Apple disables Walkie-Talkie app over iPhone eavesdropp…

Apple disables Walkie-Talkie app over iPhone eavesdropp...

The Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie app has been disabled. Jason Cipriani/CNET Apple deactivated the Walkie-Talkie app on its Apple Watch after being alerted to a vulnerability that potentially left iPhones open to eavesdroppers. The company confirmed the problem to TechCrunch and said it’s working on a fix. The Walkie-Talkie feature, which came with 2018’s WatchOS 5, […]

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How to use the Apple Watch ECG app

How to use the Apple Watch ECG app

Apple on Thursday released its ECG app for the Apple Watch Series 4 via a software update. The ECG app uses the watch’s digital crown and sensors along the bottom of the watch to monitor the electrical patterns of your heartbeat and analyzes it for potential issues. That’s a rather simplified breakdown of the new app […]

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How to download the app and start using your new Fitbit

How to download the app and start using your new Fitbit

Setting up your new Fitbit is something you’ll have to think about as soon as you lift your new fitness tracker or smartwatch out the box. It should all be fairly straightforward to achieve, whether you’re new to Fitbit, trying to set up a Fitbit without a phone or replacing an old Fitbit with a […]

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Apple Watch getting its own App Store

Apple Watch getting its own App Store

Screenshot by David Carnoy/CNET Apple has managed to sell a lot of Apple Watches, but one of the complaints some users have is that there’s no native app store for the Watch — you have to find iOS apps that are compatible with the Watch. Well, that’s about to change, as Apple has announced an […]

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App store coming to Apple Watch – Video

App store coming to Apple Watch - Video

Now let’s talk about apps. Now these are designed for quick interactions on Watch. First we’re bringing more Apple apps to Watch. The new audiobooks app to let you listen to Apple Books and voice memos so you can easily record your thoughts [APPLAUSE]. And calculator [APPLAUSE] And check this out. It also includes the […]

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Apple Watch to get on-device App Store with watchOS 6, …

Apple Watch to get on-device App Store with watchOS 6, ...

WWDC is Apple’s annual developer get-together, but it’s also where the company reveals the next major iterations of its software. This year, according to a new report, the Apple Watch is in store for some major upgrades. Bloomberg reports that the June event will see Apple announce some significant new features in the Apple Watch’s […]

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HTC Vive’s VR game and app subscription service starts …

HTC HTC’s Viveport Infinity unlimited subscription service could deliver a much-needed boost to the virtual reality scene.  Subscriptions cost $13 a month, HTC announced Thursday, or you can prepay an entire year for $99. The service, which was announced at CES 2019 with the upcoming Vive Cosmos headset, allows subscribers to download any of the more than 600 games […]

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Google is back on Apple Watch with note-taking app Keep

Google is back on Apple Watch with note-taking app Keep

Google Keep is a note-taking app that’s now available on the Apple Watch.  Google Google is back on the Apple Watch. An updated version of Google Keep, a note-taking app, is available on all devices, including the Apple Watch, the company said Tuesday on Twitter. This marks the tech giant’s return to the watch after it stopped supporting […]

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Galaxy Watch Active, Fit leaked by Samsung in app updat…

Galaxy Watch Active, Fit leaked by Samsung in app updat...

Samsung’s accidental sneak peek at its new lineup of wearable devices. Samsung Samsung on Thursday inadvertently revealed its new lineup of wearable devices in an update to its Galaxy Wearable app. The leak, first spotted by SamCentralTech, shows a 40-millimeter fitness-focused smartwatch called the Galaxy Watch Active, heir apparent to Samsung’s previous fitness sport watch, the Gear Sport, which […]

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Apple teams with Aetna on app that rewards users for he…

Apple teams with Aetna on app that rewards users for he...

Angela Lang/CNET Apple has partnered with health insurance provider Aetna to create Attain, an app that rewards users for healthy behavior.  Attain combines a person’s health history with his or her Apple Watch activity to create personalized goals. Users who try to meet those goals, or succeed, earn points they can put toward gift cards […]

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