Apple Announces watchOS 3 With More Rapid App Launch, New Watch Faces, and More

Apple today announced a few new features incoming in watchOS 3, one of which will help apps launch quicker thanks to the fact that the device keeps a user’s favorite apps in memory. Other new revamps to Control Center and a new dock feature will be incoming in the update.

Users will also have a more streamlined way to respond to Messages and a new “Scribble” feature, which dynamically recognizes which letters are drawn on the Apple Watch’s screen and translates the drawings into full text messages.

Other updates include new watch faces, enhanced complications, and an easier way to swipe between watch faces for users who like to change up the style of their Apple Watch frequently.

The company also announced a new social network aspect that will be added into watchOS 3’s activity rings feature, encouraging users to keep track of their friends’ stats and even comment on certain workout milestones.

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