Tim Cook receives letter from 76-year old man whose life was saved by the Apple Watch

Based on several incidents that we have told you about, it would seem that there is a valid reason to call the Apple Watch a life saver. The latest story comes out of Hong Kong where 76 year old Gaston D’Aquino was sitting in church, feeling fine. It was April 1st, and D’Aquino spotted an alarm on his timepiece telling him that his heart rate was too high...
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27. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

It doesn't matter which brands as long as they all have the same functions. Any specified brand mentioned could be an ad.

32. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

The old guy should have died for wearing an Apple watch /s

11. Joosty

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

Impressive. I have a Fitbit that monitors this as well. Not sure if there is a warning message regarding irregular heart beat or excessive bpm. Great job Apple. And that’s coming from someone who favors Android.

15. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Will he ever thanks Samsung if he was saved by gear watch? Lol kidding

16. Jrod99

Posts: 729; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Glad I finally bought one. This or any smart watch that can give some important info about your health is a good feature.

18. miketer

Posts: 520; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

I got a Fitbit 2. Just changed the max heart rate to 120. Let me see if there'll be a notification today.

24. cocoy

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

Well done apple for bringing that notification. Hopefully, Android do the same or much better than that.

33. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

I especially liked the earlier story about the guy who was dizzy and bleeding, but he needed his watch to tell him to seek medical attention? https://www.phonearena.com/news/Apple-watch-saves-yet-another-life_id104614

34. janis

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

another week another post about same thing :d

35. lovemac209

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

yeah yeah..another story for WWDC...
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