The Apple Watch is pretty much here, and that means a whole lot of compatible apps and games are going to be updated or released onto the App Store. That's okay though, beacause Apple has quietly updated their app description pages to make things easier for all of us.
Another week, another Real Racing 3 update; this time with a new Race Teams mode, more tracks, more cars, and... Apple Watch support?
Misfit Minute, by Misfit, is being released exclusively on Apple Watch. It acts as an automated workout coach to help you stay motivated, lets you set time intervals of 1, 4, or 7 minutes, and will provide recommended workouts. You can check your past workout history and receive encouraging messages to keep you going.
Parents planning to pick up an Apple Watch can celebrate as Nickelodeon has updated the Nick Jr. app for the Apple Watch. The app gives you greater parental controls over the iPhone/iPad app and offers kids exciting shows and activities. With your watch you'll be able to set a timer on your kids viewing time, regulate volume, and start or stop the playback. You'll also be able to see what your kids are watching with just a glance.
"The addition of Apple Watch support for the Nick Jr. app is another opportunity for innovation at Nickelodeon, allowing parents to conveniently supervise and manage screen time on their iPhones while providing kids with the freedom to explore and learn," said Matthew Evans, SVP, Digital, Viacom Kids and Family Group, in a press release.
You can download the Nick Jr. app for free on and check it out on the Apple Watch whenever you manage to get ahold of one.
Electronic Arts is bringing all the hard-hitting action of the Ultimate Fighting Championship with EA SPORTS UFC. You can choose from a roster of over 70 fighters in four divisions such as Jon Jones or Georges St-Pierre, and each fighter has their own special moves that you’ll be able to unlock as you play.
Skullduggery!, the fling-physics platformer by ClutchPlay Games, has recieved a big update with 8 new single-player levels and new gameplay elements, 2 new multiplayer pvp levels, and five new skulls to play with.
Causual players can breathe a sigh of reflief as ClutchPlay has also eased difficulty level a little. You'll still need to use your noggin to guide your skull though puzzles and collect money from those post-life tax evaders, but at least it won't break your spirit; your unholy, skull inhabiting, accountant spirit.
Join the Infernal Revenue Service with Skullduggery!off the App Store today.
There was mention of the existence and upcoming release of Bossa Studios’ (Surgeon Simulator, I Am Bread) SPY_WATCH, but now things are different. Now it’s something I’m super-anxious to get my hands on when it releases tomorrow - and I don’t think I should be the only one.
Now you can curate your favorite news into a free streaming video channels withWatchup on the Apple Watch. The app lets you select news, a time you want to stream it, and, using Apple’s Handoff API, you can watch the video on your iPhone.TheApple Watch does not support video, but lets you view a preview of your selected news stories.
DotEmu has announced that they are bringing a remake of the classic JRPG,Ys, to mobile devices.
Slack, the team communication manager by Slack Technologies, allows you to keep all of your information in one place: you wrist! The app was recently updated with Apple Watch functionality.
The Apple Watch may revolutionize they way we communicate, so why not add some pizazz to your futuristic wrist texts with stickers?
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It seems that over the past few hours a number of iOS developers have been getting emails from Apple, explaining that they have the chance to order themselves an Apple Watch and skip the inevitable wait.
Tello has taken pity on lonely wrists everywhere and updated theirproductivity app to work with the upcoming Apple Watch.
Mattel's Magic 8 Ballis a classic mystical, magical plasticfortune-telling device that delighted teenagers with its' Yes/No answers since the 1950s. Modern teens can now enjoy its vague foresight on the Apple Watch with theMagic 8 Ball app.