It took Apple three tries but with the debut of watchOS 3, Apple has finally made the Apple Watchsomething I can use every day. Back at WWDC, Apple showed off the host of new features that make watchOS 3 feel like a massive overhaul of the Apple Watch experience. The new Apple Watch Series 2 comes out in just a few days, but owners of the original Apple Watch can get the software upgrade today.
With the previous OS’s, the software can still be laggy from time to time—but now, it seems like it an entirely new watch again. Here are the nine new features in watchOS 3 you need to know about:
You can now share your workout and activity information with fellow Apple Watch users so you can compete with each other. There are also customized workouts for wheelchair users with “time to roll” instead of “time to stand” notifications.