“Electronics analyst Sun Chang Xu reports on her Weibo account that the next iPhone may add a pressure, temperature and humidity sensor,” Arnold Kim reports for MacRumors.
“G for Games relayed the report and points out that the “pressure” in this context is certainly atmospheric, not blood pressure,” Kim reports. “The addition of more sensors to the iPhone 6 seems a natural progression with all the recent reports that Apple has been aggressively hiring individuals in the area of health sensors. iOS 8 is said to include a Healthbook app which reports on many health related sensors.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
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