How Apple Watch can help you float your boat in Maryland

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Maryland DNR Apple Watch
Maryland residents can prepare to set sail with their Apple Watches.
Photo: Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Apple Watch might not be waterproof, but it will help Maryland residents get sailing, anyway.

The state of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has launched a companion Apple Watch app to help residents find waterways to explore. This makes Maryland the first state government with an official app for Apple’s recently released smartwatch.

Apple To Close Up To 50 Retail Stores As Hurricane Sandy Approaches

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Apple stores located in hurricane Sandy's path.
Apple stores located in hurricane Sandy's path.

Apple looks set to close up to 50 retail stores across the East Coast of the Unites States as hurricane Sandy approaches. The Cupertino company is in the process of boarding up windows at 35 stores within the landfall of the hurricane’s path, in addition to another 15 just outside the zone across the northeastern U.S. and Canada.