• Apple Watch Series 6 has a blood oximeter. What that means for helping detect COVID-19 - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    Blood, or pulse, oximeters have been used as one tool for checking whether a person could have been infected by the coronavirus.
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  • Blood oxygen monitoring: Apple Watch Series 6's biggest feature explained

    Blood oxygen monitoring: Apple Watch Series 6's biggest feature explained

    7 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    It may be a little late to the party, but the Apple Watch can finally offer SpO2 monitoring through the Apple Watch Series 6. The blood oxygen monitoring feature has become a mainstay in wearables from the likes of Fitbit, Garmin and Withings over the past year, but pulse oximetry is now set to hit the mainstream with Apple's help. squirrel widget 2670421 So, you're probably wondering what exactly your blood oxygen levels are, why they matter and, frankly, how the Apple Watch Series 6 will keep an eye on them? Below, we'll be answering all these questions - including how the new Apple...
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  • Apple announces new Apple Watch Series 6, adding new colors, health sensor and family features - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    The tech giant's newest Apple Watch looks a lot like its old Apple Watch, but the company says there's more to it than that.
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  • Apple announces the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE

    Apple announces the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE

    7 days ago - By Digital Trends

    Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 6 on Tuesday with features like measuring blood oxygen levels.
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  • How Apple Watch Series 6 advances Apple's healthcare ambition

    7 days ago - By ZDnet

    The new Apple Watch Series 6 advances Apple's healthcare ambitions, with the ability to measure blood oxygen levels.
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  • Fitness+ is Apple's way of helping you get fit

    7 days ago - By Pocketnow

    Alongside all the improvements and tweaks it made to fitness in the Watch OS 7 and the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE , Apple has also introduced Fitness+ , which they believe will “take your fitness to the next level”.
    A new service for the Apple Watch, Fitness+ is designed to bring you new interactive workouts from Apple's Studio, with Apple promising to deliver new workouts across different activities every week. Some of the activities highlighted as having new workouts added every week include:
    Yoga Cycling Dance Treadmill Walk / Run Strength Core High-Intensity Interval...
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  • Apple addresses coronavirus adding an oximeter to its Series 6 watch - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    The latest Apple Watch can now measure blood oxygen levels, which is vital for people with COVID-19.
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  • Apple Watch Series 6 announced with familiar design, Blood Oxygen sensor and more

    7 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    As expected, Apple today announced the new Apple Watch Series 6. The new Apple Watch Series 6 comes with the same design as its predecessor, improved performance and more. Apple Series 6 comes with new Blood Oxygen sensor that will allow you to measure your breathing levels. Blood oxygen measurements will take just 15 seconds...
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  • The $279 Apple Watch SE is an affordable wearable for iPhone users

    The $279 Apple Watch SE is an affordable wearable for iPhone users

    7 days ago - By The Next Web

    In addition to the new Watch Series 6, Apple today announced the Watch SE, a more affordable update to its wearable line. It comes in at $279, making it significantly cheaper than the $399 Series 6. Like the Series 6, it features Apple's new S5 chip, which promises 20 percent higher performance than its predecessor. It features all the same tracking capabilities as its more expensive sibling, sans the fancy new blood oxygen sensor. That means you get a waterproofing, heart rate and VO2 Max tracking, sleep monitoring, fall detection, and more. And as with other Apple Watch options...
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  • Apple Watch Series 6 gets a bunch of new faces and bands

    Apple Watch Series 6 gets a bunch of new faces and bands

    7 days ago - By SlashGear

    Just as Apple's tagline for today's reveal event suggested, the Apple Watch Series 6 led the company's announcements today. In addition to new features such as blood oxygen level monitoring and a new processor - the Apple S6 - at the core of the watch, we're getting some additional ways to customize our smartwatches with the Series 6 through new...
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  • Apple debuts new Apple Watch Series 6 with blood oxygen sensor

    7 days ago - By ZDnet

    Apple said measuring blood oxygen saturation and pulse oximetry are important barometers of health, but even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Apple Watch Series 6 can measure your blood oxygen saturation level and starts at $399

    Apple Watch Series 6 can measure your blood oxygen saturation level and starts at $399

    7 days ago - By Pocketnow

    Apple has today launched the Apple Watch Series 6 at its Time Flies event. The design is familiar, but the internal upgrades are truly noteworthy. The biggest upgrade is the ability to measure blood oxygen saturation level , something that is also known as VO2 Max reading. Apple Watch Series 6 combines algorithms and sensor readings to measure blood oxygen levels in just 15 seconds. It can also record your vital blood oxygen saturation level while you sleep, and there is a dedicated app to take these readings. Plus, users will get a notification when their blood oxygen saturation falls...
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  • Apple removes the charger from the Watch's box - the iPhone is probably next

    Apple removes the charger from the Watch's box - the iPhone is probably next

    7 days ago - By The Next Web

    Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE today. With that, the company said that it's removing the USB adapter it provides with the Watch in the box. The Cupertino-based firm said that the reason is environmental. It claimed this step will save the carbon equivalent of over 50,000 cars per year. That means Apple must be making millions of these chargers to ship with the Watch. This move will fuel the rumors that the iPhone 12 will also not ship with a power adapter. If you're an iPhone user, there's a chance you already have...
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  • Apple Watch Series 6 brings blood oxygen monitoring and. an unadjustable strap?

