Apple watchOS 6, tvOS 13 unveiled at WWDC 2019

Apple watchOS 6, tvOS 13 unveiled at WWDC 2019

Apple has launched a lot of new updates and upgrades for its various products at the Worldwide Developers Conference in the US with two of which are the new watchOS 6 and the tvOS 13.

First, the watchOS 6 features a new Cycle Tracking app that gives females the capability to log important information related to their menstrual cycles. It also predicts the timing for their next periods and fertile windows via the Apple Watch. The Noise App helps users understand the sound levels in various environments such as concerts, sporting events, or any places with a loud sound. The Trends tab in the Activity app on the iPhone gives users a long-term view of their activity behavior. Other features include the following:


  • Access Apple App Store directly to Apple Watch where they can easily install third-party apps and search via Siri, dictation, or Scribble.
  • New watch faces and customization options
  • New developer tools include audio API to stream music, radio, and podcasts.
  • Voice Memos now available on Apple Watch
  • Users can listen to AudioBooks purchased on Apple Books directly in the Apple Watch
  • New calculator app

To know more of the new features, check Apple’s website here.

For tvOS 13, Apple previewed key features such as new Home Screen that can now play full-screen video previous, multi-user support, Apple Music which takes advantage of the multi-user support functionality. Apple Arcade which was introduced a few months ago is also coming to the Apple TV 4K and users can subscribe to it. The new OS version also provides support for Xbox One S and PlayStation DualShock 4 controllers while new screen savers are also available to get.

Finally, the tvOS 13 comes with the new Apple TV app that offers Apple TV channels, personalized recommendations, and over 100,000 iTunes movies, TV shows, and 4K HDR titles. The Apple TV+ subscription service will be available in the Apple TV app this fall 2019. To know more, check the changes here.

Vaughn is your go-to person when it comes to comparing gadgets especially smartphones. He's also a gamer by heart and the "Hackerman" of the team.

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