It is widely believed that Apple’s media event this afternoon will be heavily focused on health and fitness as it relates to both the iPhone 6 and the Cupertino-based company’s first wearable device. To back these health initiatives, a new report claims that Minnesota-based medical group Mayo Clinic will play a big role during the Apple keynote.
WebMD today updated its iPhone app to version 5.0, adding a new service called Healthy Target that collects health and fitness data from connected devices like an activity tracker, wireless scale, or glucometer.
With just over 12 hours to go for the WWDC Keynote, the New York Times has confirmed that Apple will announce their entry into two new areas: connected health and the smart home platform at the event.
Apple is widely rumored to release a new app in iOS 8 called Healthbook that will keep track of your health and fitness by organizing data from variety of sensors and apps into a Passbook-like card based interface. Not to be left behind, Samsung today announced Samsung Architecture Multimodal Interactions (SAMI), its cloud-based sensor data platform.
iOS 8, the next major update to Apple’s mobile operating system, will likely be previewed at the Worldwide Developer Conference from June 2-6th. According to rumors, iOS 8 will come with new apps like Healthbook, Preview, TextEdit, and features like Shazam integration and more. A new concept video shows all these new apps and features in action on an iPhone 6 mock with a larger screen.
iOS 8 Healthbook Mockups and functionality detailed: Heart Rate, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Sleep Tracking and more
The iOS 8 leaks keep coming. After information about a number of iOS 8 apps leaked, a screenshot of the iOS 8 home screen has leaked on Chinese social network Weibo.