Apple's first main Watch replace arrives September sixteen

Apple's first major Watch update arrives September 16

The iPhone 6s is perhaps what most individuals are ready for, however that does not imply Apple Watch house owners do not get any consideration. As anticipated, Cupertino simply confirmed the primary (vital) software program replace for the wearable will arrive this week — September sixteenth.

The large speaking level once we first heard about watchOS 2, was the power for third-get together (non-Apple) apps to run instantly on the watch, and never depend on the telephone. Two we noticed on stage on the occasion included Fb Messenger and a GoPro viewfinder. These apps, made for the brand new watchOS ought to enhance velocity and reliability, and, extra importantly have the ability to benefit from all of the distinctive hardware the Watch has — the Crown and well being sensors, for instance. One thing demoed on stage with a medical app referred to as AirStrip.

Different goodies within the replace embrace new watch face choices, like setting a photograph, or together with widgets from these aforementioned third-social gathering apps, a nightstand mode the provides alarm-clock features (snooze and so on,), the power to make use of retailer playing cards and factors with Apple Pay and entry to extra Siri options. We’ll have a full rundown quickly, however for the ready recreation is (almost) over.