The network was flooded with memes and jokes about the new iPhone
The network was flooded with memes and jokes about the new iPhone
New Apple Watch Series 4 steals the show
17 September, 2018, 03:27
It can detect when you have fallen over. Apple is cautious about making such direct claims.
Kicking off its event on Wednesday, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) announcedits latest addition to its fast-growing wearables business: a new version of its Apple Watch. We're big fans of how the new watch looks, but there's some confusion to be had as to which size to order. Some people who have atrial fibrillation, the condition for which the watch is screening, don't always have noticeable symptoms.
Apple has rapidly gained share in the watch market, with connected technology research firm CCS Insight estimating that the tech giant will come close this year to matching worldwide sales of Swiss-made watches, which had shipments of 24 million units in 2017. Apple will tell you that it didn't have strict business ambitions in the health field but that many of its initiatives in the space have happened organically.
"We all knew this was going to be a transitional but not transformational phone update", said Trip Miller, managing partner at hedge fund Gullane Capital, which owns Apple shares.
"People are scared; their heart scares them", John Mandrola, a cardiologist at Baptist Health in Louisville, said.
In fact, Apple has had a Health app for iOS since 2014, used for, among other purposes, tracking your steps, nutrition and housing a medical ID with your blood type, medications and emergency contacts. A number of hospitals and medical providers are participating. The feature gained an onstage endorsement from Ivor Benjamin, a cardiologist who is president of the American Heart Association. The study is ongoing.
Apple is also offering a great deal now on the Apple Watch Series 3.
The heart rate data can easily be shared with doctors with a PDF file.
He highlighted the potential issue of false positives for atrial fibrillation creating undue stress on both users and patients. Apple says it will educate you when you first start using the app, but that process was not previewed in advance.
This even-bigger iPhone represents Apple's attempt to feed consumers' appetite for increasingly larger screens as they rely on smartphones to watch and record video, as well as take photos wherever they are.
Apple said the EKG feature will be available to USA customers later this year, an indication that it may not be ready for launch. The new device also comes with an improved gyroscope and accelerometer.
If a tumble is detected, a notification will appear on the watch face. One user said: "you cannot fall now!" If you remain immobile for 60 seconds after the hard fall, the Watch will automatically call the emergency services. The watch can also deliver 911 calls after a serious accident. The company has unveiled several new iPhone.
Daniel Kivatinos, the co-founder and COO of Sunnyvale, California-based startup DrChrono, which produces an EMR platform for Apple devices, countered by saying Apple's relentless focus on the customer experience has already provided the pathway to wide scale usage in healthcare. He said such real-time data would change the way doctors work.
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The iPhone Xs Max , which was designed with the largest battery ever used in an iPhone, will get 1.5 hours more. Yet while the iPhone updates were significant, another less heralded device, the Apple Watch , stole the show.
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