    Apple Watch Series 6 brings blood oxygen monitoring and. an unadjustable strap?

    7 days ago - By The Next Web

    Apple has just announced a brand new Apple Watch, the Series 6. In a keynote that focused intently on health and fitness, the company displayed some new features and upgrades it hopes will improve people's lives. The biggest of these is the introduction of blood oxygen monitoring. Sensors on the back of the Apple Watch Series 6 can deliver this result in only 15 seconds. This measurement is a sign of your overall health, but it's important to realize that this isn't a medical grade bit of equipment - it'll be indicative, rather that definitive. But that doesn't mean it...
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  • Apple adds blood oxygen monitoring to watchOS 7

    7 days ago - By Engadget

    One of the new features coming to the Apple Watch this year is a tool for measuring your blood oxygen level. The Apple Watch Series 6 features a new sensor on the underside of the wearable's casing that uses both red and infrared light to measure the...
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  • Apple introduces the Apple Watch SE, a cheaper Apple Watch

    Apple introduces the Apple Watch SE, a cheaper Apple Watch

    7 days ago - By TechCrunch

    In addition to keeping old generation devices at an entry-level price, Apple is introducing a brand new Apple Watch at a cheaper price point. The new Apple Watch SE features the same design as the newly announced Apple Watch Series 6. But it costs $279.
    “The second thing we're doing to make Apple Watch available to even more people is to create a new model that combines elements of Series 6 design with the most essential features of Apple Watch, all at a more affordable price,” Apple COO Jeff Williams said.
    The Apple Watch SE uses the S5 system-on-a-chip, which was first released for the...
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  • The Apple Watch 6 has blood oxygen detection for early coronavirus symptoms warning

    The Apple Watch 6 has blood oxygen detection for early coronavirus symptoms warning

    7 days ago - By Phone Arena

    You may have heard, but oxygen saturation is one of the indicators that your lungs may be giving up the ghost amidst the coronavirus pandemic. While doctors are trained to immediately put you on oxygen or worse, on a ventilator, after a certain threshold is reached, for coronavirus patients that number seems to be much lower than usual, according to emergency physician Dr Richard Levitan in a .
    Apple Watch 6 pulse oximeter features 15 seconds to a first blood oxygen readoutBlood Oxygen AppPeriodic measurements in real timeAlerts for low blood oxygen
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  • Apple announces Apple Watch SE, affordable successor to the Series 3

    Apple announces Apple Watch SE, affordable successor to the Series 3

    7 days ago - By The Verge

    Apple has announced the Apple Watch SE, a successor to the three-year-old Apple Watch Series 3. The device starts at $279. It's available this Friday, but you can order it today.
    The model retains many of the Series 3's signature features, including fall detection, compass and always-on altimeter, a swimproof chassis, Family Setup, face sharing, sleep tracking, and other signature features that are also packed into the new Apple Watch Series 6.
    The watch uses the S5 chip, which Apple says will allow for up to two times better performance than we saw from the Series 3.
    Similarly to its...
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  • Apple Watch Series 6 revealed with new Blood Oxygen sensor

    Apple Watch Series 6 revealed with new Blood Oxygen sensor

    7 days ago - By SlashGear

    Today we're taking a peek at the Apple Watch Series 6, a device revealed at Apple's virtual event on September 15, 2020. This new Apple Watch works with a new set of features and aesthetics, including a Red edition. This version of the watch will benefit the Red group as all RED products of this sort...
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  • Apple Watch Series 6 is here! And it can measure blood oxygen levels

    Apple Watch Series 6 is here! And it can measure blood oxygen levels

    7 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Apple is holding an online-only " Time Flies " event, where it has announced a new Apple Watch with the ability to measure blood oxygen levels. The Cupertino-based company typically announces the next iPhone in September, but 2020 isn't a normal year, so, of course, it is instead debuting other hardware. Apple executives took the virtual "stage" on 15 September to unveil the Apple Watch Series 6, the latest in its line of smartwatches. The Series 6 model looks similar to its predecessors going back to the Apple Watch Series 4, but it has some fresh tricks, including new sensors for blood...
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