Apple Watch: Release date, Features & News

Apple Watch

Apple Watch, the most personal device Apple has ever created went on sale on April 24th, 2015 in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, and the UK.

It comes in 2 sizes: 38mm and 42mm case, and three collections – Apple Watch Sport in aluminum casing, Apple Watch in stainless steel casing, and the gold Apple Watch Edition.

The Apple Watch Sport is the cheapest model, and starts at $349, while the Apple Watch Edition costs as much as $17,000.

The Apple Watch runs Watch OS, a flavor of iOS. It is powered by Apple’s custom-designed S1 SiP (System in Package), and includes revolutionary features such as the Digital Crown that lets you scroll, zoom, and navigate the display, which also works as a Home button and a convenient way to access Siri. The Retina Display on the Apple Watch features Force Touch, which adds a whole new dimension to the user interface, and one of the biggest innovation in sensing capability since multi-touch. It can sense the difference between a tap and a press, and accordingly provide access to controls within apps. Apple Watch also includes a Taptic engine for notifications, which many reviewers have said is the most impressive piece of technology of Apple Watch. It also includes a Heart Rate Apple Watch also features Wi-Fi 802.11b/g and Bluetooth 4.0 to pair seamlessly with your iPhone. Apple Watch uses the accelerometer, a built-in heart rate sensor, GPS and Wi-Fi from your iPhone for health and fitness tracking features.

The Watch is compatible with recent iPhone models, including the iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8 or later.

Apple Watch cannot be jailbroken currently. You can check our jailbreak Apple Watch page for the latest update.

You can check our Apple Watch Guide page to find out everything there is to know about the device using our step-by-step guides for it.

You can also check our Apple Watch Tips & Tricks page to find about the hidden features, and latest tips and tricks for it.

Find our latest Apple Watch coverage below.

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Apple Releases watchOS 6.1.3 for Apple Watch with Bug Fixes

Apple Releases watchOS 6.1.3 for Apple Watch with Bug Fixes

Apple has released a new stable version of watchOS today for all its smartwatches. The watchOS 6.1.3 update brings some critical bug fixes for Apple Watch owners.

Apple’s Wearable Devices Surpassed Macs in Revenue for the First Time

Apple’s Wearable Devices Surpassed Macs in Revenue for the First Time

During the holiday quarter of 2019, Apple’s wearable devices surpassed Macs in terms of revenue. This is the first time Apple’s smartwatches and AirPods outsold Macs.

Apple Watch Calls 911 after Driver Was Involved in Accident

Apple Watch Calls 911 after Driver Was Involved in Accident

The Apple Watch has once again proved to be a lifesaver. According to a user on Reddit, they met in an accident last Monday, and their Series 5 called 911 immediately. Fortunately, it wasn’t a life or death situation, and the passenger didn’t suffer any serious injuries. Although the lives weren’t in danger this time, Apple Watch did call 911 when needed.

Apple Watch Connected Program Offers Incentives for working out in Participating Gyms

Apple Watch Connected Program Offers Incentives for working out in Participating Gyms

Apple has launched a new fitness program called Apple Watch Connected. As the name suggests, the program is aimed at helping Apple Watch users stay fit and works by offering incentives for the same.

Apple Releases watchOS 6.1.2 Beta 3 and tvOS 13.3.1 Beta 3 to Developers

Apple Releases watchOS 6.1.2 Beta 3 and tvOS 13.3.1 Beta 3 to Developers

After the iOS 13.3.1 Beta 3 and iPadOS 13.3.1 Beta 3, Apple has now started rolling out the third beta versions of watchOS 6.1.2 and tvOS 13.3.1 to developers.

Apple Watch Fall Detection Alerts Paramedics after a San Francisco Biker Got Hit by Car

Apple Watch Fall Detection Alerts Paramedics after a San Francisco Biker Got Hit by Car

It is no secret that Apple Watch along with features like fall detection, ECG, and emergency services have helped save a life. This time around the fall detection feature on Apple Watch has come to the rescue of e-biker in San Francisco.

Apple Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets for Apple Watch’s Health Monitoring Feature

Apple Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets for Apple Watch’s Health Monitoring Feature

Apple has been accused of stealing trade secrets by Masimo for stealing its trade secrets and using its inventions improperly for the various health monitoring features of the Apple Watch.

Apple Releases HomePod OS 13.3, watchOS 6.1.1, tvOS 13.3 Updates

Apple Releases HomePod OS 13.3, watchOS 6.1.1, tvOS 13.3 Updates

Alongside iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 updates, the Cupertino-based tech giant has also released new OS updates for the Apple Watch, Apple TV, and the Apple HomePod today.

Patent Hints At Possibility Of Future Apple Watch Being Able To Help In Treating Parkinson’s Disease

Patent Hints At Possibility Of Future Apple Watch Being Able To Help In Treating Parkinson’s Disease

Apple continues to push the boundaries of what’s possible with smartwatches and introduces new features to improve health tracking and medical features. A new patent filed by the company mentions how a wearable device might help in treating Parkinson’s disease. It can be done by continuously tracking a user’s movements using new sensors.

Siri Interrupts Live Weather Broadcast on BBC, Contradicts Reporter

Siri Interrupts Live Weather Broadcast on BBC, Contradicts Reporter

What happens when Siri interrupts a live news broadcast? Well, you are about to find out as it actually happened during the BBC’s weather forecast.