Apple Unveils watchOS 8 With New Features Including Health Tools, macOS Monterey at WWDC

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Tech giant Apple has unveiled watchOS 8. The company said that the new OS comes with exciting features which makes it more user-friendly. It also has new health tools. It has enhanced guided mediation. It can also capture data during sleep. Apple has added extra workout types in the watchOS 8. The new modes are aimed at both physical fitness and mindful movement. They are Tai Chi and Pilates. They are supported by custom-built heart rates. Apple has added motion algorithms. This will provide accurate metrics to the users. Apple’s top executive said that the device is the most loved watch in the world. It aims to keep users healthy and active. Besides, it also keeps them connected.

Apple said it will also allow people to share the data from their Health app with others. In its Health app, the company has provided a new Sharing tab. Users can share the data privately using the tab. The company unveiled watchOS 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Apple hosted an all-online WWDC this year due to pandemic. The event is held yearly and sets the tone of what the company has to offer. The company also unveiled macOS Monterey. It will provide new ways for users to connect with their people and get the work done easily across Apple devices. Apple said that macOS Monterey is the latest and the most advanced version of desktop OS in the world.

Apple has also improved the Breathe app in the watchOS 8. Besides, it has added a new Reflect feature. The Sleep app can now keep a track of respiratory rate in the new OS. Apple has also redesigned its Music app. It now allows users to share songs, playlists, and albums via mail and messages. Apple has also added a new Portraits watchface. Users with Smart Lock can also use iPhone or Watch to unlock their home. Apple said that beta watchOS 8 is available to members of the Apple Developer Program. They can access the beta version at the company’s website developer.apple.com.

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