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Climate change: why the Guardian is putting threat to Earth front and centre

As global warming argument moves on to politics and business, Alan Rusbridger explains the thinking behind our major series on the climate crisis<p>Journalism tends to be a rear-view mirror. We prefer to deal with what has happened, not what lies ahead. We favour what is exceptional and in full view …

Climate

The new MacBook's single port comes with a major security risk

After years of development, USB Type-C is making a very big debut. Last week, Apple announced its new MacBook would come with just a single Type-C plug for both power and data, a move that allowed for the slimmest MacBook ever. A few days later, Google unveiled the new version of its flagship …

MacBook

Scientists say people are terrible at remembering what the Apple logo looks like

Apple's logo is a masterpiece of form. It's a refined, elegant shape that represents the computer brand without the need for words, and represents an expectation of quality. But, according to a UCLA study published last month, nobody can remember what it looks like. Scientists at the university …

Graphic Design

Apple Expediting The Future Is No Betrayal

Apple’s new MacBook, which limits input and output to a single USB-C port and a simple 3.5mm audio in/out jack, has been characterized by some as a move that’s antagonistic to the consumer. Critics point to the single port, as well as the performance limitations inherent in using an Intel Core M …

MacBook

6 things to expect from Apple’s Watch event today

Monday's event may be the biggest that Apple holds this year. Not only is Apple expected to unveil final information on the Apple Watch and detail a release plan for it, it may also discuss a new MacBook, an update to iOS, and a whole lot more. Below is everything you can expect to see on Monday — …

Smartwatches

The Apple Watch Is Time, Saved

Over the course of investigating the Apple Watch, I’ve spoken to several sources who have spent extended time with it.<p>There are a lot of interesting details, some of which we’ll get into. But, by far, the biggest recurring theme is how little you use your iPhone once you have one.<p>After these …

Smartwatches

12 companies leading the way in digital health

Digital health is one of the most popular verticals in tech right now. Here are 12 companies doing super innovative research and offering …

Digital Health

Screen sharing could be a future Apple FaceTime feature

Image copyright Apple.Apple’s FaceTime service is currently just a method of two-way personal communication, but it could become much more. A patent …

Apps

Three things you should know about pharma and twitter

We analyzed the followers of 17 English-speaking pharma company Twitter accounts – once in 2011 and now again in 2014. Below three key findings for …

Can Social Media Aid Public Health?

Here's an angle Mark Zuckerberg has probably not yet mined: restaurant reviews and bookings as surveillance tools for public health …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: hardware

I recently decided it was time to get a proper desktop computer. I needed it predominantly for work, but I wanted it to be powerful enough to play the latest games in 1080p without worrying about stuttering or terrible frame rates.<p>The new Mac lineup didn’t offer a perfect fit — the Retina 5K iMac …

Will Apple Satisfy Regulators Over HealthKit Data Privacy?

This week, Apple has updated its privacy policy to try and ensure that developers don’t market personal healthcare data to advertisers and brokers.<p>The company is betting big on its new HealthKit platform, part of iOS 8. It gives developers a set of APIs to share their apps’ data with Apple’s own …

Pebble Updates Its Smartwatch Firmware with Expanded Character Set and Full Notification Support on Android

Pebble has graced its popular e-paper display-based smartwatch with a firmware update that brings full character support to display notifications in a range of languages, and has also updated its Android app to allow any app to beam notifications.<p>The new firmware now allows for Pebble watches to …

The internet of things isn’t producing a data deluge … yet

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>There are already billions of devices — from forks to jet engines — connected to the internet, and all signs point to a huge …

The Samsung Gear S Is A Smartphone On Your Wrist

Announced back in September, the Samsung Gear S is the South Korean electronics company’s sixth attempt at making a smartwatch. It’s got the specs of a mid-range phone from a few years back and runs Tizen, Samsung’s own operating system.<p>The intended appeal of the Gear S is that it can be used …

Microsoft Band review: Microsoft's ambitious fitness band tries to be everything - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Microsoft Band works with Android, iOS and Windows phones, tracks all-day heart rate, has an impressive set of smart notifications, has built-in GPS for runs and can download workout suggestions.<p><b>The Bad</b> It has mediocre battery life; it's not swim-friendly; Bluetooth syncing and pairing …

Fitness Technology

You can now buy a fitness tracker from Withings that’s also a gorgeous $450 wristwatch

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The most expensive consumer fitness tracker going on sale this year is a fancy wristwatch — not a smartwatch — and it will …

Jawbone’s newest activity tracker can measure REM sleep

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Kif Leswing/Gigaom<p>Jawbone announced two new fitness trackers on Wednesday. Although there isn’t a firm release date …

Pebble Smart Watch - Black: Amazon.it: Elettronica

Outlet Elettronica<p>Centinaia di prodotti a prezzo speciale. Scopri<p>Offerte speciali e promozioni<p>Nel caso in cui dovessero sorgere problemi con un …

Fitbit fitness tracking lineup dropped from Apple Online Store

<b>Update:</b> Fitbit statement below the fold…<p>If you’re in the market for a Fitbit device and you’re shopping at the Apple Store, you’ll probably have to shop elsewhere to purchase the fitness tracker. Following report from Re/Code last month that Apple planned to drop the Fitbit line of wearable devices …

Why Apple Watch could be good for your heart rate

[Editor’s note: This story was contributed by Dr. Christy Lane, cofounder and COO, Vivametrica, who spoke earlier this week at VentureBeat’s HealthBeat 2014 conference. You can find more stories from HealthBeat here.]<p>Recently, Apple unveiled its sensor-laden smartwatch. Two of these sensors are …

Fitness Expert Says That the Best Workouts Are Simple and Free. Here's Why.

After lifting, I go outside and play catch with a football, Frisbee, or medicine ball. Jogging back and forth while yelling, “I’m open, I’m open” is just fun. Training outside gets you some sunshine, some extra cardio, and makes you feel like an athlete. <br>I also like to mix body-weight exercises …