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February 7, 2018
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022: HomePod reviews, iOS 11.3 beta 2, iPhone Battery Health | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we’ve got HomePod reviews, changes in iOS 11.3 beta 2, the new Battery Health feature for iPhone, and more. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed … Continue reading

November 20, 2017
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New report shows the extent of Apple’s relationship w/ disgraced health blogger Belle Gibson

Apple once had a close relationship with Belle Gibson, a now-disgraced fitness and health blogger who claimed to have cured her cancer with lifestyle and other wellness improvements. A new report from Australian news site The Age dives deeper into … Continue reading

August 3, 2017
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Comments Off on Fitbit says it plans to unveil ‘the best health and fitness’ smartwatch later this year

Fitbit says it plans to unveil ‘the best health and fitness’ smartwatch later this year

While several wearable companies have exited the market recently, Fitbit is still working on its new smartwatch. According to CEO James Park, the company hopes to release the accessory “ahead of the holiday season.” Park made the announcement in Fitbit’s … Continue reading

July 19, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple puts Nokia health accessories back on sale following end of legal battles

Apple puts Nokia health accessories back on sale following end of legal battles

Apple on Wednesday resumed U.S. online sales of Nokia’s iPhone- and iPad- connected health accessories, almost two months after the companies reached a settlement that cleared the way. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 20, 2017
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Apple teaming with startup Health Gorilla for iPhone medical record plans

Apple’s efforts to centralize medical records on the iPhone are being done with the help of a small startup called Health Gorilla, and will focus on making it easier to share those records with different healthcare providers, a report said … Continue reading

June 10, 2017
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Comments Off on Health in iOS 11 & watchOS 4: Diabetes management, insulin delivery, CoreBluetooth, new Workout data & more

Health in iOS 11 & watchOS 4: Diabetes management, insulin delivery, CoreBluetooth, new Workout data & more

New for Health in iOS 11 & watchOS 4: Apple is introducing a handful of new features for diabetes management as the Apple Watch gains the ability to connect directly to Bluetooth Low Power devices like those used for glucose monitoring. … Continue reading

May 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

A large-scale study jointly carried out by academics from Yale University and the University of California has concluded that greater than average use of Facebook decreases both mental health and happiness … more… 9to5Mac

March 9, 2017
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Comments Off on Conan O’Brien makes mock Apple health ad, sends up Chaffetz’s healthcare comments

Conan O’Brien makes mock Apple health ad, sends up Chaffetz’s healthcare comments

Apple’s health initiatives like Apple Watch, HealthKit and the iOS Health app are the focus of a new comedic short produced by late night talkshow Conan, which on Wednesday used the products to mock comments a GOP representative made about … Continue reading

August 9, 2016
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Comments Off on Vague report claims Apple working on ‘killer device’ in health field to be launched next year

Vague report claims Apple working on ‘killer device’ in health field to be launched next year

A rather vague Chinese report claims that Apple is working on a new ‘killer device’ in the health field, due to be released next year. The somewhat hyperbolic piece in the Economic Daily News also claims that new health-sensing tech will be … Continue reading

April 28, 2016
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Apple Launches CareKit Platform With Support for Four Health Apps

Apple’s new CareKit iOS framework goes live today, allowing app developers to create integrated software that helps patients and doctors to better track and manage medical conditions. The open source platform was announced last month and aims to make it … Continue reading

October 6, 2015
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Comments Off on Apple shares six new Apple Watch ads showcasing health capabilities, navigation, and more

Apple shares six new Apple Watch ads showcasing health capabilities, navigation, and more

Apple this evening has shared six new video advertisements for Apple Watch. All six of the ads have different focuses, but all of them center around what Apple Watch is useful for and in what instances it can be used … Continue reading

August 8, 2015
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Comments Off on Apple’s Jay Blahnik outlines Apple Watch health and fitness strategy, future device features in interview

Apple’s Jay Blahnik outlines Apple Watch health and fitness strategy, future device features in interview

In an interview published this week, Jay Blahnik, Apple’s director of Fitness and Health Technologies, spoke at length about Apple Watch hardware and software, explaining how the device came into being, it’s merits as a fitness monitor and where he … Continue reading

March 22, 2015
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Apple Collected Over 18,000 Hours of Health and Fitness Data for Apple Watch

ABC was recently invited to Apple’s top-secret health and fitness lab for the Apple Watch for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the testing facility, accompanied by Apple executives Jeff Williams and Jay Blahnik. The network shared a preview of its … Continue reading

March 20, 2015
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Comments Off on Insiders detail beginnings of Apple’s ResearchKit health data framework

Insiders detail beginnings of Apple’s ResearchKit health data framework

After a surprise debut earlier in March, Apple’s open source ResearchKit framework is being hailed by some as the future of distributed medical research. Dr. Stephen Friend, who worked on the project and now serves as a medical technology advisor … Continue reading

February 21, 2015
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Comments Off on Review: Fitbit Surge, an iPhone-connected health & fitness tracker

Review: Fitbit Surge, an iPhone-connected health & fitness tracker

For iPhone users seeking a wrist-worn fitness tracker with GPS, heart rate monitoring, and multiple-day battery life, the Fitbit Surge is a good "tweener" device — not quite a smartwatch, but much more functional than a basic wearable. AppleInsider – … Continue reading