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FDA Gives Nod to Apple Watch EKG Reader Accessory

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the KardiaBand its stamp of approval, AliveCor announced Thursday. The device is the first FDA-cleared personal electrocardiogram accessory designed for use with an Apple Watch. The KardiaBand allows users to take EKG readings in order to distinguish between normal sinus heart rhythms and atrial fibrillation, the most […]

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Gadget Ogling: A Waterproof Reader, a Phone That’s Got Game, and Gloves That Make Paying Up Comfy

One of the great joys of reading is that you can do it anywhere. A relaxing bath is a prime opportunity for getting through a few chapters, but woe betide those who let their paperback slip into the tub or accidentally splash water into the most delicate part of an e-reader. And, lo! Amazon has […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Miss Out on On-Screen Fingerprint Reader

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are among the highlight releases of this year. Samsung’s implementation of curved displays coupled with a push towards minimizing bezel gave us beautiful flagship devices that wowed many customers. A side effect of the beautiful front of the device is that Samsung had to take a tough decision on […]

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Create a Context Aware Fingerprint Reader in Tasker

Fingerprint readers are fairly limited in their default state. Besides the obvious ability to unlock the phone or authorize some payments, there isn’t much else you can do with the fingerprint reader on most Android phones. The feature always felt like a missed opportunity – until now! Tasker-based, Context Aware Fingerprint Reader Creating a customized […]

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