Published: Wed, June 07, 2017
Research | By Chelsea Rogers

Apple watchOS 4 revealed: So what's new?


With even more songs on the wrist, the effortless combination of Apple Watch paired with AirPods makes listening to music ideal for workouts or on the go.Workout appThe updated Workout app now includes auto-sets for pool swim workouts and new motion and heart rate algorithms for High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts.

Apple says watchOS 4 has loads more features.

The feature will be made available on watchOS 4, Apple's Kevin Lynch told attendees at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) taking place in California this week, where it was also announced that Apple will be adding support for NFC tags to iPhone 7 and 7 Plus devices through the iOS 11 operating system. Apple Watch is available in two different case sizes, 38mm and 42mm.

There are Photos, content from Apple news, coaching reminders from the Activity App, the weather, a reminder from the Breathe app. This face, powered by Siri Intelligence, will update contemporaneously with new information depending on the user's needs and habits.

In watchOS 4, the Music experience is getting a redesign and revamp.

We also have our fingers crossed that it'll be easier to combine your watchOS fitness stats with other third-party apps, but there are no rumors to back this up at the moment.

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In addition to Siri Watch Face, Apple has developed a kaleidoscope Watch Face with new characters to give Micky and Minnie Mouse some company.

With GymKit, customers using their favorite 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.

Listening to music is expected to be more personal with the designed Music App.

Apple also introduced new summer band colours, giving customers more options to choose from.

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 U.S. and over 35 countries and regions.

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