Apple unveils watchOS 4 and the future of Apple Watch

Shares of DexCom (DXCM - Free Report) popped almost 5% in afternoon trading Monday after Apple (AAPL - Free Report) announced that it has partnered with the company to deliver glucose monitoring on its latest Apple Watch operating system. The face automatically displays all the info that's most pertinent to you using machine learning, so it can adjust to your usage patterns and settings to provide the most applicable info depending on the time of day. Other watchfaces have come along such as the Kaleidoscope face and characters from Disney's "Toy Story" franchise. With each raise of the wrist, the information on the display dynamically updates based on the time of day, daily routines and pertinent data from apps such as Activity, Alarms, Breathe, Calendar, Maps, Reminders and Wallet, as well as headlines from the new Apple News™ app for Apple Watch.

Apple is also teaming with a number of fitness equipment providers like TurboGym, which makes it possible to directly sync workout data back to the Apple Watch.

Then comes watchOS 4, Apple's major firmware update for the Apple Watch.

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The new OS generation should mean a richer set of supported apps, but there are a few in particular that users are craving for the Apple Watch.

Stay tuned for more updates from WWDC 2017. And this is evident from the second generation device which focuses on improving activity tracking capabilities. Now, when you close one of your Activity rings, there's an animation with some sparkles that gives it more of an effect.

WatchOS 4: What is WatchOS? You can easily play music, rotating the crown to get your playlist running.

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Many users get the most out of their Apple Watch when they use it during exercise. The Developer Preview is available today and the Final update will arrive this Fall. You'll also receive updates on your activity tracking and the rest, without having to go into the app.

The changes to the Music app are not only in design, but now it's built to connect directly to the Workout app.

The Workout app will upgraded with better coaching, monthly challenges, fancier visuals, and a new mode for High Intensity Interval Training. Native core bluetooth support, for example, is coming to Apple Watch. Apple's more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it. Apple also added a new blinking light, which you can activate via Control Centre, so that your night runs can be a bit safer.

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