Here are all the new features coming to the Apple Watch
watchOS 6 looks pretty great.
New features coming to Apple Watch at WWDC 2019
Along with that big change, is that apps can now run completely on the Apple Watch, without needing a companion app installed on your iPhone. Things like a calculator, voice memos or audiobooks. Oh, and you’ll be able to update straight from your watch as well.
- Your Apple Watch will be getting a facelift, with new watch faces coming in the update
- Menstrual tracking comes to your wrist – data will be stored locally or encrypted if uploaded to iCloud
- New APIs will let you stream audio directly to your Apple Watch
- The new “Hearing Health” feature will sample the noise levels around you to alert of possible hearing damage
If you’re a developer, you can get your hands on watchOS later this week. For the rest of you, there will be a public launch in the fall.
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