Apple Watch Ultra Stands Up to Major Abuse in Latest Durability Test

Inspired by “the most extreme activities,” the Apple Watch Ultra features a rugged design with a titanium case and a flat display with a sapphire crystal cover. Apple says the watch is built to help users “push their boundaries with adventure, endurance, and exploration.” [embedded content] In his latest YouTube video, Sam Kohl assessed the […]

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Apple Watch Ultra User Mods Titanium Casing to ‘Deuglify’ Design

An Apple Watch Ultra user has modified their new device’s casing to add a brushed finish and remove the orange color of the Action Button in an effort to make it more visually appealing. The ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ offers the first complete redesign of the Apple Watch since the product line’s announcement in 2014, and […]

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Apple Watch Ultra Teardown Reveals Larger Battery, Improved Water Resistance, and More

iFixit today shared an Apple Watch Ultra teardown video, providing a closer look at the watch’s internal design and components. [embedded content] While the Apple Watch Ultra has four exposed pentalobe screws on the back case for quick access to the inside of the watch, iFixit said the device remains challenging to repair. For example, […]

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Apple Watch Ultra Praised by Watch World Tastemaker John Mayer

Apple Watch Ultra has been endorsed by American musician and famous watch collector John Mayer, who has been showing off the new device on his Instagram account. “Been wearing the ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ for a week… and it’s great,” writes Mayer over a photo of the watch. “The first Apple Watch that excited me as […]

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YouTuber Demos Apple Watch Ultra’s Depth App in Underwater Test Chamber

Apple Watch Ultra comes with a stock Depth app for underwater recreational activities like snorkeling and underwater pool swims, but most casual users probably won’t get to see how the Depth app responds during the more committed activity of open water free-diving. [embedded content] For anyone curious, YouTuber DC Rainmaker has posted a video in […]

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Some Apple Watch Series 8 and Ultra Users Experiencing Microphone Issues

A growing number of user reports online suggest the microphone on some new Apple Watch Series 8 and Ultra models can become persistently unresponsive after an unspecified amount of time, causing apps that rely on the mic to throw up errors and stop working. Photo shared by MacRumors forum member 2259 depicting the issue Users […]

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YouTuber Tests Apple Watch Ultra Durability With a Hammer: Table Breaks Before the Watch

Sunday September 25, 2022 2:27 pm PDT by Sami Fathi A YouTuber has put Apple’s claims for the durability of the Apple Watch Ultra to the test by putting it up against a drop test, a jar of nails, and repeated hits with a hammer to test the sapphire crystal glass. [embedded content] TechRax, a […]

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Apple Watch Ultra Unboxing and Hands-On

It’s the official launch day for Apple’s latest and greatest product, the Apple Watch Ultra. We picked up one of the new watches to check out the features and compare it with the Apple Watch Series 8 to see if it’s worth the upgrade. The ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ is Apple’s largest watch to date, measuring […]

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Six New Apple Watch Features Coming Later This Year

With new Apple Watch Ultra and Series 8 models now in the hands of customers, Apple has brought a host of smart new features to many people’s wrists. But there’s more to come. Apple has a handful of additional features in store for Apple Watch Series 8 and ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ owners before the year’s […]

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Apple Watch Ultra Available for Pickup Today Without Pre-Order

Apple Watch Ultra orders are beginning to arrive to customers around the world. For customers who forgot to pre-order an Apple Watch Ultra or simply decided to wait, many configurations are now estimated for delivery in 3-4 weeks, but the good news is that same-day or next-day pickup is now available at select Apple Store […]

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Popular Climbing App Redpoint Updated With Apple Watch Ultra Support

Popular climbing app Redpoint has been updated for Apple Watch Ultra, bringing Action Button support into the mix for all climbing disciplines. As a fitness tracker for bouldering and climbing, Redpoint tracks climbing routes and altitudes using the barometric sensor in your Apple Watch or iPhone, generating an automatic logbook of your ascents. The app […]

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Apple Watch Ultra: How to Activate Night Mode

iPhone 14 Pro Customers Plagued With Issues Just Days After Release Tuesday September 20, 2022 2:20 am PDT by Sami Fathi The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max officially launched this past Friday, and since their release, users have faced several bugs and issues, ranging from poor battery life, AirDrop not working, camera […]

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Apple Watch Ultra: How to Use the Built-In Siren to Signal for Help

If you ever become lost, injured, or have some other emergency situation and want to draw attention to your location, ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ includes an 86-decibel siren that you can use. The siren uses a unique sound signature that incorporates two distinct alternating patterns, which can repeat for several hours. The first pattern suggests distress, […]

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Apple Watch Ultra: How to Activate, Cancel, and Disable the Siren

If you ever become lost, injured, or have some other emergency situation and want to draw attention to your location, ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ includes an 86-decibel siren that you can use. The siren uses a unique sound signature that incorporates two distinct alternating patterns, which can repeat for several hours. The first pattern suggests distress, […]

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Apple Watch Ultra: How to Use the New Optimized Charge Limit Feature

All Apple Watch models running watchOS 7 or later include a Battery Health feature called Optimized Battery Charging that extends the total battery life of your Apple Watch by learning from your habits and waiting to finish charging all the way up until you need your ‌Apple Watch. Apple Watch Ultra can last up to […]

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Apple Watch Ultra: How to Customize the Action Button

Apple Watch Ultra features a customizable Action button on the left side of the case that is capable of performing a variety of functions. This article explains what it can do, and how you can configure it. Apart from activating the Siren, the Action Button on ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ can be customized to perform a […]

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First Apple Watch Ultra and AirPods Pro 2 Orders Arriving to Customers in Australia and New Zealand

It’s already September 23 in Australia and New Zealand, aka AirPods Pro and Apple Watch Ultra launch day. Customers in these two countries who preordered the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2 or an ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ are beginning to receive their new devices. We will soon start seeing the first hands-on pictures of the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2 […]

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Apple Provides Deep Dive Into New Apple Watch Ultra Depth App

With the official launch of the Apple Watch Ultra looming, Apple has shared a support document on the new Depth app that’s exclusive to the device. The Depth app is designed to be used for recreational diving, providing information on water temperature, current depth, maximum depth, and more. The ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ can be used […]

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Apple Releases watchOS 9.0.1 for Apple Watch Ultra

Thursday September 22, 2022 10:24 am PDT by Juli Clover Apple today released watchOS 9.0.1, a minor update to the watchOS 9 operating system that debuted in September. watchOS 9.0.1 is available for the Apple Watch Ultra, and it will be a day one update for those who are receiving an ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ tomorrow. […]

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Lucky Customer Gets New Apple Watch Ultra Two Days Early

Wednesday September 21, 2022 2:03 pm PDT by Juli Clover With millions of devices shipping out to customers with every Apple launch, there’s occasionally someone who gets lucky and gets a new product ahead of schedule. This time around, Redditor playalisticadillac received an Apple Watch Ultra from AT&T two days before the official debut, sharing […]

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