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22 Apple Watch Tricks & Tips

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is a pretty out-of-the-box experience thanks to a setup process fine-tuned by Apple’s developers. However, like any piece of modern technology, there are always little tricks and personal hacks that can make it an even better experience -- or at least customize it so that it suits your needs better. At Monowear, we’ve obviously thought a lot about the Apple Watch, and here are our top 22 favorite tricks for getting the most out of your device, from saving power to making it simply easier on you.

Whether you’re away from a charger or simply trying to stretch out your Apple Watch’s run time, saving power is never a bad thing...  

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Apple Watch Series 1 vs. Series 2

The holiday season is here, which means that many people will be looking at purchasing an Apple Watch -- either as a gift for their loved ones or as a gift for themselves. With the launch of this year’s model, Apple essentially introduced two options for consumers... 

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How Many Apple Watch Bands Do You Own and Why?

One of the Apple Watch’s most popular features is the ability to swap out watch bands. When it comes to traditional watches, many watch bands are difficult to change out a small pin must be nudged out from either side in order to... 

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Apple Watch Accessory Gift Guide

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to start thinking about giving gifts to friends, family, and employees. For the tech-savvy group, chances are they’ve already ventured into wearable technology -- in particular, the Apple Watch... 

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Top Ten Gadget Gifts for Apple Fans

Tis the season for gift giving, and many out there have Apple products on their wish list. For budgets of all types and Apple fans of varying devotion (chances are you know at least a few that exclusively use Apple products), there are a wide range of gifts to give. We've curated our Top 10 below... 

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What Apple Watch Should You Get?

With the holiday season coming soon, it’s time to start thinking about gifts -- gifts for your loved ones or just for yourself. Every store and online retailer around will soon be promoting all types of sales and discounts, particularly in the world of technology. That means that if... 

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Holiday Cheer, The Apple Watch Way

The holiday season is almost upon us. What does that mean? For many of us, it involves travel, friends, family, good meals, and time away from the rat race. It also brings us to plenty of events. From corporate holiday parties to large family gatherings to out-of-town friends coming by to say hello... 

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Five Game-Changing Apple Watch Features

Some time has passed since the launch of the Apple Watch Series 2, and while most of the focus has been on the new hardware, there are still a lot of people out there that are using their original Apple Watch. Nearly all users, whether original or Series 2... 

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The Apple Watch Series 2: Our Review

The Apple Watch Series 2 has been on the market for a few months now. The launch is always an exciting time, when everyone’s just happy to get their shiny new toy as soon as it hits the market. But after a few months... 

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How Do You Show Your Team Pride?

Colors. When it comes to sports teams, colors can define a team -- and a fandom. It’s hard to argue with the success that has blessed the region, and at Monowear, we can speak from experience -- as a Bay Area-based company, we’ve seen it first-hand... 

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10 Best Apple Watch Productivity Apps

The Apple Watch offers much more than heart rate tracking and push notifications. Many apps for your iPhone offer connectivity with the Apple Watch, extending their functionality even further. The result?... 

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How to Use Your Apple Watch for Better Health

When it was first announced, the Apple Watch puzzled many longtime Apple fans. Between their iPhones and iPads, what would a wearable technology provide them? The smartwatch industry was just at its infancy... 

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Knock-Offs vs. Brands: Finding The Right Apple Watch Band

The Apple Watch is one of the most exciting innovations in smart technology across the last few years: finally, a smart display that is as easily accessible as a traditional watch -- and unlike a smartphone or tablet, it can be a fashionable accessory...