​Apple Watch three months on: 17 things we learned since our review

Spend some time with the Cupertino smartwatch and these are the things you'll find

Somehow it's been three months since our Apple Watch review went live, and as it's one of the most hotly discussed and debated smartwatches on the market, we thought it was prudent to look back at what's changed.

Part of the reason is that the Apple Watch is so full of untapped potential.

In our review we outlined how even the current version of the Watch could be such a great companion for many aspects of our lives, yet thanks to poor services and half baked integrations, it lets itself down. But after three months of customer feedback, a major software update to watchOS 1.1 and the launch of Apple Pay, have things changed for the better?

Here's a bunch of things we've learned after three months living with the device...

1. The run tracking is still totally inaccurate

2. The battery life isn't actually that big a deal

3. The silicon straps look a tad silly with a suit...

4. …and the official straps are ridiculously expensive

5. Apple Pay is amazing, even if you don't use it every day

6. Digital touch is only good for cock doodles

7. watchOS 2 will change everything...

8. ...because the Apple Watch's apps suck right now

9. We need more watch faces

10. The workout app is so limited it's embarrassing

11. You don't actually use apps that often

12. Grime gets in the digital crown really easily…

13. ...but the Apple Watch is actually super waterproof

14. You don't actually use the Crown that much

15. The daily stand goal can do one...

16. But the fitness tracking is great overall

17. The heart rate monitor is next to useless

So there you have it. Since our review, precious little has has changed – and certainly not enough to think about a review of our rather cutting three star review. The arrival of watchOS2 will change things further, but the lack of fixes for elements like the run tracking is frustrating.

If you're still making a decision about the best smartwatch for you, read our round-up. And if you've already plumped for an Apple Watch then our in-depth super guide is a must-read for you.

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