What you need to know
- Apple has added a smart water bottle to its accessory lineup.
- The Hidrate Spark 3 sets hydration goals and tracks water intake.
- It is able to track water consumption down to the ounce.
As Apple continues to move more into the health space with products and services like Apple Watch and the Research app, it also continues to add more health products to its website and retail stores. The latest product to hit Apple retail is the Hidrate Spark 3, a smart water bottle that helps you stay properly hydrated.
As the description states, the Hidrate Spark 3 tracks your water intake and, when it detects that you need to drink more water, prompts the water bottle to glow. It will also send push notifications to your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch in case you aren't in eye line of the bottle.
The bottle is able to understand down to the ounce how much water you need to drink because of its app and integration with the Health app on your iPhone. As you go about your day, the app reads your personal information and steps in order to dynamically adjust your daily hydration goal. The bottle then detects how much water you are drinking and reports it back to the app. You can also add water you drink from other places through the Apple Watch app which also provides a handy complication.
The Hidrate Spark 3 costs $59.95 and comes in three Apple-exclusive colors: black, white, and yellow. According to Apple's website, store pickup is as far out as February 10th and ship-to-home dates range from January 31st to February 10th.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.