Apple is reportedly bringing a new Time to Walk feature to Apple Watch as part of Apple Fitness+, offering an “audio experience in the Workout app where guests share inspiring stories as you walk.”
According to those with early access to the watchOS beta, Fitness+ will introduce a new Walk feature on the Workout app, where users will be able to choose from a number of audio stories from some of the world’s most famous celebrities, including Shawn Mendes.
Mendes will tell users a 30-minute story on their walk, whilst Dolly Parton and Uzo Aduba will also feature in exclusive podcast-like content for the new Apple Fitness+ walk service.
Looks like one of the "Time to Walk" stories in Fitness+ will be from Shawn Mendes?
In the watchOS 7.3 Release Candidate notes, Apple describes "Time to Walk" as an "audio experience in the Workout app where guests share inspiring stories as you walk."
— Joe Rossignol (@rsgnl) January 24, 2021
According to the beta, new Time to Walk stories can be downloaded to the Workout app when they’re available and will be deleted once the workout has been completed. The idea is to offer a new way to experience walks, and encourage users to subscribe to Fitness+.
Right now, Apple Fitness+ is available in the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, and Ireland. Enjoy a free one-month trial on the Apple.com website, or a three-month free trial if you buy an Apple Watch Series 3 or later.
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