watchOS 3 — Everything You Need to Know!

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In its third iteration, watchOS 3 finally gets the key elements of the watchOS right. It’s now designed for quick interactions and is fast enough that you won’t abandon the task mid way. There’s a new interface. Glances are gone, replaced with the Dock. The Dock holds your favorite apps and keeps them running in the background so they’re always ready to go. No more watching the loading GIF for 15 seconds before the Uber app finally opens up.

You can now also swipe between watch faces. And there are 3 new watch faces – Minnie Mouse, Activity and Numerals. All of them are uber cool. watchOS has as increased focus on health and wellness. The redesigned Workout app and the new Breathe mindfulness apps make that clear. In many ways, watchOS 3 is what Apple Watch always should have shipped with. Which means if you’ve ever wanted to get the smart watch but couldn’t stand the thought of slow loading apps, now is the perfect time to jump in.

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Apple Seeds watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 4 to Developers

Apple Seeds watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 4 to Developers

Apple released the newest version of watchOS 3 to the public recently, and now there is a new beta being seeded to developers.

Apple Seeds watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 3 to Developers

Apple Seeds watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 3 to Developers

Apple released the newest version of watchOS to the public recently, and now there is a new beta being seeded to developers.

Apple Seeds watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple Seeds watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple released the newest version of watchOS to the public recently, and now there is a new beta being seeded to developers.

Apple Seeds watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 1 to Developers

Apple Seeds watchOS 3.2.3 Beta 1 to Developers

Apple released the newest version of watchOS to the public earlier this week, and now there is a new beta being seeded to developers.

Apple Releases tvOS 10.2.1 and watchOS 3.2.2

Apple Releases tvOS 10.2.1 and watchOS 3.2.2

Following the public release of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS 10.12.5, Apple has also released the newest versions of watchOS and tvOS.

Student Uses Apple Watch to Call 911 After Car Accident

Student Uses Apple Watch to Call 911 After Car Accident

With watchOS 3, and a subsequent software update, Apple added the ability to quickly get in touch with emergency services right from the Apple Watch.

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1

Apple has released the fourth beta of tvOS 10.21 and watchOS 3.2.2 to developers. The latest point release of the OSs’ don’t bring anything new to the table and are aimed at fixing some underlying bugs.

Apple Seeds Developer Beta 3 of watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1

Apple Seeds Developer Beta 3 of watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1

Following the public release of watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2, Apple is back with new beta seeds.

Apple Seeds Developer Beta 2 of watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1

Apple Seeds Developer Beta 2 of watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1

Following the public release of watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2 earlier this week, Apple is back with new beta seeds.

Apple Seeds Developer Beta 1 of watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1

Apple Seeds Developer Beta 1 of watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1

Following the public release of watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2 earlier this week, Apple is back with new beta seeds.