Apple had previously conducted a clinical study with the Apple Watch on how it might be able to better detect and analyze the wearer’s heart rate. We had also heard that they are planning on donating Apple Watches to a study on binge eating, and it looks like Apple is nowhere close to slowing down.
Musculoskeletal healthcare company Zimmer Biomet has teamed with Apple to use the Apple Watch and iPhone as part of a clinical study. The work involves a new app called mymobility, which enables hip and knee replacement patients to directly connect with their healthcare professionals. The study aims to determine the app and devices’ effectiveness on cost and outcomes for these … Continue reading
The Apple Watch--the titan of the smartwatch industry with more than 18 million devices sold in 2017 alone--is about to connect thousands of hip and knee surgery patients directly with their surgeons.
Investigators into the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi claim to have recordings made on his Apple Watch of this prominent critic of Saudi Arabia being killed by Saudi agents. However, experts doubt that these actually came from the journalist’s wearable. On Oct. 2, Khashoggi went into a Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never came out again.
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Now that Apple Watch Series 4 is out, many users are considering the option of keeping their old Apple Watch as a backup or for secondary uses, like sleep tracking. Some users may also have different Apple Watches for different occasions. Follow along for how to use iPhone with multiple Apple Watches.
The mystery surrounding the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi on October 2 became a tech story with revelations that the journalist regularly wore an Apple Watch, which could have been used to record and transmit what really happened. The Turkish government claims it has recordings of Khashoggi’s murder inside then Saudi consulate October 12, and the Saudis say the journalist left the consulate unharmed. And Monday, CNN reported that the Saudis are about to release a report containing their version of what happened.
The app aims to connect patients and surgeons with features like a messaging platform and access to exercise videos and reminders.
Apple has settled into a steady pace of seeding to developers betas of all its operating systems. Near the beginning of each week, expect updated pre-release versions of iOS 12.1, macOS 10.14.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1. Today is the fourth round. These include some hotly-anticipated features, but leave Apple Watch Series 4 users up
Apple Watch to be used in study to help determine why some getting knee or hip replacements mend faster
Over 1 million people in the U.S. have knee and hip replacements each year. To help them prepare for the operation and mend faster, Apple and medical device firm Zimmer Biomet announced a partnership today that includes the release of a new app. The firms will run a study that will use health-tracking information sourced from the Apple Watch. The data will be used by healthcare professionals to determine why some patients recover faster from these surgeries than others.
It's no secret that Apple has been looking for new viable entry points into the country's $3 health care sector, positioning the Apple Watch as the device that will increasingly carry the company along that path. As part of that effort, Apple has gotten more comfortable talking to outside entities -- everything from nonprofits to health care groups and developers -- as it looks for new ways to do that. And a couple of unrelated, just-announced health care projects only underscore the company's ambitions along these lines.
Nike+ Run Club for Apple Watch has been updated to fill the larger 40mm and 44mm displays on the new Series 4 models — 10 days after the Series 4 version of the Apple Watch Nike+ hit stores.