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Sport Apple may have accidentally revealed a Sleep app for the Apple Watch

20:05  07 october  2019
20:05  07 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

The 40mm Apple Watch Series 5 comes with a new battery design

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Since the Apple Watch first came out, Apple has positioned it as a health and fitness tracker. The feature didn’t materialize at Apple ’s September 2019 event, but perhaps, given the mention of a “ Sleep ” app in an official Apple screenshot, we might see it in a watchOS update sometime soon.

In the App Store listing for Apple ’s preinstalled Alarms app on the Apple Watch , there is a It’s also worth mentioning that MacRumors last month uncovered evidence from an internal build of iOS 13 which suggests that the Cupertino tech giant may have been working on a first-party Sleep app for

Since the Apple Watch first came out, Apple has positioned it as a health and fitness tracker. But one thing it still can’t do natively is track your sleep. Right now, if you want to track your sleep, you’ll have to download a third-party app. That might change soon, though, as an App Store listing for Apple’s Alarms app for Apple Watch references an unreleased Sleep app:

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Based on the short description in the screenshot, it sounds as if you’ll be able to set your bedtime and wake-up time in the Sleep app, similar to how you can currently set those times in the iPhone’s Clock app. It seems likely that the Sleep app would take this a step further, though, presumably by tracking your sleep patterns to gently wake you up at the most optimal time before your designated alarm, like other apps do.

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As spotted by a MacRumors reader, the App Store screenshots for the Alarms app for Apple Watch includes text that alludes to an as-yet-unannounced Sleep app . References to Apple Watch sleep tracking features were found during the iOS 13 beta cycle

The new Sleep app on the Apple Watch will provide users with an overview of their sleeping patterns, as well as send users bedtime and battery When released, the Sleep app may have a dedicated watch face available, according to the internal iOS 13 build. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman was first to

For years, it’s been rumored that Apple is adding sleep tracking to the Apple Watch, and in 2017, Apple signaled an increased interest in it by acquiring sleep-tracking hardware maker Beddit. Apple has treated Beddit similar to Beats, though, keeping the brand name alive since the acquisition. Beddit even released a new sleep tracker in December 2018.

In early September, we got a hint that sleep tracking might finally show up on the Apple Watch soon, based on “sources inside Apple” who spoke with 9to5Mac. The feature, apparently called “Time in Bed tracking,” may track your quality of sleep based on information picked up by the Apple Watch’s many sensors. The feature didn’t materialize at Apple’s September 2019 event, but perhaps, given the mention of a “Sleep” app in an official Apple screenshot, we might see it in a watchOS update sometime soon.

More signs point to Apple's AR headset arriving in 2020 .
The drum beat for an Apple augmented reality headset is growing louder. Bloombergclaims Apple has "targeted" a 2020 release for its AR eyewear, echoing analyst Ming-Chi Kuo's expectations based on his own sources. The publication also shares a belief that the headset will sync with your iPhone to deliver messages, maps and games to your eyes. Apple has also "considered" implementing an App Store, according to the report. However, there's noHowever, there's no guarantee you'll be donning Apple headset any time soon despite signs of testing. Apple has been making strategic hires to bolster its AR team, but the company reportedly has yet to devise an app that would make the hardware a "must-buy.

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