After the WWDC reveal of WatchOS 7, Apple vice president of technology Kevin Lynch spoke about the evolution of Apple Health features, and how he sees the health monitoring potential of "Sensor Fusion" in more Apple devices like AirPods.
Apple didn't want to hold this year's WWDC keynote completely online, but when forced into it, the company did an exceptional job — and so much so that it will be a shame if the 2021 WWDC reverts to a live show.
It feels like we've always had Apple Watches, but even on the fifth anniversary of when it was first shipped to customers, it's still a product that feels like it's new. Yet as well as these five years it's been on sale, you can trace rumors of Apple's work on it back at least another five to around 2010.
One of the new watchOS 5 features demonstrated by Apple's Vice President of Technology Kevin Lynch at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June was "raise to Siri," a new Machine Learning shortcut that will invoke a Siri listening session without pushing a button or speaking the "Hey Siri" trigger phrase. It's now working in the latest beta versions, including beta 3 released today.
Apple's Dynamic Island is a new feature found front and center on the new iPhone 14 Pro. Here are all the apps, system notifications, and other alerts that appear so far in this unique blend of software and hardware.