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Apple Watch waterproofing put to the test

Apple Watch is out and it’s already being torture tested. The Watch is rated IPX-7 for water resistance but Apple does not recommend the device is submerged for any length of time. Here’s the official line from Apple: Apple Watch is splash and water resistant but not waterproof. You can, for example, wear and use Apple Watch during exercise, in the…

Apple Watch app roundup: Best Health & Fitness and Medical apps

This post is part of our Apple Watch app roundup series. You can view the rest of our roundups here. We’ll be keeping these lists updated, so get in touch if you are a developer wishing to be featured on any of our lists, get in touch on Twitter. Apple Watch is upon us and we’re starting to see the App Store become flooded with app updates as more and…

Apple explores the human side of Apple Watch in 3 new ads: ‘Us’, ‘Up’ and ‘Rise’

Apple Watch is here and Apple is making sure we all know it with a trio of new ads for the wearable device. As is Apple’s style, the new ads focus on the how the Watch can be used and how it can fit into and improve your daily life. In the the new minute -long spots — entitled ‘Us’, ‘Up’ and ‘Rise’ — the human side of Apple Watch is explored, its…

Apple Watch App Store updated with Featured and Search tabs

Since earlier on Thursday, the Apple Watch app has seen yet another update for those receiving their brand new Apple Watches in the mail. Earlier in the day, a single App Store tab resided in the Apple Watch app, with a small list of apps. As can be seen above, that tab has been replaced with Featured and Search tabs, making the experience very…

First Apple Watch orders being delivered!

The first Apple Watch orders are now arriving at customers’ doorsteps. While those in the US won’t be receiving theirs just yet, in some timezones it is already Apple Watch Day! The above image, from Daniel Auld in Australia, shows off an Apple Watch Sport with white Sport Band unboxed and ready to go. Other buyers in the East of the globe are also…

Apple Watch app roundup: Best Reference and Education apps

This post is part of our Apple Watch app roundup series. You can view the rest of our roundups here. We’ll be keeping these lists updated, so get in touch if you are a developer wishing to be featured on any of our lists, get in touch on Twitter. Apple Watch is almost upon us and we’re starting to see the App Store become flooded with app updates as more…

Apple Watch app roundup: Best Games

This post is part of our Apple Watch app roundup series. You can view the rest of our roundups here. We’ll be keeping these lists updated, so get in touch if you are a developer wishing to be featured on any of our lists, get in touch on Twitter. Apple Watch is almost upon us and we’re starting to see the App Store become flooded with app updates as more…

Developers: You can now distribute Watch apps via TestFlight

For months, developers have had access to WatchKit. This lets them create Apple Watch apps that work along side their current iOS applications. However, while the Apple Watch has been available for pre-order for two weeks, up until now, developers could not send beta copies of their apps for testing if they included a Watch app. Thanks to…

Apple Watch user guide is now online

With many Apple Watches being marked as “shipped” today, the user guide for Apple’s latest product is available online right on schedule for those receiving their watches tomorrow. Apple normally publishes their user guides as iBooks as well, but the Apple Watch User Guide hasn’t made its way there as of now. If you’re looking for instructions on how…