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Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitor Can Detect Hypertension and Sleep Apnea

The Apple Watch may be able to accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea, according to a new study published today by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Cardiogram, a company that’s developed an app that breaks down heart rate data collected by the Apple Watch. Using data collected …

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Hands-On With Apple’s Updated Clips App on iPhone X

Apple late last week updated its “Clips” video editing app, introducing the first major new feature additions since it was first released in April of 2017. The updated version of the app overhauls the interface to make it simpler to upload videos, and it includes features that take advantage of …

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Review: Heat Water for Tea From Afar With the iPhone-Connected iKettle 3.0

Smarter’s Bluetooth-enabled iKettle has been available for purchase in the UK for years now, but the newest version, iKettle 3.0, recently made its way to the United States. Priced at $150, the iKettle is a variable temperature kettle that can heat water to a specified temperature from 68°F to 212°F, …

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iOS 11.2 Beta 3 Introduces Pop-up to Explain Control Center Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Functionality

With iOS 11, Apple changed the way the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi toggles in Control Center work. The two buttons are no longer standard on/off switches, and instead disable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi only for a set period of time. In the new iOS 11.2 beta released this morning, Apple has added …

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Iconic New York Gossip Columnist Liz Smith Dies at 94

Liz Smith, gossip column queen, frequently referred to as “the Grand Dame of Dish” or “The Doyenne of Dish,” passed away from natural causes in New York on Sunday at the age of 94. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Brand New’s Jesse Lacey Issues Blanket Apology Following Sexual Misconduct Accusation

Jesse Lacey, the lead vocalist and guitarist for the band Brand New, published a rambling, yet vague apology post on Facebook this Saturday after he was accused publicly on Friday of sexual misconduct. In the post, Lacey declares that he “developed a dependent and addictive relationship to sex” early on …

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The BBC Postpones Show Starring Ed Westwick As He Is Investigated for Rape Allegation

Maybe this is a bit of corporate righteousness; maybe it’s a trivial PR scolding. The BBC reports that BBC One will not be broadcasting its Agatha Christie thriller “Ordeal by Ordinance” starring central casting douche Ed Westwick, which was due to debut on Christmas. For now. Westwick, aka Chuck Bass …

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Sunday’s Best Deals: Turkey Fryer, Nonfiction eBooks, Instant Pot Accessories, and More

A safe turkey fryer, Amazon’s nonfiction eBook sale, the perfect air mattress for any house guest, and more lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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George Takei Very Recently Described Groping Men Who Are ‘Afraid’

On Friday, former model and actor Scott R. Brunton accused George Takei of sexually assaulting him in 1981, pulling his pants down and groping him after a date. While Takei claimed to have been “shocked and bewildered” by the allegation, it turns out that just last month, he casually admitted …

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Several iPhone X Owners Experiencing ‘Crackling’ or ‘Buzzing’ Sounds From Earpiece Speaker

A limited but increasing number of iPhone X owners claim to be experiencing so-called “crackling” or “buzzing” sounds emanating from the device’s front-facing earpiece speaker at high or max volumes. Over two dozen users have said they are affected in a MacRumors discussion topic about the matter, while similar reports …

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