When unveiling the Apple Watch, Apple heavily touted the fact that the device is an incredibly precise timekeeper. As the Watch has rolled out to retail stores we’ve slowly been finding a few features buried within Settings, including one that relates to the accuracy of the time. In Watch OS, Apple has included the ability to manually adjust the time displayed on the watch face of your device.
Apple notes, however, that only the information displayed on your clock face is affected by adjusting the time via this setting. All notifications and alerts will still come in at the correct time. With this feature, users are simply moving displayed time ahead of the actual time in one minute intervals.
It’s a common practice among people who have a problem being on time to events to manually move their clock forward by a few minutes. Doing this allows for them to hopefully show up at the correct time by essentially fooling themselves into thinking it’s later than it actually is.
The Apple Watch went up for pre-order today, with all models selling out within 6 hours. Ship times for many models are at 4-6 weeks, while various Sport models show a June arrival date and the Edition shows an August arrival.
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