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Get Fit with Apple Watch: Using the Apple Watch for Health and Fitness by Allen G. Taylor

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Chapter    4

Running the Built-in Apps

The built-in apps on the Apple Watch mirror many of the built-in apps on the iPhone but are adapted to the smaller form factor and screen size. In addition, there are new apps that are exclusive to the watch and make use of its features. In this chapter, I will give you a brief overview of the apps that correspond to iPhone apps, with special attention to differences between the two implementations. Native apps that are aimed at health and fitness, such as the Activity app and the Workout app, will be covered in detail in later chapters.

Messages

Text messaging is a two-way street. You can receive messages and also send them. With an iPhone it is possible to type a text message and send it. That is not really ...

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