In one more huge tech completed good story, an Apple Watch alerted a teen to an irregular heartbeat — which turned out to save lots of his life.
The heartwarming story comes from WCVB in Boston, which reviews that Cape Cod teenager Paul Houle Jr. felt one thing was off after a tough soccer apply. He had ache in his chest and again, and his coronary heart was pounding at a charge of 145 bpm.
Houle took a nap, however even after a relaxation, his Apple Watch tracked his coronary heart charge nonetheless at 145, alerting him that one thing was significantly off. He went to the emergency room and came upon that he was struggling from coronary heart, liver and kidney failure which might simply have been deadly if not handled.
It’s all effectively and good that the Apple Watch helped save his life, however then CEO Tim Cook known as him to offer him an internship subsequent summer time, as 9to5Mac reports. Oh, and a brand new iPhone.
Houle’s dad, who beforehand thought the Apple Watch was an pointless extravagance, has since gone out and bought one for himself and his spouse.