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Re: [IP] More on the G5



 I think we need a picture. I get what you're saying, but some are visual
learners, and your (very accurate) description may not be hitting home.

Sent from my iPhone

 > On Aug 30, 2015, at 8:49 AM, Doug T-Slim+Dex
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Again, 
> The connection to the Dexcom does NOT use Cellular or wifi DATA 
> 
> Its BLUETOOTH - it's a direct connection from the phone to the dexcom
> Just like a Bluetooth headset or like a Bluetooth connection to your car. 
> 
> It has NOTHING To do with your Cell carrier - or their substandard network. 
> 
> as I previously said - this would work with a ipod touch that has NO cell
> service - Its BLUETOOTH
> With no data you wouldn't be able to SHARE the date to a SECOND smart phone
> but it the primary device would be able to see readings.   
> 
> I don't know the details but Im pretty sure the FDA wouldn't allow the
> approval if the alerts were going to be stopped by all these simple issues 
> 
> Seems there are a lot of people here inventing problems. 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of R&J Milo
> Sent: Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:44 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] More on the G5
> 
> Regarding Doug's comments:
> <Im sure the phone will alert you if you are on a call ... No different than
> <if you get an email or a text while on a call - just put the call on
> speaker <for a second and look at the alert.
> 
> Actually I believe that also depends on your iPhone and your carrier.  On my
> iPhone 5s, with Verizon, that service cannot carry data and voice at the
> same time.  So when I'm talking on my phone, my data does not display .
> either on the iPhone or on my Pebble watch.  I understand that I need to
> upgrade to an iPhone 6 for that capability.  Check with your carrier . tell
> them about the Dexcom device and whether your phone and service can carry
> both data and voice.
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