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Apple Dominating Smartwatch Boom for Health, Business, Social Use


India Set to Get Apple Watch Next WeekApple, according to a new Canalys report, dominated the smartwatch market in 2015, accounting for over 12 million units and two-thirds of all shipments.

A report summary from MAW noted that Samsung returned to second place in Q4.

“Pebble came third and Huawei came fourth, establishing itself as the leading Android Wear vendor,” the Canalys crew confirms. “Basic bands exceeded 37 million shipments for the year. Fitbit set a quarterly shipments record as it comfortably led the category. Xiaomi held second place, shipping 12 million Mi Bands during 2015.”
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Apple’s Healthcare Tech Aims Have Only Just Begun


Apple's Healthcare Tech Aims Have Only Just BegunApple Watch and HealthKit may have already profoundly impacted the healthcare space, but by no means does that mean Apple is finished innovating and releasing products in this space.

According to an admission straight from Apple CEO Tim Cook, the company may soon roll out yet another product or offering for the healthcare world

That tidbit emerged from Cook’s new interview with the U.K. Telegraph when the subject of Apple Watch’s utility in the world of healthcare was broached.
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India Set to Get Apple Watch Next Week


India Set to Get Apple Watch Next WeekApple confirmed ahead of the weekend that India will be the next major market to offer consumers Apple Watch.

The product launch, we’re told, is scheduled for next week (November 6th).

“The global roll-out of Apple Watches been slow-paced, heightening anticipation for the wearables,” reports Yahoo Finance. “Six months after its global launch, India is part of Apple’s tenth wave of releases. The previous launch was in Chile, Philippines and South Africa on October 23.”
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Apple Unveils Promising New ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy, and Melanoma


Apple Unveils Promising New ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy, and MelanomaThis week, Apple announced that ResearchKit is enabling new research studies on autism, epilepsy and melanoma.

If you’re not familiar, ResearchKit turns Apple’s iPhone into a powerful tool for medical research by helping doctors, scientists and other researchers gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using iPhone apps.

“We’re honored to work with world-class medical institutions and provide them with tools to better understand diseases and ultimately help people lead healthier lives,” says Jeff Williams, Apple’s senior vice president of Operations. “In just six months, ResearchKit apps studying everything from asthma and diabetes to Parkinson’s disease, are already providing insights to scientists around the world and more than 100,000 participants are choosing to contribute their data to advance science and medical research.”
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Developers Race to Update mHealth Apps to iOS 9


Developers Race to Update mHealth Apps to iOS 9mHealth app developers and software makers are scrambling to keep up with the runaway adoption speed of iOS 9.

According to Kevin Cosenza of MAW, despite having only been released late last week, iOS 9 is already on track to shatter the previous adoption speed records of older iOS upgrades.

“Customer response to the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus has been incredibly positive, we can’t wait to get our most advanced iPhones ever into customers’ hands starting this Friday,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in Apple’s announcement Monday. “iOS 9 is also off to an amazing start, on pace to be downloaded by more users than any other software release in Apple’s history.”
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iPad Pro May Become a Hospital Staple


iPad Pro May Become a Hospital StapleOn Wednesday, Apple unveiled the biggest thing in the history of its tablet line — and we mean that literally.

And the all-new iPad Pro, which features an impressive 12.9-inch Retina display with 5.6 million pixels, the most ever in an iOS device, could become the hottest tablet among healthcare professionals.

With healthcare organizations and medical practices large and small looking for more screen real estate and flexibility with their mobile devices, this may be just what the doctor ordered.

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watchOS 2 Expected Next Week, Says Apple


watchOS 2 Expected Next Week, Says AppleDuring the company’s media event on Wednesday, Apple introduced more than just beautiful new Apple Watch cases and bands, the company also showed off what’s next for the Apple Watch’s operating platform.

“Since its release,” the smartwatch makers says, “Apple Watch has helped users receive and respond to notifications, interact by simply speaking to Siri, conveniently use Apple Pay and track their health and fitness activity. watchOS 2 arrives as a free update on September 16 and further enhances this groundbreaking experience with new features and native third-party apps.”

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