Apple Watch Series 5 Starts With 32GB of Storage

· Andrew Orr · Link

Amazingly, the Apple Watch Series 5 will start at 32GB of storage, doubling the Series 4 storage point of 16GB.

At 32GB of storage for both GPS and Cellular models, the Apple WatchSeries 5 offers double the storage of the previous Series 4 models. Apple may have increased the storage in the new device due to the Apple Watch App Store that’s available in watchOS 6, set to be released on September 19.

Now if only watchOS 6 had the Files app so I could store a copy of my data on it.

Apple Releases watchOS 5.3.1

· Bryan Chaffin · Product News

It’s intended to keeps Apple Watch up-to-date with iOS 12.4.1, which was also released Monday.

watchOS 5.3 is Now Available

· Andrew Orr · Product News

watchOS 5.3 is now available, along with other software updates like iOS 12.4. watchOS 5.3 brings a fix for the Apple Watch Walkie Talkie.

What I Liked About WWDC 2019

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

In Rants & Raves Episode #335, Dr. Mac reveals what he found encouraging (or at least interesting) at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference last week.

Bloomberg WWDC Leak Highlights: Updated Maps, Health, Apple Watch Audio Books, Reminders, More

· Bryan Chaffin · Link

The Apple Crystal Ball

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman got the goods on Apple’s WWDC software plans. Highlights include several improvements to Maps that I’m looking forward to. Apple is also improving the Health app, Reminders, adding audio book support to Apple Watch, a standalone app for the Apple Watch App Store on the watch itself, new Watch complications and faces, improved share sheet in iOS, combined Find my Friends and Find My iPhone, improved iMessage, an updated Books app with a reward system, and much more. There’s a ton of information in this piece, and it’s a good read.

The Merge That's Not a Merge: iOS and MacOS

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Apple project Marzipan

macOS and iOS need not merge in order to lead the way forward. Perhaps all that’s required are shifting perspectives by the primary generation of users.

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Bigger Screen and a Whole Lot More

· Jeff Gamet · In-Depth Review

Apple Watch4 Infograph, Walkie Talkie, and SOS screens

Apple Watch Series 4 packs in a bigger display and new heart rate sensors, but is that enough to justify upgrading, or jumping in for the first time? Read on to see what TMO’s Jeff Gamet thinks of Apple’s latest smart watch.

AWS4 Love, Design Meets Science, Apple's PG TV Dreams - ACM 481

· Bryan Chaffin & Jeff Gamet · Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple Context Machine Logo

Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet can’t get enough of Apple Watch Series 4, even though Jeff is wrong about the Infograph Watch Face. They also find it interesting that a designer got recognized by the world of science, and they weigh whether or not Apple’s plan to avoid sex, violence, and politics with its original TV shows will hurt its streaming service.