Training for a marathon? Apple Watch can help


You may run fast, but Apple Watch updates slowly - the dreaded double lag
Apple Watch can help improve your race time (but watch where you're going!)
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With Autumn rapidly approaching, marathon season is almost upon us. So if you’re planning on running a race, now’s the time to ramp up your training.

Whether you are doing a full marathon, a half-marathon or a 10K race, here are my top 10 tips for using your Apple Watch to achieve a new personal best.

This Week’s Must-Have iOS Games: Block Breaker 3, Marathon, Eternity Warriors & More!



This week’s must-have games roundup features Gameloft’s latest Block Breaker release — the ultimate ball breaker for iOS — which boasts deeper, more intricate levels that take you far beyond a single screen full of blocks.

The revival of Bungie’s Marathon on the iPad — the first ever Mac FPS — is also on our list, in addition to an impressive 3D combat game from Glu, and more!

Bungie’s Halo Prequelizing Marathon Series Coming Soon To iPad


Remember Marathon? If you’re a long-time Mac user, sure you do: back in the early 90s, Bungie’s sci-fi FPS series was the one shining light illuminating the Steveless Dark Ages of Macintosh gaming. Even if you’re only a recent convert to Mac, though, you’re probably familiar in a roundabout way with Marathon: it takes place in the same universe and is the direct prequel to Bungie’s bestsellingHalo series for the Xbox 360.

Either way, we’ve got great news for any Apple gamer. Marathon’s coming back… this time for the iPad.