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How Fitbit is trying to transform healthcare, and itself

Your physical and even mental health is a growing focus for Fitbit as it tries to fill the revenue gap left by a stalled business in fitness trackers.<p>Fitbit has a problem on its hands. This is not news. After riding high on a 2015 IPO, Fitbit’s main product, fitness-tracking wrist wearables, have …

Digital Health

Remap the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+’s Bixby button with bxActions

If you’re like most Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners, you probably never use the physical Bixby button found on the side of your device. Thankfully, instead of just disabling the button altogether, an app called bxActions works surprising well at remapping the button to launch different apps or actions.<p>How …

Save Recipes, Create Meal Plans & Build Grocery Lists with Paprika 3

Everyone has to eat to live, which is why apps that make planning, shopping, and preparing healthy meals are a godsend. This year I’ve been cooking the most I ever have in my life, and I’ve quickly realized how difficult it can be to keep all the recipes I’ve tried (or want to try) organized. And …

Cooking

How To: Set Up Google Voice to Get Visual Voicemail on Your Unlocked Android Phone

Buying an unlocked phone is usually the correct move. By doing so, you bypass a lot of bloat that carriers put on your phone, and you can also use …

Android News

How to Make a Phone Call With Google Home

Each smart speaker found in the Google Home line of products (Home, Mini, Max and others) allows you to control connected appliances, play music, …

Google Home

How To: Everything to Do When You Get a New Phone

After setting up your phone, there are a number of things you should do immediately before download your favorite apps. Specifically, now that your …

Apps

No-nonsense Galaxy Note 8 deal for T-Mobile and Verizon customers: up to $500 off

While T-Mobile and Verizon engage in promotions which require the customer to add a new line of service — including one for some Samsung phones — …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Productivity

Cloud providers ranking 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Oracle, Alibaba stack up

Here's a look at the annual run rates, hybrid cloud strategies and approaches to artificial intelligence and machine learning among the public cloud …

Fitbit just acquired a cloud-based health care company that you probably haven’t heard of

Nearly all Twine Health employees will join Fitbit<p>Fitbit announced today that it has acquired a small, Boston-based software startup called Twine Health for an undisclosed amount.<p>Twine Health probably isn’t a name that will resonate with a lot of people who don’t follow digital health closely, but …

Microsoft's New Teams Integrations Squarely Target Slack

With more than 9 million weekly active users, there's little question that Slack is a dominant force in the online collaboration space. Since its launch in 2013, its name has become almost synonymous with chat itself. So it comes as no surprise that it's being hunted by a fast-growing pack of …

The ultimate guide to Google Home: Tips and tricks for understanding and making the most out of your assistant speaker

Article Contents<p>This article is part of our <b>Google Home tips and features</b> series.<p>You just got a Google Home, and after unwrapping it and setting it …

Smart Homes

Get the best phone battery life with some quick adjustments

Your cell phone is only as good as its battery. Once its power source runs out, so does your ability to call, check email, and pinpoint your location on a virtual map. Almost everyone has run unexpectedly low, frantically searching the local Starbucks for an open socket.<p>It could be the way you are …

Inside Amazon's Artificial Intelligence Flywheel

In early 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Thirumalai, a computer scientist who’d left IBM in 2005 to head Amazon’s …

Best Battery Cases for the Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the latest ultra-functional smartphone that uses that glorious S Pen that allows you to do more with your phone …

Microsoft Teams gets tighter app integration, revamped command box, and slash commands

Microsoft is doubling down on app support in Microsoft Teams, its chat-based collaboration tool that competes with Facebook’s Workplace and Slack. Starting today, users can leverage apps in various new ways and command apps to take quick actions directly from the command box.<p>Microsoft Teams …

Apple wants to gather all your medical records in the Health app

Apple announced a new health effort as part of iOS 11.3. The new Health Records section in the Health app lets you gather and view all your medical records. The company is partnering with hospitals and clinics.<p>Apple released the first beta version of iOS 11.3 today. While the new version of iOS is …

Health Care

Nokia introduces a new sleep sensor that works with IFTTT

Nokia’s health division, which is the result of the Withings acquisition, is announcing some new stuff at CES in Las Vegas. First, there’s a new sleep sensor called Nokia Sleep. In addition to monitoring your sleep, the device can help you trigger actions using IFTTT when you get in and out of …

Sleep

4 reasons you need a VPN app on your phone

We’re not trying to alarm you here, but PSI: your privacy is under attack. Keep peeping eyes from your browsing history with this handy VPN app.<p>The …

Microsoft and Amazon unveil Gluon to help developers adopt machine learning

Collaboration in the realm of artificial intelligence leads to some strange bedfellows in the tech world. That’s certainly the case today, when Microsoft and Amazon Web Services announced their collaboration on Gluon, a new programming library for machine learning.<p>It works by providing a consistent …

Kahoot launches premium version aimed at corporate training market

Few people thought that a simple site which allowed teachers to create quizzes for their classes online would get this far, but Kahoot has been a smash hit since it launched. Only a few months after Kahoot closed a $20 million funding round, with Microsoft Ventures participating, it’s now pressing …

15 Things You Need To Know About The New LinkedIn Interface

As they do every year or two, LinkedIn has made a major change to their interface and features. If you’ve read anything about it, you’ve probably learned that it has a familiar look and feel – familiar, that is, if you are a Facebook user. The layout definitely feels like Facebook – making LinkedIn …

Top 10

Chasing dreams may be the next sleeper hit for venture capitalists

Joanna Glasner Contributor<p>Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items<br>• The state of the unicorn<p>A lot of startups are pitching ways to put us to sleep lately. In response, investors are perking …

Venture Capital

See How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Medical Diagnosis And Healthcare

A digital health company from the UK wants to change the way a patient interacts with a doctor through the creation of an artificial intelligence (AI) doctor in the form of an AI chatbot.<p>Babylon Health raised close to $60 million in April 2017 to diagnose illnesses with an AI chatbot on your …

Digital Health

Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership

One More Thing<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely<p>Great (or Just Insane)<p>New Mothership<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely Great (or Just Insane) New Mothership<p>by Steven Levy …

Tim Cook

Eight tips for setting up your new Galaxy S8

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 hit stores this past weekend, which means that a lot of people likely received their preorders or were able to pick one up in a store. The S8 is one of the best phones you can buy, and easily the best of what’s been released in 2017 so far. If you did grab a new S8, here are …

Phones

Microsoft just killed Wunderlist to launch a new To-Do app

Last November, we heard about Microsoft beta testing a to-do app for Windows that it had codenamed Project Cheshire. That project has now come to fruition in the form of a preview version of the imaginatively named To-Do.<p>The new app was built by the folks behind Wunderlist, a powerful and flexible …

14 apps every modern gentleman should have on his phone

But it could also be so much more than that, if only you have the proper tools in your utility belt.<p>We've put together a list of the most useful apps every modern gentleman should have on his phone.<p>From showing you how to cook to telling you how to survive in the event of a snakebite, these apps …

Microsoft's Slack competitor gets ready for general availablity with a gigantic update

Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Teams is set to be generally available next week. Ahead of the general availability, Microsoft today rolled out a …

Add these 5 calendars to Google Calendar

Once you get into the habit of regularly adding events and tasks to your calendar, it can become an irreplaceable asset to your digital organization. But calendars can be used for so much more than scheduling meetings or remembering birthdays.<p>You can subscribe to existing calendars, share calendars …