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By scottkleinberg | The biggest. The best. The ultimate Apple Watch Flipboard magazine. Tips, tricks, apps, reviews, troubleshooting and more.

One of Apple's Hottest Apps Pays You to Work Out

Rewards include workout gear and classes<p>In case you needed more incentive to stick to your New Year’s resolution to work out more, there’s an app …

Apps

Dock your Apple Watch on Twelve South’s chrome Forte Stand for $50 shipped

Twelve South via Amazon offers its Twelve South Forte Apple Watch Stand for <b>$49.99 shipped</b>. Regularly $60 at retailers like B&H, this is the best offer that we’ve seen. This chrome dock supports portrait or Nightstand Mode, along with any generation of Apple Watch. Twelve South products are amongst …

Smartwatches

How to add specialised activities to your Workout app

I’m probably not tipping you off on a secret talking about the new sport categories and icons Apple added to the workout app in the early autumn of …

iOS

watchOS 5: A Relatively Modest Proposal

Smartwatches

Apple Won 44 Patents today covering Heart Rate Monitoring Technology in Apple Watch and more

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 44 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we …

Patents

How to Quickly Set a Photo as a Watch Face on Your Apple Watch

If you’re like me, you occasionally see a photo on Twitter that you realize would look great as a watch face on your Apple Watch. Did you know you …

Smartwatches

Apple GymKit: what you need to know

The Apple Watch is now a decent all-round fitness watch. There we said it. It’s workout skills have improved considerably since the first generation …

Smartwatches

Apple watchOS 5: what we want to see

We’ve had a few months to get to grips with watchOS 4 and now we’re hungry for more. Good as Apple’s latest smartwatch operating system is there’s …

Smartwatches

Still Time to Accept the Apple Watch New Year's Activity Challenge

First announced in December, the activity challenge is for all Apple Watch owners, regardless of location.<p>To earn the achievement, you must close all …

Apple Pay Progress: Gas pumps, ATMs, person-to-person, more

Apple Pay in the United States has gradually become more of a wallet replacement now more than ever. My experience with Apple’s mobile payment service has dramatically improved in the last year thanks to new features and greater adoption…<p>Apple Pay in apps and on the web is absolutely the best way …

Banking

Finally, a charging stand that doesn’t cost almost as much as the Apple Watch itself

Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>There are all manner of charging stands for the Apple Watch on the market. Some of them are metal, some leather, some are very …

Smartwatches

The Vikings game was so crazy, Apple Watches told fans they might be having heart attacks

The ending to yesterday’s Vikings and Saints game was beyond thrilling and nothing short of an emotional roller coaster. The last few minutes of the …

Apple Watch

Tip of the Day: Handing off phone calls to Apple Watch

If you have an Apple Watch, you already know that incoming phone calls and FaceTime calls will ring on your watch alongside your iPhone, so you can …

Apple Watch

Apple Health data used as evidence in murder trial

Data from the Apple Health app is being used as evidence in a trial concerning the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Germany. The individual accused of the crime is Hussein K., an Afghan refugee, who has been on trial since September.<p>The trial has been complicated by the fact that aspects …

Crime

White House ban on personal devices extends to smartwatches like Apple Watch

A new policy from Chief of Staff John Kelly aims to strictly crackdown on West Wing use of personal cell phones. While initially the policy was believed to apply primarily to personal smartphones, <i>ABC News</i> today reports that it is actually far broader and will ban use of anything with WiFi, …

Michael Wolff

Belkin's updated Apple Watch Series 3 screen protector is almost invisible

Shipping soon, Belkin's updated Screenforce Ultra Curve screen protector is barely visible on your Apple Watch.<p>Apple Watch screens aren't as scratch-resistant as they probably should be, which is why a lot of people are interested in buying screen protectors for them. The problem is there aren't a …

Smartwatches

Roland’s new audio recorder works with iPhone and Apple Watch

You iPhone is pretty handy for making quick audio recordings. Many musicians use the Voice Memos app, and some have upgraded to Music Memos. But the quality of the recording isn’t good enough for actual music making. For a start, it’s not stereo. Second, the iPhone’s mics are fine, but nothing like …

Smartwatches

CES - Catalyst Apple Watch Series 3 Waterproof Case

LAS VEGAS – Catalyst has a shock proof and waterproof case for Apple Watch Series 3 that’ll keep your smartwatch dry up to 330 feet underwater. Jeff …

Best Bluetooth Headphones for Apple Watch in 2018

Apple's Beats X are the best compact Bluetooth headphones you can buy for your Apple Watch.<p>Want to jam out to your favorite tunes or epic games and …

Headphones

Apple releases iOS app updates for Heart Study & Beddit Sleep Monitor

After launching to the public back in November, Apple today has released a small update for its Heart Study app on iOS. Furthermore, Apple also pushed a small update for Beddit, the sleep tracking accessory company that it acquired last year…<p>With today’s update, Apple Heart Study for iOS goes to …

Wearable Tech

The AliveCor KardiaBand

In 2012, Mountain View-based <b>AliveCor</b> released KardiaMobile, a smartphone-connected device that could wirelessly record a single-lead ECG (aka EKG). …

Smartwatches

Apple releases fourth iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, macOS 10.13.3, and tvOS 11.2.5 betas

Apple has released new beta versions of iOS, watchOS, macOS, and tvOS for developers to test. iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, macOS 10.13.3, and tvOS 11.2.5 beta 4 are all available now on the developer center and rolling out over-the-air. We’ll update to the latest versions and note any changes …

iOS

Satechi unveils its USB-C ‘Smart Dual Charging Station’ for iPhone and Apple Watch

Satechi has today announced a new USB-C charging station for iPhone and Apple Watch called the “Smart Dual Charging Station.”<p>The Smart Dual Charging Station, which will come in space gray or silver, is the latest addition to Satechi’s USB-C accessory lineup.<p>Convenient for use with MacBook Pros and …

Gear & Gadgets

Juuk’s new aluminum Velo Apple Watch bands are ready for preorder [Watch Store]

<i>Note: Juuk’s Velo Apple Watch bands are in production and available for preorder now at</i> Cult of Mac’s <i>Watch Store. They will ship at the end of January, so reserve yours now before this first shipment runs out!</i><p>Juuk’s precision-made aluminum Apple Watch bands are always on point. The Velo is the …

Smartwatches

Use your Apple Watch to control select Whirlpool appliances

Later this year, owners of the smart watch can use it to control Wi-Fi-connected Whirlpool washing machines, dryers and ovens.<p>Whirlpool's Wi-Fi-connected ovens, washing machines and dryers will work with Apple Watch so you control your appliances from your wrist, the manufacturer announced today at …

Smartwatches

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head

There’s no denying the wealth of music streaming platforms out in the market right now, but that hasn’t stopped Spotify and Apple Music from becoming …

Apple Music

How my Apple Watch keeps me motivated

I finally found something that works for me, and it keeps getting better.<p>Fitness tech and I have a rough relationship. I love the idea, and have …

Smartwatches

Music streaming on Apple Watch Series 3 is a surprisingly nice feature to have

Must be completely bought in to Apple products and services<p>If you followed <i>The Verge’</i>s earlier coverage of Apple Watch Series 3 LTE, then you know that I encountered a connectivity bug during my initial tests of the watch (one that was later fixed in a software update), and that the watch launched …

Smartwatches

Apple: All iPhones, iPads and Macs affected by chip flaws

Apple users haven't been spared in the great computer chip debacle.<p>The U.S. tech giant has confirmed that all its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown.<p>So what should Apple (AAPL) users do?<p>For starters, make sure your …

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