Tag Archives: Apple Fitness Awards

Episode 125, Apple’s virtual event introduces multi-colored, iMac featuring a M1 chip, and a brilliant 4.5K Retina display



In this episode, we will continue our virtual event coverage with Apple’s introduction of colorful iMacs which were part of an event which also brought new AirTags, iPad Pro equipped with an M1 chip, and an Apple TV 4K with remote. More information about the podcast is at the Mac Minutes website. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

The new iMac comes in a spectrum of seven vibrant colors — green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue, and silver — bringing a sense of joy to any space.
iMac features a stunning all-new design that is remarkably thin, with a striking side profile that practically disappears.
To complete its simplified design, the new iMac features a woven, color-matched cable and power connector that attaches magnetically.
The new iMac includes a color-matched Magic Mouse.
Customers can choose the industry-best Magic Trackpad with their new iMac.

Episode 124, Apple’s virtual event introduces AirTags, along with new iPad Pro, iMac and Apple TV 4K



In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s introduction of AirTags which were part of a virtual event on Tuesday, April 20th which brought new colorful iMacs, iPad Pro equipped with an M1 chip, and an Apple TV 4K with remote. We will start with AirTags today and cover the remainder of the refreshed devices in upcoming episodes.  More information can be found at Mac Minutes Podcast.  (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

AirTag is a small and elegantly designed accessory that can be personalized with free engraving, and enables iPhone users to securely locate and keep track of their valuables using the Find My app.
AirTag can be placed into a bag or pocket on its own, or utilized with a wide range of Apple-designed AirTag accessories, with personalized free engraving including text and a selection of emoji.
Precision Finding with AirTag fuses input from the camera, ARKit, accelerometer, and gyroscope on iPhone to provide a more precise, directionally aware finding experience.

Episode 116, eero 6 Pro Mesh hands-on review; Apple Watch users can earn a limited-edition fitness award with the International Women’s Day Activity Challenge



In this episode I will be giving a hands-on review of the eero Pro 6 mesh system and share Apple’s fitness activity award celebrating International Women’s Day.  You can find a comprehensive list of Apple’s events celebrating Women’s History Month at the attached link.  More information for the eero Pro 6 is at eero and the podcast at  Mac Minutes Podcast.

eero Pro 6 covers up to: 2,000 sq. ft and is tri-band with enough bandwidth to deliver high speeds to over 75+ connected devices. One device costs around $229 US.
eero Beacon adds up to 1,500 sq. ft. of coverage to your existing eero and extends your eero network with speeds
up to 350 Mbps. Price is about $119 US.
Apple Watch users can earn a limited-edition award with the International Women’s Day Activity Challenge on March 8.

Episode 89, Apple announces Apple Watch Activity Challenge for August 30; U/V light; and device cleaning



Apple has scheduled its next Apple Watch Activity Challenge for August 30, 2020. The latest challenge is being hosted as a way to “celebrate the natural wonder of national parks.” Learn how you can earn the activity challenge fitness award and stickers. We will also discuss cleaning your devices via U/V light and conventional methods.

Apple Activity Challenge Fitness Award which celebrates our National Parks.
Stickers will go to those who achieve the fitness goals.

Episode 34: Exploring Apple Activity Application features and creative uses



In this episode, Alaskan Apple User Group members, Gary Miller and Jon Scudder will explore the many creative uses of the Activity Application for your AppleWatch and iPhone they have learned since the application’s roll out.  The experienced duo will start with the Activity Ring basics and then venture into more advanced topics such as how to use the application for tracking daily exercises, challenging friends and sharing exercise data.

Keep track of your activity from your Apple Watch, including historical progress toward closing your Activity rings and all the important metrics from your workouts.
Activity Rings from the measure your Move, Exercise and Standing progress daily.
Sharing Activity Data can be a fun way to challenge your friends.

 


Episode 25, Exploring Apple Watch Fitness Awards; Earth Day Fitness Challenge; and Apple tops clean energy goal with new supplier commitments



We will discuss the Apple Watch Fitness Achievement Awards and learn how to use the information to get more awards.  We will also talk about the upcoming Apple’s Earth Day fitness challenge award on Monday, April 22.  To see more of Apple’s past awards, recommend you visit tech and fitness enthusiast Kyle Seth Grey’s website at www.kylesethgrey.com.  (If you own an Apple Watch, you may want to access your iPhone for this episode.) We will finish appropriately with an earth-friendly story from Apple News, announcing Friday, Apple has nearly doubled the number of suppliers that have committed to run their Apple production on 100 percent clean energy, bringing the total number to 44. (Lower graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

2019 Earth Day Special Fitness Award (Courtesy Kyle Seth Grey)
Earning fitness awards on your Apple Watch can be fun and motivating.
One of the many standardized awards.