Apple may have woken up somewhat to new challenges ahead with the on-trend message that everyone seems to be getting more into personal fitness.
The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday brought several new sports-related announcement for future functionality in WatchOS 5.
I think these announcements are interesting for those of us with sports-focussed devices. These new features are, well, a little basic on the surface.
Friends can be challenged over 7 days with competitions based on closing their ‘activity rings’.
New Workout Types
Yoga, hiking and running. Great.
Workouts will be automatically started and stopped.
Enhanced Running Features
To include cadence, moving average pace and pace-based alerts. Whoopee-do.
Here is a more waffly version…
But there are great apps of course for the sporty-minded: