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The electrocardiogram built into recent Apple Watch models isn’t likely to give wearers false notifications that they have atrial fibrillation, a potentially dangerous heart condition. A clean bill of health for this wearable’s ECG is the conclusion of a study involving over 400,000 participants that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Police in England responded to a car accident after an Apple Watch on the wrist of an unconscious man sent a request for help.
Details on the crash, including the victim’s condition, were not available. But the emergency SOS may have been a first for police in Surrey, who enthusiastically posted it on Twitter and tagged Apple CEO Tim Cook. The tweet also included a string of emoji showing a watch, satellite and rescue vehicles.
Bob Burdett was mountain biking near Spokane, then the next thing he knew he was waking up in an ambulance. He’d had a crash so severe he was knocked unconscious for a considerable amount of time. Fortunately, his Apple Watch called 911 for him.
Other than the new always-on display, the only other internal changes Apple promoted were the new compass and increased storage. The latest build of Xcode reveals that those are basically the only changes, as the Series 5 uses the same CPU and GPU found in Apple Watch Series 4.