Features for watchOS 4 haven't been confirmed yet, but there are lots of rumors about what we may see Apple announce for the wearable. WatchKit for watchOS 4 is available immediately for iOS Developer Program members at developer.apple.com. Moreover, the last major update of the operating system of Apple's smartwatch will make your life easier with the watch.
Activity tracking is one of the best things about the Apple Watch. In addition to all these new features, Apple has launched new bracelets for different versions of its Apple Watch (Series 2, Nike +). With each raise of the wrist, the information on the display dynamically updates based on the time of day, daily routines and pertinent data from apps such as Activity, Alarms, Breathe, Calendar, Maps, Reminders and Wallet, as well as headlines from the new Apple News app for Apple Watch smartwatches.
Apple will begin offering a developer preview of watchOS 4 today, with a full release coming to all Apple Watches this fall.
watchOS 4 is also getting a new Music app which will massively improve the AirPods experience.
If you've ever tried to track your indoor workouts, you may have noticed some discrepancies between what your fitness tracker tells you and what the treadmill tells you, and it can be hard to tell which one to listen to. "So on watchOS 4, we have come up with a great solution for this".
"Toy Story" and other animated faces, but no Watch Face store: Woody, Buzz and other "Toy Story" characters are now built-in animated faces.
"When we use gym equipment, it has data that the Apple Watch doesn't have and the Watch has data the gym equipment doesn't have so you end up with numbers - like calories and distance - that don't completely match", Lynch said during the opening keynote. The update features an enhanced Workout app and introduces GymKit, a technology platform that will offer customers connected workouts with cardio equipment. New colors of the Nike Sport Band are also available.