17 hours ago
Follow our Apple Watch launch liveblog!
If you live in Australia and ordered early, you've likely already gotten your hands on a new Apple Watch — but for those of us in the States, we still have a few hours to go while we wait.
Yes, it's Apple Watch launch day in the United States, and iMore's going to be with you all day with our thoughts, reactions, and anticipatory UPS-staring. This page will update periodically throughout the day with more info from myself, Rene, Ally, Peter, and guest iMore friends, so stay tuned!
18 hours ago
How to set up and start using your Apple Watch
Apple Watch will help you stay informed, stay in shape, stay in touch, and more. Once you set it up.
The Apple Watch is the most personal computer the company ever made. You wear it on your wrist and it pairs with the iPhone in your pocket or bag. From there it gives you notifications and widget-like glances, tracks your activity and exercise, handles calls and messages, makes payments, and controls your music and TV, and more. You can even customize your Apple Watch by swapping bands, changing clock faces, and more.
Here's everything you need to know to get started!
3 hours ago
Grab the CarPlay-friendly Pioneer AVIC 8100NEX for $859 from Amazon
Amazon is currently offering the CarPlay-friendly AVIC 8100NEX head unit for $859.99, almost 50 percent off its listed price.
The Pioneer AVIC 8100NEX has a MSRP of $1,400, though Amazon lists it for $1,699.99. While still expensive, if you were looking to get your hands on one of Pioneer's more advanced CarPlay units, the sale at $859.99 makes it a little easier.
3 hours ago
28 Apple Watch tips and tricks you should know
Just got your Apple Watch in the mail? Waiting eagerly for it to arrive? Here are 28 tips and tricks you should know as you get started with Apple's new wearable.
My Apple Watch is out for delivery! I'm pretty excited to see it finally arrive — especially because I've spent awhile learning about all the cool stuff it can do. There are a lot of really nifty things you can do with the Watch beyond checking the time or sending messages: Here are 28 of my favorite tricks and tips I've discovered while reading through Apple's Watch user guide.
4 hours ago
PBS Kids Super Vision now lets you control your child's screen time from your Apple Watch
The latest in a flood of Apple Watch app updates today is PBS Kids Super Vision, allowing parents to limit their kids' screen time right from their wrist.
5 hours ago
Apple tweaks Apple Watch Band site to make for easier browsing
Just in time for launch day, Apple has revamped its Apple Watch band selection page to make browsing the different colors and types a tad easier.
Now, when browsing bands, users are presented with a large section for each Apple Watch band along with its available colors, price, and sizes.
6 hours ago
Official Apple Watch user guide now available from the iBooks Store
Apple has released its user guide for the Apple Watch on the iBooks Store, following its release on the web yesterday.
The official user guide for the Apple Watch is now available for download on the iBooks Store. Apple published the guide on the web yesterday, but now it's available as a convenient download on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
7 hours ago
All the Apple Watch apps to download now!
One of the first things you'll want to do with your new Apple Watch is load up all your favorite apps.
Apple Watch apps technically run from your iPhone but show up on your Apple Watch as actionable notifications, informative glances, or interactive extensions. You download them from the App Store onto your iPhone and then use then transfer them over. Once on your Apple Watch, they're conveniently available, right from your wrist.
Thousands of apps are ready and waiting, and they run the gamut from news and information to sport and leisure to education and entertainment to social networking and communication to, well, pretty much every category the App Store has to offer.
8 hours ago
Starwood's Apple Watch app will let you check in, check out, and unlock your room
Starwood hotels across the globe will allow members of its Starwood Preferred Guest program to check in, check out, and more with their Apple Watch
9 hours ago
Apple Watch and durability: How tough are Apple's screens?
Watches take a beating unlike any other item we wear or carry ever day. How will Apple's Ion-X and sapphire screens hold up to those beatings?
Anyone with an iPhone has seen how screens hold up to the scratches and scuffs that occur with a device that lives in your pocket or purse, potentially with keys or loose change. The Apple Watch, however, is out there in the open, exposed to a wide range of incidental daily contact. And the screens are right out front.
9 hours ago
Apple Watch warranty reportedly covers condensation, debris in the display, and more
It looks like we now have a list of the types of damage that Apple will cover under the Apple Watch's warranty.
There seem to be a number of ways that your Apple Watch can become damaged that make it eligible for service, both in and out of warranty. Under the standard one-year limited warranty, for instance, Apple will apparently repair a watch with debris under the glass, or pixel errors.
9 hours ago
Apple Watch RPG Runeblade developed by ex-Remedy and Rovio team members
Everywear Games, a new Finland-based developer formed by ex-Remedy and Rovio team members, have launched their first game, Runeblade, as an Apple Watch exclusive.
The fantasy-themed role-playing game is free to download and play for Apple's newly launched smartwatch.
9 hours ago
How to force quit apps on the Apple Watch
Because sometimes even good Apple Watch apps get silly.
You can kill any Apple Watch app at any time by force quitting it. Though the implementation differs slightly, the idea is the same as the iPhone or iPad. More importantly, it's every bit as simple and easy to do.
9 hours ago
Apple inviting Apple Watch owners to schedule personal video setup sessions
New Apple Watch owners are receiving invitations from Apple for a video set up session for their watch.
The invitations are being sent out to those customers receiving their Apple Watch today, and offer a personal online video setup session. It covers pairing your watch with your phone, as well as some key features.
10 hours ago
Best health and fitness apps for Apple Watch!
One of the staple features of Apple Watch is its ability to double as an all-in-one fitness tracker.
Regardless of what kind of health and fitness data you need to track, the App Store is already overflowing with options. A lot of which have been optimized for Apple Watch. Some apps can help you log runs while others track cycling performance or monitor activity while you hit the slopes. Whether your goal is just to be more active or to track a sport or activity you already participate in regularly, these are the health and fitness apps that are already updated and ready to hit the pavement with you and you're new Apple Watch!
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