Apple releases watchOS 9.1, fixes battery issues on newer models

Apple yesterday released a new version of watchOS, with 9.1 and ti mainly fixes some issues with battery life while doing long workouts. The models affected are the Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE (2nd generation) and Apple Watch Ultra. The update can be installed by going to the Apple Watch app on iPhone, then General > Software Update. Apple will also allow users to now download new music […]

Apple releases watchOS 8.7.1 for Apple Watch Series 3

Yesterday, alongside iOS 15.6.1, iPadOS 15.6.1 and macOS 12.5.1 Apple also released watchOS 8.7.1 for Apple Watch Series 3 only. This minor bug fix release addresses an issue that could cause the device to reboot unexpectedly for some users. Even though the other OS releases address some security problems, watchOS 8.7.1 doesn’t – hence why it is only available for the Series 3. More information can be found on Apple’s […]

watchOS 8 is now available for Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Apple has released watchOS 8 for Apple Watch this week, alongside iOS 15, iPadOS 15 and more. The update to Apple Watch this year is a relatively modest one and works on the Apple Watch Series 3 and later. Apple has moved watchOS 8 along in the same direction as iOS 15, with Focus mode for more advanced Do Not Disturb settings, the Wallet app had new NFC based key […]

Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1, contains security updates

Apple has today released a minor update for the Apple Watch, with watchOS 7.61. This follows on from watchOS 7.6, which was released a couple of weeks ago and just addresses some important security updates. Apple’s notes says that this release fixes a memory issue that may have been actively exploited in the wild. The new update can be installed now by going to the iPhone app for Apple Watch […]

Apple releases first public beta of watchOS 8

Today, Apple has released the first public beta of watchOS 8. The new operating system was announced earlier this month at WWDC and have been tested by developers for the past few weeks and will come later this year to the general public, supporting Apple Watch Series 3 or later. watchOS 8 adds a couple of new features, we covered most of them in our watchOS 8 article but the […]