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insync88 said:I don’t know if it’s just me....But I’ve never been this excited for a credit card before
randominternetperson said:6502 said:randominternetperson said:Why are we debating the efficacy and morality of credit cards? Virtually everyone in America has a credit card, so what's wrong with Apple offering one with better terms and security than most? If you don't use credit cards, don't sign up for an Apple Card. If your existing card is better under all circumstances than the Apple Card, or you don't want yet another credit card, don't get one.
Now if Apple wants to get into the furniture rental scam, that's another story altogether...
BTW, no one here is arguing the other side of your "you should pay off your credit card every month--or not even use a credit card--if you can" proposition. Yes, paying interest when you don't have to is bad.
lkrupp said:davidmalcolm said:
I’m iffy on whether or not I’ll pay for an Apple streaming service. If it’s free or bundled with Apple Music, great. But if they want me to pay 10 bucks extra for it or something like that I’ll just not buy it. I use my sister’s Netflix login, and I have a great torrent site. Frankly the UIs for most streaming services are worse than my torrent site, so why pay for them?
genovelle said:D4RK31F said:Apple is not the first to get FDA approval... I have been using Kardia band (alivecor) for almost half a year now. What Apple is doing is making it seamlessly integrated into apple watch instead of an accessorized band.
No, it’s a clearance. Big difference between clearance and approval.
What the Apple Watch is not
• At this point in time, the Apple Watch ECG feature is not indicated for the detection of any heart conditions except Atrial Fibrillation.
• It is also not indicated for people who already have a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, who should be seeing a physician regularly.
• It is NOT capable of ruling in or out a heart attack. Even a full 12-lead ECG can miss certain heart attacks.
• It is also NOT considered an FDA approved medical device as some people have claimed it to be. The FDA simply released clearance letters, also known as a 510k Pre Market notification clearance, that also explicitly state that it is not intended for people under the age of 22. It is considered as an over-the-counter (OTC) device and classified as Class II, which is the same class as things like condoms and home-pregnancy kits.
• It is also not a continuous monitor of your heart's electrical activity. It is only capable of measuring an ECG while your other hand is on the crown.
◦ A single electrode ECG is also physically impossible. In order to measure electrical activity, there needs to be a complete circuit that passes through the heart. Not even a wireless device on the other hand can get around this as it wouldn't be part of the same electrical circuit.