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Why England-Colombia World Cup Match Triggered Apple Heart Rate Alerts

[2018-07-05 15:42:00]

In the waning minutes of a knockout-round game against Colombia on Tuesday, the English national soccer team was clinging to a 1-0 lead when something alarming happened, both for the players on the field and for viewers back at home. As it became clear that England would have to play extra time, people all over the country began to get alerts from their Apple watches warning them about spikes in heart rate as 120 beats per minute. As The Independent reported Wednesday, some fans received the following message: ”Apple Watch detected a heart rate that rose above 120 while you appeared to be inactive during the 10-minute period”. Some of those fans took their data to Twitter, showing what a bit of sports-driven adrenaline can do. ... Why England-Colombia World Cup Match Triggered Apple Heart Rate Alerts

Why England-Colombia World Cup Match Triggered Apple Heart Rate Alerts


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