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Apple Watch FlickType Gesture Keyboard App Makes Typing A Breeze: Is It Any Good?

A screen as small as an Apple Watch is not designed for written interactions. That didn’t stop rival manufacturers, like Will.i.am and his Dial smartcuff from including a tiny QWERTY onscreen, for instance. But it was hard to type accurately on such a small set of letters. FlickType on Apple Watch, before you type the first letter.DAVID PHELAN So, the recent release of FlickType, a free Apple Watch app, a few months ago, added considerable versatility to the Watch. There’s now an SDK so developers can add it to their Watch…

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Apple Watch Series 4 return period extended to 45 days due to ECG feature

An internal document addressed to all Apple Store employees and Apple authorized resellers has been obtained by MacRumors. The document outlines a new 45-day return period for the Apple Watch Series 4 due to the ECG (electrocardiogram) sensor embedded into the Watch’s body. Likely due to the medical nature of the ECG, Apple had to add the extra month’s time to the regular 14-day return policy for most of Apple’s products. Should you request a refund past the first fourteen days, you’ll need to contact Apple directly by telephone, email,…

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Apple enables electrocardiogram on Watch Series 4 with watchOS 5.1.2

When Apple announced the Watch Series 4 in September a big focus was placed on the smartwatch’ ability to perform an electrocardiogram. But the feature was unavailable at launch. Now, Apple is activating it in the US through watchOS update 5.1.2. The update adds the ECG app to Watch Series 4 devices in the States (where the ECG is currently only available) and also unlocks irregular heart rate warnings on all Apple Watch from Series 1 through to Series 4. The Apple Watch will passively read your heart rate in…

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