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.

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Apple Watch Series 4 Takes Center Stage in ‘Better You’ Ad

Apple Watch Series 4 Takes Center Stage in ‘Better You’ Ad

The Apple Watch Series 4 (and iPhone XS/XS Max) go on sale today, so it makes sense that Apple is starting to rev up that marketing arm.

What’s the Shipping Status of Your iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max?

What’s the Shipping Status of Your iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max?

As I write this, it’s a little before 5:00 PM PST, or 8:00 PM EST, which means that on the other side of the globe the iPhone XS and iPhone XS have been on sale for a bit of time already.

Apple Promotes Positive Reviews for the Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Promotes Positive Reviews for the Apple Watch Series 4

Early on Wednesday the reviews for Apple’s newest smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 4, went live (along with the first unboxing on video). It’s safe to say that the smartwatch has earned almost universal praise, thanks to the larger display, better battery life, and improved health-related features.

Jony Ive Says ‘Every Bone’ in His Body Tells Him the Apple Watch Series 4 is ‘Signficant’

Jony Ive Says ‘Every Bone’ in His Body Tells Him the Apple Watch Series 4 is ‘Signficant’

It has only been a day since Apple officially unveiled the Apple Watch Series 4, which features a thinner body, bigger display, and plenty of other improvements (especially in the health department).

Check Out Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ Event, Promotional Videos for the iPhone XS, iPhone XR, Apple Watch Series 4, and More

Check Out Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ Event, Promotional Videos for the iPhone XS, iPhone XR, Apple Watch Series 4, and More

Yesterday was a busy day, what with Apple announcing three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch. And as is common practice for the company, there were plenty of promotional videos interspersed with the announcements to show off all the new and shiny things.

The 10 Best Apple Watch Series 4 Features

The 10 Best Apple Watch Series 4 Features

Three years after the release, Apple Watch has finally been redesigned. It has a bigger screen in a similarly sized body while being lighter. It has a whole range of new health features, one of which is first ever in a wearable — ECG. Apple has figured out the two main use cases for Apple Watch: communication and health tracking and how they’re doubling down on both. Here are the 10 best Apple Watch Series 4 features that you should know about.

Apple Watch Series 4 Hands-On Roundup: Bigger Display Makes for Better Complications

Apple Watch Series 4 Hands-On Roundup: Bigger Display Makes for Better Complications

Apple introduced three new iPhones this year, but one of the biggest announcements the company had was the unveiling of its newest smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 4.

Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ Event Wrap-Up: iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone XR, Apple Watch Series 4, and More

Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ Event Wrap-Up: iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone XR, Apple Watch Series 4, and More

It’s September, which means that it’s one of the busiest months Apple has. This time around the company hosted an event it called “Gather Round”, in which it unveiled a new lineup of iPhones, a new smartwatch, and more.

What’s on Your Apple Radar This Week?

What’s on Your Apple Radar This Week?

On Wednesday, September 12, Apple is going to host its latest event, where it is expected the company will unveil a variety of new hardware products, updating several different lineups in 2018.

Apple Watch Series 4 Display Rumored to Feature 384×480 Resolution

Apple Watch Series 4 Display Rumored to Feature 384×480 Resolution

Earlier this year we heard that Apple was working on a new series for the Apple Watch, and that this year’s model would introduce a wearable with a 15 percent bigger screen compared to the previous models.