Apple has previewed its watchOS 6, which empowers Apple Watch users to better manage their health and fitness, and gives access to dynamic new watch faces and the App Store directly on Apple Watch.
Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer said, “Apple Watch has become an indispensable part of our customers’ everyday lives, from helping users stay connected to the people and information they care about, to inspiring them to live a better and more active day, watchOS 6 extends our commitment to helping users better manage their health and fitness with powerful and personal new tools.”
The new Cycle Tracking app gives women the ability to log important information related to their menstrual cycles which is also available in the Health app on iPhone with iOS 13. The watch also help users to understand the sound levels of their environment. Activity app on iPhone now gives users a long-term view of their activity behavior to help them understand their progress, it also offers coaching to help the user get back on track. For the first time, watchOS 6 brings the App Store directly to Apple Watch. Users can easily install third-party apps, search for apps using Siri. Developers can build Apple Watch-only apps, created to work independently on Apple Watch without an iOS app.
The company has also previewed its tvOS 13 that is used in Apple TV 4K and introduced new Home screen; multi-user support for customers to access their own TV shows, movies, music and recommendations; support for Apple Arcade; expanded game controller support; and new 4K HDR screen savers filmed under the sea.
Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Product Marketing said, “tvOS powers the Apple TV 4K experience and continues to set the standard for home entertainment, with more personalized features to enjoy your favorite TV shows, movies, photos and music, expanded gaming support and stunning new screen savers, tvOS 13 delivers the most complete entertainment experience to everyone in the home.”
The tvOS 13 Features a New Home screen, Multi-user support, Apple Music, Apple Arcade, supports Xbox and PlayStation game controllers and a collection of 4K HDR new screen savers available on Apple TV 4K by taking viewers under the sea that is filmed in collaboration with the BBC Natural History Unit, the team behind “Blue Planet.”