The watchOS 10 update also introduces new cycling workout features.
watchOS 10 also brought convenient widgets that can be accessed by scrolling with the Digital Crown.
WWDC 2023, the Cupertino-based tech giant Apple announced the latest watchOS, watchOS 10, introducing a new widgets view, redesigned apps, improvements to workouts, mood tracking, and more for Apple Watch users around the world.
watchOS 10 is available as a developer beta and will be rolled out as a free software update this fall. watchOS 10 revamps apps with a fresh desig. Apple Watch apps, including Weather, Stocks, Home, Maps, Messages, World Clock, and others, now utilise more of the Apple Watch display for more glanceable information.
watchOS 10 also brought convenient widgets that can be accessed by scrolling with the Digital Crown. The Activity app on Apple Watch and the Fitness app on iPhone make tracking daily movement even easier with more details, improvements to sharing, a redesigned trophy case, and Apple Fitness+ trainer tips.
The update includes two new watch faces, “Palette” and an animated “Peanuts” face featuring Snoopy and Woodstock. Redesigned apps include World Clock with dynamic background colors and Activity with improved navigation icons, trophy case, and full-screen Activity Ring view.
The watchOS 10 update also introduces new cycling workout features, including new metrics like Functional Threshold Power, Power Zones, a full-screen view on iPhone, and more. Hiking now integrates Compass and Maps, and watchOS 10 includes a Workout API for developers to integrate.
A new mood-tracking feature in the Mindfulness app also allows users to scroll through a selection of moods and log metrics. The Health app will then provide insights based on this data on the iPhone. A new feature seeks to decrease risk of myopia using the ambient light sensor to show Time in Daylight, which is also displayed in the Health app.
“watchOS is the world’s most advanced wearable operating system, and it has redefined how people all over the world think of what a watch can do. watchOS 10 is a major milestone and an energizing new approach for Apple Watch, introducing a fresh new design for quickly viewing information, delightful new watch faces, new features for cyclists and hikers, and important tools for health,” said Kevin Lynch, Apple’s vice president of Technology. “
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