WatchOS 4 detailed: Siri, new Watchfaces, NFC expands

New software upgrades can change the face and features of your watch and this may be reason enough to buy a new watch or update your current wearable.

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Jeff Williams, chief operating officer, Apple said in a statement, "Apple Watch is the ultimate device for a healthy life and is now more intelligent than ever with watchOS 4". It automatically syncs your New Music Mix, Favourite Mix and Most Listened Music so that you will listen to your favourite music and more of it. Watch paired with Airpod makes listening to music ideal for workouts or else. 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 smartwatches.

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We expect to hear more about the next version of Apple's watchOS at WWDC 2017, which takes place later today. Algorithms were also added for high intensity workouts.

Fitness also gets a big push this time around. With watchOS 4 four you can accurately count down all the calories, you burned during your toughest workouts.

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Also available is a new Kaleidoscope watchface that turns and transforms when the crown is turned. While both the watch and the machine already do most of these things on their own, they don't always do them accurately - the watch might be better at tracking calories, for instance, but the treadmill may be able to give a more accurate distance reading. In the demonstration shown by Apple this week, the Apple Watch attained information from gym equipment using NFC. And can pick music playlist, and control music from watchOS 4 during the workout.

Apple also introduced new summer band colours, giving customers more options to choose from.

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