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Upcoming Smartwatch of Xiaomi is Apple Watch’s Lookalike: Report

The watch will be powered by the latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset, which is said to bring the right mix of performance and efficiency

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Although the Xiaomi watch's face is a little thicker and less rounded than the Apple Watch Series 5 and the straps are not as sleek, the report added. Wikimedia Commons

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has recently released some images of its upcoming smartwatch on its official Weibo account and the device looks similar to the design of the Apple Watch.

The upcoming Xiaomi smartwatch features almost-identical rectangular touchscreen face with rounded corners and a look-alike rotating ridged crown button for scrolling, which is also located above a similar-looking pill-shaped button on the right side of the watch, The Verge reported recently.

Although the Xiaomi watch’s face is a little thicker and less rounded than the Apple Watch Series 5 and the straps are not as sleek, the report added.

According to rumours, there will be support for WiFi, GPS, NFC as well as an eSIM. The Watch to have fitness tracking capabilities, on board music and video player.

The watch will be powered by the latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset, which is said to bring the right mix of performance and efficiency.

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has recently released some images of its upcoming smartwatch on its official Weibo account and the device looks similar to the design of the Apple Watch. (Representational Image). Wkimedia Commons

Additionally, the device might also come with Watch OS. The speculation is based on a Wear OS app update that was spotted under the moniker “Xiaomi Mi Watch”.

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The company is expected to hold an event on November 5 in China where it may unveil its 108 MP camera smartphone – Mi CC9 Pro and Mi Watch. (IANS)

 

 

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For U.S. Military Veterans, Apple Providing Health Records On iPhones

The Department of Veterans Affairs runs the largest integrated health care system in the United States, with 9 million veterans enrolled and more than 1,200 facilities.

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Apple providing Health Records to Veterans via iPhones
Apple has been working on partnerships with health care organizations to allow access to health records on its devices, promoting their privacy and security features.

Apple Inc on Wednesday said that U.S. military veterans who use its iOS devices and get medical care from the Veterans Health Administration will be able to access their health records on the devices.

The Department of Veterans Affairs runs the largest integrated health care system in the United States, with 9 million veterans enrolled and more than 1,200 facilities. Apple began working with the department this summer to allow access to health records from the system on iPhones and other Apple mobile devices running its iOS operating system.

Apple has been working on partnerships with health care organizations to allow access to health records on its devices, promoting their privacy and security features. Data stored in the health app on iPhones is encrypted in such a way that Apple cannot read the data, even if the data is backed up to Apple’s iCloud service.

Apple has also worked out similar health record access arrangements with about 400 groups in the health care industry, including Johns Hopkins, the University of California San Diego, Quest Diagnostics and Allscripts, the company said. Apple’s system allows the user to access records from all of those providers in one place on their device. (VOA)