Gears & Gadgets

Apple pushes iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2, and watchOS 7.3.3 to supported devices

Enlarge / Apple’s 2020 iPad Air. Samuel Axon Today, Apple began rolling out iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2, and watchOS 7.3.3, and the company issued an advisory to users to upgrade as soon as possible. Like iOS/iPadOS 14.4.1 before it, this update addresses a security flaw. Additionally, Apple released a similar security update—12.5.2—for older devices like […]

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Apple’s watchOS 7 may beat Google’s latest Wear OS, but both need help

Automation and Jobs Read our latest special issue. Open Now Smartwatches have become a huge business over the past several years, evolving past the “why do people need these” phase into trusted health monitors and secondary communication devices for millions of people. Apple currently dominates the global market with watchOS-powered Apple Watches, but Google’s Wear […]

Gears & Gadgets

Apple’s watchOS 5.0.1 addresses bug that may prevent Watches from charging

Enlarge Valentina Palladino Almost two weeks after watchOS 5 came out, Apple has pushed out its first update for the operating system. WatchOS 5.0.1 doesn’t bring any new features to Apple Watches, but it does fix a few problems surrounding exercise minutes, stand credit, and charging that some users may have experienced since upgrading their […]