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Run phone free with new Strava update for Apple Watch 2

Just a few weeks after Strava announced a major update for the new android wear watches. They have done the same for the Apple Watch 2 version of its run and cycle tracking app. Making your workout totally phone free, with a stand alone app. The developers hinted …

Healthface: An Uncomplicated Apple Watch Complication

I held out as long as I could, but I have now caved and bought a Series 2 Apple Watch. Not because it is anything revolutionary. Not because I accidentally killed my original version, although I kinda did, but because health and fitness has become so important to …

Survey reveals the most used feature of the Apple Watch

As an avid smartwatch wearer, I use my Garmin Fenix 3 primarily to monitor notifications, for running, and for checking the time. I’ve played with the Apple Watch and although I liked its shiny looks and nice interface, I couldn’t really see that I’d use most of its …

Highlights of the Apple iPhone 6S Launch Event

So that’s another Apple iPhone event done and dusted, and after saying on the Podcast that Apple needed to impress – I think it’s fair to say that they delivered a great event, where the iPhone may not have been the star is the show. Here’s what went …

New hack enables custom faces on Apple WatchOS 2

There have been a great many reviews and opinion pieces about the Apple Watch, but one of the more frequent complaints concerns the limited number of watch faces that can be chosen. WatchOS 1 has a choice of 8 faces, and although there is a certain amount of customisation available for …

Apple Watch in stores from 26th June

Apple have announced that their latest product type, the Apple Watch will be available to buy in some stores from 26th June. All orders before now have been for delivery only, leaving the in store experience for trying on the different versions. The company also announced that Italy, …

Apple Watch – First Impressions

OK, thanks to another member of the team I’ve been able to get my hands on an Apple Watch. Dover Street Market had stock of the White 38mm, so that’s the one I’ve got. What do I think? Well, getting it out the box is a pleasure. The …

Apple Watch – Day one orders hit 1 million

That’s right. A million. On day one. There are always going to be some people who aren’t into wearables, and there will be others who can’t quite buy into the Apple way of doing things, but there are enough people who think differently. In a report from Sllice …

Apple Watch UK pricing announced

Yesterday we heard and saw official details about the Apple Watch.  US pricing was revealed but nothing was said about pricing anywhere else.  The Apple Store has now published prices here in Blighty and, you won’t be surprised to read, we’re paying a premium for what is already …

Android Wear getting iOS support

  There aren’t many smart watches compatible with iOS. Pebble is the major player at the moment and when the Apple watch comes that’ll probably be the winner for some, but I’m unsure. With the announcement of the stunning Huawei smart watch, that’s caught my attention and it’s …

Apple Watch battery life (spoiler: not so good)

When the Apple Watch was announced last year many were left surprised that it was not going to be available immediately. One of the suspicions at the time had been that Apple was struggling with sustaining the battery life on it. Fast forward several months to January 2015 and with …

Apple Watch expected this March

When Apple first introduced The Watch (not sure where the capitals are needed; did Apple invite the watch?) last year it struck many commentators as odd as there was no release date announced. One thing that Apple have always excelled at compared to most other manufacturers is the …

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus – Where to get them and how much

Well, we’ve currently got almost every network and retailer in the planet trying to work out pricing for the new Apple devices, so here’s an early look at what we’ve been told. It’s fair to assume that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will be available …

Apple didn’t call their watch the iWatch after all

The Smartwatch has become something rather popular over the last year, every manufacturer wants to make one and every consumer has been wondering what the Apple Watch would look like. Well the wait is over they’ve gone and announced it, complete with three different styles and a whole …