“According to a rumor, Apple is going to add new capabilities to its legacy first-gen watches through ‘smart bands,” Redmond Pie reports.
“Allegedly, these bands will be able to attach to your Apple Watch and add a plethora of new sensors, including those for blood oxygen monitoring, respiratory rate, blood pressure and body temperature,” Redmond Pie reports. “The rumor has been reported by the website Letem Světem Applem (Czech), which has cited unnamed sources behind the info.”
Redmond Pie reports, “However, it’s also one of those rumors that have the potential to be true very easily. If you recall, even before the Apple Watch was announced, there were rumors that the Cupertino-based company might provide interchangeable bands in future that will all add different features.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Why is that 6-pin port there? Just for service and diagnostics (like Apple TV’s Micro USB port) or for something(s) much, much more?
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