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The Apple Watch just got way better for skiers and snowboarders

Posted on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018




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Skiers and snowboarders, the Apple Watch is your new best friend. 

Apple announced on Wednesday that it’s given third-party Apple Watch apps access to winter sport tracking. Several of these apps, including snoww, Slopes, Squaw Alpine, Snocru, and Ski Tracks, are releasing updates that will enable the Watch to track a number of metrics related to skiing and snowboarding performance.

The API that supports such tracking rolled out with watchOS 4.2 in December. Bad news for legacy Apple Watch owners, though: Almost all of the new features are only available for the Apple Watch Series 3, which is the first Apple Watch to include a barometric altimeterRead more…

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