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Apple Watch to Host Activity Challenge for International Women's Day 2021

Wednesday February 24, 2021 4:53 am PST by
Apple will host a new Apple Watch Activity Challenge in celebration of International Women's Day in March, according to 9to5Mac. International Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 8 around the world as a focal point for women's rights. The Activity Challenge will appear as an alert for Apple Watch users in the days leading up to the event. To win the International Women's Day...

Apple Plans to Launch Fitness Subscription Service

Thursday August 13, 2020 6:13 am PDT by
Apple plans to launch a fitness subscription service, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, as part of an upcoming "Apple One" subscription service bundle. Icons representing some of the exercises in the fitness subscription service The service would offer virtual fitness and workout classes via an app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. This would rival existing virtual classes services...
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Missing Some Activity Awards on iOS 12? Apple Says They'll Be Restored in a Future Software Update

Tuesday September 18, 2018 12:21 pm PDT by
If you updated your iPhone to iOS 12 this week and noticed that some Activity Challenge awards are missing, you're not alone. In a new support document, Apple has acknowledged that five limited edition awards may be temporarily unavailable in the Activity app after updating to iOS 12, presumably due to a minor software bug of some kind. They include:Thanksgiving Day Challenge 2016 Mother'...
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Apple Watch Owners Can Compete in watchOS 5, Auto-Detection of Workouts Coming Too

Monday June 4, 2018 11:21 am PDT by
WatchOS 5 will receive new new Activity and workout-focused features when it's released this fall. Competition challenges between friends, new workout types, and workout auto-detection are the key additions. Friends will be able to challenge each other to weeklong duels, earning points for closing the three activity rings (standing, exercise, and calories burned), while allowing users to...