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News: Apple Watch Series 3 teardown finds little change outside of LTE chips

The iFixit teardown of the Apple Watch Series 3 found the guts of the device are mostly the same as the Apple Watch Series 2, minus the new LTE components that give the new device its cellular capabilities. The 1.07 Whr battery only provides a 4 percent increase over the previous model — by comparisson the […]

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A.I. innovation finds a home on mobile devices

SAN FRANCISCO — Innovative mobile apps married to increasingly powerful artificial intelligence (A.I.) are rapidly getting smarter — making them even more helpful for users. These kinds of apps, showcased at VentureBeat’s two-day MobileBeat conference here this week, are designed to anticipate user needs. Who knew, for example, that you can use your smartphone to […]

Stanford study finds Apple Watch top-notch heart rate monitor, mediocre calorie counter

Stanford study finds Apple Watch top-notch heart rate monitor, mediocre calorie counter A new medical study from Stanford University focusing on consumer fitness tracker reliability found Apple Watch to be the most accurate heart rate monitor out of seven popular devices, though all products tested failed in terms of calorie counting. Read more on Apple […]

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New study finds Apple Watch to be most accurate at measuring heart rate, calorie tracking subpar

A new study out of Stanford University today dives deep into the accuracy of modern fitness trackers, including the Apple Watch. The study, which consisted go 60 participants, takes a look at how accurate fitness trackers are at measuring heart and calories burned… more…

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IDG Contributor Network: With HelloWorks, HelloSign finds the holy grail of digitalization

Innovation often displays an interesting progression. In its first stages we see an existing process or system being cloned in another medium. While this might drive process efficiencies, that’s about all it achieves. But with enough vision, off that foundation we can see innovation progress to peripheral functionality and, eventually, to fundamentally reinvent the way […]