Apple Watch Archive

New workout and activity features in Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 4 has completely changed the world of health wearables. The new watch carried over all the features of its predecessors, but the addition of an Electrocardiogram, that can be carried out on your wrist through the digital crown, definitely shook the ground under the competitor’s feet. With addition of fall detection, which automatically alerts emergency services and loved ones, if the wearer …

Apple Watch gets watchOS 5.0.1 update with Activity Ring fixes

watchOS 5.0.1 is now available for Apple Watch Series 1 and above, with a fix for Activity Rings, charging The update is available just over a week after watchOS 5 was released to the public with a number of major new updates like an improved Siri watch face, support for Siri Shortcuts, Walkie-Talkie, Podcasts app, grouped notifications, Activity competitions, automatic Workout detections and more.

How fall detection works in Apple Watch Series 4

Although Electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the highlights of the Apple Watch Series 4 reveal, there is another feature that was shown on stage which can equally save lives. Fall detection is made for situations where the watch detects that the wearer has fallen down and cannot get up. If the watch detects that there’s an emergency, it automatically contacts relevant authorities and medical services …

ECG in Apple Watch Series 4 – how it works and where is it available

One of the biggest new features in Apple Watch Series 4 is the ability to generate an ECG (electrocardiogram). An ECG is used to record the heart’s electrical activity to look for abnormal heart rhythm. The rhythm can be used to check for signs of Atrial Fibrillation (also known as AFib), a heart condition which should be treated by a doctor. Typically, such tests are done …

Behind the scenes videos of the making of new faces for Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 4 is the latest entry in the wearable line of Apple. The previous iterations of the watch focused on health and work-out routines, and Series 4 has added to this formula by introducing a built-in electrocardiogram (ECG) which is a complete game-changer in the world of smartwatches. There are also 3 new watch faces, exclusive to Series 4, which have been created …

Apple posts September 12 event videos on YouTube

Apple’s event on September 12 had a number of high profile product announcements which included iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and Apple Watch Series 4. While a lot more products were rumored to announce at this event, it wasn’t the case. As per tradition, Apple uploaded the complete event video, as well as all product announcement videos (with Jony Ive’s iconic voice …