watchOS 5.2 is out, brings ECG to some European countries and Hong Kong

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Apple has officially released watchOS 5.2 for Apple Watch customers around the globe. What makes this update significant is ECG is now available for Apple Watch Series 4 users in Hong Kong and 19 European countries including France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Here’s everything you need to know about the update.

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Apple partnering with Johnson & Johnson to determine if Apple Watch can determine a stroke risk

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Undeniable, people love the Series 4 Apple Watch. Specifically, people love how the watch can monitor their heart, and allow them to take ECG’s right from Apple Watch and have it readily available to send to their cardiologist through the Health app. Now, Apple has partnered with pharmaceutical titan Johnson & Johnson to launch a study that will look into Apple Watch being able to detect a stroke and risks that may lead up to a stroke. Here’s everything we know so far.

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Apple Watch Series 4 ECG capability is set to arrive with watchOS 5.1.2 update

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Back in September, Apple showed off the new Series 4 Apple Watch and praised a new ECG sensor that is the first ECG monitor available without a prescription. Since that announcement, Apple has been radio-silent regarding when the ECG app will be available, only to announce they received FDA clearance on the day of the event, but all that has changed.

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