Apple's watchOS improvements focus on fitness and Siri

Of course, Apple highlighted new watch faces, but the big theme for the WatchOS was to provide more information and data at a glance.

Rounding out the new watchOS 4 features announced today is a new dock that'll allow you to vertically scroll through recent apps, an updated Music app that'll automatically pull in new Apple Music playlists, and a handful of new dev tools. With Apple watchOS 4, customers doing back-to-back workouts or training for a triathlon can combine multiple workouts to capture overall calorie and time measurements.

AppleWhen Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch operating system at its annual developer conference on Monday, it was clear that the focus is on fitness. You can view photos, save news headlines to be read later.

The Siri face will deliver information to the user depending on what time it is and what events the user has lined up for the day.

Apple has also prepped an updated Workout experience in watchOS 4.

New Apple Watch Sport and Classic Buckle bands became available on apple.com and will be available during the 5-11 June week at Apple Stores, selected Apple Authorized Resellers and carriers in the United States and over 35 countries and regions.

WatchOS 4 is in developer preview now. Algorithms were also added for high intensity workouts. It may well be that the company is planning some other sports for the app as well, and we expect to see extended features for sharing your workouts with friends too.

With GymKit, according to Apple, customers using their favourite cardio equipment will soon be able to pair their Apple Watch directly to treadmills, ellipticals, indoor bikes or stair steppers from global manufacturers such as Life Fitness and Technogym with a simple tap. Following on from the original Apple Watch's Mickey Mouse face, watchOS 4 will introduce Buzz, Woody and Jessie from Pixar's Toy Story franchise. Yes. New colors of the Nike Sport Band are also available.

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