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actcyclist

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I'm really disappointed in the Infographic Watch face and complications.

The weather data that Apple uses in Australia is from a USA weather service that doesn't even try to be accurate. So, the weather information looks great, but it's completely unreliable. It's probably dangerous to rely on Apple's chosen weather source where I live because it can show clear weather when there are storms coming.

So basically, the new watch faces are useless to me.
 
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Phima256

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Mar 16, 2011
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sorry to jump in. Also looking for the new heart rate complication, with the graph. Anyone get that to work on the modular watch face?
 

fifi77

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Jul 8, 2010
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Does anyone know if 3rd party complications like Dark Sky and Todoist should work with the new Infograph Watch Face?
 

mrklaw

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Jan 29, 2008
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There is an alarm and a stopwatch complication on the regular Infographic watch face.

Very odd that it’s not available on the modular one

Jason

Regular infographic doesn’t support stopwatch or alarm in the circle complications, which are the only ones in common with the info modular.

What *is* odd is that the infographic modular is almost identical to the regular modular (just seems to have one small extra complication above the clock). And on the regular modular you can have alarm, stopwatch and timer in those circular complications. So it makes no sense they aren’t also available on the infographic faces

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j-a-x

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Apr 15, 2005
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I love the modular infographic face, in fact it is probably my favorite. I particularly appreciate the graph in the middle. But I'll probably end up using the regular analog infographic because it supports both stopwatch and timer (both of which I use a lot).

For some reason timer works in both the corner type of complication and the round type but stopwatch only works in the corner and not the round. Odd because they should tehcnically both fit in the round complication the same way, like they do on the old modular face (which I consider obsolete now).
 
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ob81

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Jun 11, 2007
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I don’t get it. Can you not change the complications on the new faces?
Also, there is a feature where the now playing briefly flashes at the top center.
 

parkds

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I don’t get it. Can you not change the complications on the new faces?
Also, there is a feature where the now playing briefly flashes at the top center.

There are very limited complication choices. For example in the new modular face, for the large center complication you can only choose between Activity, Calendar, Heart Rate, Stocks, and Weather Conditions (plus any compatible 3rd party complications, such as Carrot).

The Now Playing complication is not available in either of the two new Infograph faces.
 

iAdamator

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Sep 10, 2013
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Clearly I’m not the only one bothered by this! I hope Apple does update things. Or perhaps a 3rd party complication will handle my needs. Like Overcast perhaps. He just updated his app to support the watch again.
 
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radiotowers

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Jul 17, 2008
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I was planning to use the Infograph Modular face, but noticed that the World Clock complications are only available as analogue clocks and not digital, like they are with the regular Modular face. With three time zones to track, it's too difficult to tell the time at a glance with the analogue versions, considering how small the complications are. Doesn't make much sense either, since they're the same size on either Modular or Infograph Modular, so that the "digital" version are not an option is a little baffling.
 

Smurphy Gherkin

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Apr 13, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
I was planning to use the Infograph Modular face, but noticed that the World Clock complications are only available as analogue clocks and not digital, like they are with the regular Modular face. With three time zones to track, it's too difficult to tell the time at a glance with the analogue versions, considering how small the complications are. Doesn't make much sense either, since they're the same size on either Modular or Infograph Modular, so that the "digital" version are not an option is a little baffling.

Yes, I keep on old modular face around for Timezones so I can swipe left. Analog looks great but is not my style.

I think there is a constant tussle between Jony Ive and the geeks in this design.
 

Mac 128

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Apr 16, 2015
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Don’t panic fellas, I’m sure this will be addressed.

3rd party are here and now Air Matters (top left) HeartWatch (bottom right) and more are coming. They haven’t had long to work on this.
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Is that a screenshot from the Series 4 watch? If so, it's very interesting that it does not have rounded corners, and instead creates false squared corners. I wonder how a non-black background would look then?
 

ob81

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Jun 11, 2007
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Virginia Beach
The watch still has the other fullscreen complications, and I am sure they will update it soon. That is a lot of data to pull - 8 different complications. My guess is that they drain a lot of battery. On release, works as advertised. Update to allow pull from 8 sources, battery life isn’t as advertised.

They fix it with bigger battery in the 5, and we justify the upgrade by saying that we hated the battery in the 4. Same pattern over and over.
 
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