Some people have yet to receive their Apple Watch but Apple already released its first update. Thats a good thing. The update fixes issues and adds many improvements to performance.

Watch OS 1.0.1 makes an already great Apple Watch version of Siri even better. Accessibility and third-party apps got a speed boost. We can confirm that apps work a lot faster now.

Watch OS 1.0.1 provides display support for new Emoji characters because who doesn’t like emojis? Do you speak Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, Russian, Thai or Turkish? Good news, Apple Watch now supports your language. Other improvements were made on the health front. Calorie counting for indoor cycling, rowing workouts, distance and pace measurements for outdoor workouts have been updated to work better.

Want to skip the reading? Here is the list of Improvements:

  • Siri works better
  • Measuring stand activity better now
  • Calculating calories for indoor cycling and rowing workouts works better
  • Distance and pace during outdoor walk and run workouts
  • Accessibility
  • Third party apps
  • Display support for new Emoji characters

Additional language support for:

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
  • Russian
  • Thai
  • Turkish


By Rubens Saintel

Proud father, #Haitian, photographer, consultant, writer & entrepreneur. I love video games, movies, plays, technology (surprise), beta testing apps and all things sci-fi. | |