The rumor mills predict that Apple is prepping Touch ID fingerprint biometrics for Apple Watch. If this turns out to be true Apple Watch users will be able to lock/unlock their device by using Touch ID.
Apple Watch: Release Date, Features & News
Amidst the Coronavirus outbreak and other issues, there is finally good news for Apple. The company had requested for Apple Watch to be excluded from tariff duties imposed on Chinese imports. The request is finally approved by the U.S Trade Representative.
Apple Watch Series 6, watchOS 7 to Feature Sleep Tracking, Schooltime Mode for Kids, New Watch Faces
Apple’s first smartwatch was lacking in terms of features, but the company has been adding dozens of new features with new watchOS updates and exciting new features with each new Apple Watch release. Now, it appears that the company has been working on exciting functions, such as sleep tracking, which could be released this year.
Apple is working on further improving the health features of the Apple Watch. The company plans on adding the ability to detect blood-oxygen levels to its wearable. This feature is already found in selected Fitbit wearables.
The Apple Watch has been a huge success, and every other brand wants to emulate it. Now, a rival smartphone brand has launched its first smartwatch that looks a lot like the Apple Watch and has a similar feature set but costs much lower.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.