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Apple Fitness+ adds workouts for beginners plus older and pregnant users

Apple Fitness+ adds workouts for beginners plus older and pregnant users

Apple Fitness+ is gaining new workouts today, adding specific sessions for pregnancy and that target older adults and beginners. It's part of a workout boost for the Apple Watch-centered subscription fitness system, and will also include a new Time to Walk session with Jane Fonda.

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Apple releases iOS 14.4.2 and watchOS 7.3.3 – You should install them ASAP

Apple releases iOS 14.4.2 and watchOS 7.3.3 – You should install them ASAP

Apple has released new versions of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS, and if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch the official advice is that you should update them sooner rather than later. iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.42, and watchOS 7.3.3 all fix an active vulnerability, Apple says, which it believes has already been exploited.

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Apple Watch Series 7 release date, price, feature expectations

Apple Watch Series 7 release date, price, feature expectations

The next Apple Watch is rumored to offer a set of upgrades with degrees of change that'll likely entice even the most recent-generation Apple Watch wearers. One of the most recent tips, appearing just this week, suggests that we'll see a rugged Apple Watch released with Apple Watch Series 7. This new release would deliver a device more capable of withstanding impact, with a casing better suited to avoiding scratches and damage of several sorts.

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Apple Watch “Explorer Edition” with rugged case reportedly in works

Apple Watch “Explorer Edition” with rugged case reportedly in works

Apple is reportedly considering a rugged Apple Watch, a tougher version of its watchOS wearable that could better target buyers into extreme sports or who simply prefer the aesthetic of that market. The current Apple Watch Series 6 is water resistant to 50 meters, though its display cover glass is as susceptible to bumps and cracks as most day-wear watches.

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Disney MagicMobile lets you into parks, rides, and hotel rooms with your phone

Disney MagicMobile lets you into parks, rides, and hotel rooms with your phone

Disney today revealed that it will soon offer smartphone NFC access points at its parks through new functionality it's calling MagicMobile. Those who frequent Disney parks are likely already familiar with the MagicBand, which is a physical band visitors wear on their wrist that allows them to carry out a number of functions by simply waving the band in front of an access point. MagicMobile seems to work a lot like the MagicBand, only it drops the physical wristband in favor of a smartphone.

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Apple Watch 5, Watch SE free repairs offered for charging issue

Apple Watch 5, Watch SE free repairs offered for charging issue

Bugs in consumer electronics, especially in smart devices, have almost become a fact of life but most of those can thankfully be fixed by a software update. Unfortunately, there are times when the bugs also hit some hardware component that then requires some fix or replacement. That seems to be the case with the Apple Watch Series 5 and Apple Watch SE that suddenly refused to charge when they enter Power Reserve mode. Fortunately, Apple is offering to repair those smartwatches for free if they exhibit these symptoms.

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Apple Watch predicts COVID-19 diagnosis a week before testing

Apple Watch predicts COVID-19 diagnosis a week before testing

COVID-19 continues to be a significant threat worldwide, and researchers and doctors are always looking for new testing methods to help diagnose people with the condition early so they can quarantine and seek help. A new study conducted by Mount Sinai has found that the Apple Watch can accurately predict a COVID-19 diagnosis up to a week before testing using current PCR-based nasal swabs.

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Satechi 2-in-1 USB-C wireless charger supports AirPods and Apple Watch

Satechi 2-in-1 USB-C wireless charger supports AirPods and Apple Watch

Satechi is back with a new version of the USB wireless charger it launched for AirPods early last year. The new version, which Satechi calls the USB-C Watch AirPods Charger, features a 2-in-1 design that is used to charge both the Apple Watch and the AirPods, depending on which direction you plug it into your MacBook or iPad.

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iOS 14.4 and WatchOS 7.3 released to the public – here’s what’s inside

iOS 14.4 and WatchOS 7.3 released to the public – here’s what’s inside

Today your iPhone may have access to the newest in iOS software, iOS 14.4. This new software upgrade for your device has access to a collection of new features and upgrades to features already in-play on the phone. Apple also released the newest in Apple Watch software with watchOS 7.3 this morning - let's take a peek at what's inside.

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Apple reveals striking Black Unity Collection limited-edition Apple Watch and band

Apple reveals striking Black Unity Collection limited-edition Apple Watch and band

Apple has launchd a new limited-edition Black Unity Collection, marking Black History Month 2021 with a special Apple Watch and matching band. The Black Unity Apple Watch Series 6 will come with an exclusive Unity watch face and a Black Unity Sport Band with the colors of the Pan-African flag.

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Galaxy Watch 3, Apple Watch 7 might get blood sugar measurement function

Galaxy Watch 3, Apple Watch 7 might get blood sugar measurement function

While smartwatch makers have struggled for years to find a proper place for smartwatches, Apple pretty much created that space with a focus on health-related features that mere smart fitness bands couldn't offer. That has mostly revolved around functions for measuring and detecting heart-related conditions but a new report suggests that Samsung and Apple may be moving on to a much-needed functionality that will save potentially thousands of users from having to painfully draw multiple times a day.

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Apple Watch prototype with working pre-watchOS 1.0 surfaces

Apple Watch prototype with working pre-watchOS 1.0 surfaces

It's not really a secret that products undergo multiple iterations, some of which hardly look like the finished version that eventually goes on sale. Prototypes are often closely guarded secrets and most get discarded and destroyed, never to be seen by the public's eyes. Once in a while, some do miraculously make it out. As if that alone weren't exceptional enough, the fact that this Apple Watch prototype still has working software makes this sighting even rarer.

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