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The Best Things You Can Do With Apple Watch

If you are enticed to splash out on the beautiful Apple Watch 2, or you have just experienced the joy of having one on your wrist, I am sure you want to know what this wonderful gadget is capable of doing. One thing is for sure, this is one gadget that is worth flaunting in college, at work, or while you are in the gym.

I personally own the latest one and without any further ado, let me share the best things this watch can do.

Make & Answer Calls

Considering your watch is already paired with your iPhone, on receiving a call, you will get an alert in two ways – subtle vibration and audible ringtone (make sure the device is not set to silent mode). You can have a glance and see who is calling you and you will see two buttons – answer and decline. If you would like to talk to the person who is calling you, then you need to press the green button. Apple Watch also comes with an in-built speaker and a microphone, this will enable you to chat without taking your iPhone out of your pocket.

Apple Watch, conveniently, allows you to make a call as well. When you have decided to make a call using the watch, all you need is to press the button given on the side to bring the list of friends. Personally, I loved this feature of the watch where the initials appear in a circle along with the picture (if you have assigned to a contact) which you can tap to call with the help of a microphone and speaker.

Force Touch For Quicker Options

Not many people are aware of the fact that when Apple engineers showed the prototype of iPod to Mr. Jobs, he was unsure of for how the users are going to access the options screen in just three clicks. But, Apple still persists with their philosophy of Force Touch in the modern times as well. If you are looking to access the options, all you need is to press down on the screen of the watch. Yes, you read that right, it’s that simple. You need to long press on the screen of the watch to have the options displayed on your screen.

Go For A Swim

Apple Watch Series 2 is water resistant. The watch can remain submerged up to 50m, so now you don’t have to take off your watch every time you go out for your workout swim in your home pool.

But, you need to keep one thing in your mind i.e. you need to use Water Lock feature in order to expel the water from the speaker opening post-workout. The moment you start your swimming workout, water lock kicks in on its own, you can also unlock the screen when you are done swimming by turning the digital crown.

Control Your Home Theatre/Apple TV

If you are not able to locate your TV remote, you don’t need to worry as your Apple watch can control your home theatre devices and above all, it will be there on your wrist all the time. If you are having an Apple TV, you can use the Apple Watch Remote app in order to swipe around the menus of your set-top box and also perform various other functions such as start & playback and more.

In the event, you are having Harmony Hub setup, you can easily run scripts from your Watch in order to turn on and off your home theatre with the help of downloading IFTTT app on your Apple watch. I am afraid that there is a limitation and you won’t be able to do anything beyond that.

Go Running

Running while your iPhone is in your pocket is both unsafe and uncomfortable. But, with Apple watch series 2, you don’t need to carry your phone with you anymore while you are jogging. Series 2 comes with an in-built GPS and it tracks your workout. Moreover, you can also carry a Bluetooth headset to enjoy your favourite music on your Apple Watch 2. The watch will not only give you correct tracking of both the distance and pace, but you can have a look at the route you took on your iPhone when you come back home. The watch is capable of tracking precise distance, & pace while running.

Unlock Your Mac

Apple Watch can save you from the hassle of typing again and again. If you have the latest Mac at your home, you can easily unlock the screen without entering username & password using Apple Watch. Well, all you need is to undergo a simple process.

First, you need to go to the System Preferences on your Mac, then to Security & Privacy and check the box you see alongside Allow your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac. Now, whenever you wake your Mac from sleep, you don’t need to enter the username and password, just ensure you are wearing your Apple Watch at that time.

Find My iPhone

I am sure you love your iPhone so much and don’t want to lose it at any cost. But, if you have to face that unfortunate situation and you are wearing Apple Watch then you can easily locate your lost iPhone, all you need is to ping your phone with the help of your watch.

 

First, open glances and go to the setting where you have to press the icon of iPhone with the noise emerging from the surroundings. Your iPhone will start making pealing sound, making it easier for you to locate it. Yes, it’s that convenient.

 

Monitor Your Heart Rate

 

Apple Watch does come handy in checking your heart rate. All the data gets stored on your iPhone’s Apple Health app. This really helps you to have a look at the data later. This really comes handy while you are exercising, you can continuously keep a check on your heart rate.

