AppleWatch_01It has not been too far back that Apple sent the watchOS 2.2 beta to its merry bunch of developers, and word on the street has it that the folks over in Cupertino are currently working hard to improve on the native Maps application on the smartwatch. Taking a page out of Google Maps’s books for their smart timepiece, it seems as though the upcoming update would see the inclusion of quick navigation to either your home or work from your current location, and not only that, if you were to summon the Search function on Maps, there is no longer the need to make use of Force Touch.

Apart from that, this new and upcoming build of watchOS will also introduce the Nearby feature that was first added to Maps in iOS 9. In other words, Apple Watch owners with watchOS 2.2 running on their timepieces when it rolls out can then hunt down places that are close-by which will offer the likes of food, drinks, shopping, fun, and health, among others. Whenever you select a particular category, you will be led to a more specific list.

Moving on from there, you can then narrow things down to the business premise name, the distance from your current location, star rankings, hours of operation, and location. Definitely an improvement over watchOS 2.0, right?

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