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Apple WatchOS 8 is best for bikers, can detect falls

Apple WatchOS 8 is best for bikers, can detect falls

Screen shot by Sarah Tew Welcome to CNET’s coverage of Apple’s big iPhone event, which just started We’re covering the event live here, with details…

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Screen shot by Sarah Tew Welcome to CNET’s coverage of Apple’s big iPhone event, which just started We’re covering the event live here, with details on the breaking news as well as offering in depth analysis and perspective you can only get here. Follow along. Apple Fitness Plus gets into group workouts

10:36 a.m. PT

Apple’s always had hidden features to compete with friends in its motion and activity app, and now Apple’s adding group workouts too. In this case, you can start a workout with (or against) your friends from an iMessage chat conversation.

Apple says up to 32 people can participate and you’ll even know when friends are ahead of you in a bike class, for example. Apple Fitness Plus adds meditation

10:35 a.m. PT

Since launching last year, Apple’s focused its $10 per month Fitness Plus service on getting you to sweat. But this year, it’s adding a meditation option, which will include all sorts of different calmness, kindness and gratitude meditations. Just like Apple’s other classes, it’ll be updated weekly on your phone and watch. Apple Watch gets more durable

10:30 a.m. PTApple said its newest Apple Watches now have a "crack resistant front crystal," with a "more robust geometry."It also has IP6X certification, which means it’s duster resistant.Of course, it has a bunch of new colors, bands and even a new charger that’s faster.Like the iPad, Apple says it’s 100% recycled aluminum.The Apple Watch Series 7 will be $399. Apple will also keep selling the Apple Watch […]

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