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Apple Seeds watchOS 5 Beta 2 to Developers

The newest version of the operating system for Apple Watch has been unveiled, and, as is par for the course, the first developer beta has also been released.

New watchOS 5 beta probably won’t brick your Apple Watch

Apple has issued an updated watchOS 5 beta for Apple Watch. The new build comes just one week after the first was seeded to developers during WWDC. Apple was forced to pull it shortly after its

Apple Seeds Updated Version of watchOS 5 Beta

Last week, after the keynote for this year’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference wrapped up, Apple seeded the first developer beta for all of its major platforms, including watchOS.

Get a hands-on look at watchOS 5’s new Apple Watch features

Even if you already saw the WWDC 2018 keynote where Apple showed off watchOS 5, there are tons of features that got brushed over — and some did not get mentioned at all. As is our duty, we installed
How watchOS 5 Brings Rich Web Content to Messages and Mail on Apple Watch

How watchOS 5 Brings Rich Web Content to Messages and Mail on Apple Watch

Apple's latest version of watchOS promises to bring rich HTML content to the wrists of Apple Watch users, thanks to new Webkit optimizations that improve apps like Mail and Messages. Apple expanded

Parkinson’s disease symptoms tracking is coming to Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch will soon be able to track symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, thanks to a new API from Apple. Details of Apple’s big software updates are still flowing out of the San Jose convention
How to Get Apple's Mac Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS Betas Right Now

How to Get Apple's Mac Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS Betas Right Now

If you want to play with the “early AF” release of iOS 12, or run around in the deserts of macOS Mojave, you normally have to give Apple $99 for the privilege of developing apps for its platform—apps

watchOS 5 beta 1 apparently bricking some Apple Watches

The very first beta version of watchOS 5 launched yesterday, but was pulled this evening after reports it was mucking up people’s devices. It’s not clear yet exactly what the problem is, but Apple’s

Apple Temporarily Stops Offering watchOS 5 Beta 1 ‘Due to An Issue that Occurs While Updating’

Apple has temporarily removed the first beta of watchOS 5 due to an issue which occurs while updating the wearable to the beta OS. As pointed out by many of our readers, they were unable to update
watchOS 5 Beta Adds Manual Wi-Fi Connection Option to Apple Watch Settings Menu

watchOS 5 Beta Adds Manual Wi-Fi Connection Option to Apple Watch Settings Menu

Testers of the first watchOS 5 beta for Apple Watch are hailing a new option in the software's Settings menu that enables you to manually connect your device to nearby Wi-Fi networks. In previous
Apple Pulls watchOS 5 Beta 1 From Developer Portal After Reports of Bricked Devices

Apple Pulls watchOS 5 Beta 1 From Developer Portal After Reports of Bricked Devices

Apple appears to have temporarily pulled the first watchOS 5 beta from its website after some users reported cases of the software bricking Apple Watch devices. Several users on the MacRumors forums

Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is now streaming on YouTube

Didn’t have a chance to catch Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote yet? Well, you could read our summary, or if you want to watch the entire thing, Apple just uploaded it to YouTube. Tim Cook and the gang busted
10 things you should know about Apple’s iOS 12, macOS Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5

10 things you should know about Apple’s iOS 12, macOS Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5

Apple’s 2018 developers’ conference WWDC started yesterday with an announcement-packed keynote, followed quickly by the release of four new operating system developer betas: iOS 12, macOS Mojave, tvOS

watchOS 5: All the New and Hidden watchOS 5 Features

With watchOS 5, Apple is focussing on the things that the Apple Watch does best: fitness tracking and communication. There are new features that will help you workout, stay healthy and communicate
WatchOS 5 first take: Walkie Talkie, workout auto detect, and smarter Siri

WatchOS 5 first take: Walkie Talkie, workout auto detect, and smarter Siri

Convenient communication and fitness features arrive on the Watch this fall.
WatchOS 5 first take: Walkie Talkie, workout auto detect, and smarter Siri

WatchOS 5 first take: Walkie Talkie, workout auto detect, and smarter Siri

Convenient communication and fitness features arrive on the Watch this fall.
watchOS 5 Beta Adds 'Edit' Button to Control Center for Adjusting Icon Layout

watchOS 5 Beta Adds 'Edit' Button to Control Center for Adjusting Icon Layout

Testers of the new watchOS 5 Beta that Apple released yesterday have discovered a new function that allows Apple Watch users to change the arrangement of icons in the Control Center menu, which is

Speed through the WWDC 2018 keynote with sketchnotes

It is always exciting to capture the WWDC keynote in sketchnotes, and this year I filled up four pages of my notebook with drawings showcasing the biggest new features coming in iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Apple Publishes the Full WWDC 2018 Keynote Video

Earlier today, Apple took the stage and announced a variety of new things for its different platforms.
Apple watchOS 5 Adds Walkie-Talkie Feature, Activity Sharing, & More

Apple watchOS 5 Adds Walkie-Talkie Feature, Activity Sharing, & More

Apple held its annual WWDC conference on Monday, sharing a host of new updates and features for its ecosystem, and one of those is the introduction of watchOS 5, a preview of the updated software for