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Apple’s LTE-enabled Watch could be a wearable watershed moment

 Apple’s Series 3 smartwatch may look the same on the outside as the previous generation, but what they have inside might help kick the somewhat sleepy wearable category into high gear. To be clear, Apple isn’t the first to put cellular connectivity into a smartwatch — but it is the first to put it into a good smartwatch. Read More

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Darrell Etherington

September 12th

Apple

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Mobile

Apple’s Watch 3 rolls out heart health and smart fitness features

 Today, Apple announced the new Apple Watch 3 will be rolling out several health and fitness features including smart activity coaching, new features for swimmers, Gym Kit and an enhanced heart rate monitor. The Apple Watch 3 will enhance the heart rate app to monitor measurements like resting heart rate, recovery heart rate as well as a notification for an elevated heart rate when you… Read More

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Sarah Buhr

September 12th

Apple

Gadgets

Fitbit is teaming up with Dexcom for glucose monitoring on the Ionic Smartwatch

 Wearable fitness makers are increasingly interested in tracking our vitals. Now Fitbit has announced a collaboration with glucose monitor company Dexcom to develop and market products to help those with diabetes better manage the disease, starting with Fitbit’s Ionic Smartwatch. Starting in 2018, the Fitbit Ionic will show users data from the Dexcom G5 Mobile sensor, which is worn… Read More

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Sarah Buhr

September 7th

Gadgets

Fitbit is teaming up with Dexcom for glucose monitoring on the Ionic Smartwatch

 Wearable fitness makers are increasingly interested in tracking our vitals. Now Fitbit has announced a collaboration with glucose monitor company Dexcom to develop and market products to help those with diabetes better manage the disease, starting with Fitbit’s Ionic Smartwatch. Starting in 2018, the Fitbit Ionic will show users data from the Dexcom G5 Mobile sensor, which is worn… Read More

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Sarah Buhr

September 7th

Gadgets

$40 keychain-size detector quickly alerts you of allergens in food

 If you’re someone with a horrible allergy that’s not often accommodated at restaurants or food producers, taking a bite means taking your life into your hands — or mouth, I suppose. A new device developed at Harvard Medical School may soon let you test food for common allergens instead of using yourself as your own guinea pig. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

September 7th

Gadgets

Smile, you’re in augmented reality dentistry

 For someone getting major dental work or reconstructive surgery, it can be hard to visualize what they’ll look like afterwards. You can do casts and make wax molds, but that’s a bit… 19th century, isn’t it? A Swiss startup brings the in retrospect obvious solution of augmented reality to the problem, giving patients a virtual view of the smile they could soon have. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

September 5th

Gadgets

Apple appears to be working on a yoga workout mode for Apple Watch

 News continues to leak out about what’s new in iPhone 8, and most of those rumors seem to be coming from a leaked iOS release related to the HomePod speaker. Something else we were tipped to in that same file: several references to yoga, including under a listing of workouts associated with the Apple Watch. Read More

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Sarah Buhr

August 2nd

Apple

Gadgets

Fitbit turns teens off exercising, study finds

 Fitness tracker makers would have you believe that all that stands between you and the motivation to get up off your couch and get healthy is their shiny wearable device. But a new study conducted by researchers in the UK found groups of teenagers ended up being discouraged from exercising after using a Fitbit device for eight weeks. Read More

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Natasha Lomas

August 2nd

Gadgets

Russian scientists put a defibrillator on a drone

 In what looks like a potentially useful use of drone technology, Russian scientists at the Moscow Technology Institute have stuck a defibrillator on a drone so it can be remote piloted to a person in need of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Read More

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Natasha Lomas

July 27th

Gadgets

Apple and Cochlear team up to roll out the first implant made for the iPhone

 Apple has teamed up with Australian-based Cochlear to bring iPhone users the first made for iPhone Cochlear implant. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in June, Cochlear’s Nucleus 7 Sound Processor can now stream sound directly from a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to a patient’s surgically embedded sound processor. The device also allows those with the… Read More

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Sarah Buhr

July 26th

Apple

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