Navigation app ETA arrived on the Apple Watch just a few months after the wearable device’s introduction in 2015. And it’s always been a great way to see travel time to a specific destination.
Improved Complications and More
And the Apple Watch version has just received a big update just in time for watchOS 8 and the new Apple Watch Series 7 later this month.
One of the biggest changes is that the app is now completely independent and doesn’t need a nearby an iPhone to operate. All you need is a cellular or Wi-Fi signal.
When opening the app on an Apple Watch, you can now see all of your locations. It now also supports cycling as a travel mode—along with driving, transit, and walking—to easily help you determine the quickest travel option.
The app’s watch face complications are taking a big step up. You can customize a complication including a schedule and the locations to display.
With improved calendar integration, you can view a dedicated list that shows travel time to all of the calendar locations. There is also an option to use a complication for just appointments and meetings.
For better organization of all your locations, you can now create lists for easy access.
Finally, the app now supports Apple Health for four methods of transportation. It’s easy to start a workout to any location in the app. You’ll be able to see travel time along with a unique workout dashboard.
ETA is designed for the iPhone and Apple Watch. It’s a $9.99 download on the App Store.