Soon You Can Use Your Apple Watch as a Walkie-Talkie
Apple announced at their developer conference earlier this month some fresh, new features coming to watchOS 5. One standout feature is the ability to use the Apple Watch as a Walkie-Talkie, having instant conversations with family and friends.
It works by first sending an invitation to someone and them responding to link up with you. With just a tap on the face, you can have conversations with people and send short voice messages back and forth. Users will get haptic feedback when using this fun, new feature (i.e. subtle tactile sensations detected by your fingers’ sense of touch).
watchOS 5 promises to bring a whole host of new features along with Walkie-Talkie mode, including Apple Podcasts, third-party apps support, auto workout detection, activity sharing competitions and other health-related and communications upgrades. Apple Watch owners will also enjoy improvements to alerts/updates, Siri and the choice of some new watch bands.