Third-party developers are now taking advantage of the built-in GPS and altimeter in Apple Watch Series 3, as well as custom workout APIs released in watchOS 4.2, to enable tracking of specialized metrics and the ability to find their friends on the mountain with a glance at the wrist.
An alternative headline—“This is what failure looks like”—would probably best describe great strides Apple Watch has made in less than three years towards becoming the best-selling wearable product on the market.
Apple has updated its [US] online store with refurbished Series 3 models of Apple Watch. Customers in the market for the wearable, which just launched in September, can pick up a GPS-only version for as little as $279.
The new Plux charger is an all-in-one charging stand and pad that can charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods simultaneously, taking aim squarely at Apple’s AirPower. The Plux does a great job at replicating the AirPower mat, while at the same time bringing the price down, and making it work with more devices.
Close your exercise ring for seven days in a row from February 8 to February 14 and you’ll earn a brand spanking new colorful badge in the Activity app along with animated stickers in the Messages app to send to friends and family.