Apple Watch

A guide to Low Power Mode on the Apple Watch

Battery life has long been the Apple Watch’s biggest drawback. The issue only became more pronounced when the company went all-in on sleep-tracking with watchOS 7 in 2020. Rather than increasing

Daily Crunch: A closer look at Google’s remote-controlled $30 Chromecast

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Want a glimpse at the Apple Watch Series 9? Look no further than the Ultra

Apple's familiar playbook suggests that the Ultra won't be the last new variant of the company's smartwatch line.

The Apple Watch SE isn’t as much of a compromise as you might think

It may surprise the casual reader to learn that I don’t run a trillion-dollar multinational corporation. Like any decent tech writer, however, I’m more than happy to offer all my opinions on the m

Apple Watch Series 8 review: Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

Let’s pretend, for a minute, that you’re Apple. You didn’t create the smartwatch market, but you currently control more than one-third of it. You’re caught up in a yearly refresh cycle (of you

The week an Apple event and YC Demo Day collided

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As a scuba diver, I would gladly trust my life to the Apple Watch. Here’s why.

Earlier today I wrote a piece about Apple Watch Ultra’s new scuba-diving feature, and a lot of folks came out of the woodwork to tell me they wouldn’t trust a “dive toy” to kee

Twenty-six years later, Quake gets ported to … Apple Watch?

Ever looked at your Apple Watch and thought “Dang, I just wish I could play the classic 1996 first-person shooter Quake on this thing!” … No? OK. But now you can! Developer Tomas “

Daily Crunch: Apple launches new iPhone 14, a rugged Apple Watch, and more

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Up close with the Apple Watch Ultra

Yes, the new Apple Watch Series 8 looks nice. New features like a temperature sensor and crash detection are clever, but let’s be honest, we’re all going to walk away from today’s big event talk

Investors shrug, once again, at Apple’s latest deluge of product news

We've kept this mini-series running at TechCrunch for all this time to make a meta-point about share prices and products.

Apple’s Fitness+ subscription is coming to iPhone with iOS 16

As promised earlier this year at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), the company today confirmed it’s broadening access to its Apple Fitness+ service to users beyond Apple Watc

Apple announces 2nd-gen Apple Watch SE with updated chip for $249

Apple introduces the Apple Watch Ultra

In addition to the Apple Watch Series 8, Apple unveiled a brand new Apple Watch model at its press conference. The Apple Watch Ultra has been specifically designed for intense sports tracking. It is a

Apple introduces the Apple Watch Series 8 with a temperature sensor, crash detection and more

Apple today introduced a new version of its Apple Watch, the anticipated Apple Watch Series 8, which replaces the prior Series 7 model. The big additions to this upgraded version include a new tempera

The iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 can detect when you’re in a car crash

The new Apple Watch Series 8 features an improved gyroscope and accelerometer that can detect if you’re in a car crash. That was one of the many announcements out of Apple’s event this mor

The new Apple Watch series 8 gets a pair of temperature sensors

A lot of doctors consider body temperature — and changes in body temperature — a vital sign. That’s true both to track illnesses but also natural processes in the body, such as ovulation dat

We’re live at Apple’s iPhone 14 event

That brisk autumn feeling is in the air. If fall leaves were a thing here in the South Bay, you’d better believe they’d be changing. With the turning of the seasons comes the ever-important fall t

Watch Apple’s iPhone 14 event right here

There are few things you can count on in this mixed-up world. Thankfully, a new iPhone each fall is a part of that glancingly short list. You can’t set your watch to it exactly — the date gene

What we expect from Apple’s iPhone 14 event

Don’t you hate it when they give everything away in the headline? So, a belated spoiler warning that, indeed, the iPhone 14 is almost certainly going to be the big headline announcement at Apple’s
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