Apple today announced that its ECG app will be available on the Apple Watch Series 4 today as part of watchOS 5.1.2. Alongside that news, TIME has published a new interview with Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams.
The article begins with a story about 46-year-old Texas resident Kevin Foley, who was having trouble breathing normally during a movie. Fortunately, since he was wearing an Apple Watch and participating in the recent Apple Heart Study, he was alerted to signs of an irregular heartbeat and went to the emergency room.
At the hospital, doctors hooked Foley up to an ECG machine and found signs of atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that [...]
In a research note obtained by MacRumors, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said cumulative smartphone shipments from four major brands on the Chinese market, including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi, declined 10 percent on a year-over-year basis during China’s Golden Week, a national holiday and major sales period.
iPhone XR in (PRODUCT)RED Kuo, writing on behalf of research firm TF International Securities, said the estimated 6.5-7 million shipments during Golden Week were „lower than expected.“ He called Huawei the „major winner“ as the only brand with a year-over-year increase in shipments during the October 1-7 holiday.
The well-known [...]
Apple’s first iOS Developer Academy opened in Naples, Italy last October, providing 200 students with practical skills and experience to help turn their app ideas into reality and bring them to market on the App Store.
One of those students is a young Neapolitan man named Luigi, who left Naples for the United Kingdom to find a technology job, but was enticed to return to the city upon hearing about Apple’s Developer Academy.
The Independent says after Luigi applied for the academy, he left his job at Starbucks so that he could study properly. He felt it was a risky move, but fortunately, he passed the test and joined the first year’s class of [...]
AAPL rose over 2 percent on Tuesday to close at $143.80, a new all-time high. The stock also surpassed a per-share price of $1,000 when adjusted for Apple’s 7-for-1 stock split in June 2014. Apple now has a market valuation of over $750 billion on its path towards becoming the world’s first trillion dollar company.
The milestone comes as longtime Apple analyst turned venture capitalist Gene Munster said now remains a „golden opportunity“ to buy Apple stock. Munster said his new firm Loup Ventures has a $180 to $200 price range for AAPL, and he expects „clear sailing“ for Apple investors in the months ahead.