The best sleep tracking apps for Apple Watch and iPhone

Tracking your sleep routine can often lead to insights into all sorts of habits or quirks detrimental to a good night’s sleep. Before Apple Watch, apps promising to analyze your nightly resting patterns and devise remedies to improve on them Continue reading The best sleep tracking apps for Apple Watch and iPhone

Mac tip: change the behavior of Control, Option, Command and Caps Lock keys

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macOS Sierra provides an enhanced keyboard remapping feature that allows you to change the behavior of the special modifier keys on your Mac’s keyboard, such as Caps Lock (⇪), Control (⌃), Option (⌥) and Command (⌘). For example, you could remap the Caps Lock key to trigger Continue reading Mac tip: change the behavior of Control, Option, Command and Caps Lock keys

Apple seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 8 and watchOS 3.2 beta 7

Apple on Monday seeded an eighth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 and a seventh beta of watchOS 3.2 to its registered developers and members of the Apple Developer Program. Both macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 8 (build 16E192b) and watchOS 3.2 Continue reading Apple seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 8 and watchOS 3.2 beta 7

Apple launches Spring-themed Apple Watch bands, Nike Sport straps now sold separately

Apple today expanded its offering of first-party Apple Watch bands with all-new Spring-themed straps. Featuring a new Striped Woven Nylon band, among the other ones, the new bands are available to order starting today from apple.com and for purchase at Continue reading Apple launches Spring-themed Apple Watch bands, Nike Sport straps now sold separately

watchOS 3.2 with Theater Mode, Siri in apps & more now available for Apple Watch

Shortly following the public release of iOS 10.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch today, Apple also released watchOS 3.2 (build 14V249) for Apple Watch with Theater Mode and Siri in apps. The software update can be deployed via the Continue reading watchOS 3.2 with Theater Mode, Siri in apps & more now available for Apple Watch

Senior Director of Design for Mac lineup leaves Apple for engineering role at Tesla

Apple was trying “very hard” (in Elon Musk’s own words) to recruit top talent from Tesla. Now that its Project Titan has shifted gear from building an electric vehicle to developing an autonomous driving software, some of the engineers associated with Continue reading Senior Director of Design for Mac lineup leaves Apple for engineering role at Tesla

How to automatically create an Apple Music playlist with songs you identified with Shazam

Not long ago, we’ve chatted all things song recognition through Siri, Apple’s increasingly potent virtual assistant on iOS and Mac. Today, on the heels of that, we are looking at the source of Siri’s acquired musical skills, Shazam, and bringing you Continue reading How to automatically create an Apple Music playlist with songs you identified with Shazam