Apple Reportedly Planned On Setting Up Primary Care Clinics Of Their Own
The Apple Watch collects a lot of health information on us, like the steps we take, calories burnt, and also critical information like heart rate, ECG data, and more recently blood oxygen levels. This data is important because it can give doctors clues into our lives and our health that might not be available otherwise.
Apple Watch ‘Extreme Sports Model’ Might Launch In 2022
The Apple Watch is a fantastic tool when it comes to exercise monitoring and health tracking, but it’s not exactly a very durable device. This is because of the materials used which might be prone to scratches or even cracks, but that might change in 2022. This is according to a Bloomberg report which claims that an “extreme sports model” version could launch next year.
Apple Watch Series 7 To Sport Thinner Bezels, Faster Processor
Based on the designs we’ve been seeing from Apple’s products in recent years, it is believed that the upcoming Apple Watch Series 7 is expected to adopt a similar design as well, which includes flat edges instead of the curved ones we’ve seen in current and previous models. Now according to a report from Bloomberg, more design details have emerged.
How To Unlock Your iPhone While Wearing A Mask
If you’re wearing a mask and are finding it troublesome to unlock your iPhone and having to enter your passcode every time, you can actually unlock it using your Apple Watch, so read on to find out what you need to do.
watchOS 8 Will Introduce Sleeping Respiratory Rate Tracking
With the Apple Watch, users can already track their sleeping patterns. However, at WWDC 2021, Apple announced a major update to its smartwatches with watchOS 8 and one of the new features we can look forward to is sleep respiratory rate tracking. This is the measurement of the number of breaths you take per minute.
Analyst Believes Apple Watch AssistiveTouch Could Be Used To Control The Apple Glasses
There have been rumors that claim that Apple could be working on smart glasses. These glasses have been rumored to debut in the next few years, but analyst Neil Cybart seems to think that we might already be looking at Apple laying some of the foundations for it, such as the Apple Watch’s AssistiveTouch feature.
Apple Watch Series 3 Owners Need To Restore Their Devices Before Updating
One of the problems that Apple Watch Series 3 owners have been having is that whenever there is a new watchOS update, they are usually greeted with an error message claiming that their watch does not have enough space. Users usually find themselves having to reset their smartwatches in order to install updates.
Apple Accused Of Monopolizing Heart Rate Technology For The Apple Watch
While the Apple Watch comes with support for apps, for the most part the watch actually does a pretty good job on its own. The built-in apps that Apple provides already gives us a lot of functionality like tracking our exercise, alarms and timers, and also the ability to read our heart rates.
Tidal Launches Apple Watch App With Offline Playback
The other day, Spotify updated its app for the Apple Watch where it would now support offline playback and downloads. It looks like Tidal doesn’t want to be left behind because the company has since released their own app for the Apple Watch that comes with similar functionality like offline playback.
Spotify For Apple Watch Will Now Support Downloads And Offline Playback
Back in November 2020, Spotify officially released a standalone app for the Apple Watch. However, it wasn’t a “complete” app because unlike the smartphone version, the Apple Watch version did not allow for downloads or support offline playback. This meant that you would still require an internet connection, which means either you bring your iPhone with you or you have the cellular Apple Watch model.
You Can Soon Control The Apple Watch Using Hand Gestures
The Apple Watch features a touchscreen display that requires you to actually touch the watch to interact with it. However, to expand on its accessibility features that will make the Apple Watch more accessible to people with disabilities, Apple announced a new feature for the smartwatch called AssistiveTouch.
This Is What The Apple Watch Series 7 Could Look Like
Yesterday, it was reported that according to Jon Prosser, he hinted that the Apple Watch Series 7 could use a similar design we’ve been seeing in Apple’s more recent products. This led to speculation that he meant that it would feature flatter edges. Prosser said that he would be sharing more details, like renders, later on, and sure enough he did.
Apple Watch Series 7 To Sport A Flat Edge Design
A few years ago, Apple made some minor revisions to the Apple Watch design where they gave it a slightly larger display, but for the most part, the body remained the same. Given that 2021 will bring the Series 7, making it about 6 years since the Apple Watch was first launched, it seems that Apple will finally be introducing a new design.
Apple Watch Survey Hints At Plans For Blood Glucose Monitoring
There have long been rumors that suggest that Apple could be looking to include some kind of blood glucose monitoring feature into the Apple Watch. A recent rumor claims that this could happen as soon as this year, and now there is more evidence to suggest that those rumors could hold some measure of truth.
Apple Watch Used To Monitor Baby Who Was Delivered In-Flight
While it probably doesn’t happen often, people do give birth on planes. However, there is a risk because planes are hardly the most sanitary of locations, plus if anything goes wrong, it’s not guaranteed that there will be a doctor or someone who is trained medically, not to mention the lack of certain types of medical equipment.
Apple Watch With Glucose And Blood Pressure Monitoring Could Actually Be Happening
According to a report from a few months ago, it was suggested that one of the features we might be able to look forward to in the next-gen Apple Watch is blood sugar/glucose level monitoring. This is something we have been hearing about for years, but the previous report suggested that it might finally be ready.
AliveCor Seeks To Ban The Apple Watch Over ECG Feature
One of the health monitoring features that Apple introduced to its smartwatch in the recent years is an ECG monitoring tool. This is built into the watch itself and does not require that users purchase additional hardware or attachments for it to work. However, Apple was not the first to introduce a wearable version of an ECG.
Apple Launches Study To See If Apple Watch Can Detect COVID-19
The Apple Watch is more than just a smartwatch, at least that’s the angle that Apple is going for. It comes with various health screen and measuring tools where Apple is hoping to turn the device into a one-stop-shop for various medical needs. We have seen in the past how Apple has commissioned studies for the smartwatch with regards to heart health.
You Might Be Able To Blow On Your Apple Watch To Interact With It In The Future
The Apple Watch can be interacted with by touching it or using Siri, but if Apple has their way, a future Apple Watch could actually accept commands if you were to blow on it. It sounds like an April Fools’ joke, but this is an actual patent that the folks at Patently Apply have come across in their research.
Study Finds That The Apple Watch Can Be Used To Assess Frailty
The Apple Watch comes with a bunch of features built into it that are related to health. This includes a heart rate sensor, an ECG monitor, a blood oxygen monitor, and so on. Those tools are rather straightforward in what they can do, but a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Stanford, they have found that the Apple Watch can do more than that.