watchOS 4.1 will bring LTE music and radio streaming to Apple Watch Series 3

watchOS 4.1 will bring LTE music and radio streaming to Apple Watch Series 3

The newly released watchOS 4.1 developer beta includes expansions to the Apple Watch’s built-in Music app, including the ability to stream songs from Apple Music and iTunes Match via an LTE connection on the new Series 3 hardware.Apple previously said that LTE music streaming for Apple Watch Series 3 will arrive to the public in October at the earliest. Wednesday’s launch of watchOS 4.1 developer beta 1 suggests the feature is on track for launch within the coming weeks.The release notes accompanying watchOS 4.1 note that the update will allow users to stream any song from Apple Music or the iCloud Music Library, which includes tracks purchased from iTunes and songs matched with iTunes Match.Apple has said that athletes using music streaming with GPS and Bluetooth headphones can expect about four hours of uptime with Apple Watch Series 3 while running, biking or otherwise outdoors.In addition, watchOS 4.1 will also include a new Radio app that gives access to Beats 1 live or any Apple Music radio station over LTE. It also works with Siri, letting users request genres to create custom stations on the fly.

Källa: watchOS 4.1 will bring LTE music and radio streaming to Apple Watch Series 3