Star Walk 2 Updated for iOS 9 with Apple Watch App and Widget
VAlexandria, VA., 22 September, 2015 -- Vito Technology - (vitotechnology.com), the award-winning developer of educational apps for Android and iOS, today launched the update of iOS Star Walk 2 app, the next generation of company's best-selling stargazing guide, that has surpassed 10 million downloads to date. Among new features are iOS 9 and Watch OS 2 support, including integrated spotlight search, slide over, new widget, new Apple Watch app, notifications for calendar events, New Horizons mission, Portuguese language, and more.
Newly introduced features of iOS 9 are now supported by Star Walk 2. All astronomy objects with information are easily accessible through spotlight search. Users can open another app without leaving Star Walk 2 with slide over, and see the most important information as a complication on Apple Watch.
The new widget for Star Walk 2 is an essential add-on for astronomy enthusiasts who want to keep up with things happening in the sky. By sliding down on the screen it is easy to quickly glance over the upcoming astronomical events and see how good the night is for sky watching.
New Apple Watch app for Star Walk 2 will also inform the user about the brightest events like an ISS flyby or an Iridium flare, meteor showers, rise, set and culmination hours for the Sun, Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon. One can set a notification for any event straight from the wearable device.
Star Walk 2 is available worldwide on the AppStore for $2.99.Back to Press Releases