Apple Introduces watchOS 4 w/ New Watch Faces and Lots of Features

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In addition to this, the company's Prime Video will also be part of Apple's set top box.

"Apple Watch is the ultimate device for a healthy life and is now more intelligent than ever with watchOS 4", said Jeff Williams, Apple's chief operating officer. Still, they bring some cool new ways to interact with our watches and add a little fun to the screen we see the most. Here's everything detailed on the keynote.

Aside from the Siri watch face, a partnership with Toy Story allows for an animated watch face featuring the characters, while another face will let you create some impressive kaleidoscope images from your photos. This integration will provide information such as incline and intensity to the watch for more accurate workout tracking.

The new OS will be focused on Siri. Moreover, it gets smarter with time. Obviously, they also come with new animations that play when you lift your wrist. It has an auto-sync option and you can set various settings for the app to offer you the best rhythm for your workouts.

Pixar's lovable heroes, Woody, Jessie and Buzz, are coming to the watch in the next big update.


The Workout app has a new interface too, and an easier Quick Start feature.

Apple will also have a new music app for the watch. You can also cycle through multiple workout types in a single session. Moreover, more activity rings have been added with new celebrations as goals are completed. This means that there will be two way data transfer. The company has addressed the problems with gym equipment as well with WatchOS 4.

Overall, the updates that Apple has shown off so far are not almost as dramatic of a change as watchOS 3 was, but will pinpoint specific areas to improve the user experience.

The music app was also revamped with the aim of delivering more data and music at a glance. The Music app will automatically sync tracks to your Watch depending on what you like to listen to, and you can assign playlists to workouts so they automatically start playing when you begin that workout.

WatchOS 4 will ship in the fall as a free update. That's all there is to it at this point in time. The new watchOS 4 will be available for developers in preview form starting Monday while the upgrade will be coming to everyone this fall. So do keep a look out for it.

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