Everything you need to know about notifications on the Apple Watch

Everything you need to know about notifications on the Apple Watch

One of the primary features of the Apple Watch is its notification system that sends alerts from your iPhone to your wrist. Because incoming alerts can now appear on the Watch, iPhone owners can keep their phones stored safely in a bag or pocket, while they communicate via the wrist-worn device. These Watch-based alerts are a huge benefit for people traveling, exercising or engaging in outdoor water sports.

Apple opens Red Cross donations through iTunes for Nepal earthquake support

Apple opens Red Cross donations through iTunes for Nepal earthquake support

Following a major natural disaster in Nepal, Apple has reopened its Red Cross donations page through iTunes, providing an outlet for those that wish to donate towards the area’s recovery.

Apple Watch: Will it blend?

Apple Watch: Will it blend?

Up until now, we have seen the Apple Watch being put through a variety of torture tests from which the smartwatch emerged mostly unscathed. 

One of the biggest hospitals in LA added support for HealthKit over the weekend

One of the biggest hospitals in LA added support for HealthKit over the weekend

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has updated its health record system to add support for Apple’s HealthKit platform. 

Discover to add support for Apple Pay starting this fall

Discover to add support for Apple Pay starting this fall

Discover today announced that it will be supporting Apple Pay in the United States from this fall.

Analyst firm estimates Apple received 1.7 million orders for the Apple Watch in U.S.

Analyst firm estimates Apple received 1.7 million orders for the Apple Watch in U.S.

Analyst firm Slice Intelligence has posted updated numbers estimating that Apple has received 1.7 million orders for the Apple Watch since its launch on April 24 in the United States alone.

Apple will reject all fart apps built for Apple Watch

Apple will reject all fart apps built for Apple Watch

Fart apps were a novelty for some when the App Store first launched for the iPhone 3GS back in 2008, and we quickly ended up with far too many of them. Fortunately, that won’t be the case with Apple Watch, where fart apps are not permitted.

Apple Watch improves iPhone battery for some, ruins it for others

Apple Watch improves iPhone battery for some, ruins it for others

One thing to consider when you get your new Apple Watch is how it’s going to impact the battery life of your iPhone. You’re going to notice is one way or the other, but based on early reports, Watch may improve your iPhone’s battery life or destroy it.

Apple Watch passes with flying colors in scratch, water resistance and heart rate monitor tests by Consumer Reports

Apple Watch passes with flying colors in scratch, water resistance and heart rate monitor tests by Consumer Reports

The folks over at Consumer Report have tested different aspects of the Apple Watch — heart rate, step count, water resistance, usability casting and scratch test — to assess its performance in extreme real life conditions. 

Apple Watch 101: Status icons and what they mean

Apple Watch 101: Status icons and what they mean

One of the useful features of the Apple Watch is the status icons at the top (center) of the screen, as it quickly tells you when you glance at your watch if you’ve an unread notification and lots more.