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  • Potential for iPhone 12 and MagSafe to Interfere With Medical Devices

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        Alex5723
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        Apple Elaborates on Potential for iPhone 12 and MagSafe Accessories to Interfere With Implantable Medical Devices

        …Apple added the following paragraph to a related support document today:

        Medical devices such as implanted pacemakers and defibrillators might contain sensors that respond to magnets and radios when in close contact. To avoid any potential interactions with these devices, keep your iPhone and MagSafe accessories a safe distance away from your device (more than 6 inches / 15 cm apart or more than 12 inches / 30 cm apart if wirelessly charging). But consult with your physician and your device manufacturer for specific guidelines…..All MagSafe accessories (each sold separately) also contain magnets—and MagSafe Charger and MagSafe Duo Charger contain radios. These magnets and electromagnetic fields might interfere with medical devices…

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        Microfix
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        apple official documentation.
        Keeping the idevice outwith proximity of the medical device seems like an afterthought.
        who tests this iStuff? 😛

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