watchOS 8 releasing on September 20
Apple has confirmed that watchOS 8 will be released for the Apple Watch on September 20 with brand new features in health and more.
watchOS 8 was first shown off in June, coming to the Apple Watch Series 3 and later. The update brings a new Mindfulness app that replaces Breathe, bringing new features including new visualizations and tips, Mindful Minutes to keep track of your Mindfulness sessions, and more.
The Home app has been redesigned in watchOS 8 and offers more convenient access to accessories and scenes. The update introduces two new popular workout types that are beneficial for both physical fitness and mindful movement: Tai Chi and Pilates, and Focus, a set of tools available in iOS 15 to help users reduce distraction with new Do Not Disturb settings.
Other new watchOS 8 features include a new Find Items app on Apple Watch that helps users locate tagged items using the Find My network, Severe Weather notifications, and more.
watchOS 8 will be pre-installed on the new Apple Watch Series 7.