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.
For the longest time ever, Samsung used the Gear branding for its wearables and smartwatches, but last year the company switched it up and started using the Galaxy brand for its devices. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that Samsung might have a new smartwatch that could also be using the Galaxy brand.
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.
The problem with a lot of modern gadgets is that they tend to get outdated fast, where the models offered the year later come with features that makes the previous year’s models feel a bit outdated. Then there is also the issue of software updates where most OEMs tend to focus on their latest products and end up neglecting their older ones.
Our wearables contain a lot of information about ourselves that sometimes we might forget it possesses. This could have been what led to the downfall of mob hitman Mark “Iceman” Fellows, who was found guilty by a jury at the Liverpool Crown Court for killing two rival gangsters.
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).
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.
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.
The nice thing about buying into Apple’s ecosystem is that because Apple has so many customers and its products are so popular that there are plenty of third-party accessories that you can buy. If you own the Apple Watch and you’re shopping about for a new strap and don’t want to pay Apple’s prices, Nomad has you covered.
The Apple Watch is already pretty good at reading certain aspects about our health, like our heart rate, calories burned, steps walked, distance run, and so on. However if you’re looking for more comprehensive readings, then you might be interested in the Aura Smart Strap which will be able to enhance your Apple Watch experience.
Back in 2018, Garmin launched the Vivoactive 3 Music smartwatch. For the most part this is a smartwatch that comes with a host of features you might expect from a smartwatch, but recently it seems that Garmin and Verizon have teamed up to launch an LTE version of the smartwatch that will make it more independent.
One of the features of the Apple Watch Series 4 is the ability to detect falls. The feature seems to be aimed at the elderly who might sometimes slip and fall, like in the shower, and are unable to get up in which the Apple Watch will then be able to help them make an emergency call. However it seems that the feature is accidentally triggering false emergency calls at […]
Apple has created many products over the decades that it has been in existence, where every now and then we see a different product take the limelight. At one point in time, Apple’s existence was very much defined by the iPod, the portable media player that took the world by storm.
Last year when the ECG feature on the Apple Watch was released, we soon heard a report of how the feature might have saved a user’s life. Now a new report from WMUR (via 9to5Mac) has revealed that the ECG feature could have already saved its second life when it alerted its wearer to the possibility that his heart might be in A-fib.