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Topic: Inside WatchOS 3

Inside watchOS 3: Apple Watch's new 'Emergency SOS' call feature could save your life

07/13/2016, 02:07 pm

The upcoming watchOS 3 update for Apple Watch brings a number of new functions to the wearable device's side button, including quick access to "Medical ID" data for first responders, and a new "Emergency SOS" function that can call 9-1-1 and notify loved ones.


Inside watchOS 3: Apple Watch app in iOS 10 lets you browse & customize watch faces

06/30/2016, 10:06 am

One key new feature in watchOS 3 comes in tandem with iOS 10, allowing users to view, add and edit watch faces to their liking with more screen real estate, via the Apple Watch app on an iPhone.


Inside watchOS 3: Apple Watch gets new apps for Reminders, Home, Find My Friends & heart rate

06/24/2016, 03:06 pm

The number of default Apple Watch apps will grow with the upcoming release of watchOS 3, gaining Reminders, Home, Find My Friends, as well as a separate heart rate app, and also adding watch face complications for each.


Inside watchOS 3: Customize your Apple Watch display on a workout-by-workout basis

06/21/2016, 09:06 am

With the upcoming watchOS 3 update, tracked workouts with Apple Watch will not only display more information in the midst of an exercise, but the type of information shown can be completely customized by the user.


Inside watchOS 3: Apple Watch adds new iOS-style swipe-up Control Center

06/20/2016, 12:06 pm

With watchOS 3, Glances are no more. Swiping up from watch faces now brings up a Control Center with quick access to commonly used settings, borrowing a design convention from Apple's iOS.


Inside watchOS 3: New 'Breathe' app for Apple Watch reminds you to relax, focus

06/18/2016, 01:06 pm

In addition to reminding you to stand and walk throughout the day, watchOS 3 will also prompt Apple Watch users to take a minute to relax, focus and meditate with a new app dubbed "Breathe."


Inside watchOS 3: Send text messages from Apple Watch by drawing one letter at a time

06/16/2016, 03:06 pm

In addition to voice dictation, users can compose text messages via the Apple Watch with their own handwriting, thanks to the newly released watchOS 3.


Inside watchOS 3: Apple Watch gets improved glance-ability with new complications, watch faces

06/15/2016, 01:06 pm

In refining the Apple Watch experience with watchOS 3, Apple is focused on making information and functionality as quickly accessible as possible. It accomplishes that in a number of key ways, including a variety of new watch faces and complications.


Inside watchOS 3: Apple Watch gets more familiar with dedicated dock button

06/14/2016, 02:06 pm

This week's launch of watchOS 3 brought about fundamental changes to the way the Apple Watch hardware and software interact with each other, including a rare admission by Apple that a number of key concepts introduced with its wearable device missed the mark.