Apple Watch Series 4 helps you take a fall and performs electrocardiograms
The new series of Apple smartwatches are slimmer in size and pack in a whole bunch of software and health-tracking improvements. You can buy it from Friday.
How to use your smartphone responsibly? Keep it far, far away from you
A recent study is bringing to light exactly what kind of impacts even the mere presence of a smartphone can do to our attention span and our ability to solve problems.
Android P Dashboard contributing to the “joy of missing out”
Several features will be incorporated into Google’s properties to encourage dropping the phone for a while and not missing out on life.
WHO purportedly increasing carcinogenic classification of wireless radiation this year
An investigation into the wireless industry’s campaign to squash scientific evidence of links between cell phone use and increased cancer risks is making waves.
Apps can be made to work universally on iOS 12 and macOS 10.14
Apple is focusing on quality assurance in its software updates and has reduced the number of features that would’ve been in iOS 12… but here’s one of note.
iOS 11.3 is coming ‘this spring’ with option to turn off performance throttling, AR updates and more
Anyone with a performance-throttled iPhone will be able to turn off the “power management” feature in the upcoming iOS 11.3 update. AR improvements, new Animoji and Health Records are also coming.
‘Future versions’ of the Apple Watch could feature groundbreaking built-in EKG monitor
There’s still no release timeline for a next-gen Apple Watch capable of detecting irregular heart rates without third-party accessories. But it’s definitely in the works.
California’s worried about cellphone radiation and it has guidelines for use
The California Department of Health is telling cellphone users to keep them away from their beds while sleeping and even from their pocket.
Apple Watch app HeartRate logged abnormal rates, may have saved a life
28-year-old James Green is living well with his Apple Watch and an app that was able to detect an abnormal resting heart rate.
Fitbit Ionic smartwatch will support continuous glucose monitoring sometime next year
With the help of the “leader in continuous glucose monitoring”, Fitbit could beat Apple to the punch when it comes to nonintrusive blood sugar tracking.
Jawbone reportedly goes into liquidation, spin-off startup founded with revised focus
It’s no surprise that Jawbone is nearing death, starting liquidation proceedings already, with its CEO and co-founder out to establish a new business.
The time may ‘now be right’ for glucose-monitoring Apple Watch function, new report claims
Believe it or not, “sources familiar with Apple’s plans” suggest the company’s smartwatch could very soon be able to track your blood sugar levels.
Withings brand shifts under Nokia umbrella
The health-tech company is now moving under the Nokia brand after months of ownership and a revised, refined vision ahead.
Pocketnow Challenge: One Week with a Black and White Smartphone Screen
Our smartphones are highly addictive little entertainment devices. We spent one week using a phone in black and white to see if we could put our phone down.
NIH: cellphone cancer risk small, irradiated rats lived longer
There’s more evidence that cellphone radio waves are carcinogenic, but the control group of rats in this study fared worse than the irradiated ones.
How to get the cigarette smell out of a smoker’s phone
We’ll teach you how to remove cigarette smell from a phone, whether yours, or purchased from a smoker. Check it out!