Massive Study Confirms The Apple Watch Is Quite Adept At Detecting Irregular Heart Rates

In the past, we have heard countless stories about how the Apple Watch’s heart rate detection feature, and more recently its ECG feature, have saved many lives. Is it all fluke? Could it merely be coincidental that all these reported cases are from people who so happen to wear an Apple Watch instead of a competing wearable?


Apple Watch Series 6 Could Offer Up Improved Water Resistance

When the Apple Watch Series 2 was first released, it introduced water-resistance to the smartwatch, allowing users to take it with them to swim. However, according to a report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he believes that Apple could expand on the water-resistance feature of the Apple Watch in next year’s model.


Apple’s AR Headset Might Have Been ‘Delayed’ To 2021 Or 2022

We have been hearing for a long time now that Apple is working on an augmented reality (AR) headset. When exactly that device will launch is up for debate, although recently we have heard that Apple could be close where it could launch in 2020. This is according to notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who has in the past proven to be very accurate with his predictions.


Apple Watch Fall Detection Hilariously Goes Off During James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’

One of the features found in Apple’s newer Apple Watches is fall detection. What this does is that if it detects that you have fallen, it will prompt you to respond, in which failing to do so will result in the watch calling emergency services on your behalf. We’ve seen this used to great effect in several instances which resulted in several lives saved.


Advertising

Apple Watch Calls Emergency Services After Its Owner Gets Into A Car Crash

One of the defining new features of the Apple Watch that Apple introduced to the Series 4 last year is fall detection. It was originally designed for the elderly if they were to fall and needed to call for help, but it seems to have proven to be a pretty useful tool in saving lives of people who might have gotten into accidents.


Apple Reportedly Partnering With Valve For Its AR Headset

For a while we have been hearing the rumors that Apple could be working on an augmented reality headset. In fact, according to the predictions of a very well-connected analyst, it seems that 2020 could actually be the year that we see such a headset debut from the Cupertino company.


Google To Acquire Fitbit For $2.1 Billion

For years, we have been hearing rumors that Google could be looking to make their own smartwatch. However, that has yet to materialize, but it looks like the company could be inching closer to making that a reality. This is because following the rumors, Google has officially acquired Fitbit for a whopping $2.1 billion.


How To Turn On Fall Detection On The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch comes with a pretty useful tool in the form of fall detection, and here’s how you can turn it on.


Motorola’s Moto 360 Smartwatch Is Back, Sort Of

In the early days of the wearable, they weren’t particularly attractive in terms of design. They were functional, but not necessarily aesthetically pleasing. However, Motorola came onto the scene with the Moto 360, which at that time was probably the best-looking smartwatch we had seen.


Apple Patents An Apple Watch That Will Keep The Band Consistently Tight

Just like most watches, the Apple Watch’s band probably does not fit everyone perfectly. There might be some days it would feel loose, and other days it might feel a bit too tight. However, Apple thinks that they might have the solution to that problem by creating a band that will be “consistently tight”.


Alphabet Could Be Considering Making A Bid For Fitbit

The wearable tech industry is a pretty crowded one and Fitbit has been an established player for quite a while now. However, it seems that maybe the company wasn’t doing as well as they would like because back in September, we have heard rumors that Fitbit could actually be looking to sell itself.


Future iPhones Could Adopt The Apple Watch’s Low-Power LTPO Display Technology

One of the biggest battery drains of our smartphones would be its display. This is why it has been advised that we don’t crank up the brightness of the display to the maximum. It is also why more companies are adopting OLED tech because unlike LCD, OLED has the potential to be more energy efficient as the individual pixels can be turned off when not in use (like in dark […]


Apple Watch Might Have Saved A Woman From Being Raped

The Apple Watch comes with a couple of health features that have helped save many lives over the years that the smartwatch was launched. Now according to a report from the Calgary Herald, it seems that the Apple Watch might have saved yet another life, although not necessarily in the way you might think.


Apple Watch Saves Man’s Life After He Falls Off A Cliff And Breaks His Back

One of the features Apple introduced in the Apple Watch Series 4 is fall detection. This feature, as its name implies, is designed to detect when a person has taken a fall, and if that person does not respond in time, it will then call emergency services on their behalf. It was also designed for elderly people in mind, who might slip and fall in the bath.