There's been a surge of Apple Watch news ever since this year's WWDC. Fans of Apple's wearable have a long list of things to be excited about. The biggest news is the upcoming launch of watchOS 5. Not only will watchOS gain a bevy of new features, but the Series 4 hardware promises a complete redesign. Let's dive into the highlights.
Spotify fans, especially those who subscribe to its Premium service, can listen to music across iOS devices. But when it comes to using Spotify on Apple Watch, not so much. This is all set to change according to Snowy developer Andrew Chang, who announced a collaboration with Spotify make his watchOS app official.
Lately the rumor mill has been centered around the upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. With the expected release date just weeks away, it's no wonder that numerous leaks and photos of the next generation iPhone have been grabbing all of the headlines. A new report from none other than Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI has reminded everyone about the other huge product release on the horizon, the Apple Watch 2.
The days of a Bluetooth link to iPhone may be numbered for Apple Watch. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Apple may be planning to include cellular connectivity in the next generation Apple Watch. The news comes hot on the heels of a major announcement from Apple, requiring all app submissions to be native apps built using the watchOS 2 SDK. The requirement takes effect on June 1, just weeks ahead of WWDC 2016.
Apple kicked off its fall media event with an exploration of updates coming to Apple Watch. Version 2 of watchOS will include several enhancements, such as Time Travel. Turning the Digital Crown forward previews one's entire day. In addition to third party complications, which can display an array of data right on the watch face, Transit will be added to map functions. Overall, there are 10,000 watch applications currently available.