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Enable Erase Data Option To Delete Apple Watch Data After 10 Failed Passcode Attempts

When it comes to privacy and safety of your data, you can never be too careful. We have previously told you how you can enable an iOS security feature that erases all the data stored on a iOS device when 10 wrong passcode attempts are made. Since you can passcode protect your Apple Watch too, you can also enable the same feature for your smartwatch. Enabling the Erase Data security feature on the Apple...

Apple Has Released macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2

Apple has released major versions of all operating systems that power its devices. Today Apple released iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2 We have already talked in detail about iOS 10.3 and shared the direct IPSW download links in another post. Here we will detail the changes that have been introduced in other operating systems and tell you how you can download them on your devices. Lets...

New Color Options Added To Lineup of Watch Bands, Nike Bands Now Sold Separately

Along side its gorgeous new Red iPhone 7 and budget 9.7-inch iPad, Apple has also launched a bunch of new Apple Watch bands. The company has introduced new color options for all of its currently available Watch band styles except stainless steel options. This includes the woven nylon, leather, sport and Hermès edition. What’s even more interesting is that Apple is now selling Nike Watch bands separately...

Developer Hacks Game Boy Emulator To Run On Apple Watch

Have you ever fancied playing your favorite Game Boy titles on your Apple Watch? Probably not. But that is exactly what developer Gabriel O’Flaherty-Chan has done. In his recent project he has ported a fully working Game Boy emulator that he calls ‘Giovanni’, named after a villain from Pokémon Yellow game. He has ported the emulator on his Apple Watch Series 2, which is capable of playing...

iBus Data Cable Adapter Is A $90 Accessory That Restores watchOS On Apple Watch

The new iBus accessory is capable of restoring watchOS on an Apple Watch. The tool connects to the Watch via hidden maintenance port. Last year, I was beta testing the watchOS 3 and pretty much enjoying the new features the developer beta had to offer. However the things went downhill from there, when my...

Strapley’s Navy Undertone Leather Strap For Apple Watch – Review

In this review we will talk about the Strapley’s Leather Strap for Apple Watch. The unit we will be reviewing is the 42mm Navy Undertone edition. Thanks to its appeal to fashionistas Apple Watch is the hottest gadget on Instagram. When you search for Apple Watch on the image sharing app you can find tons of beautiful images of it paired with gorgeous Apple and third-party made bands. We also share...

Nest Learning Thermostat: An iOS User’s Perspective (Review)

Along with Philips Hue, I’d say that the Nest is one of the most recognized names in the smart home field. Founded by Tony Fadell in 2010, Nest introduced the Nest Thermostat just a year later in 2011. Tony Fadell had previously done work for Apple, helping with the iPod. The Nest Thermostat that he created clearly has been inspired by Apple, with its beautiful and simplistic design, and the rotating...

Introducing The iOSHacker Annual Giveaway for 2017!

Here at iOSHacker, we love getting the most out of our Apple devices. We also love to share what we know with you on how to customize them, use them in ways to help improve your life, and squeeze as much power as you can out of them. While there are many great ways to do this via software, a big part of it is achieved by hardware and accessories. That’s why we review products and accessories to...

The UE BOOM 2 Is A Bluetooth Speaker With Great Sound At A Great Price (Review)

Back in October of last year, I was able to review the awesome UE MEGABOOM speaker. Some of the features I loved was it’s simple and useful design, great sound quality, and cool features such as the ability to pair up with other UE speakers. While we loved the UE MEGABOOM, at $300, it can be a pricey buy for some consumers. If you want the MEGABOOM, but can’t swallow the price, the UE BOOM 2 is definitely...

How To Turn Off Breathe Reminder Notifications On Your Apple Watch

With watchOS 3 Apple Watch got the Breathe feature, which reminds users to relax and perform breathing exercise for a period of one minute. The feature is designed to help you relax, meditate and take your mind off day to day life’s problems. While the Breathe feature is fun and can be helpful, many users don’t actually use it. So the Breathe notifications that arrive every few hours depending...

watchOS 3.2 Developer Beta With Theater Mode And SiriKit Support Released

Apple has just launched the watchOS 3.2 developer beta and it is now available for download. Developers interested in beta testing watchOS 3.2 will need to install a profile on their iPhone before they can download the beta version on their Watch. Once the profile is loaded they can simply go to the Watch app and download the update like normal. watchOS 3.2 beta that has been released for Original Apple...

How To Add Favorite Songs To Apple Watch’s Own Memory

With Apple Watch you can access the full Music library of your iPhone and use the device as a remote while listening to music. However there are times when you don’t just want to use the Watch as a remote but want to store songs on it too. Having a music library stored on the Watch itself can be useful in many instances. Now that Apple Watch Series 2 sports GPS, you might want to leave your iPhone...