• Hands-On With the ECG Feature for Apple Watch Series 4

    3 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today released the watchOS 5.1.2 update to the public, and the update implements a much-anticipated ECG feature for all Apple Watch Series 4 users in the United States.
    Following the launch of the new update, we installed the software and went hands-on with the ECG function to see just how it works.
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    An ECG, or electrocardiogram, is designed to measure the electrical activity of the heart to detect abnormal rhythms and diagnose serious heart conditions.
    The Apple Watch Series 4 allows users to take a single-lead...
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  • How to set up Apple Watch irregular heart rate notifications

    How to set up Apple Watch irregular heart rate notifications

    3 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Along with the highly anticipated ECG capability arriving on Apple Watch , the new update also brings additional heart focused health features. Follow along for how to set up irregular heart rate notifications on Apple Watch.
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  • Changing Your Apple Watch or iPhone's Region Won't Enable ECG App Outside of United States

    Changing Your Apple Watch or iPhone's Region Won't Enable ECG App Outside of United States

    3 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today released watchOS 5.1.2 , which enables the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 models. However, as Apple made clear, the ECG app is currently only available in the United States and its territories of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, preventing it from being used internationally at this time.
    Many software features on Apple devices are initially limited to the United States, but international users have often been able to simply change their iPhone or Apple Watch region to the United States to gain access.
    That's not the case with the the ECG app on the Apple Watch...
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  • PSA: ECG and irregular heart rate notifications not available for users under 22

    PSA: ECG and irregular heart rate notifications not available for users under 22

    3 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    WatchOS 5.1.2 is rolling out today , some younger users may be in for a rude awakening. We have confirmed that there is indeed an age restriction when setting up both ECG and irregular heart rate notifications.
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