9 Apple Watch tips and tricks you need to know

9 Apple Watch tips and tricks you need to know

With notifications, Siri support and more than 3,000 available apps, the Apple Watch is a tremendous device. Make this great device even better by using one or all of these nine tips below. If you have discovered your own shortcuts and interesting features about the Apple Watch please share them below in the comments. 

Apple will reject Apple Watch apps with the primary function of telling time

Apple will reject Apple Watch apps with the primary function of telling time

One of the key elements that was missing from the Apple Watch at launch was custom watch faces from third-party developers.

Apple earns patent for depth mapping technology for 3D interfaces

Apple earns patent for depth mapping technology for 3D interfaces

On April 7, it was revealed that Apple had earned a patent for controlling certain interface elements on a machine with gesture controls.

How to use Siri on your Apple Watch

How to use Siri on your Apple Watch

Similar to the iPhone, the Apple Watch includes the powerful vocal commands of Siri. The voice assistant is easily accessible and able to perform a variety of tasks using only spoken voice as the input. You can find out below how to activate Siri on the Apple Watch and learn all the voice-controlled functions that are available on the wrist-worn device.

Tattoos causing Apple Watch wrist detection issues some owners claim

Tattoos causing Apple Watch wrist detection issues some owners claim

The Apple Watch is an advanced piece of technology, with a plethora of sensors and features, For some early adopters, though, an issue is beginning to rear its head.

Get Custom Notifications with the Dotti Pixel-Art Smart Light [Deals Hub]

Get Custom Notifications with the Dotti Pixel-Art Smart Light [Deals Hub]

You’re used to seeing your notifications on your phone, but when your device isn’t on you or you aren’t looking at the screen, it’s nice to have a way to see what you might be missing. The Dotti Pixel-Art Smart Light gives you a visual for when you aren’t checking your screen, and you can get it on sale from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Samsung Galaxy S6 beats iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in DxOMark’s mobile camera shootout

Samsung Galaxy S6 beats iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in DxOMark’s mobile camera shootout

According to “mobile industry standard tests” conducted by DxOMark Mobile, the 16Mp shooter on the Samsung Galaxy S6 is better than that of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. 

Apple sold more iPhones in China than it did in the US in Q2, 2015

Apple sold more iPhones in China than it did in the US in Q2, 2015

In recent times, China has become an increasingly important market for Apple, which is evident from the company’s rapid retail expansion plans there. Many analyst and pundits had predicted that China will soon overtake United States in terms of iPhone sales for Apple sooner or later.

Only 20% of iPhone users have upgraded to an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus

Only 20% of iPhone users have upgraded to an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have become Apple’s fastest-selling smartphones to date, but if you expect that momentum to slow down anytime soon, think again. Only 20% of active iPhone users have upgraded to one of the new devices so far, leaving plenty of room for more growth.

Apple Watch’s sapphire crystal is just as good as that used on traditional watches

Apple Watch’s sapphire crystal is just as good as that used on traditional watches

We know the Apple Watch uses a sapphire crystal display, but is its sapphire as good as that used on traditional high-end timepieces? Some say it can’t be due to Apple’s unique manufacturing process, but a new test from Lewis Hilsenteger of Unbox Therapy proves otherwise.