Galaxy Note 20 series gets first software update

Hands On With the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7

Hands On With the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7

The first software update for the Galaxy Watch 3 is now out, with Samsung starting its rollout just a day subsequent to releasing its best in class lineup of wearables.

Samsung has finally activated the ECG (electrocardiogram) functionality on Galaxy Watch Active2 in South Korea. This over-the-air release was in reality even referenced at the current week's Galaxy Unpacked 2020 where Samsung authoritatively declared the Galaxy Watch 3.

Taking on Apple Watch that is now the best health wearable in the market, the newly-launched Samsung Galaxy Watch3 offers blood oxygen (SpO2) and fall detection tools, and would include blood pressure (BP) monitoring and ECG readings in markets where these features have been authorised. Although, it does require one to calibrate it with a blood pressure cuff to get the baseline readings.

By measuring your blood oxygen saturation levels over time, the Tizen-powered intelligent timepiece can monitor how effectively your respiratory system transfers oxygen to the blood stream, detecting a condition known as hypoxemia when said saturation levels fall below 90 percent.

Mobile details its plan to give free internet to 10 million homes
School districts can apply for a grant, sharing only student ZIP codes so that T-Mobile can confirm service availability. Naturally, internet access will require coverage on the T-Mobile network but this now covers the majority of Americans.

The arrival of blood oxygen monitoring follows the launch of ECG monitoring in South Korea, which also recently received approval from the U.S. FDA.

Apart from blood oxygen monitoring, the update also enables support for VO2max, which measures your maximum oxygen uptake during a workout.

The software update in question is 500 MB in size. But unfortunately, it will not be available from day one of launch.

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