Checklist: Watch Out For

New access, connectivity, and mindfulness features are coming to watchOS 8 and Apple Watch.
Posted on Aug 24, 2021 | 01:30pm
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The world's most advanced wearable operating system is getting a super cool upgrade this fall! Apple previewed what's coming for watchOS 8 at the latest WWDC event–and let's just say if you like your Apple Watch, you're going to love all these new features.

Here's some of most notable watchOS 8 updates that will make life easier–and more fun!

Exercise Power
With watchOs 8, users can enjoy two new popular workout types–Tai Chi and Pilates–that are beneficial for both physical fitness and mindful movement. 

Take A Moment
In the Mindfulness app, you can set a mindful intention that can be done anywhere and at any time.

No Distractions
watchOS 8 supports Focus, a powerful set of tools to help users concentrate.

Home App Makeover
The redesigned Home app in watchOS 8 boasts easy access to accessories and scenes.

Digital Car Keys
Imagine being able to securely unlock your car from a distance and start it from the driver's seat. With digital car keys on Apple Watch Series 6, you can!

A Good Time
Customize Apple Watch timers for whatever you need, thanks to the handy Multiple timers feature.

Better Communication
Scribble, dictation, and emoji features can be used within the same message for easier communication via Apple Watch.

Picture Perfect
The redesigned Photos app in watchOS 8 offers new ways view and display favorite photos right from the wrist.

Discover more about the new watchOS 8 coming this fall, and watch the event at

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