AirPods with integrated health-tracking sensors measuring your body temperature and heart rate sound nice but don't count on Apple launching those anytime soon.
Heart rate sensor
Google Fit on your iPhone can measure your heart rate using the rear camera. This brief tutorial will go over some pre-requisites, and will show you how to check your heart rate using this free app.
You might have noticed green lights shining from the back of your Apple Watch. If you're a new user, this flashing LED light might be terrifying, giving an impression that something is wrong with your Apple Watch.
But there is nothing to worry about. The rear green lights on your Apple Watch flash when it's measuring your heart rate or when you try to find it at night.
Here's more about the green flashing Apple Watch light and how to disable it if you do not like what it does.
Apple Watch’s ECG feature could soon launch for customers in South Korea.
Recent government filings indicate that the useful ECG feature found on the Apple Watch Series 4 and newer could launch in Japan and Brazil next.
Apple today brought ECG functionality and irregular heart rate notifications to additional markets after debuting these health-focused capabilities in the United States last October.
If you own an Apple Watch Series 1 or later, the enhanced heart rate features and corresponding notifications can help keep you abreast of possible issues. Once such feature is the Irregular Rhythm Notification which can help detect patterns possibly associated with atrial fibrillation (AFib).
Wondering what exactly this feature is and what it can do? Here’s how to use the Irregular Rhythm Notifications on Apple Watch.
All Apple Watch models feature an optical heart sensor but Series 4 adds an additional electrical sensor for taking electrocardiograms on the go with Apple's ECG app. Did you know you can use this sensor to improve your regular heart rate readings, no matter where you live?
Apple today released the watchOS 5.1.2 software for all Apple Watch models, sans Series 0. As we indicated earlier, the update has brought a new on-demand ECG feature to Series 4 models.
Apple's ECG app that will permit Series 4 watch wearers to take an electrocardiograph reading on the go will release publicly as part of the watchOS 5.1.2 software update.
Your Apple Watch helps you look after your heart. The wearable can ping you when your heart frequency has exceeded or fallen below a specified threshold. An earlier tutorial explained how enabling alerts for when your heart rate is above a chosen beats per minute (BPM) threshold can potentially save lives. In this step-by-step tutorial, you're going to learn how to toggle on low heart rate notifications that can help protect the health of your cardiovascular system.
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