Apple has just announced the latest version of watchOS, and it brings in some nifty features for fitness enthusiasts, as well as a new watch face based on its mobile assistant, Siri.

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Photo: The Verge

Here are some of the key features to take note of:

  • Now uses machine learning to intelligently determine useful information at any given time
  • New user interface for the workouts app
  • Integration with gym equipment via NFC, syncs information to your Apple Watch
  • Automatic import of playlists from Apple Music, supports multiple playlists
  • Redesigned dock with vertical interface
  • A Kaleidoscope Watch face with new characters including Woody, Jesse, and Buzz from the Toy Story movie franchise

watchOS 4 is scheduled for public release this fall.


Source: The Verge

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