Apple is offering its American smartwatch users the chance to earn a Veterans Day badge, as long as they complete an 11 minute workout on November 11th.
Veterans Day is an official public holiday that honors persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I.
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Apple Watch owners who wish to earn the special badge and iMessage sticker, will need to accumulate 11 minutes in the Workout app or a third-party app that adds workouts to the HealthKit database. And they will need to do this next Saturday, on Veteran’s day.
The award will only be available to users in the United States according to 9to5Mac which has managed to hack into server data source to find the challenge early. The app is due start appearing on November 9th.
Apple is known for introducing special challenges from time to time. This includes the National Parks Foundation challenge which ran in the first half of July, a Mother’s Day badge on 14th of May, an Earth Day badge on April 22nd, a New Year badge and a Thanksgiving badge.
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