watchOS 9

WatchOS 9 AFib History Feature Gets Approved in Canada

The upcoming watchOS 9 is set to offer a new AFib History health feature, which has just received regulatory approval in Canada, the first country to do so other than the U.S. (via MacRumors). Apple says the AFib History feature allows individuals diagnosed with atrial fibrillation to view an estimate of how frequently their heart is...

Hands-On Walkthrough: What’s New in watchOS 9 [VIDEO]

Apple introduced watchOS 9 during its annual WWDC 2022 keynote event on Monday, bringing some new features to the Apple Watch including customizable watch faces with richer complications, an updated Workout app, and much more. "watchOS 9 takes the Apple Watch experience to the next level with scientifically validated insights across fitness, sleep, and heart health...

QuickType Keyboard Feature Comes to Apple Watch Series 7 with watchOS 9

QuickType Keyboard, a convenient typing feature that provides users with suggested words above the keyboard as they type, now comes to Apple Watch Series 7 with watchOS 9 (via MacRumors). Apple Watch Series 7 features a larger display than previous models, which is why it includes a full on-screen keyboard. With watchOS 9, the QuickType feature is now...

watchOS 9 Compatible Devices List: Apple Watch Series 3 Dropped

Apple has today introduced watchOS 9 and it appears the company has dropped support for Apple Watch Series 3, which is strange as the product is still up for sale on Apple's official website. Apple also notes that some features may not be available on all models. For instance, Watch Mirroring is only available on...

Apple Previews watchOS 9 with Customizable Watch Faces at WWDC

Apple has just introduced watchOS 9, which brings new features and enhanced experiences, including the ability to have more Apple Watch faces to choose from, with richer complications that provide more information and opportunity for personalization. In the updated Workout app, advanced metrics, views, and training experiences inspired by high-performing athletes help users take their...

Apple Gets FDA Approval for New Apple Watch ECG Feature Ahead of WWDC

According to a report from MyHealthyApple, Apple has received FDA 510(k) approval for a new Apple Watch feature designed to keep track of a user's Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) history. Judging by the approval filing, the feature will allow users to check their AFib history on demand. Atrial Fibrillation is when the heart beats at an irregular...

This watchOS 9 Concept Imagines App Folders, Grid View, and More [VIDEO]

Apple is expected to unveil watchOS 9 at WWDC 2022 later in the year, and a new concept video from designer Andrea Copellino imagines what the next iteration of Apple's Operating System for wearables could (and should) look like (via iMore). While 2021's watchOS 8 focused primarily on connectivity and mindfulness features, Copellino hopes that its...