Tuesday, October 20

Apple Watch

Apple Watch, watchOS 7

How to use Apple Watch’s handwash feature in watchOS 7

Image: @AppleSupport on Twitter In a recently posted tweet, @AppleSupport wanted to inform Apple Watch users of the new hand washing feature included in watchOS 7and how to enable it.🧼👏 Your Apple Watch Series 4 or later with watchOS 7 can help make sure you wash your hands for a full 20 seconds and remind you when you get home. Learn more: https://t.co/BkmI7jdQpP pic.twitter.com/rbnVINzXfB - Apple Support (@AppleSupport) October 16, 2020The function is available in any Apple Watch Series 4 or later running on watchOS 7. The Handwash feature, once enabled, can detect when the user begins to wash their hands and in doing so triggers a 20-second countdown. If the user stops washing their hands before the 20 seconds are up, their Apple Watch will prompt them to continue w...
Apple Watch, iPhone News, Product(RED)

(PRODUCT) RED Solo Loop, Braided Bands for Apple Watch Solo Loop Now Available

Apple has made the (PRODUCT) RED Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop bands available for order through its online store. Announced alongside the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, the new bands became available at the same time as the new wearables. However, the (PRODUCT) RED model was not in sight until now. the Single braided bow in (PRODUCT) RED is priced at $ 119 CAD, while the Solo loop is priced at $ 59. Shipping times for most variants, both 40mm and 44mm, are one to two weeks. However, the Size 1 option for the 40mm Braided Solo Loop is downgraded to a six to eight week shipment. The Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop are designed to fit the Apple Watch SE, as well as the Apple Watch Series 4 and newer smartwatch models. Apple began selling PRODUCT (RED) versions of m...
Apple Watch, Product(RED)

(PRODUCT) RED Solo Loop, Braided Bands for Apple Watch Solo Loop Now Available

Apple has made the (PRODUCT) RED Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop Bands available to order through their online store. Announced alongside the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, the new bands became available at the same time as the new wearables. However, the (PRODUCT) RED model was not in sight until now. the Single braided bow in (PRODUCT) RED is priced at $ 119 CAD, while the Solo loop is priced at $ 59. Shipping times for most variants, both 40mm and 44mm, are one to two weeks. However, the Size 1 option for the 40mm Braided Solo Loop is downgraded to a six to eight week shipment. The Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop are designed to fit the Apple Watch SE, as well as the Apple Watch Series 4 and newer smartwatch models. Apple began selling PRODUCT (RED) versions of ...
Apple Watch, News, smartwatches, watchOS, Wearables & Gadgets

Apple Releases WatchOS 7.0.2 to Fix Apple Watch Battery Drain Issue

Apple has released watchOS 7.0.2, which addresses an Apple Watch battery drain issue. Additionally, the update addresses an issue that prevented some users from accessing the ECG application. These are the two main changes in the update, but the patch notes indicate that there are also general "improvements and bug fixes". To update your Apple Watch to watchOS 7.0.2, open the Watch app on your iPhone, tap on 'General' and then select 'Software Update'. The Apple Watch family recently got two new members: the lower-cost Apple Watch SE and the more premium Apple Watch Series 6. Via: 9to5Mac
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Apple Releases watchOS 7.0.2 Download: What’s New

Apple has released watchOS 7.0.2 for download, debuting some bug fixes. These are the news in this update, available now wirelessly:Fixes an issue that could cause battery life to drain more quickly Fixes an issue that prevented some users from accessing the ECG app in regions where it is available. You can download watchOS 7.0.2 right now by launching the Watch app on your iPhone, then go to General> Software update.
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Hodinkee Podcast: Apple Watch Series 6 with Apple Vice President Alan Dye

On Episode 107 of his radio podcast, Hodinkee invited Apple Vice President of Human Interface Design Alan Dye and Apple enthusiasts John Gruber and Om Malik to discuss the latest Apple watches. Apple revealed the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE just a few weeks ago and was greeted with stellar reception, with many Series 6 variants selling until november. The new Apple Watch is as clear as day focus on health it does not appear to stem from the ongoing pandemic. However, Alan goes on to talk about how the pandemic affected the development of the Apple Watch and how his team dealt with the specific needs it generated. In particular, Alan talked about how the team worked on a hand washing notification to help users through these difficult times. The notification re...
Apple Watch, iPhone News

