• LTE Apple Watch Battery Tests: Will cellular destroy the Series 3 battery?

    5 days ago - By iMore

    We've only got Apple's numbers so far, but we'll be doing through tests for our review.
    The new Series 3 Apple Watch will bring a much-requested feature when it launches on the 22nd: Cellular and LTE connectivity. That means that, yes, you'll be able to make phone calls, send messages and emails, get directions, use third-party apps, and give Siri commands.
    LTE is fully-functional on your Apple Watch when your iPhone isn't present unless you specifically disable it, so pretty much anything you can do on your Apple Watch with your iPhone connected, you'll be able to do when only connected...
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  • Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular vs GPS-only: What's the difference?

    Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular vs GPS-only: What's the difference?

    5 days ago - By iMore

    Besides a cellular antenna and a $70 upcharge, how do Apple's two Series 3 watches differ?
    While the new Series 3 Apple Watch looks nigh-identical to its older models, it packs a ton of added functionality into those 38mm and 42mm casings.
    The 38mm and 42mm Series 3 feature the following:
    OLED 1000-nit Retina display with Force Touch
    An S3 dual-core processor for a 1.7x faster speed bump that puts the Series 2 to shame
    built-in GPS and GLONASS
    Barometric altimeter for tracking stair-climbing and elevation gains
    Water resistance
    Siri voice response
    Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2
    Apple's W2...
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  • How your cellular carrier is handling the Apple Watch Series 3

    How your cellular carrier is handling the Apple Watch Series 3

    5 days ago - By iMore

    Wondering how your carrier is going to handle the Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular networking? Here's what you need to know.
    Apple will soon launch the Apple Watch Series 3, which offers some improvements over previous Apple Watches and, for the first time in the product's history, cellular networking. Naturally, the major U.S. cellular carriers are eager to get in on the action, and all of them will have plans in place for the Apple Watch Series 3 when it launches on September 22.
    It should be noted that carriers are only offering Apple Watch cellular service as an add-on to your...
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