Apple's watchOS 4.3 developer beta update hints that the AirPower release may be near

Concurrently with the iOS 11.3 public beta, Apple released the watchOS 4.3 developers’ beta, too, and, among all the new features in there, there are hints of an imminent AirPower wireless charger announcement. How so?
Well, the Nightstand feature, which lights up the Apple Watch to show time and charge in bright green when the timepiece is resting on its side at the puck charger, has been expanded to include portrait orientation, too. When might this prove useful? When it’s lying on Apple’s upcoming AirPower charging mat, of course, alongside your iPhone …

Apple Watch gets watchOS 4.2 update with Pay Cash support and more

Apple has released watchOS 4.2 for the Apple Watch. The new software upgrade brings a number of changes, the most notable being support for Apple Pay Cash, a quick peer-to-peer payments system that is a direct competitor to Square Cash and Venmo.
As you might know, Pay Cash recently went live for iPhones and iPads through iOS 11.2. If you’d like to use it on your Apple Watch, you’ll first have to activate it on your phone or tablet. This is done by going to Settings > Wallet > Apple Pay. If you’re on iOS 11.2 and are living in a …

Apple developers receive iOS 11.1 beta 4 and watchOS 4.1 beta 4

Apple today has pushed out the fourth beta versions of iOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1, both made for developers’ eyes only. The public beta versions should be made available soon. Apple’s iOS 11.1 beta 4 update marks the return of the 3D Touch multitasking app switcher, which was added in beta 2 and removed in beta 3. The update also includes hundreds of new emoji from Unicode along with bug fixes and performance improvements.

The build number of the iOS 11.1 beta 4 version for developers is 15B92. For the watchOS 4.1 beta for developers, the build number is 15R846. The latter update adds Apple …

Apple Watch Series 3 receives watchOS 4.0.1 update to fix connectivity issue

Apple device owners should be happy with the speed in which the tech titan is fixing some issues with its products. When Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus users heard static coming out of the earpiece during phone calls, Apple quickly pushed out iOS 11.0.2 to make calls sound great again. Besides the static problem with the latest released iPhone models, Apple also had some recent problems with the Apple Watch Series 3.

The first version of the Apple Watch to come with a built-in LTE radio, the Series 3 doesn’t need to pair with a nearby iPhone in order to send/receive texts and connect …

watchOS 4.1 to bring cellular music and radio streaming support to Apple Watch Series 3

Apple has started seeding watchOS 4.1 beta, a new update that brings quite a lot of improvements to the newly announced Apple Watch Series 3. One of the features that Apple promised to bring to the smartwatch in October at the earliest, cellular music streaming is included in the new beta build.

The official changelog mentions that with the new version of watchOS, users will be able to stream any song from Apple Music or the iCloud Music Library.

Aside from cellular music streaming, watchOS 4.1 beta adds a new Radio app that gives users access to Beats 1 …

Apple releases watchOS 4 beta 5 for Apple Watch

Apple has just released watchOS 4 beta 5 for developers and the beta is available for testing on all Apple Watch models.
The major new features of watchOS 4 include:
Cool new watch faces: one with personalized Siri information and others with animated Toy Story charactersImproved Music and Workout layoutsSupport for Apple News via a complicationSupport for GymKitPerson-to-person paymentsApple Pay Cash
To install watch OS 4 beta 5 on your Apple Watch, you need to be …

watchOS 4 is official: new watchfaces, improved Music and Activity apps coming this fall

watchOS 4 is now official.
Chief among the new features are a trove of new watch faces, with the most intriguing one being the intelligent Siri one. It’s a proactive endeavor with a treasure of new complications that will show you relevant information throughout the day. Just like iOS, the Siri watch face uses machine learning based on your routines and apps you use and when you use them in order to present the relevant information right there at your wrist.

Aside from the new Siri watch face, Apple Watches will score Toy Story’s Woody, Jessie, …

What to expect from Apple WWDC 2017: iOS 11, watchOS 4, new iPads, Apple's smart home speaker

Time really does fly — as if we just welcomed 2017 a few days ago, and lo and behold, the time is already nigh for Apple’s first major keynote event for 2017. 
As most iOS users and Apple fans are aware, the special event we are talking about is none other than WWDC ’17, the annual developer summit that usually marks the official announcement of the next version of iOS, often gives us a sneak peek at new hardware products in Cupertino’s pipeline, and always sparks lots of interest for users and media outlets alike.
This year’s …

Second beta of watchOS 3.2.3 released by Apple to developers

Apple has released to developers today, the second beta version of watchOS 3.2.3. If you’re not a registered developer, you will have to wait for Apple to push out the final version of the build. Because it is impossible to downgrade software on the Apple Watch, Apple allows beta versions of watchOS to be made available to developers only. The last new release for consumers, watchOS 3.2.2, was released two weeks ago.

The first beta of watchOS 3.2.3, which was seeded to developers just a week ago, contained no new features of note, or even bug fixes. This probably indicates that the new beta …

Apple releases iOS 10.3 and watchOS 3.2 updates – see what's new!

Good news! Apple just released the iOS 10.3 update and it’s a major one. It also released watchOS 3.2, which is a minor, but still really cool update.

In testing since January 24, the iOS 10.3 update adds important features and changes to the operating system. Owners of the Apple AirPods can now use the “Find My AirPods” feature to try and discover their lost earbuds. The new Apple File System (APFS) is introduced, optimized for flash storage and offering improved encryption, better backups, and more efficiency.

Siri has gotten smarter again, with SiriKit improvements enabling …