As well as announcing macOS Sierra and iOS 10 Apple also unveiled watchOS 3 at their Worldwide Developer Conference yesterday.
The new watchOS 3 will bring a range of new features to the Apple Watch which will include improved performance, new fitness and health features, a range of new watch faces and more.
Today, Apple® previewed watchOS® 3, featuring significantly improved performance with the ability to launch favorite apps instantly, enhanced navigation like the new Dock and all-new fitness and health capabilities for Apple Watch®. Available this fall, this software update introduces the breakthrough Breathe app, designed to encourage users to take a moment in their day to do deep breathing exercises for relaxation and stress reduction. The Activity app now includes the ability to share, compare and compete as well as enabling wheelchair users to close their Activity rings.
“Apple Watch is the ultimate companion for a healthy life and with watchOS 3, there’s now even more to love,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer. “Favorite apps launch instantly and are simple to access, and the breakthrough new fitness and health features like the Breathe app make it feel like a whole new watch.”
Apple have said that their watchOS 3 will be released as a free update for the Apple Watch this fall, they have not given a specific date on when the software will be released.