Apple Watch 4 this product meets our minimum security standards
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Apple Watch 4

Review Date 11/01/18

The granddaddy of wearable watch tech--the Apple Watch--just got redesigned and re-engineered, seemingly with granddaddies and grandmommies in mind. The biggest change? This smart watch now comes with two FDA-cleared heart monitoring features, fall detection to alert an emergency contact when you fall, and an emergency SOS for when you can't get up. It also tracks your steps, plays your music, makes your calls, and has Siri without even having to say "Hey Siri."

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Overall Security Rating
4/5 star
Encryption
Yes
Security updates
Yes
Strong password
U
Manages vulnerabilities
Yes
Privacy policy
Yes

Can it snoop on me?

Camera
Device: No | App: No
Microphone
Device: Yes | App: No
Tracks Location
Device: Yes | App: No

How does it handle privacy?

How does it share data?
May share or sell user data with advertisers and/or third party businesses.
Can you delete your data?
Yes
Parental controls?
Yes
Collects biometrics data?
Unknown
User friendly privacy info?
No
Links to privacy information
😮

What could happen if something went wrong

Your could come to rely on the fall detection and emergency contact alert and it could fail, leaving you or your elderly family member in a bad place.

How to contact the company

Phone Number (800) 275–2273
Twitter applesupport

Updates

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