Another Day, Another Life Saved By The Apple Watch’s ECG Feature

Just the other day it was reported that the Apple Watch’s ECG feature had saved the life of a man by alerting him to a possible A-fib. Less than a week later, it seems that we’re hearing about yet another story of the ECG saving another life, this time of a 75-year old woman by the name of Liz Turner.


Future Apple Watch Could Automatically Tighten Its Band

The way the Apple Watch is tightened on the wearer’s wrist is by the user manually tightening it themselves. This changes from time to time depending on your weight gain, but it seems that in the future, your Apple Watch could tighten itself based on how loose or tight the device is on your wrist.


The Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Might Have Saved Another Life

Last year we reported that it wasn’t long after Apple enabled the ECG feature in the Apple Watch that it managed to save its first life. We have since heard multiple stories of the Apple Watch saving lives, and it looks like we can now add another to the list, where the Apple Watch alerted the user to the return of his atrial fibrillation.


Google Keep Note-Taking App Arrives For The Apple Watch

When the Apple Watch was first launched, many companies were quick to launch support for it. However as time passed, companies started to pull support for their watchOS apps, Google included. The good news is that it looks like Google has started making apps for the Apple Watch again.


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Apple Watch Series 4 Hermès Edition To Get Exclusive Watch Faces

When it comes to the Apple Watch, Apple has partnered up with a couple of companies to create special editions of the wearable. For those who might be more into fitness and sports, there is the Nike edition, and for those who might be a bit more fashion conscious, there is the Apple Watch Hermès edition.


Apple Watch With Ceramic Casing Could Be Making A Return

When the Apple Watch was first launched, they introduced a $10,000 model made out of gold and was known as the Apple Watch Edition. Apple later toned this down by launching a slightly more affordable version with the Series 2 and Series 3 made out of ceramic, but with the Series 4, it seems that Apple’s experiment with the Edition models came to an end.


Future Apple Watches Could Feature A Flexible Display

The Apple Watch features a fixed display as most watches do, but it seems that Apple could be exploring the idea that one day the Apple Watch could sport a flexible display that would wrap around the wearer’s wrist. This is according to a recently discovered patent by Foldable News which suggests that Apple is looking into an Apple Watch with a flexible screen.


Apple Watch Helps Woman Find Out She Has A Heart Condition

We’ve seen how in the past the Apple Watch has managed to help alert the wearer to impending heart attacks. Now according to a report from ABC 11 News (via 9to5Mac), the Apple Watch has managed to potentially save the life of a nurse by the name of Beth Stamps by alerting her to an abnormally high heart rate.


Apple Watch Fall Detection Saves Man In Norway

One of the new features of the Apple Watch Series 4 is the ability to detect falls, and to also call for help when the user is unresponsive after a fall. In a report from NRK (via 9to5Mac), this feature has been credited with saving a life of a 67-year old man in Norway who was found bloody and unconscious on his bathroom floor by emergency authorities.


Older Apple Watches Sent For Repair Could Be Replaced By Apple Watch Series 2

It’s good to see that despite the Apple Watch Series 0 and Series 1 being so old that Apple is still offering repairs on it. However the problem with older device models is that eventually it gets to the point where producing spare parts and components for it might not be a good use of resources anymore.


Future iPhones, Apple Watch Could Detect Biohazards

Our smartwatches, specifically the Apple Watch, can measure the health of its wearer, like its heart rate where it can alert users when the heart rate is too low or too high, or has an abnormal rhythm which suggests that something could be wrong. However in the future it could be used for more than just personal health.


Future Apple Watches Could Detect Strokes

Ever since the Apple Watch was launched, one of its features was the ability to let users know if they were suddenly experiencing high or low heart rates out of the blue, suggesting that they could have a heart problem. This has led to several lives being saved. This was later improved upon with an ECG monitor which also proved to be just as useful (although some doctors disagree).


Health-Related Jobs At Apple Have Increased Dramatically

While Apple’s iPhones appear to be get weaker in demand with every generation, there is one area that seems to be on the rise: Apple’s wearables which have increased over the years. Apple has made significant investment in its wearable tech, like the Apple Watch, and it shows according to data from Thinknum.


Apple Looking To Subsidize The Apple Watch For At-Risk Seniors

While the Apple Watch is not the most expensive product from the company, the wearables space is still kind of at a place where it’s not a necessity yet, unlike smartphones. This means that even though it’s only a few hundred bucks, it is a few hundred bucks that some customers don’t see the need or have the means to spend.