How Apple Bypassed FDA Approval for Apple Watch Blood Oxygen Monitor

Unlike EKG function on Apple Watch, which tracks the heart rate and heart rate of a user, the newly entered blood oxygen monitoring it has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and it appears that Apple used a workaround to avoid the requirement to do so. How The edge notes, blood oxygen monitors, or pulse oximeters, are considered Class II medical devices by the FDA and any company that sells one in the US. However, if the company says the product is for general "wellness" and not to treat any medical conditions, they don't have to go through that process. That's exactly what Apple did with the Apple Watch's blood oxygen monitor.“They are not saying that their monitor can diagnose any disease, only that it is providing the information. Other heal...
Apple Watch, Deals

Apple Watch Series 4 Cellular On Clearance from $ 369 at Walmart

Walmart Canada has Apple Watch Series 4 cell phones available online and on sale. This is what is available: Apple Watch Nike + Series 4, 40mmSpace Gray Aluminum Case with Black Nike Sport Loop - $ 369 Apple Watch Series 4, 40mm, Silver Aluminum Case with Seashell Sport Loop - $ 369 Apple Watch Series 4, 44mm, Silver Aluminum Case with Seashell Sport Loop - $ 399 Should I buy an Apple Watch Series 4 LTE or the new Apple Watch SE, which starts at $ 369? The Apple Watch SE has an always-on altimeter and the latest S5 chip, but it lacks the coveted ECG app in the Series 4, while these models of the latter from Walmart are the more expensive LTE version. Personally, we would go for the Series 4 at these prices. They will be sold out soon, so ... don't delay. [via RFD]
Tutorial: Apple Watch Family Settings (Not in Canada) [VIDEO]
Apple Watch

Tutorial: Apple Watch Family Settings (Not in Canada) [VIDEO]

With watchOS 7, a new feature called Family Settings allows you to set up and manage an Apple Watch for family members who don't own a iPhone, Like his son. Apple's latest video details step-by-step how Family Settings works in watchOS 7; Check out below:Apple announced Family Setup when it introduced its new Apple Watch Series 6 and SE at their special event last month. But one omission is the fact that Family Setup is not available in Canada at launch. At its September event, Apple announced that Family Setup would launch in mainland China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Given the relatively large list of countries at launch that support Family Setup, it could be assumed that the...
Apple Watch, iPhone News

Apple Watch heart monitor reports too many false positives, study finds

According to a new study published earlier this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, only 10% of users who saw a doctor upon receiving an abnormal pulse alert from the Apple Watch heart monitor were eventually diagnosed with a heart problem (via The edge). The abnormal pulse detection feature of the Apple Watch is designed to address asymptomatic or silent atrial fibrillation, which is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and affects more than 30 million people worldwide. However, Heather Heaton, assistant professor of emergency medicine at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and study author, said the finding shows that home health monitoring devices can lead to overuse of the home system. healthcare, which can be costly for patients and for the syste...
Apple Watch, iPhone News, nike, Nike+ Run Club

Nike Run Club launches a new update for Apple Watch

Nike Run Club has released new app updates for the Apple Watch, offering a more immersive experience to enrich the running experience before, during and after each session. NRC has included a host of features that runners can access before starting their workouts, namely a quick start button, total monthly miles, and guided runs with new content and illustrations, to name a few. "Offering an even more immersive experience to motivate runners before, during and after races, Nike Run Club releases new app updates for the latest Apple Watch Nike," it says Press release. The first new addition is a modular sports watch face that is now available for Apple Watch Nike wearables. The update also includes new metrics that help measure each step, while showing "average pace" and overa...
apple store, Apple Watch

How to size the individual loop bands of your Apple Watch in Apple stores

Apple has a size guide that you can print yourself to determine your watch strap for the new Solo LoopsBut what about Apple's retail stores? With COVID-19, Apple has rolled out single-use sizing guides based on your PDF online at Apple stores, with these size bands sealed like band-aids. The images of the single-use sizing guides used in Apple stores were shared by From Bloomberg Mark Gurman. Check them out below:The watch strap size guides include a sticker to keep the paper in place once you wrap it around your wrist. At home, you will need to get your own tape for work.Once you wrap the guide around your wrist, you will see an arrow pointing to the appropriate size as there are 12 available for the Braided Solo Loop and Regular Solo Loop.Apple Watch Series ...