August 12, 2022
Apple Watch Series 8 may not include body temperature, blood pressure, glucose sensors: Report


The Apple Watch Series 8 is expected to arrive later this year, as an update to the company’s Apple Watch Series 7 smartwatch. As per reports, the Cupertino company was earlier considered to be working on adding support for measuring body temperature to its upcoming Watch Series 8 smartwatch. However, a recent newsletter from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman suggests that the body temperature feature won’t be coming to this year’s Apple Watch Series 8. Meanwhile, support for checking blood sugar levels and monitoring blood pressure levels is expected to arrive in later generations of Apple’s smartwatch. ,

In your weekly Power On newsletter Gurmani Having said That users shouldn’t expect blood glucose and blood pressure tracking as well as sensing body temperature on the successor to the Apple Watch Series 7. “Body temperature was on this year’s roadmap, but the chatter about it has slowed down lately. While blood pressure is at least two to three years away, I wouldn’t be surprised if glucose monitoring doesn’t come until later in the decade,” Gurman noted in the newspaper.

Gurman wasn’t the only one who predicted that Apple would introduce body temperature monitors to the Apple Watch Series 8 last year. Apple market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo also suggested that Apple was working on a temperature monitoring feature, while the Wall Street Journal, which also predicts upcoming Apple features, indicated that Apple might be in the next smartwatch generation. feature can be added. Temperature monitoring can be used to monitor better sleep as well as monitor fertility suggested by Wall Street Journal.

Meanwhile, Apple Watch owners will no longer be able to book Uber rides from the watchOS app, which was first launched in 2015. report good by MacRumors. The company appears to have dropped support for the app last month, and users are shown a message asking them to switch to the Uber mobile app on their iPhone. However, the app itself was still listed on the App Store at the time of publishing this story. of the company support page Now updated to reflect that the Apple Watch app is no longer supported.


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