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The Apple Watch ECG app is my heart’s new best friend

The Apple Watch ECG app is my heart’s new best friend

The Apple Watch ECG app has landed, and the good news is that while my British heart may be cold, it's at least not showing signs of atrial fibrillation. Landing as a part of watchOS 5.1.2, the new heart health monitoring app was a key part of the Apple Watch Series 4 promise back when the latest-gen wearable was announced earlier in the year.

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Apple Watch Series 4 gets ECG heart rhythm app in latest watchOS update

Apple Watch Series 4 gets ECG heart rhythm app in latest watchOS update

Apple has announced that its ECG app is now available for Apple Watch Series 4. This is the first direct-to-consumer product that provides the public with access to a wearable ECG, enabling them to track heart data and get alerts when their heart beat becomes irregular. In addition, the Apple Watch will now provide users with a notification if it detects an irregular heart rhythm determined to be atrial fibrillation.

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New iPhone XS cases, Apple Watch bands go live, no iPhone XR clear case

New iPhone XS cases, Apple Watch bands go live, no iPhone XR clear case

Apple is more or less denying rumors that its 2018 iPhones aren’t exactly selling well. It is, however, definitely taking steps to convince more buyers to bite. Not a fan of the default iPhone XS and XS Max colors? There’s always an official colored case for you. In fact, Apple has just added three more colors to the mix. It has also added a few more options for Apple Watch users, but it seems it hasn’t yet made good it promise of a transparent case for the already colorful iPhone XR.

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Cyber Monday 2018: The best tech and gadget deals in a simple list

Cyber Monday 2018: The best tech and gadget deals in a simple list

Today we've gone through deals online for electronics and filtered out the duds. The following list is comprised of the deals that make sense. These are the electronics we've found with prices cut from their normal average points to levels that are genuinely good. That is to say their prices are better than normal, if not downright surprisingly low.

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The best iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch Black Friday 2018 deals

The best iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch Black Friday 2018 deals

You probably know someone who's hoping for a new iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch this holiday season, and Black Friday 2018 is a good opportunity to get your shopping done early - and save some money in the process. As one of the few times of the year when Apple products see any significant discounts, the deals are worth checking out.

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Official Apple Watch camera patent sees many ways at once

Official Apple Watch camera patent sees many ways at once

Assuming you've never seen a wristwatch-based camera before, the Apple Watch camera should strike you as a real wild idea. What better way to capture any and all things around you than to have a camera on your arm, right? But remember the original Samsung Galaxy Gear and you'll find the first big test of concept. That didn't work out particularly well long-term - not in a very natural way, anyway. The Apple Watch camera concept might well fix it all up.

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New Apple Watch wireless charging dock released as AirPower still MIA

New Apple Watch wireless charging dock released as AirPower still MIA

A new Apple wireless charging pad has been released, though you shouldn't get excited about Apple AirPower. The combination wireless charging pad, capable of powering up three Apple devices simultaneously, is still missing-in-action, but the Cupertino firm isn't letting that slow its momentum on other wireless chargers.

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Spotify Apple Watch app out now: It’s basic

Spotify Apple Watch app out now: It’s basic

There's a new wearable app from Spotify this week, one made by the company to work specifically on the Apple Watch. This app works with the controls you might expect - playback controls, switches between devices, playlists, and the like. The bit you might be surprised about, however, is the fact that the app needs to be connected to a secondary device to play music.

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Apple devices are about to invade Amazon

Apple devices are about to invade Amazon

It won't be long before we see more Apple products available through Amazon. The two companies are said to have come to an agreement that will see Amazon's selections of Apple devices greatly expand. With the holidays quickly approaching, it makes sense that Amazon and Apple would look to strike this deal, despite the somewhat rocky history the two companies have.

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Spotify’s Apple Watch app is coming soon, but no offline support

Spotify’s Apple Watch app is coming soon, but no offline support

iPhone and Apple Watch users with Spotify have been waiting for the app to make the jump to the smartwatch for some time, and it looks like the streaming music service is almost ready to deliver. Users with access to the beta version of Spotify's iOS app have reported that the latest build includes a companion app for the Apple Watch.

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watchOS 5.1 update pulled by Apple after major problems surface

watchOS 5.1 update pulled by Apple after major problems surface

Generally speaking, applying a new software update to one of your expensive devices isn't usually a major risk. There's always the potential for bugs, of course, but those aren't normally severe. Every once in a while, however, a software update comes around and causes major problems for end users, and unfortunately, some Apple Watch users are being reminded of this ugly side of software today.

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What keeps Apple’s Jony Ive awake at night

What keeps Apple’s Jony Ive awake at night

Jony Ive may be excited about the design team moving, en-masse, into Apple Park, not to mention the potential of the Apple Watch, but the famed designer still finds something to keep him up at night. Ive has taken an increasingly important role at Apple since the death of Steve Jobs, even taking two years out from his regular tasks at the company to shepherd Apple Park, the company's huge new campus, to completion.

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