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73-year-old NJ man bought an Apple Watch ‘to be cool,’ then it saved his life

A retired accountant in Lawrenceville, New Jersey says that his Apple Watch SE – which he initially bought “to be cool” – turned out to be a life-saving purchase. “I wanted to be cool, I always thought these were really sharp looking. They’re hip, they’re in style,” 73-year-old Frank Haggerty told CBS News Philadelphia about his …

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Apple Watch sweat measurement described in patent application

A newly-published patent application describes a method for Apple Watch sweat measurement, which could provide useful data to athletes, as well as guiding fluid intake after exercise. The patent describes how perspiration measurement could be automatically triggered when motion sensors suggest the wearer is exercising … Why measure perspiration? Perspiration measurements can be used in …

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Couple credits Apple Watch for detecting silent heart condition requiring medical intervention

Apple Watch added atrial fibrillation detection several years ago, and customers have benefited from the feature ever since. The latest example of Apple Watch making a difference comes from a couple out of Summerville, South Carolina. Post and Courier has the story of Jeff and Ellen Priest, who credit the Apple Watch with discovering his …

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Apple handed a victory in Apple Watch antitrust lawsuit with AliveCor

Apple has been handed a victory in its ongoing legal battle with AliveCor over the Apple Watch’s heart monitoring technology. AliveCor had alleged that Apple restricted third-party access to certain Apple Watch heart rate data, a move that it deemed was anticompetitive. A US District Court judge, however, has ruled entirely in Apple’s favor and …

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