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How to pair Bluetooth earphones to the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is one of the best fitness trackers out there. Even if you're not interested in the heath-related features, this wearable still can do a lot more than just that. For example, if your iPhone runs out of battery, you can still independently use your Apple Watch to listen to Spotify or Apple Music....

Why Jony Ive allegedly parted ways with Apple

Apple has had an impressive run since Tim Cook became CEO. The company has reached new heights, selling more iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watches year-over-year. The company has done what many thought was impossible - continue to grow. But at what cost? A new report details a day that would mark the end of an era...

Apple Watch Series 8 could feature body temperature monitoring

The Apple Watch is generally regarded as the best smartwatch option if you own an iOS device. Despite the Apple Watch Series 7 only being out for six months, rumors have been swirling since early 2022 about its successor, the Apple Watch Series 8. There have been reports that Apple would be focusing more on...

WWDC22 Wishlist: Features we want to see Apple introduce in iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS 13

The Worldwide Developers Conference  -- our favorite time of the year -- is inching closer! For many of us, it's more exciting than the actual iPhone event. Apple will be holding the main WWDC22 keynote on June 6. There's plenty to expect from this event and even more to wish for. The company will most...

Wristcam makes video calls a reality on your Apple Watch

If you own a Wristcam, you'll be happy to know that you can now make video calls from your Apple Watch. Unfortunately, this operation isn't performed using FaceTime. Instead, you'll have to rely on the Wristcam app, which means both parties will need to have the app installed in order to perform a video call....

How to download Spotify music onto your Apple Watch

Music is an important element of our daily lives. Whether we're going through unbearable heartbreaks never experienced before, celebrating moments of joy, or just winding down -- there's a music track that matches this particular mood. More notably, we tend to listen to energetic songs when we're exercising or commuting. Apple Music supports downloading tracks...

watchOS 9 to bring redesigned watch faces, Blood Pressure feature delayed until 2024

The Apple Watch is one of the best wearables currently available on the market. Whether you're interested in its fitness features or other handy ones that aren't health-related, it's a device that truly packs a lot of technologies in its tiny chassis. However, for the past few years, watchOS updates haven't been very interesting --...

Apple Watch Series 7 users report slower charging speeds following watchOS 8.5 update

Apple recently released watchOS 8.5 along with iOS 15.4 and macOS Monterey 12.3. These updates introduce some significant changes, bringing new emoji, Universal Control support on compatible devices, and much more. Alongside these exciting features, watchOS 8.5 introduces a nasty surprise that is affecting particular watch users. According to increasing online reports, the watchOS 8.5...

The Apple Watch Series 3 might not get watchOS 9 despite still being on sale

The Cupertino tech giant released the Apple Watch Series 3 back in September 2017. Almost five years later, the company is still selling this wearable, despite its outdated internals. This becomes especially problematic when users update to the latest watchOS 8. Considering the operating system is designed for newer watches with faster processors and larger...

How to restore your bricked Apple Watch using your iPhone

Apple has finally released iOS 15.4 and watchOS 8.5 to the public -- following weeks of beta testing. These major updates bring plenty of new features and improvements, such as the Unicode 14.0 emoji. Notably, though, they allow Apple Watch users to restore their bricked devices with just an iPhone. Prior to this change, users...

iOS 15.4 and watchOS 8.5 make restoring an Apple Watch at home possible

For the longest time, one of the frustrations Apple Watch users had to go through is restoring their bricked devices. While bricking doesn't happen very often, those who face it would need to visit an Apple repair center to get the watch restored. This had been particularly problematic for those who live in regions with...

How to automatically unlock your Apple Watch with your iPhone

One of the many reasons people invest in Apple products is how tightly connected they are. When you buy an iPhone or an Apple Watch, you know that these devices will communicate with your Mac on a system level. This solid ecosystem allows users to seamlessly transfer data and hand off tasks between their iDevices....