Tag Archives: Apple Watch

Apple Pay adds a dozen new banks and credit unions in several countries

With Apple Pay only launching a bit over 2 years ago now, the amount of growth it’s got is outstanding. Today, the service is adding a dozen new banks and credit unions in the U.S., France, and Australia. Here’s the list: Bank of Central Florida Bankers’ Bank of Kansas BankCherokee Cal Poly Federal Credit Union Citizens Federal Credit…

Apple seeds watchOS 3.1.3 beta 2 to developers

A little under three weeks since Apple the first beta, Apple has now released watchOS 3.1.3 beta 2 to developers. We’re unsure at the moment what’s new in the beta but we’ll update this post with new information when available. If you’re a developer and want to get it yourself, you can get it from the Developer Portal. If you’re already on the beta,…

New Apple Watch to focus on longer battery life, coming in Fall 2017

The rumors for the third-generation Apple Watch have officially began. A report from Chinese Economic Daily News via Digitimes says that Quanta will be manufacturing the ‘Apple Watch Series 3’ with a release scheduled for Fall 2017. However, the report says that Apple will solely be focusing on battery improvements rather than packing the device with…

Apple seeds first watchOS 3.1.3 beta to developers

A little over a week since Apple pulled watchOS 3.1.1, Apple has now released watchOS 3.1.3 beta 1 to developers. We’re unsure at the moment what’s new in the beta but we’ll update this post with new information when available. If you’re a developer and want to get it yourself, you can get it from the Developer Portal. If you’re already on the…

Apple now offers Series 1 and Series 2 Apple Watch on its online refurbished store, starts at $229

As it generally does with all of its products, Apple has now started offering its Series 1 and Series 2 Apple Watch through its online refurbished stores. This is the first time the Apple Watch has been made available as a refurbished unit. Both the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 are discounted to a certain extent. Both aluminum and stainless steel…

Apple releases four ads for Apple Watch Series 2

In line with the holiday season, Apple released four new ads for the Apple Watch over the weekend. The ads shared a similar theme in highlighting the features of the device. They are different from other ads as they only last between 10 to 15 seconds each. The first ad, “Go Play”, features the Apple Watch Sport as it is being unboxed. A little while…

Apple releases watchOS 3.1.1 to the public with bug fixes

Alongside iOS 10.2, Apple is chugging along now releasing watchOS 3.1.1 to the public. Unlike iOS 10.2, watchOS 3.1 seems to solely focus on bug fixes and performance improvements. In fact, Apple seemingly forgot to push updates to watchOS, and completely dropped beta testing midway, while continuing to release new beta upgrades to the other operating…