WatchOS4 comes this fall with better fitness tracking & Siri

WatchOS4 comes this fall with better fitness tracking & Siri

WatchOS4 comes this fall with better fitness tracking & Siri

Apple is making Siri more front and center in watchOS 4 with a new Siri watch face that automatically displays the information that's most important to you.

It's powered by machine learning and, in essence, is just like the Google Now app on Android. The new platform introduces a number of new features, including new watchfaces - like one that integrates Siri support - and other fitness related updates, like personalized challenges, updated Workout and Activity apps, and more.

Big news for more hardened fitness fanatics is the addition of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). It'll tell you what time the sunset is and give you options to control HomeKit enabled products, in line with that time of day. Can a Siri watch face be better?

watchOS 4 is also getting a new Music app which will massively improve the AirPods experience. Apple has changed the way pool swim workouts work, too. Adding additional workouts to your daily routine has also become much easier, and can be done by simply tapping the (+) icon on the screen in watchOS 4. So, you should see information and app shortcuts that are most relevant to your needs. Apple Watch Series 1 is available in gold, rose gold, silver or space gray aluminum cases paired with a Sport Band and starts at just $269 (US); Apple Watch Series 2 is available in gold, rose gold, silver or space gray aluminum, or silver or space black stainless steel cases paired with a wide variety of bands starting at $369 (US); and the ceramic Apple Watch Edition starts at $1,249 (US) from, Apple Stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers and carriers.

For those of you working out indoors, they end up with contrasting data sets on the Apple Watch as well as the gym equipment.

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The Music app on Apple Watch has been redesigned. We're not so sure about this, but go on... A playlist will automatically start with a workout. You can also control your music playing during a workout by swiping on the watch and hitting play or pause. There's also some new animations.

Apple is continuing its partnership with Disney.

The event is held annually in California to showcase Apple's new software and technologies for developers.

Tim Cook used his WWDC 2017 keynote to launch lots of cool new features for our iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs and of course the brilliant Apple Watch wrist rocket. The Mickey and Minnie Mouse watch faces were some of the most popular and talked-out designs when the Apple Watch first debuted, and now they have company in Woody, Jessie, and Buzz from Toy Story, which have new watch faces in watchOS 4.

With watchOS 4, Apple Watch users can make and receive person to person payments quickly, easily and securely with friends and family with Apple Pay®, within Messages or using Siri. WatchOS 4 will also support native core Bluetooth.

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