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What Apple Watch apps will be available? 13 third-party Apple Watch apps that you'll be able to download from day one

Lewis Painter | March 20, 2015
With the Apple Watch release date looming, we've found 13 of the best UK specific Apple Watch Apps that will be available from day one.

It'll also notify you when the International Space Station (ISS) is due to fly over your location and lets you tweet its astronauts!

It caters to amateur stargazers; displaying images of constellations that are visible in your location, giving you a greater insight about what you're looking at and enabling you to star gaze more accurately.

Download Sky Guide for iOS here.

13 Apple Watch apps available from day one: Dark Sky
Want to take the dog out for a walk but not too sure if it's going to rain? Just open up the Dark Sky app on your Apple Watch and it'll let you know if it's going to rain or snow in your location, up to an hour in advance. Alternatively if it's going to rain in your location, you'll get a tap on the wrist and a notification displayed on your Apple Watch.

You can also see a 24-hour timeline of weather conditions for today, tomorrow and even the next day.

Download Dark Sky for iOS here.

13 Apple Watch apps available from day one: Runtastic
The Apple Watch presents a new way to get the most out of Runtastic. All you need to do is take your iPhone with you on a run and Runtastic will display all the information you need on your wrist. It displays speed, distance, duration, pace and how many calories you've burned on your wrist, where it's convenient to check without having to slow down and get your phone out of your pocket.

Download Runtastic for iOS here.

13 Apple Watch apps available from day one: Strava
While Strava is similar to Runtastic, Strava boasts the ability to track bike rides as well as running. Strava will display real time stats including elevation gain, average speed, distance and heart rate during your exercise session.

It can also be split into different segments that gives you details of your workout, helping to keep you motivated. While on the topic of motivation, you'll also receive a virtual trophy whenever you set a personal record. Everyone likes trophies!

Download Strava for iOS here.

13 Apple Watch apps available from day one: Green Kitchen
The Green Kitchen app allows quick and easy access to dozens of healthy and organic vegetarian recipes, straight from your Apple Watch. Once you've found a recipe you like, it'll be displayed on your iPhone ready for you to use.

If there's a step to your meal that requires a timer, a simple tap on your iPhone will start a timer on your Apple Watch. When the timer hits zero, you'll get a notification through to your Apple Watch informing you. Pretty handy, eh?

Download Green Kitchen for iOS here.

 

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