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Experimental app can detect jaundice in newborns with just a snapshot

Want to make sure your newborn baby's jaundice-free? There's an app for that! A team of researchers from the University of Washington have developed an app that can diagnose jaundice among infants just by taking their pictures. Since the condition's typically diagnosed by the excessive yellowing of …

Samsung's New Necklace Is The Strangest Tech Product We've Seen All Year

The Samsung Gear Circle can be paired with a smartphone to receive calls and listen to music, similar to existing high-end earphones and headsets. But one thing that is new about the headset is its magnetic locking system, which turns the earphones into a vibrating necklace when they're not in …

Earphones

Dyson’s New Teaser Explains Why They’ve Been Spending So Much On Robots

Dyson is teasing a big announcement for September 4, and it released a new video teaser to get people thinking about what might be unveiled. The video shows a lab as seen from the perspective of a particularly wide-angle lens, along with quick bursts of schematic imagery that’s somewhat suggestive …

CloudApp 3.0 arrives with support for screen recording, teams, Google Apps, and more

File sharing software CloudApp has gotten a significant update with today’s launch of version 3.0 of its Mac client. The software already supported features like private and public sharing links, live view counters, and automatic screenshot uploads, but today it adds even more tricks to its bag.<p>The …

NFL Now comes to Yahoo Screen as it continues to expand

If you didn't think the National Football League was really serious about its new digital network, think again. A mere week after arriving on the Apple TV, NFL Now is adding Yahoo Screen to the growing list of platforms it is currently available in. While the experience on Yahoo's internet video …

ArcSoft Simplicam

<b>The Good</b> In addition to the standard motion and sound alerts, Arcsoft's $150 Simplicam has a face recognition feature. Its cloud storage fees start at just $5/month.<p><b>The Bad</b> I scanned four faces into the system to test face recognition and it often misidentified them.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The Arcsoft …

Home Security

Google has a Secret Drone Delivery Service

The skies of the future are about to get a bit more crowded as Google takes the wraps off its secret drone delivery system, Project Wing.<p>The Atlantic reports that Google has been working on the delivery system for two years inside the company’s moonshot lab, Google X. Tests of the secret program …

Autodesk's Pixlr Photo Editor Arrives on the Desktop for Mac and Windows

Photographers may already be familiar with Pixlr, Autodesk’s browser-based photo editor, and its mobile companion Pixlr Express for iOS and Android. Today, Autodesk announced Pixlr in a new format: a desktop version for Mac and Windows.<p>The new desktop edition offers many of the mobile Pixlr’s …

Vital Connect gets green light from FDA for biosensor patch

Connected health devices that help at-risk populations, like senior citizens and the chronically ill, make good sense. They help keep people healthy, and they ultimately save the system money.<p>A San Jose, Calif.-based company called Vital Connect announced today that it received FDA clearance for …

HealthPatch MD wearable encrypts your data, gets FDA approval

Vital Connect’s newest wearable, the HealthPatch MD, is a health-centric device different than most medical wearables we’ve seen. Unlike wristbands …

Wearable Tech

Tado hopes to put its smart thermostat in more homes with new retail partner

The smart thermostat space is plenty competitive nowadays, and securing an exclusive and high-profile retail partner seems the go-to sales strategy. Over the past few months, we've seen Nest buddy up with npower and Climote rebrand its thermostat for Scottish Power, not to mention British Gas plugs …

Tesla teams up with China’s wireless carrier Unicom for charging network

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Electric car maker Tesla Motors has signed a deal with China’s second largest cell phone service provider China Unicom to …

Hoping to strengthen sales, Sony is reportedly bringing the Xperia to Sprint

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Sony<p>Sony has always had a tough time selling phones in the U.S., mainly because the company hasn’t cultivated strong …

Samsung’s Gear S is the first third-party smartwatch to get Nike+

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The Samsung Gear S was only announced earlier this week and it’s already compiling a nice library of apps. Samsung announced …

Here’s a (slightly) more budget friendly, beautiful connected thermostat

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Do you covet the Nest, but worry about the price tag, Google’s prying eyes or an inability to cope with a weeklong training …

Ikea's catalog now uses 75 percent computer generated imagery

Browsing through an Ikea catalog is basically a modern adult's version of playing make-believe, letting you imagine just how gorgeous your apartment will never be. And it turns out, an Ikea catalog is even further from reality than you may have already thought: 75 percent of its product images are …

3D-printed mesh gives man with half a skull hope for recovery

People have been patching up their bodies with foreign parts for ages now, but 3D printing has only made that process easier, faster and more emblematic of hope. Case in point: a Chinese farmer named Hu fell three stories in a construction accident, and he has a shot at a normal life again thanks …

Postmates Launches a General Store for Daily Necessities

Postmates is expanding its on-demand delivery service to include a new General Store option stock with everyday items like medicine, energy drinks, cleaning supplies and condoms.<p>Here are some of the products you can order:<p>General Store is available 24/7 in all of the markets where Postmates …

Samsung navigates away from Google with Here maps for Galaxy phones

The Android app will be released alongside the Gear S smartwatch<p>Google Maps may be one of the undeniable strengths of the Android platform, however Samsung has decided to offer an alternative in the form of Nokia's Here maps. A beta version of Here for Android will be made available exclusively for …

Lenovo Net Rises 25% on PC, Smartphone Market Share Gains

Lenovo Group Ltd., the world’s largest maker of personal computers, reported a 25 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit as its desktop models and …