When Apple launched the Apple Watch Series 4 with the ECG functionality, it could have not been foretold that even medical practitioners would use it to diagnose patients. In an astonishing report, a US doctor used his Apple Watch Series 4 to diagnose a patient with a heart condition at a restaurant.
As a physician, it’s much faster to put my #applewatch4 on someone else’s wrist to detect ?? disease (A. fib) than finding a ECG machine at a public restaurant! ? (Indeed, a true #mhealth guardian) pic.twitter.com/JLVD4JUYI9— Tommy Korn MD (@TommyKornMD) June 21, 2019
The Tweet shared by the doctor exhibits the patient who is getting his [...]
In a world where health concerns are on the rise, each step taken in the right direction may save lives. Apple recognised the need for a device that brings genuine utility for its consumers. Rather than making an entirely new product, it has added new layers of functionality that enables the device to be a small but impactful health partner.
Apple has focused on making the Watch a standalone experience with its own unique functions. With the inclusion of an ECG sensor on the Apple Watch series 4, health took an active role with the device. Incorporating many of the health monitoring features that have been popular in the mobile industry such as tracking the number of [...]
Apple Watch Series 4 was launched alongside the new iPhones in September last year. The watch brought along many significant changes in the device. One such feature was fall detection. And time and again, people have praised it for the accuracy of the feature. Now, the Apple Watch has been credited to save a Norwegian man’s life.
According to the Norwegian news site NRK, 67- year old Toralv Østvang was found “bloody and unconscious” on his bathroom floor by emergency crews. Toralv was wearing an Apple Watch Series 4 when it informed the emergency services. Toralv suffered three fractures due to the falls. His daughter believes that the damage would be higher if [...]
The Apple Watch 4 was one of the most interesting devices revealed at Apple’e special September 12th event held this year. The Series 4 Watch has a bigger screen, added and improved features to track your health and many more changes. However, a recent report details that Apple has extended the return period for the Apple Watch 4 to 45 days. Compared to the traditional 15 days they offer on other devices.The Extension
The information regarding the extension came through MacRumours. They got their hands on an internal document distributed by Apple to their Authorised Service Providers. So now, if any customer wishes to return their Apple Watch 4 after a period of 45 [...]
Amazon has officially announced that it will be selling more Apple products on its website. This will be done when the holiday season starts. The move reflects on how important e-commerce platforms like Amazon are becoming, even for brands such as Apple.
Earlier, Amazon only sold limited items from Apple’s inventory such as Mac computers and Beats headphones. Since Apple offers direct competition to the e-commerce giant with some consumer products, the companies always has their differences. Some issues also rose over Apple not adopting Amazon apps into its devices, which saw its resolution later. Now, the e-commerce giant will sell the latest iPhones, iPads and [...]
The Apple Watch has been a favourite for scientists across the US. Apple has constantly added new health and fitness features to the Apple Watch over the few years of it’s existence. The watch finds its use in the research of everything from symptoms of Parkinson’s disease to postpartum depression. Researchers now wish to find out if the watch can help with the detection of eating disorders. The Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders conducts the research named Binge Eating Genetics Initiative (BEGIN). BEGIN aims to better understand the genetic factors that may be associated with binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa. The study wishes to develop better treatments [...]
One of the most anticipated events of 2018 is right around the corner. Apple’s September 12th event is what is on everyone’s mind and the new iPhone range is due to take centre stage. Apart from this, Apple is also rumoured to unveil the AirPods 2 and the Apple Watch 4 and possibly some more devices.Launch Event:
The Apple Launch event will take place at the Steve Jobs Theatre on 12th September at 10:00 AM PDT. This converts to 10:30 PM Indian Standard time. This is 6:00 PM in the United Kingdom, 9:00 PM in UAE and 3:00 AM in Australia. The event can also be live streamed using various methods.
Those owning any apple device such as iPhone, iPad, Mac, or [...]