The newest version of the operating system for Apple Watch has been unveiled, and, as is par for the course, the first developer beta has also been released.
Apple Watch: Release Date, Features & News
Following Apple’s announcement of an impending iPhone event on September 12, where the company will unveil the iPhone XS lineup (and a 6.1-inch LCD iPhone), the Apple Watch Series 4 will get some time on stage as well.
Apple’s Podcasts app finally makes its way to the Apple Watch with the watchOS 5 software update. It works similar to the Music app, both as a remote control for playback on your iPhone and as a standalone playback device. Yes! You can now play and stream podcasts episodes directly on your Apple Watch (using Wi-Fi or Cellular), no iPhone necessary!
Our devices are important aspects of our daily routine, but we’re left at the mercy of the batteries inside those devices to get us through each day.
A new patent from Apple published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office points to the company working on a glucose monitoring tech for the Apple Watch. The patent titled “Reference Switch Architectures for Non-Contact Sensing of Substances” points to “systems and methods for measuring a concentration and type of substance in a sample.”
Back when Apple unveiled the Apple Watch, it was dismissed as just any other wearable in the market. However, over the years, Apple has worked on improving its wearable in almost every aspect despite the smartwatch looking the same from outside.
When Apple jumped into the smartwatch market, it did so with a variety of different competing products already on the map. But that doesn’t seem to have slowed things down at all.