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How to Use the Activity and Workout Apps on Apple Watch

Saturday May 2, 2015 9:06 am PDT by
One of the main features the Apple Watch has to offer is the ability to track your daily activities and workout routines. The Apple Watch has a comprehensive set of health and fitness tools to help you keep track of your movement, reach workout goals, and get more activity into your life. One of Apple's main goals with the Apple Watch was to provide users with tools to keep them healthy, and the...

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1Password Update Brings the Password-Managing App to Apple Watch [Updated]

Tuesday April 14, 2015 7:29 am PDT by
AgileBits this morning announced that an incoming update to its popular password-managing app 1Password will include an Apple Watch version of the service, providing users an even easier way to manage and easily remember their most important passwords. Like most upcoming Apple Watch apps, 1Password's wrist-worn counterpart will act as a companion to the traditional full-fledged iPhone app....

Healthcare Apps Bring Dosage Reminders, Doctor Consults to Apple Watch

Monday April 13, 2015 8:42 am PDT by
As Apple Watch pre-orders continue to roll in, a few healthcare companies have announced apps for the device that aim to provide services from reminding users to take the correct dosage to initiating a video conferencing call with a doctor on an iPhone. WebMD's app plans to introduce a "Medication Reminder" feature "designed to encourage medication compliance and help improve patient...
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Apple Begins Accepting Apple Watch App Submissions From All Developers

Tuesday March 31, 2015 11:34 am PDT by
Apple announced on Tuesday that all registered developers can now submit Apple Watch app submissions based on WatchKit for approval on the App Store. A number of popular apps have already been updated with Apple Watch support on the App Store over the past week, and the approval process is now extended to all members of Apple's Developer Program. Apple has updated its WatchKit website with...
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'Wunderlist' for Apple Watch Brings To-Do Lists, Agendas and Reminders to Your Wrist

Friday March 27, 2015 10:00 am PDT by
Wunderlist has provided a closer look at its Apple Watch companion app, which appeared on the App Store on Thursday ahead of the device's launch next month. The app is designed with a unique Home View that provides access to your most important items first, with four buttons that display a bird's eye view of your to-do lists, agenda and reminders on your wrist. Wunderlist for Apple Watch...
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Apple Removes Featured Watch App 'The Whole Pantry' From App Store Amid Fraud Claims

Wednesday March 18, 2015 5:28 am PDT by
Apple has removed the award-winning healthy eating app The Whole Pantry from the App Store and its featured Apple Watch apps page amid allegations that its creator Belle Gibson committed fraud, according to The Sydney Morning Herald. The report states that Gibson is accused of making false claims about her cancer diagnosis and failing to donate thousands of dollars collected during fundraisers to ...

New Report Provides Look Into Apple's Secret Lab for Apple Watch Developers

Thursday March 5, 2015 5:58 pm PST by
Three weeks ago, it was reported that Apple was inviting developers to the company's Cupertino headquarters to receive help finalizing Apple Watch apps. A new report from Bloomberg Business provides a look into the secret lab where Apple is helping developers, offering a look at Apple's strategy for Apple Watch apps as well as the security around the project. Developers from Facebook,...
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Apple Helping Developers Finalize Apple Watch Apps at Cupertino Headquarters

Monday February 16, 2015 1:33 pm PST by
Apple has invited third-party developers to its headquarters in Cupertino, California to allow them to test and finalize apps for the Apple Watch, according to 9to5Mac. The report claims that developers have been arriving at One Infinite Loop this month to work with Apple engineers on finishing WatchKit-based apps in categories such as sports, productivity and finance."The developers invited by...

Apple Watch Set to Include Third-Party Glucose Tracking App at Launch

Monday February 9, 2015 6:41 am PST by
Medical device manufacturer DexCom over the weekend announced the company is developing an app for the upcoming Apple Watch that will display all of a user's glucose and blood sugar-related health data on their wrist (via The Wall Street Journal). The company, whose expertise lies in "continuous glucose monitoring systems for diabetes management," says the app is expected to be ready when the...
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Third-Party Tesla App Provides Look at Opportunities and Limitations of Apple Watch Development [Updated]

Friday January 30, 2015 5:53 pm PST by
Apple made its WatchKit SDK available alongside the release of iOS 8.2 and Xcode 6.2 beta in November, enabling developers to begin creating apps and software for the wrist-worn device. Looking beyond mockups and conceptual apps, however, a new third-party Tesla app designed by ELEKS offers insight into both the opportunities and limitations that developers face with the first-generation Apple...

One of the First Apple Watch Games Shown off in Mockups from NimbleBit

Wednesday January 21, 2015 11:05 am PST by
Though developers have had access to the WatchKit API for the upcoming Apple Watch since the debut of iOS 8.2 in November, we've still learned very little about what apps will be able to do and what kind of apps we can expect to see when the device launches. We know that common Apple apps like Messages, Mail, and others will be available on the Apple Watch based on what Apple shared in the...