alongside three new iPhone models. A new Apple Watch might possibly on the list as well. A well known Apple analyst now predicts that the company could release the much awaited update for the Mac mini this year as well. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities has predicted in a new research note sent to investors that the company is going to release [Read Entire Story]

Apple’s updated MacBook Pros are a long-awaited step in the right direction

It’s time to give credit where it’s due. Today’s MacBook Pro announcement, for the first time in years, made me excited again to be an Apple fan. Apple has always made great phones. The iPad is arguably the best tablet on the market. Apple Watch is, um, the best of a series of wearables without true utility outside of fitness tracking. And then there’s “Magic” accessories like the mouse, trackpad or keyboard. Each offers exceptional integration and a sort of cult love that make it hard to use [Read Entire Story]

Kuo: Apple planning 11″ iPad Pro, Mac mini update, 1.57″ & 1.78″ Apple Watch, AirPower for fall

Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities has published a new research note for investors that includes new details about what to expect with Apple’s fall hardware lineup. Adding to his previous reports about new iPhones, Kuo has shared new details and specifics about upcoming iPad Pro updates, Mac refreshes including the Mac mini, Apple Watch screen size expectations, and more. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Gallery: Visualizing an 11-inch iPad Pro and bezel-free Apple Watch Series 4

A report today from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo offered new insight into what Apple’s fall iPad and Apple Watch lineup might look like. Based on these predictions, we’ve visualized what could be in store for later this year. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

AirPower, new Apple Watches, iPad Pro and Mac mini expected this fall

Macs on Macs to upgrade through the end of the year plus bigger Apple Watch displays and updated AirPods. Plus some iPhones, who knows? The post AirPower, new Apple Watches, iPad Pro and Mac mini expected this fall appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Drug takers using Apple Watch and Fitbit to monitor heart-rate; doctors say false sense of security

The heart-rate monitor on the Apple Watch is useful for everything from tracking workouts to detecting a wide range of medical conditions, but one group of people have seemingly found another use for it: attempting to make recreational drug usage safer … more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Chirp adds GIF and video playback to the best Apple Watch Twitter app

In the wake of Twitter killing off its already abandoned watchOS app, Chirp has risen and quickly become the best Apple Watch Twitter app in terms of features. The latest version of Chirp continues to expand how you can use Twitter on the watch. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Outcast 2 adds podcast streaming and continuous playback playlists to Apple Watch

Outcast for Apple Watch debuted in January and immediately became my favorite way to listen to podcasts without my iPhone. Fast-forward to June and Apple unveiled that watchOS 5 would add Apple’s Podcasts app to Apple Watch and support third-party apps much better. While it sounds like Outcast has plans for watchOS 5 (which is currently in developer beta), Outcast 2 has shipped for everyone and includes two major features: episode streaming and playlists for continuous playback. [Read Entire Story]

9to5Toys Last Call: Apple Watch from $159, Anker Accessory Gold Box, Official iPhone X Leather Case $28, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast: https://9to5toys.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/9to5toys-daily-7-09-2018.mp3 more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Tech savvy drug users are relying on Apple Watch and Fitbit to keep them safe during cocaine binges

Apple and Fitbit both like to tout the potential health benefits of their wearable devices. For a few hundred bucks, users get access to a number of sensors that chart and track everything from blood pressure to caloric intake. For some, wearables provide much-needed encouragement to get off the couch to hit their daily fitness goals. For others, the devices act as an overpriced monitor to ensure your heart doesn’t explode after snorting your eighth line of blow. “My heart rate only gets to 150 [Read Entire Story]

9to5Mac Happy Hour 180: Colorful iPhone rumors, A12 chip leaks, Apple Watch Raise to Speak Siri

This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the five iPhone colors leak, new iPad and Mac rumors, new Geekbench results for unreleased chips, using Apple Watch Raise To Speak Siri on watchOS 5, Apple’s plan to rebuild its mapping data in Apple Maps, and Shortcuts making a sneak peek for iOS 12 beta. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast [Read Entire Story]

Apple Pay expansion continues across US, Japan, and Spain

Apple Pay continues to pick up new banks and credit unions every few weeks — and most recently new countries with Poland and Norway. These are the latest new banks and credit unions added in the US, Japan, and Spain that let you pay with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

watchOS 5 developer beta 3 for Apple Watch now available

watchOS 5 developer beta 3 for Apple Watch is now available for testing. As always, we’ll dig through the latest beta version and highlight all the changes between the previous beta and the latest beta below. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

watchOS 5 beta now includes ‘Raise To Speak’ Siri on Apple Watch without ‘Hey Siri’

‘Raise To Speak’ Siri is a new Apple Watch feature included in the watchOS 5 update that allows you to activate the voice assistant without saying ‘Hey Siri’ or pressing any buttons. Raise to Speak was first announced at WWDC in early June, but the feature didn’t appear to work when watchOS 5 beta 1 and beta 2 were first released. That’s changed for several testers in the last few days however. Here’s how to double-check you have Raise to Speak enabled [Read Entire Story]

9to5Toys Last Call: Best Buy July 4th Sale, Apple Watch Series 3 LTE $319, Belkin Valet Powerbank $73, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast: https://9to5toys.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/9to5toys-daily-7-02-2018.mp3 more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Verizon customers can score an Apple Watch Series 3 from $66 when adding a line

Best Buy offers existing Verizon Wireless customers an Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular from $66.50 shipped. There are a few details here to be aware of: you’ll need to have an active line of service with an iPhone attached, and you’ll be required to add another line during sign-up. While a bit complicated, you’re saving over $350 of the regular price in some instances. It’s a great way to pick an Apple Watch at a significant discount if you’re looking to add a [Read Entire Story]

9to5Toys Last Call: Apple Pencil $76.50, Belkin Apple Watch Gear from $10, Sonos PLAYBAR $629, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Compared: Huawei MateBook X Pro vs MacBook Pro – should Apple fans be jealous?

Compared is a series focused on showcasing products that operate in the same space as Apple hardware. These may include laptops, phones, tablets, smart watches, etc.  I recently got my hands on Huawei’s just-launched MateBook X Pro laptop. It’s a Windows-powered machine in an ultrabook form factor with a stunning 13.9-inch 3:2 minimal-bezel display. At first glance, it looks very much inspired by the MacBook, almost like a mix between the 12-inch MacBook and the MacBook Pro. How [Read Entire Story]

9to5Mac Happy Hour 179: iOS 12 public beta, AirPlay 2 speakers, and MacBook keyboard repair program

This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the risks and benefits of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave public betas, 9to5Mac’s Sonos Beam smart soundbar review, AirPlay 2 speakers, Apple’s surprise MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboard repair program, rumors about new AirPods and over-ear headphones from Apple, a possible explanation for AirPower not launching yet, Ming-Chi Kuo’s latest predictions, and the end of the Apple Watch Modern Buckle. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on iTunes and Apple’s [Read Entire Story]