How to use the Workout app on your Apple Watch

Start Apple Watch Workout

The Workout app on the Apple Watch allows you to set specific exercise goals while tracking your progress and keeping a summery of your results on your Activity app. Here are a few basic tips on how to use the Workout app. You can read more about the Activity app by hitting the link above.

To get started, tap the Workout app icon on your Watch Workout App Icon then select the workout type you want to begin. This will take you to the "goal screen" where you can set your calorie, time, or distance goals or no goals at all. Just swipe left and right and use the Digital Crown to set goals then hit Start to begin your workout.

AAPL Weekly Stock Outlook: China ranks as Apple's largest market, augmented reality firm Metaio acquired and more

Apple Store Shanghai.

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares opened last week on Tuesday $132.60 and promptly fell below the $130 mark, closing the day at $129.62. Their value recovered and then some on Tuesday, surging to $132.04. The share price dropped off over the next two days closing the week at $130.28.

Apple Weekly News Roundup: iPhone 6s rumors, Apple Watch SDK and more

Several rumors regarding the iPhone 6s (or iPhone 7?) emerged last week. The next generation iPhone will reportedly upgrade the camera with a 12 megapixel Sony sensor that will employ RGBW technology (which adds a white subpixel to the traditional red, green and blue subpixels) to improve low-light photography. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have 8 megapixel cameras.


New iOS Apps, Games and JB Tweaks of the Week: Google Photos and more

Pixelmator for iPhone

Only one quick note before we get to this week's new releases, the award winning photo editing app, Pixelmator, is now available for the iPhone. The app has also been updated with a ton of new features, improvements and bug fixes, and the update is free for previous owners.

Liquefy the iPhone wallpaper with AquaBoard

AquaBoard tweak

AquaBoard, one of the longer-running tweaks available on Cydia, has now been updated for iOS 8. Jailbreakers may already be familiar with the OpenGL-based "Liquid SpringBoard" developed by Elias Limneos. Once installed, AquaBoard will animate water effects over the wallpaper any time the display is touched. These effects take place on both the lock screen and home screen, and stop animating as soon as the wallpaper is no longer visible to save battery power.

How to stop iOS banner notifications during video playback

NoBanner tweak

Tired of watching video on the iPhone, only to have playback obscured and sound interrupted by a banner notification? Switching to Airplane Mode is not often an option, considering the video is usually streaming online. Jailbreakers can use the tweak NoBanner to solve the problem.

How to fix the 'Unicode of Death' Messages bug on your iPhone

Unicode of Death

Apple has acknowledged the recently discovered bug that crashes a users iPhone, and has published this solution until a software update to fix the problem can be released. The Unicode of Death (also known as Effective Power) happens when one iPhone user crashes another person's iPhone by sending a text message containing a specific series of unicode characters. The unicode characters basically overwhelm your iPhone’s memory causing your device to respring over and over.


Customize the iOS lock screen with LockEditor

tweak LockEditor

LockEditor adds fine tuning to the appearance of the lock screen on jailbroken iOS devices. Minimalists will enjoy the option to remove keypad button rings on the passcode entry screen. Those looking to customize can add flavor with custom text, or toggle over 20 individual options to mod the lock screen. Tbe best part about LockEditor is its stand-alone design, no theming packages are required.

Adult Swim's Castle Doombad updated with all new levels and traps

Castle Doombad Space Madness

Dr. Lord Evilstein is back and he has moved his evil lair to the moon in Castle Doombad version 2.0. Adult Swim has updated its popular tower defense game with an all new "Space Madness" chapter. The update adds 15 new levels, 4 new traps, a save option in Endless Mode and iCloud support.

How to update Apple Watch OS

update Apple Watch software

Now that Apple has released the first update to Watch OS, many watch owners may be wondering how to install the new software. Unlike an iOS device such as an iPhone, the Apple Watch cannot be updated directly from Settings. There are several steps to consider before updating Apple Watch to the latest version of Watch OS. Follow these how-to instructions to update Apple Watch:


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