Apple Watch offers a wide variety of functions to Apple users, way beyond a simple pedometer or fitness band. That being said, sometimes the most useful activity data is also the most basic. There are times when tracking the distance walked, flights of steps climbed, or total steps helps achieve goals. Most step trackers are pre-set to encourage 10,000 steps per day.
Apple released iOS 14.3 this week, bringing a long list of new features and bug fixes to the iPhone. Not only this, but the company delivered iOS 12.5 for older devices. The iOS 12.5 update adds Exposure Notifications to older devices that don't support iOS 14. So what's in the iOS 14.3 update?
It was a big week for Apple after delivering its all-virtual "Time Flies" media event on September 15. Both iOS 14 and watchOS 7 were rolled out to customers, and Apple launched several new products. Apple fans looking for a glimpse of the iPhone 12 lineup will have to wait a little bit longer, with the release delayed until next month. Despite not revealing a new iPhone the Apple event had plenty to offer.
No, non-Apple smart watches and fitness / movement trackers are not compatible with Apple Fitness+.
Yes, Apple Watch is required to use Apple Fitness+.
Apple Fitness+ personalizes your experience by combining real-time personal health metrics from Apple Watch into your workout. Data from Apple Watch is fully integrated into the screen while watching Apple Fitness+ trainers.