One of many issues with the Apple Watch is that it’s fairly reliant on the iPhone for it to work. For instance, till the mobile model of the Apple Watch was launched, customers wanted to maintain their watches paired with their iPhones to obtain cellphone calls and to entry the web. Whereas that has modified, the Apple Watch remains to be fairly depending on the iPhone.

One other instance could be apps, the place if you happen to wished to obtain an Apple Watch app, you’d must obtain the app via your iPhone. Nevertheless, that would quickly be altering. In accordance with a report from Bloomberg, it has been revealed that within the subsequent main replace to watchOS, Apple might be giving the Apple Watch higher independence from the iPhone.

This shall be executed by giving the Apple Watch its personal App Retailer that may be accessed via the watch itself. Which means within the occasion you have to obtain a watchOS app, you are able to do so immediately from the watch itself even whenever you’re away out of your cellphone. Nevertheless, for individuals who don’t personal the mobile model of the watch, you’ll nonetheless must hold the watch and iPhone shut to one another to obtain notifications, so there’s that to contemplate.

Nevertheless, if you happen to do personal the mobile model of the Apple Watch, then the upcoming watchOS replace might be price preserving an eye fixed out for. Apple is anticipated to announce the replace at WWDC subsequent month.

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