How to speed up your Apple Watch Series 2

I wear my Apple Watch quite rarely these days but when I do I’m reminded how slow the series 2 is in 2020. On playing around with settings I’ve discovered a couple of settings that appear to have sped it up a bit. Reducing transparency and motion seem to have sped up the general UIContinue reading “How to speed up your Apple Watch Series 2”

Casio G-SHOCK 800 vs the Apple Watch

I feel like I’ve used the G-SHOCK enough now to get a feel for the differences I’ve experienced compared to using my Apple Watch and wanted to share a few thoughts on using both. Comfort For me the resin bands on any of the Casio models offer really great comfort. I’ve tried all sorts ofContinue reading “Casio G-SHOCK 800 vs the Apple Watch”

Apple Watch may outsell traditional watches but the brands don’t need to make one

Now I’ve been getting back into traditional watches I feel like I can weigh in a bit here and give my own opinion. Articles like this one seems to delight in the fact that they are losing some sort of smart watch war but they aren’t even in it. Traditional Swiss watch makers, like SwatchContinue reading “Apple Watch may outsell traditional watches but the brands don’t need to make one”

Reminders doesn’t work on the series 2 Apple Watch

I’ve tried and tried but I’ve come to the conclusion that Apple Reminders doesn’t work on the Series 2 Apple Watch. I’ve restarted my watch and even factory reset but no matter what I do the data on the Apple Watch never syncs. Here’s what it looks like on my iPhone. I hardly use myContinue reading “Reminders doesn’t work on the series 2 Apple Watch”

How to track steps with an Apple Watch using Pedometer ++

Working at home it’s easy to forget to move and get some exercise in so moving into new habits (not resolutions) I was looking at a way to track this. The native health app can show steps but it’s fairly basic – that’s where Pedometer ++ comes in. It offers a really nice visual guideContinue reading “How to track steps with an Apple Watch using Pedometer ++”

How to change the workout metrics on your Apple Watch

Like a lot of people that work at home I want to get more active and remember to get away from my desk so I’m starting to plan to use the Apple Watch for it’s primary intended use – a health and fitness tracker. One area that’s overly busy to me is the workout metrics,Continue reading “How to change the workout metrics on your Apple Watch”