WatchOS 6 will allow users to delete system apps

The front of the sleeve the Apple Card comes in is white with an Apple Logo debossed in the center

The front of the sleeve the Apple Card comes in is white with an Apple Logo debossed in the center

That means that uninstalling iOS apps will also remove their WatchOS counterparts.

For now users still have to use their iPhone to review the terms and conditions before the update can be installed on their watch, but eventually, the altered update process can lead to Apple Watch becoming completely independent from the iPhone in the future.

The latest beta of Apple's watchOS 6 has revealed some new features, one of those is the ability to delete built in apps from your device. In fact, watchOS 6 itself adds a number of new apps like Voice Memos, Audiobooks, Calculator, and more.

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TechCrunch notes, "Since the App Store shifted from an up-front payment model to subscription services, many apps rely on getting money through users who forget about reoccurring payments".

macOS Catalina 10.15 beta 2 implements a new mechanism for loading third-party kernel extensions which requires you to restart your Mac, adds installation support for encrypted drives that aren't formatted as APFS, adds various improvements for Macs with the Apple T2 Security Chip, and adds support for Dolby Atmos content and downloads in the Apple TV app.

Announced at WWDC, iOS 13 includes several major additions such as a dark mode, a redesigned Photos app, Sign-in with Apple, more detailed and accurate Apple Maps, and more customizable Memoji. However, core system apps like iMessage and Heart Rate can not be uninstalled. If you change your mind later, all those pre-installed apps will be found on Apple's App Store. This dedicated App Store coupled with the new APIs in watchOS 6 should help in the app ecosystem for the wearable to flourish.

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