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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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Apple Watch 7 leaks begin with a bang

Apple Watch 7 leaks begin with a bang

A leak today revealed the look of the next Apple Watch, otherwise known as Apple Watch 7. This newest watch series has a design that represents the most significant industrial design change since the beginning of the product. The new Apple Watch looks to have a display that creeps right up to the edges of its hardware, complete with rounded corners and a dial.

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You need to update your iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch right now

You need to update your iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch right now

Apple's recently-released iPhone and iPad update doesn't just fix a privacy bug, but patch two significant security issues which the Cupertino firm says may have already been exploited in the wild. The company's advice is that users update to iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.1 as soon as possible, in addition to Macs and Apple Watches, so as to protect their devices from the potential hack.

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Apple Watch with blood glucose monitor could come next year

Apple Watch with blood glucose monitor could come next year

Smartwatches today have gained a lot of functionality that could monitor more than just your activity or movement. They can gauge the quality of your sleep, measure your heart rate, and, at least in some cases, even take note of blood oxygen levels. There are, however, still some things they can't do, like standalone blood pressure measurement or non-invasive blood sugar monitoring. The latter, however, might be getting closer to reality with an Apple Watch with such a feature in tow coming as soon as 2022.

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iOS 14.5 released and it’s a huge iPhone upgrade

iOS 14.5 released and it’s a huge iPhone upgrade

Apple has released iOS 14.5, the latest version of its software for iPhone, and with it easier unlocking when you're wearing a face mask, new privacy controls, and support for Apple AirTags. iOS 14.5 also includes a broader selection of Siri voices, along with other enhancements for the voice command system.

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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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