Watchscreen: Dean Sherwood, cinematographer and photographer

Each week, I ask someone to share their watchscreen, examining how they’re using Apple Watch, what apps are useful, and tips or tricks they have. This week, I’ve asked Dean Sherwood (Twitter, Instagram, Web) to share his screen.

Dean has worked in the music industry for 9 years as a photographer and cinematographer. He currently photographs and films the UK band The Vamps. So, Dean, show us your watchscreen! Continue reading

Watchscreen: Lewis Smith, iOS developer & photographer

I’m pleased to introduce a new weekly series highlighting how different people are using Apple Watch, what apps they’re using, and how its fitting into their lives. Since Apple Watch is an intensely personal product, each person will find different ways to use it. Like sharing iPhone homescreens, I hope this will help you discover apps and tips and tricks along the way.

Without further adieu, let’s look at our first Watchscreen, that of Lewis Smith (Twitter, Web).Version 2 Lewis is a fantastic developer with great design sensibilities. He created the excellent World Time Widget (which I reviewed) as well as a Progress fitness app, and Tagger photography app. So,  Lewis, show us your watchscreen! Continue reading

Recommended App: World Time Widget

This week, I’m recommending World Time Widget, made by Lewis Smith. If you’re like me, you know and interact with people across multiple time zones. Coordinating meetings and calls with different time zones is a pain, especially if the calls are international. Then, just when I feel like I’m used to the time zones, Daylight Savings Time starts/ends and I have to remember which states and which countries shifted, which didn’t, and I have to relearn it all over again. Ick. I realized I was spending valuable mental energy trying to figure this stuff out and why not get an app for that? Rather than an app I have to open up, what if there was an app that put that info in a Today widget so it was always available with one swipe? Enter World Time Widget, a dead-simple app that solved this problem for me. Continue reading