The Apple Watch is Inching Toward Becoming a Medical Device

Since the Apple Watch launched in April 2015 , most people haven't figured out why they need to buy one.

  • Published 13 September 2018

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device. In its fourth incarnation, called Series 4 and due out later this month, the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-quality heart readings and detect falls. It's part of Apple's long-in-the-making strategy to give people a distinct reason to buy a wrist… Read at AP News