Kevin Lynch from the watchOS crew launched the subsequent model of watchOS at Apple’s WWDC keynote. It’s been a sluggish and regular rise for the Apple Watch. It’s by far the preferred sensible watch, and it’s turning into barely extra helpful yearly.
This yr is not any completely different. There’s a brand new exercise kind for yoga, one other one for climbing. Now you can problem your pals for a 7-day competitors.
However I’m much more enthusiastic about automated exercise detection. In case you seize your bike and your coronary heart begin beating extra quickly, your Apple Watch will monitor your exercise mechanically. You’ll additionally get notifications to finish a exercise.
As rumored, Apple is introducing a brand new Walkie-Talkie app for Apple Watch customers. You press to document a message, launch to ship it. Your pal will obtain a notification. That would open up attention-grabbing skilled use circumstances. Mobile Apple Watches make this characteristic extra helpful too.
The Siri watch face is getting extra integrations due to Siri shortcuts. You possibly can obtain a Citymapper suggestion for example.
Relating to the precise voice assistant, you received’t must say “Hey Siri” anymore. You possibly can simply elevate your wrist and begin speaking.
Apple has ported WebKit to watchOS, which opens up lots of potentialities. You possibly can view internet content material out of your watch. Apple is including native podcast help and background audio on the Apple Watch too.
Total, Apple tackled lots of low hanging fruits. Nevertheless it’s a compelling pitch and makes the Apple Watch extra important than ever.