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By Jason Snell

Fantastical for iOS updated for Apple Watch

While it’s great that developers could add Apple Watch support to their apps without using the hardware, or using it for only a few hours in a lab, some of the best Apple Watch apps have been the ones where developers have taken their time, used the actual Apple Watch hardware, and figured out the right way to do things. (PCalc and Marco Arment’s revised Overcast app come to mind.)

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Add to that list Fantastical for iPhone, which only gains Apple Watch support today. It was worth the wait: On the Apple Watch Fantastical offers an incredibly useful Glance and much more detailed information in its app, including the ability to add a new event via dictation—which takes advantage of Fantastical’s most notable feature, namely its support for using natural language to create new events. Plus, it gives you access to your Reminders information.

For a lot more, check out Federico Viticci’s review at MacStories and Rene Ritchie’s story at iMore.

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