Magnetic Bands Could Interfere With The Apple Watch’s New Compass Feature

When Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 5 last week, one of the device’s highlight features was the built-in compass. Now, Apple’s iPhones have long come with the feature, so it’s actually more of a surprise that Apple took this long to bring it to the Apple Watch, but we suppose better late than never.


iOS 13 Seemingly Confirms Apple’s Plans For An AR Headset

For a while now we’ve been hearing rumors that Apple could be working on an augmented reality headset. Now in a tweet by 9to5Mac’s Guilherme Rambo, it seems that there has been evidence discovered in iOS 13 that makes reference made to Apple’s AR headset. This is further confirmed by developer Steve Troughton-Smith who found a “read me” file that talks about stereo AR apps that can be “worn”.


Meet Apple’s Latest Wearable, The Apple Watch Series 5

Last year’s Apple Watch Series 4 represented a somewhat big change in the Apple Watch lineup. It came with a slightly modified design where it offered a larger display. If you were hoping for design changes for the Apple Watch this year, you might be disappointed, but it doesn’t mean that the Apple Watch Series 5 isn’t a substantial update.


Garmin Unveils A Couple Of Marvel-Themed Smartwatches

At IFA 2019, Garmin unveiled new smartwatches like the Garmin Venu GPS smartwatch. However, if you wanted something a little more superhero-y, you’re in luck because in addition to the smartwatches announced at IFA, Garmin has also taken the wraps off the Legacy Hero series of smartwatches.


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Future Apple Watch Bands Can Authenticate You By Your Skin Texture

Right now, the Apple Watch has a method of identify and authenticating a user when they make a payment through Apple Pay. However, the problem with this current method is that if you take your watch off and put it back on, you’ll need to authenticate yourself again. We can appreciate the security measures, but it does seem a bit inconvenient.


Apple Watch Could Get A New ‘Schooltime Mode’

Just like the iPhone, the Apple Watch also comes with a “Do Not Disturb” mode that blocks notifications on the smartwatch in case you’d rather not have it buzzing on your wrist all day. However, according to a new report from MacRumors, it seems that the Apple Watch could be getting a new type of “DND” feature called “Schooltime Mode”.


Apple Watch Could Come With An Enhanced And Smarter Sleep Tracking System

The iPhone comes with a very basic sleep monitoring feature. Many would assume that such a feature would be baked into the Apple Watch, but it hasn’t really, but it could be coming soon. This is according to a report from 9to5Mac in which they have heard from sources that an enhanced and smarter sleep tracking system could be coming soon to the Apple Watch.


Code Within iOS 13 Suggests That Apple Is Testing Its AR Headset

According to the rumors that have persisted for years, word on the street has it that Apple could be working on a pair of augmented reality (AR) glasses, where some predict that the device could actually be making its way into the market in 2020. It’s starting to look like that could be the case.


Apple Launches Free Screen Repair Program For The Apple Watch

If you own the Apple Watch Series 2 or Series 3, you might be interested to learn that Apple has recently announced a free screen repair program for both models. This is because it has been found that there have been some instances in which the edge of the screen will crack even if the user did not do anything to do.


Garmin Launches New Fenix 6 Smartwatches

There are plenty of smartwatches that exist in the market right now, but in case you’re after a smartwatch that has been designed for outdoor use like trekking and hiking, Garmin is probably best known for that where the company’s smartwatches have typically been favored by fitness and outdoor enthusiasts.


Fitbit Versa 2 Smartwatch Boasts A Five Day Battery Life

Just the other day thanks to a leak, we know that Fitbit has a new smartwatch in the works in the form of the Versa 2. We expected that there would be some kind of announcement made at IFA 2019, but it seems that the company was planning to announce it much earlier than that as they have since made it official.


Fitbit Versa 2 Leaked With Alexa And Spotify Integration

Fitbit, known for their fitness trackers, have been steadily making the transition to smartwatches. In fact, if you’re looking for a new smartwatch, a series of newly leaked photos obtained by TizenHelp have revealed the company’s next-gen smartwatch, which will apparently be the Fitbit Versa 2.


Woman In ‘No Doubt’ That The Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Saved Her Life

While some doctors are cautioning users against the Apple Watch’s ECG feature and not to read too much into its readings, it seems that it might not be a bad idea to follow up with a doctor if you get some weird readings. This is because in a report from FOX10, a woman in Alabama by the name of Anne Rowe has attributed the Apple Watch to saving her life.


Apple Patent Hints At 5G Plans And A Metal Oxide Gas Sensor For The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch currently supports LTE, but given that 5G is expected to be the future of mobile connectivity, we imagine that in the future, Apple will most likely release an Apple Watch that will support 5G, and thanks to a recently discovered patent by Patently Apple, it seems that Apple has actually patented such a device.