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The Apple Watch is praised for fitness, but it can do a lot more than that

When someone says Apple Watch, the first thing that comes to the minds of a lot of people is fitness. And this makes total sense, considering Apple mostly markets the health features of the watch. However, there's a lot more to this smartwatch than just tracking your activity, workouts, and the data revolving around them....

A complete guide to Apple Subscription Services: Pricing, Availability, and more

Apple has a long history when it comes to online services -- both free and paid ones. Over time, some were discontinued, while others have evolved into upgraded versions that better serve the modern world and suit users' needs. One of the most known services today is iCloud. It allows users to store up to...

The Apple Watch SE gets a $60 discount, the biggest this year

The Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) is one of the few fitness trackers out there that are both feature-rich and affordable. This watch is just over one year old and runs the latest watchOS 8. When it comes to its hardware, this compact tracker includes most of the features Apple Watches are known for. You're...

Apple has released watchOS 8.1.1 with bug fixes for the Series 7

Last month, Apple released watchOS 8.1 to the public, which brought Fitness+ SharePlay support. The company has been beta testing watchOS 8.3 with developers and public testers. However, the update seemingly doesn't add any new major features. Meanwhile, the Cupertino giant has released watchOS 8.1.1 to Apple Watch Series 7 models exclusively. This update fixes...

iOS 15.0.2 released, fixes bug that secretly deleted user photos, and more

About two weeks ago, an iOS 15 bug that secretly deletes users' photos was brought up on online platforms. Apple has finally patched this bug in the latest iOS 15.0.2 update. It is currently available to all users worldwide, assuming their devices support iOS 15. This release also fixes other bugs that users have been...

iOS 15.1 Beta allows users to get rid of annoying Apple Watch and Apple TV keyboard notifications again

If you're an Apple Watch or Apple TV user, then you probably know about the infamous keyboard notification. It is true that this notification is helpful, but it also would pop-up in a spammy manner at times, especially when someone else at home is using the Apple TV. On iOS 14 and earlier, there has...

Here’s what to expect from Apple’s September Event

Yesterday, Apple finally sent out invitations to its Special Event, which will take place virtually on September 14th. While we already had a fair idea of what Apple will announce at the event, some new information has now surfaced online. It confirms our speculations about the iPhone 13 lineup, Apple AirPods 3, and Apple Watch...

Apple sends out invitations to its Special Event

The wait is finally over — Apple has sent out invitations to members of the press for its upcoming Special Event. As we have anticipated, it will be held next week, on Tuesday, September 14th, at 10:00AM PDT, three months after WWDC21. We are almost certain that the iPhone 13 lineup and redesigned Apple Watch...

WatchOS 8 Developer Beta 1 Hands-on: Better Health Tracking, New Watch Faces, Improved Accessibility, and more!

Apple, in its annual WWDC keynote, announced updates to all of its software platforms including iOS 15, iPad OS 15, macOS Monterey, and of course, watchOS 8. Just as with every major update that Apple announces, there are some notable changes and new features that have been added along with some minor improvements to some...

These Apple devices are eligible for iOS 15, macOS Monterey, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8

Today was a big day in the world of Apple news. At its annual WWDC 2021 developer conference, Apple unveiled new versions of its operating systems for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. The latest versions of each are iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8, and the first developer preview beta...

Here are the new features Apple is adding to watchOS 8 for the Apple Watch

Apple today announced watchOS 8 at its WWDC 2021 event, with a ton of new health and fitness features in tow. The update will make the Apple Watch more mindful of your health and also more customizable. First, Apple is adding support for digital car keys on the Apple Watch series 6. Thanks to Ultra Wideband...

Wondering how to watch WWDC 2021 virtual keynote on iOS 15, macOS 12, and other Apple stuff? Here’s how!

Apple is hosting its annual WWDC developers conference virtually for the second year in a row. While the giant hosts many events throughout the year, WWDC is where we see most of the announcements about software improvements coming to different operating systems by Apple. At this year's event, Apple will be announcing key changes coming...