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WatchOS apps are a complex hybrid since they started as all being dependent upon iOS and now they can be independent or dependent. You need to get both sides synced in some cases, hence the message to update iOS when watchOS is in play with one or more paired watches. https://developer.apple.com/documentation/watchkit/creating_independent_watchos_apps/ To ...


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I get far better readings from my watch during running and cycling than I did with either Garmin or Wahoo chest sensors. However, since 2017 I’ve not even tried a chest sensor, so perhaps they have improved faster than the Apple Watch sensor has. The watch is less likely to slip for me with the Velcro band than the elastomer band, but even the elastomer ...


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With the latest updated version of WatchOS 6.0, it seems to be fixed for my Apple Watch. Somehow the activation in Saudi Arabia has triggered the ECG feature to appear. watchOS 6.2.5 includes new features, improvements and bug fixes: - ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 or later now available in Saudi Arabia - Irregular heart rhythm notifications now ...


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It seems as if this setting is not honored for OS-level access until after a reboot. It surprises me that Apple failed to note that in the UI.


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So is it possible to keep the unlock my computer with Apple Watch feature, but disable it for all other requests? macOS doesn't provide any setting under the Security System Preference that lets you disable app authentication while keeping the setting to unlock the computer via your Apple Watch. It's either all in or out. However, if you prefer not moving ...


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Hardware inputs still work. During waterlock, you'll need to turn the Digital Crown in order to expel the water from the watch and disable waterlock.


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The example you reference is actually not implemented using NFC at all. Instead the lock in the door is Bluetooth-enabled, and the app on the Apple Watch thus uses Bluetooth to communicate with the lock for unlocking. Today the SPG branded app has changed into a Marriot-Bonvoy branded app, but still works on the same principle. If you look at the FAQ for ...


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To put it simply, the Apple watch acts like a key fob. You've probably seen these credit card "keys" or these fobs on a key ring that people put up to a sensor on or next to a door to grant them access. (HID is the dominant market player - I just grabbed a couple of images from their site). These devices just a have a very simple RFID transmitter in them ...


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