Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active can now detect swimming and a low heart rate

Samsung has rolled out an update for its Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch that is full of tweaks and improvements. Of those changes, the most notable one is that the watch can now automatically detect when you’re swimming and begin tracking your water-based exercises, via Android Central. There’s also a new feature that can alert you if your heart rate remains under a user-specified beats per minute value for 10 minutes.

Bixby plays an equally big role in this new update: Samsung says that its digital assistant can now help out with several hands-free tasks, like offering “customized exercise routines,” presumably by learning from what activities you usually do. Bixby can now also control SmartThings-compatible connected devices, like…

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