Apple’s WWDC surprise for the Apple Watch just leaked, and it’s pretty cool

It looks like Apple has something special in store for Pride Month. Just yesterday, iOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1 began rolling out to users, and already 9to5Mac has spotted a hidden watch face in code. A new face with a stylized rainbow animation will arrive on the Apple Watch on Monday, not so coincidentally the first day of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The giveaway is the timing: According to the code, it should launch at 12 p.m. Pacific Time, which should be right about when the opening keynote ends.

The colors of the flag are strings on the face, and you can interact with them, akin to strumming on a guitar or banjo. Each time you lift your wrist to look at the Apple Watch, the strings will move differently, which is kind of a neat effect. The face includes two complication spots, allowing users to customize it to their liking. Apple is expected to unveil the next generation of its operating systems including iOS 12 and watchOS 5 at WWDC. I have a feeling more watch faces are coming.

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