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Nokia’s new sleep system will turn off the lights and lower the temp as you fall asleep

January 13th, 2018 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

Nokia’s newest health product is a new take on an already-done product.



Oska Pulse pain-relief wearable adds pain-tracking app at CES

January 12th, 2018 at 1:55 am » Comments Off

The device’s Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapeutic technology promises to help reduce chronic pain — and now it’s getting new features.



Meet the selfie drone that lives in your phone case

January 10th, 2018 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Selfly is a cute picture-taking robot from AEE.



EZVIZ’s ‘Lookout Smart Door Viewer’ turns a peephole into a smart video doorbell

January 9th, 2018 at 10:38 am » Comments Off

Home security camera maker EZVIZ announced its first product for smart entry security at CES 2018 today, with the debut of the Lookout Smart Door Viewer. The system is designed to work with the company’s new ezGuard security camera, as well as with other EZVIZ products and Amazon Alexa.



India wants panic buttons on mobile phones to keep women safe—will it work?

January 8th, 2018 at 2:55 pm » Comments Off

The Indian government has a hack for women’s safety: a panic button. Come Jan. 26, a pilot project to test a panic button feature on mobile phones will be launched in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), Maneka Gandhi, the union minister for women and child development, said on Jan. 02.



Digital pill tracks how patients use opioids

December 19th, 2017 at 11:50 am » Comments Off

This special gel capsule, which fits over a regular pill, has a sensor to notify doctors when a patient has swallowed a dose of medicine.



Between iMessage, WhatsApp, and Messenger, SMS texting is becoming a relic of the past

December 10th, 2017 at 12:08 pm » Comments Off

On December 3, 1992, a 22-year-old engineer named Neil Papworth sent the first-ever text message to his friend Richard Jarvis. It was sent from his PC computer, and Jarvis had no way of inputting a reply into his Orbitel 901 landline phone, but it was nevertheless the advent of a new type of communication. Nokia […]



How activists are using technology to help people make bail

December 6th, 2017 at 12:28 pm » Comments Off

Thousands of people charged with nonviolent misdemeanors are often jailed because they cannot afford bail. Two ingenious new digital tools offer ways to help.



The languages that take the the most (and least) time to learn

December 6th, 2017 at 10:50 am » Comments Off

So, you want to learn to speak and write a new language, huh? Not just “hello” and “thank you,” but really learn it well enough that you could live in the country of origin? Hope you’re ready to commit. If you’re a Native English Speaker, these are the languages that will take the most and […]



This chatbot has perfected the art of looking and feeling like us

November 26th, 2017 at 11:37 am » Comments Off

Autodesk’s AVA is built to be a fount of empathy, no matter how mean a customer gets.



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