Anyone bought an Apple Watch Series 3 yet?
There is a spotify app – I dont think its properly official but does the job (to a degree)
Wallop – I’ve just checked for you – and yes there is a BBC 6 Music playlist on Apple Music 😆Posted 4 months agobenp1Subscriber
I’m still using the original Apple Watch. I was an early adopter and have found it’s still working well for me
One of the changes I made was going from Spotify premium to Apple Music premium, or whatever they’re called. Same cost, but it’s much easier getting music going via Siri with the Apple service. It’s just as good, just different
I listen to music every day on my commute to and from work, plus at home. Apple pay on my wrist is so handyPosted 4 months agoedsbikeSubscriber
Series 3 non-LTE here for a few weeks.
I’ve never seen it been below 65% battery when I put it on charge before bed.
No long bike rides though, but done days with a tracked run with music (no iPhone) and several hours of tracked dog walking, plus standard notifications and asking Siri to add stuff to my shopping list.
I’m chuffed with it. Makes a newish Garmin running watch look like a cheap toy.Posted 4 months agooikeithMember
Only negative so far has been how easily the screen scratches but my old watch had sapphire glass and was near indestructible
I recently picked up a OG Apple Watch and managed to scratch and crack the screen as it does protude quite a lot! A friend has the sapphire version and he shows no fear even rubbing it against walls to show how tough it is! If they still do sapphire glass go for it!Posted 4 months ago
So got my Fenix 5 today…it’s really nice but….the display is really hard to read :-(.
Really? In any particular light, or all the time?
My VAHR, same screen tech, sometimes needs to be angled, but is spot on outside and I am willing to pay for having to sometimes slightly move my wrist to get the always on screen.Posted 4 months agobatfinkMember
I’ve just bought a new vivoactive over the AW
So picked up an AW to compare with the Fenix. It seems likes a toy in comparison to the Fenix and the interface is overly complex for use when exercising. And the protruding glass screen. Only a matter of time before that’s damaged.
I thought I would end up with an Apple watch, but this was pretty much my conclusion too. The AW I tried on in the store (with a fabric strap) felt like it came out of a cracker, and the interface just didn’t feel intuitive at all.Posted 4 months ago
I ended up going completely sideways and picked up a Vivosport. Decided at the mo I just wanted something small, light and with the ability to make me aware of notifications. It’s 23grams and gives 8hrs of GPS, so will see how I get on with it and probably pick something else up next year sometime. Let the Garmin and Fitbits of this world work on their offerings,.
AW3 was too pricey and more smart watch than I needed. Plus battery.
VA3 had too many features I just didn’t want from a design point of view. Sideswipe was a gimmick, the one button only had limited use, the vibration motor felt pretty weak, no manual laps and a few other annoyances.
Ionic looked like a microwave.Posted 4 months ago
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