To fight COVID-19, your iPhone will share medical info during emergency calls

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If you haven’t filled out the Health app’s Medical ID feature, there’s no better time. Apple is adding a new “Share Medical ID During Emergency Calls” feature that will send along your health information with any SOS calls you make with your iPhone or Apple Watch. An SOS call is a feature on iPhone and Apple Watch that allows users to call for emergency help with one screen swipe if they are unable to dial 911. Read Full Story

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Can your Apple Watch help prevent a stroke?

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In its most ambitious study yet, Apple wants to see if its wearable can affect people’s health in a meaningful way. Apple has announced another health study in partnership with Johnson & Johnson, this time aimed at proving the Apple Watch can prevent stroke. Called Heartline, it’s the company’s most ambitious medical research project yet, testing the limits of how useful wearables are in the context of daily health. Read Full Story

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The 10 Best Apple Watch Apps for Business

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When the Apple Watch first came out in 2015, there were 3,000 apps available for download. Fast forward five years, and now there are over 20,000 apps —21 of which are built-in. As an entrepreneur, Apple Watches can be an excellent investment, as there is a wide variety of Apple Watch apps designed with business in mind. We’ve researched the top ten Apple Watch apps that may make it easier for you to run a company or excel at your job. Apple Watches: The Basics Before exploring the top ten Apple Watch apps for marketers and business, let’s go over what Apple Watches are and what they do. The Apple Watch is a smartwatch produced by Apple. In essence, it’s a wearable, touchscreen computer you wear on your wrist. What can you do with an Apple Watch ? Answer calls Record voice memos Listen to podcasts Receive iPhone notifications Pay …

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Wearing a mask? Apple will soon make Face ID less annoying if you want to unlock your iPhone

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The next iOS beta lets you skip Face ID and head straight to passcode entry. Apple is making a slight tweak to the process of unlocking newer iPhones with a mask on. Although Face ID is still unusable while wearing a mask, the latest beta version of iOS 13 jumps directly to the passcode screen if you swipe up while your face is covered, 9to5Mac reports . Read Full Story

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Best Call Recording Software

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Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Call recording software is a useful tool for businesses and individual users alike. From quality assurance to employee training, compliance, record-keeping, dispute resolution, and more, there are dozens of reasons why organizations can benefit from recording calls. But there are so many different call recording solutions on the market today. With so many options to consider, finding the best one for your unique situation can feel like a tall task. Use this guide to learn more about my top picks and methodology for finding the best call recording software for you. The Top 6 Options For Call Recording Software Talkdesk Cube ACR Callcap Rev Call Recorder Aircall Kixie PowerCall How to Choose the Best Call Recording Software For You There are certain factors that I looked for while narrowing …

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Move over, FaceTime: These 8 cool features make Google Duo a winner

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Make group calls with a single link, fix crummy lighting, and much more. If you use a Mac, an iPhone, and/or an iPad—and so does everyone else you know—FaceTime is an indispensable tool when it comes to video chatting. But this isn’t an Apple-filled world, and if you’re looking for something with the simplicity and video quality of FaceTime that lets you chat with people on non-Apple devices, then Google Duo should be at or near the top of your must-download apps list. And you’ll find that it has a heaping helping of cool tricks up its sleeve. Read Full Story

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How IDFA opt-in will change the way we advertise in apps

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30-second summary: Apple announced that it will phase out IDFA, an advertising ID that allows it to track user behavior within the app environment. Advertisers will lose the ability to target narrow audience segments, cap frequencies, launch retargeting campaigns, and get granular reporting. It is still hard to predict how many users will decide to opt-out and become untargetable or which new attribution models will prevail. Advertisers will need to rely on Apple’s network API SKAdnetwork or one of the in-app ID solutions that will emerge in response to the IDFA phase-out. iOS devices offer lucrative audience segments for advertisers, with over 720 million users with above-average income concentrated in Tier 1 countries. There’s only one pitfall, it is a closed ecosystem and a single-handed decision by Apple can send entire industries built around iOS into chaos. This is precisely what happened when during WWDC, Apple announced that it would …

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The top 7 iOS 14 privacy features: What you need to know

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Apple’s new iPhone update gives you tighter control over what apps know about you—from your precise location to the contents of your camera roll. After a months-long beta development cycle, Apple has finally released its much-anticipated iOS 14 to the general public. iOS 14 brings a ton of new features and user interface enhancements to the iPhone, some of the most eagerly awaited being home screen widgets and the all-new App Library launcher and organizer. Read Full Story

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