Users will be able to answer calls, stop alarms, open Smart Stack, play and pause Music, and more by using Double Tap. Apple said the new feature should make it easier to navigate the Apple Watch when you’re one-handed, like walking your dog or holding a cup of coffee.
Apple has announced a new textile it’s calling “FineWoven,” which is made of 68 percent post-consumer content and is overall more environmentally friendly compared to the company’s previous line of leather accessories. Apple confirmed it will no longer use leather for new Apple accessories, starting today.
FineWoven Apple Watch bands will be available for purchase, along with a collection of all new Hermés bands and new Nike bands. All of these new Apple Watch band accessories were made with sustainability in mind.
Apple today unveiled the Apple Watch Series 9, featuring significantly improved performance thanks to the S9 Apple silicon chip, a “Double Tap” hand gesture for interacting with the device without touch, Precision Finding for iPhone, and more.
The Series 9 has been internally redesigned, including an entirely new Apple silicon chip
Siri requests are now processed on the Apple Watch, making them faster and more secure, and the voice assistant can also access health data for the first time.
Apple’s “Wonderlust” event kicked off today at 1 p.m., where we’re expecting to see the iPhone 15 lineup, updated Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 models, a USB-C case update for AirPods Pro, and perhaps some other announcements.
Apple is providing a live video stream on its website, on YouTube, and in the company’s TV app across various platforms. We will also be updating this article with live blog coverage and issuing Twitter updates through our @MacRumorsLive account as the keynote unfolds. Highlights from the event and separate news stories regarding today’s announcements will go out through our @MacRumors account.