Spotify now works on the Apple Watch, no phone required

  • November 3, 2020
Spotify’s Apple Watch app is getting the option to stream music or podcasts without connecting to an iPhone. You’ll be able to listen to your playlists over WiFi or a cellular connection. The feature appears to be in beta amid a broader rollout, so i…

Apple Watch SE review: An excellent starter smartwatch

  • September 28, 2020
Smartwatches have evolved since the first Apple Watch. Sort of. They still look largely the same, battery life is still an issue and, often, software is fairly limited. Yet, they’ve secured their place on many wrists by offering more fitness and heal…

Apple Watch Series 3 owners deal with random reboots in watchOS 7

  • September 27, 2020
WatchOS 7 has been a welcome upgrade in some respects, but not so much if you’re an Apple Watch Series 3 owner. As 9to5Mac reports, Series 3 users on the Apple and MacRumors forums are complaining of random reboots after installing watchOS 7 on their…

Apple’s first watchOS 7 public beta is now available

  • August 10, 2020
Apple has released the first public beta for watchOS 7. You can start the process of downloading the software by visiting the company’s website. While Apple has for years allowed people to check out its tentpole iOS and macOS updates before they’re p…

WatchOS 7 is Apple’s best chance to get me to switch from Android

  • June 22, 2020
“Oh shit, all this is making me want to switch to Apple.” I actually Slacked my colleague that as I watched Apple’s WWDC keynote. I first felt the longing when I saw the changes coming to Messages in iOS 14, though as an Android user I was less impre…

Apple releases Mac version of its developer app just before WWDC

  • June 19, 2020
WWDC 2020 is looming, and Apple wants to be sure developers can keep track of new developments even though they’re stuck at home. It just released a Mac version (first spotted by The Verge) of its normally iPhone- and iPad-focused Apple Developer app…