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Get Ready for Apple's New Women Focused Features

Get Ready for Apple's New Women Focused Features

We might be one step closer to getting Apple's Eve.

During this year's Apple World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC), two exciting features were announced that tailor to the needs of many women.

The latest Apple Watch update is poised to include an emergency alert system. A bonus feature in the alert system automatically identifies the country-specific version of 911 — a key element to enhance the user experience for women traveling alone.

And in response to pleas from Apple customers seeking four-inch model phones, the tech company has announced a petite iPhone SE, made with smaller hands in mind.

These new features come after the company suffered backlash when releasing the iPhone HealthKit in 2014. The kit was meant to track the health of its iPhone users but it neglected to track one important function: menstruation.

In 2015, the company revised their approach by integrating period and fertility tracking from the app Clue into their HealthKit. Users of the app are now able to record metrics like basal body temperature, cervical mucus quality, menstruation, ovulation test results, sexual activity, spotting, and weight and then push that information to the iPhone’s HealthKit.

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