ICYMI: Essential Apple Watch tips

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A ton of tips for your wrist! Photo: Stephen Smith
A ton of tips for your wrist! Photo: Stephen Smith

This week, we focus on four non-obvious yet essential tips and tricks for using that fancy new Apple Watch on your wrist. Rob plays a new Apple Watch game, calling Lifeline the best game he’s played on his wrist, while Leander takes a speedy trip around the block on Stromer’s amazing electric bike. Luke digs into an Apple patent for a magical new Apple TV remote, and Buster checks in on how the Apple Watch will likely prevent heart attacks in the future.

All that and much, much more in the weekly installment of Cult of Mac Magazine!

A bevy of Apple Watch tips and tricks

Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac
Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

Here’s just one: Notifications are the mainstay of Apple Watch (or any smartwatch, for that matter). Chances are you’ll get a ton of them. Here’s how to deal with the overload.
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Toss a Lifeline to stranded astronaut in new Apple Watch game

Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac
Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

Your mission: Save a spaceman stranded on an alien moon from near-certain death. Quite simply, this is the best game we’ve played on the Apple Watch so far.
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Meet the Stromer ST2, the best electric bike on the road

Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

This smartly designed (and outrageously fast) two-wheeler is so much fun, it should not be street legal. It took our interest in e-bikes from zero to 100 in nothing flat.
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Patents suggest Apple TV wand full of Cupertino magic

Photo: Warner Bros.
Photo: Warner Bros.

The high-tech “magic wand”-style controller rumored to ship with the refreshed Apple TV this summer could be the culmination of almost a decade’s R&D.
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How Apple Watch could predict heart attacks in the future

Photo: Apple
Photo: Apple

The wearable’s heart rate monitor is far better than everyone thought, and that could theoretically lead to massive medical breakthroughs.
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