Smartwatches are a great innovation. Now that they have digital assistants integrated we can do almost everything with them. In order to be the best on the market, companies are making their watches better and better. Apple announced that they are releasing the latest version of their Apple Watch software.
One of the best features that are going to come with this new update is the fact that Siri is going to be available for third-party apps. Despite the fact that this feature is great, it is not the best one. Theater Mode is the feature that is innovative for this smartwatch.
Smartwatches can be used for sleep tracking. Despite the fact that they don’t have an integrated option there are a lot of apps that can be installed to track down how much you sleep. The only problem is that when you move at night the screen of the watch lights up and it can be disturbing.
Theater Mode might be the best feature for people who use sleep tracking apps. Theater Mode prevents the screen of the watch from lightening no matter if you move. It just shuts off the screen. It might seem similar to the Do Not Disturb option but the difference is that when it set with that option the screen still light up when you move your wrist.
When you put it in Theater Mode the screen won’t light up unless you press the watch. This feature was made, as its name says it, for when you go to the theater or the movies. This way your watch won’t light up in the middle of the movie disturbing all of the people around you.
This feature is also great for a lot of activities that require you to move like when you are exercising. You probably don’t want the screen of your watch to light up while you are doing yoga. The only problem that stops Apple Watch from being a great sleep tracker is its battery life. You have to remember to charge it before going to bed if you want to use it as a sleep tracker.
The battery life of an Apple Watch is not that great considering that it only lasts one day. If you remember to charge it you can use it at night too. Despite the fact that this latest version of the watchOS 3.2 is only available for developers, it will soon be available for customers too.
We’ll just have to wait until then to see if the Theater Mode is great for sleep tracking and other activities that involve silence and no lights. Apple did not announce when the software is going to be available for users but it is probably going to be soon.
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