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Sophia Jones tries to live her life like the sun – setting her sights high and vowing to always rise up again. Always game for an adventure, Sophia loves widening readers and her own expectations of our vast, beautiful world. As a journalist, Sophia writes to inform. As a creative writer, Sophia strives to inspire. Overall, she hopes to captivate. She currently writes for sites like Alwaysreview etc.

Surprising Features Of The Apple Smart Watch You May Not Have Known About

Do you own the Apple Smart Watch? Maybe, you’ve been eying it in the store trying to decide if it’s worth the ticket price. While so much of what the Apple Smart Watch is well documented, there are a number of features that you may not know about, many of which can be extremely helpful. Take a look at the following surprising features and see if the Apple Smart Watch is for you.

6 Wonderful Tips & Tricks To Use Apple Watch 2

The all new Apple Watch 2 has been launched officially, and it adds lots of new and wonderful features to the original Watch like built-in GPS, full waterproofing and more.

With the new and very latest version of WatchOS on board, there are numerous useful features that are hidden in the device that you might not know about.

Oh Dear, Apple Pulls watchOS 3.1.1 after Complaints of Bricking

Apple isn’t the company that usually have issues, it’s generally spot on and majority of times seem to please it’s customers. However, there seem to be a few issues with the products and software that Apple have been releasing lately. First it was the iPhone 6s shutdown problem, then it was the delay of the Airpod and now it’s the latest watchOS. After public release of 3.1.1 Apple have had to temporarily pull the software after reports that it’s bricking some Series 2 watch models.

7 Amazing Apple Watch Tricks That You Didn’t Know About

Here are 7 great things that you can do with your Apple Watch in-order to make your daily routine just that little easier. Some of you might already be aware of these subtle little tricks others might not be. The video is courtesy of CultofMac. Check it out:

Check out Apple’s Heart Warming Christmas Ad

This year’s Apple add is subtle and heart warming. With a twist on Frankenstein, Apple depict the monster man and show him in a good light. Strangely enough, Apple isn’t promoting any of it’s product but seem to be simply highlighting the gift of kindness.

Check it out:

How to take a Screenshot on Apple Watch

Taking a screenshot on your Apple Watch is relatively easy to do. Below are steps on how to take a screenshot on your Apple Watch.

Web Browser on Apple Watch?

To be honest, why would we need a web browser on the Apple Watch. Maybe for convenience, maybe it will be cool but the screen is so small, it wouldn’t make sense. Believe it or not, a lot of people seem to want a browser on the Apple Watch. You can ask Siri for information and if you get a result from a web search the watch prompts you to view on iPhone. The Apple Watch have been around for a few years now and up to this point there is no extension that allows information to be displayed on the watch.

How Far Away Can you Unlock your Macbook With your Apple Watch?

Not sure if you would have tested this yourself, I honestly doubt if much people have. But, how far away do you think you can be from your Macbook and still unlock it with your Apple Watch? The remote unlock feature is really useful and work well but will you want to be able to unlock the Mac from distance away? Cnet have put it to the test, check out the video:

Apple Watch Series 1 vs Series 2 Speed Test

Courtesy of 9to5Mac we can now see just how faster the Apple Watch Series 2 is than the Series 1, but is it? I am not going to give it away, you will need to watch the video below to see if it will be worth spending $369 on the start price for the Apple Watch Series 2 or spending $269 for the Series 1. The Series 2 does have some more features than the Series 1 but if speed is your thing then check of the video below:

3 Retailers To Buy the New Apple Watch From if Apple Stores are Out of Stock

If you’re looking to get the the new Apple Watch and Apple online and stores are out of stock then you are in luck. There are other retailers selling the Apple Watch series 2 either online or in shop. I’ve searched around and below are 3 sites that you can pick up a new Apple Watch.

Apple Watch is Centred All Around Fitness at Least That’s What The Video Shows

We know that Apple Watch is geared towards fitness and health. It’s probably the best fitness watch on the market and offers so much. If you’re not convinced to get an Apple Watch, then check out the exhilarating video below: