by Peter Bentley
Download this app if: you want to get a beat-reading for your heart.
iStethoscope app just sound waves without direction — iStethoscope would be exactly what the doctor ordered for would-be physicians who want to measure their heartbeat, if only it worked. The curious medical app comes with few discernable instructions. A button on the app activates it, and that same button works to offer different levels of audio...
iStethoscope Pro turns your iPhone into a stethoscope, allowing you to listen to your heatbeat and see your heart waveform, or listen to other quiet sounds around you. As seen on TV around the world!
The professional version includes the ability to see a spectrogram of the audio, email the sound...
Works, kind of — This app needs to work out some of the kinks. It worked occasionally, and I don't know if I can trust the results. It's best to go see a doctor, or buy your own stethoscope.