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Even though Apple doesn’t offer it natively, sleep tracking has become one of the data points of interest to many users. Although it was possible to get a sense of your sleeping habits using just your iPhone and an app, the solution was not ideal as you are placing a loose $600+ device in your bed in hopes that you don’t knock it to the ground in your sleep and crack the screen.
With an Apple Watch, not only does it solve that fragile device problem, but it offers more valuable information during your sleep like being able to read your heart rate.
We’ve slept using many different sleep trackers for Apple Watch and think AutoSleep is the best.
Thibaud De Clerck lives in Belgium, manages communications at his family company, and also writes for his own blog and a tech news site.
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In iOS 10.3, apps can now change their icons on demand. The MLB At Bat app is one of the first apps to take advantage of this new functionality. I’m a huge Atlanta Braves fan, so I was excited to see the option to change the default icon to the Braves logo.
Apple held a private press conference release this week to discuss their plans for the Mac Pro, and also opened up a bit about the stagnating design and technology used in the highest-end Mac. They promised updates, albeit not this year. Still, there’s hope. They also announced that new iMacs targeted at Pro users should be announced later this year.
Dan Moren wrote an excellent summary of the news, and followed that up with some more thoughts a bit later. This is definitely exciting news, but nothing tangible at the moment.
Apple launched a new video app for iOS this week called Clips. The app is similar to Snapchat and Instagram Stories, but adds its own flare and unique options for short, personal videos. Ryan Christoffel (MacStories) wrote a quick review about the app which is quite helpful in understanding what it can do and how it matches up against the competition. Like most Apple-built apps, it excels in the first-party sharing features that only Apple can deliver. Worth checking out!
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