Separate names with a comma.
Discussion in 'MacRumors.com News Discussion' started by MacRumors, Sep 20, 2018.
I'll pass on this release, see you next year Apple
Probably nobody can confirm that yet - unless maybe they have a beta software package or something.
My bet is that it will work in other countries if you do the workarounds to fake it, as if you are using the product in the USA - tell a few fibs - check a few checkboxes saying you are in the USA, it will have to "work" then.
There is only so much that can be done to prevent people from doing such a workaround procedure. I mean, what happens if an Authentic USA citizen goes on a holiday to Canada? Would we be expecting the ECG function to stop working in Canada? I don't think so right? so the workarounds will work until approval comes to other countries.
Maybe the "key" factor here is "who does the lawyer sue?" - that's all this is potentially about anyways. If you tell a few lies and check the boxes off, then the USA government FDA and Apple are "off the hook" when a lawyer wants to sue somebody for some ECG related calamities.
On the other side of it - when ECG is enabled in the USA, and NOT in Canada, and some fat guy has a heart attack in Canada, maybe his lawyer will be wishing the approval had come to Canada sooner than later too
It's a non-invasive device. They should put in a disclaimer checkbox "for entertainment purposes only". No much harm can be caused by a non-invasive device I don't think. Approvals should be quick everywhere.
This thread/post is innaccurate, no application in Canada has been made.
“To date, Health Canada has not received an application for the Apple Watch Series 4 with the EKG feature. The decision to submit a medical device licence application rests with the manufacturer.” - Health Canada
10:43 AM - Dec 7, 2018
Well this is disappointing