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There’s a new MacBook Pro, iPhone, and Apple Watch flood on the way

There’s a new MacBook Pro, iPhone, and Apple Watch flood on the way

Leaks today suggest we're about to see a new collection of products from Apple, including MacBook Pro, iPhone, and Apple Watch. The most major event is the event that'll have devices with the fewest major changes - the iPhone 13 event, likely ready to roll in September of 2021. The rest will likely appear at another event either in September or October of 2021.

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Apple urges WatchOS update after “actively exploited” flaw

Apple urges WatchOS update after “actively exploited” flaw

Apple has released watchOS version 7.6.1, an update the company says is important as it addresses a potential security problem. The update is available for the Apple Watch 3 and later models, with the patch arriving only days after the big 7.6 update was released to the public. Users should update their watches as soon as possible.

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iOS 15 public beta released today: How to get it, and why you shouldn’t

iOS 15 public beta released today: How to get it, and why you shouldn’t

Apple released iOS 15 Public Beta and iPadOS 15 Public Beta today for public perusal. If you're looking to take advantage of the Public Beta program, you should be aware of the risks in addition to the benefits - don't get so excited that you load this operating system to your main driver! Let's take a peek at what's inside this system, available now for your iPad and iPhone.

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GRAY aims to “transform” Apple Watch with torched titanium

GRAY aims to “transform” Apple Watch with torched titanium

An Apple Watch case collection called RESKAR was revealed by the folks at GRAY this week. The accessories don't exactly change the way the user wears an Apple Watch, and the device still remains a watch. But if ever there were a set of watchbands and encasement elements for Apple Watch that made the device look like a different machine altogether - this is it.

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Apple Watch Series 7 screen and size changes leak but with bad news too

Apple Watch Series 7 screen and size changes leak but with bad news too

Fresh leaks about the Apple Watch Series 7, the Cupertino firm's next-generation smartwatch expected to be announced later this year, suggest improvements both inside and out, though some of the earlier rumors of hardware improvements could have been pushed back on the roadmap. Since its original announcement as an accompaniment to the iPhone, the Apple Watch has progressively doubled-down on its fitness and health tracking features, but tech delays may have derailed plans to continue that with the 2021 Apple Watch.

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watchOS 8 adds multiple timer support but Apple Watch still needs iPhone for offline Siri

watchOS 8 adds multiple timer support but Apple Watch still needs iPhone for offline Siri

Apple's offline Siri support won't be offered as a standalone ability on the Apple Watch, it appears, though watchOS 8 is shaping up to include much-requested features like multiple timers. Siri's ability to work even when you don't have a network connection was one of the highlights of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, the new software coming to iPhone and iPad, at WWDC 2021 today.

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iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, tvOS, watchOS 8 Dev Beta release date today

iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, tvOS, watchOS 8 Dev Beta release date today

Each of the major operating system updates revealed today at WWDC 2021 were announced with Developer Beta release dates right out the gate. Each of them, including iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, watchOS 8, and an update for tvOS, will all be released today for developers in a Developer Beta. You will need to be a developer signed up with Apple as a developer to attain and run this software safely.

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Apple’s watchOS 8 packs meditation, tai chi, portraits, and GIF support

Apple’s watchOS 8 packs meditation, tai chi, portraits, and GIF support

During its WWDC 2021 keynote today, Apple has introduced the changes coming to its Apple Watch wearable with watchOS 8. The next version of the wearable software will bring a number of refinements and new features, including more robust messaging capabilities, the option to set dynamic portraits as a watch face, new fitness options like tai chi and mindfulness-based activities, and more.

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Apple Watch Series 6 Review: Six months of Pandemic Intervention

Apple Watch Series 6 Review: Six months of Pandemic Intervention

You take your health for granted, right up to the point where a global pandemic makes it abundantly clear just how fragile we all are. I've not taught myself a new language during lockdown, or written a bestselling novel, but for the past six months the Apple Watch Series 6 on my wrist has chronicled what I feel may have been an altogether more meaningful achievement.

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Apple Watch leads the smartwatch market but Wear OS still has hope

Apple Watch leads the smartwatch market but Wear OS still has hope

Given the increased attention to personal fitness and health in the past months since the pandemic hit last year, it's really no surprise that smartwatch sales have considerably risen during that period. Given its focus on health and fitness as well as its track record in saving lives, it is also no surprise that the Apple Watch continues to lead that market all the way to the first quarter of 2021. It isn't too late for Google's Wear OS, however, and it might finally catch a break in the coming quarters, presuming its partnership with Samsung bears good fruit.

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Spotify Apple Watch offline playback is finally here: How to download music

Spotify Apple Watch offline playback is finally here: How to download music

Spotify is at long last bringing offline playback to the Apple Watch, allowing wearers to download playlists, albums, and podcasts to their wrist and then listen later without either a data connection or their iPhone nearby. Apple Watch owners could until now access their music from the smartwatch, but offline support was limited to the paired smartphone.

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iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch are about to get a lot easier to use for many people

iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch are about to get a lot easier to use for many people

Apple today announced a ton of new accessibility features heading to its ecosystem of devices over the next year. By far, one of the biggest additions is a new service called SignTime, which is launching later this week and will allow users to communicate with AppleCare and Retail Customer Care in American Sign Language, British Sign Language, and French Sign Language.

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