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How the Apple Watch helped reduce patient's hospital stay

How the Apple Watch helped shorten one heart patient's hospital stay

The Apple Watch was a critical component of getting a heart patient the care he needed, and getting him in and out of the hospital quickly. Ken Robinson, a 64-year-old Virginia native, was visiting his son in San Diego when he started feeling lightheaded. Using his Apple Watch, he found that his...
How to reorder data in the Health app for iPhone

How to reorder data in the Health app for iPhone

The Health app for iPhone lets you track steps, distance, vitals, and other data that's important to you. The main Dashboard in the Health app lets you get a quick look at sets of data without having to dig into any menus. If there's data you don't want in the Dashboard at all, you can easily...
How to control what data you see in Health for iPhone

How to control what data you see in Health for iPhone

The Health app for iPhone lets you customize what kind of stats and data you want to see at a quick glance. You can collect all kinds of data inside the Health app but if some of it is more important to you than the rest, you'll want to make sure that's what you see on your Dashboard, which...
How to let App Store apps access the Health app for iPhone

How to let App Store apps access the Health app for iPhone

Apple's Health app for iPhone can track all kinds of fitness and medical related data, and from a variety of apps. To allow Health to collect the data from App Store apps, however, you'll need to grant those apps permission to read and/or write to Health. That way, Health can keep your...
How the iPhone is helping Federico Viticci live a healthier life after cancer

How the iPhone is helping Federico Viticci live a healthier life after cancer

The iPhone as personal digital lifestyle assistant. In 2011 Federico Viticci was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma (Stage IV). He beat the cancer, all the while continuing to edit and write for his phenomenal website, MacStories.net, but it took a profound toll on his life and his health. Now Ticci...
How would you change Apple's Health app?

How would you change Apple's Health app?

Apple's Health app for iPhone debuted with iOS 8. Health provides a central place for all your medical, fitness, nutrition, sleep, and related information. Categories include Diagnostics, Fitness, Lab Results, Me, Medication, Nutrition, Sleep, and Vital Signs. Data is presented in both graphs — ...
Apple Watch to ship with all previously announced health features

Apple Watch to ship with all previously announced health features

Mainstream reporting on Apple is often sensational and superficial. Once and a while it's also stupefying. That's the case with this story about the Apple Watch, where it seems details of Apple testing various different health sensors during the normal course of their product development cycle...
The inimitable value of Apple Pay and what comes next

The inimitable value of Apple Pay and what comes next

Apple Pay brought together everything from Passbook to Touch ID to launch Apple into the mobile transaction business. It was the company's first major new product category since the iPad and its been expanding steadily in the U.S. since October. As a service, Apple Pay is compelling enough that...
FTC reportedly wants privacy guarantee for Health app data

FTC reportedly wants privacy guarantee for collected Health app data

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reportedly asked Apple to protect sensitive health data collected in the company's Health app on iPhones. According to reports, the FTC wants assurances that Apple won't share health data without the consent of owners. News agency Reuters is...
Nike+ Running update adds elevation tracking, Health app integration

Nike+ Running update adds elevation tracking, Health app integration

Nike has updated its Nike+ Running app with more features to help you better track your runs. The app, now in version 4.6, adds elevation tracking, Health app integration, an updated home screen experience, and enhanced heart rate support for Wahoo's Tickr products. The app is also optimized for...

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