Apple Announces watchOS 4 for Apple Watch with Siri Smart Watchface, More

The new operating system for Apple Watch will come with a Siri-based watch face that changes what information is presented based on your calendar and in other apps.

The watch face will refresh whenever users raise their wrist throughout the day and enable users to flip through cards serving up different pieces of information. 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.

Aside from watch faces, there are new animations and updates to the in-built apps, including the fitness app which has a whole new UI.

You will also be able to chose a playlist that automatically stats playing as soon as you start sweating it out in the gym.

The third and final new Apple Watch face coming in WatchOS 4 is the Kaleidoscope monstrosity. There are new modes, like a swimming-centric mode with automatic sets and one for high-intensity, back-to-back workouts.

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Apple improved the fitness capabilities of the watchOS. Apple at the event also showcased the all-new Apple Watch dock which will now be vertical.

The new software could bring some new, more elaborate watch faces, as well as the ability to set the watch face to always display the time.

Starting today, watchOS developers will be able to download the first preview of watchOS 4 - while the first public versions of the OS will be released later on this fall. WatchOS 4 will use machine learning to determine what types of information the user wants or needs and then feed it to their Apple Watch through the Siri watch face. You can rotate the Digital Crown to scroll vertically through the various notifications and apps on the face. There is also a Activity coaching, GymKit for Apple Watch to communicate with Gym equipments and a new music experince.

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

The biggest update to the Apple Watch health and fitness suite was an integration between the watch and fitness equipment at the gym. WatchOS 4 will also support native core Bluetooth. Activity, one of the most frequently used apps, will add challenges and inspiration to get to goals. Apple also added a new blinking light, which you can activate via Control Centre, so that your night runs can be a bit safer.

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