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Best ways to protect the Apple Watch while working out

Here’s how to keep your Apple Watch nice and shiny — even when you’re sweaty and gross. In my years playing roller derby with my Apple Watch, I’ve been asked a few times about protecting my smartwatch — both from the outside world and fellow players. (No one wants a sapphire screen to the face.) While you
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How to use Activities for Apple Watch and iPhone

How do I use the Activities app? Admit it: It’s super hard to get motivated to start moving. Guess what? With the Activities app right on your iPhone and Apple Watch, it’s honestly never been easier! Here’s how to get the most out of the Activities app on your iPhone. How to set up Activities
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How to set up and use the new Apple TV Remote app

Fed up with the Siri Remote? If you own an iPhone, there’s a better way. If you have a fourth-generation Apple TV, you’ll likely be familiar with the Siri Remote — the company’s slender iPod nano-sized black remote with built-in Siri capabilities and a touch pad. Whether you love or loathe the Siri Remote, however, there’s
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Nest app's new Apple Watch support lets you control your thermostat from your wrist

Nest has updated its app for iPhone and iPad, and amidst updates like spaces, which lets you group your Nest devices by room, or support for 1080p video from the Dropcam Pro, the company has added support for the Apple Watch. You can now control your Nest Thermostat right from your wrist. Here’s everything you
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Square Enix launches its Apple Watch-exclusive RPG Cosmos Rings

Final Fantasy publisher Square Enix has launched its Apple Watch-exclusive RPG Cosmos Rings in the App Store for the price of $5.99. The game is designed to offer a different experience compared to other mobile RPGs. Here’s a list of its features: A dark and timeless world – The Goddess is gone and time has
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Controllers unleashed: Apple TV gaming is about to get a Kraken-sized upgrade!

Brianna Wu is the head of Development at Giant Spacekat, host of Disruption and Rocket on Relay, and co-author of Women in Tech. She also lives to troll iMore senior editor Georgia Dow. By removing the Siri remote requirement in tvOS 10, Apple is making a big improvement to Apple TV gaming. In every way,
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Glaxo becomes first drugmaker to use Apple's ResearchKit

The drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has become the first such company to use Apple’s ResearchKit. Glaxo is using it to help conduct a rheumatoid arthritis study. Bloomberg reports: Glaxo wants to record the mobility of 300 participants over three months and will also ask the patients to input both physical and emotional symptoms, such as pain and
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Apple Maps transit directions roll out to Honolulu and Kansas City

Apple Maps users in Honolulu and Kansas City will now be able to get public transit directions as they travel through both cities. While neither city is currently listed on the official iOS 9 Feature Availability site, transit directions are indeed available in the Maps app (via Apple Insider. Transit directions were first introduced to
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CBS News for Apple TV puts its focus on live video

CBS has updated its News app on the Apple TV, bringing a brand new design that’s exclusive to tvOS. The app now puts the spotlight on its live streaming feature for easy access to live news. You can also now use Siri to launch right into the live newscast. From CBS: Viewers using the app
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Camera+ for iPad gets Apple Pencil support, powerful photo editing, and more

The developers behind the popular Camera+ for iPhone, have introduced Camera+ 2 for iPad. The app has refreshed its interface for a more modern look, and now supports things like the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, making editing much easier. The app has also picked up support for iPad multitasking. With Apple Pencil support for
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