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Nike’s Android app is bricking its $350 Adapt BB self-lacing shoes

Nike’s Android app is bricking its $350 Adapt BB self-lacing shoes

A recently released firmware update for Nike's new self-lacing Adapt BB shoe appears to be bricking the $350 footwear for some owners. A number of Android users have said that since downloading the update, the Nike app no longer pairs with the shoe, rendering its automatic tightening mechanism useless.
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Immune cell discovery takes us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine

Immune cell discovery takes us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine

The effects of the flu virus can range from debilitating to deadly. A group of international researchers have made a discovery which could take us one step closer to the universal, one-shot flu vaccine that people around the world have been dreaming of. Here's what they discovered.
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FDA warns about the dangers of anti-aging blood transfusions

FDA warns about the dangers of anti-aging blood transfusions

It turns out that injecting old people with blood from healthy youngsters may not be the answer to health rejuvenation after all. That’s according to the FDA, which says that these claims are not only most likely junk science, but that they also pose some major health risks.
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This Bowflex secret sale can save you over $1K on high-tech fitness equipment

This Bowflex secret sale can save you over $1K on high-tech fitness equipment

With advances in technology, taking control of your fitness has become easier than ever. And with this huge discount on the Bowflex Max Trainer M7, it's affordable too. For a limited time, you can save over $1,000 on this compact piece of home gym equipment.
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No faking! Doctors can now objectively measure how much pain you’re in

No faking! Doctors can now objectively measure how much pain you’re in

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered the blood biomarkers that can objectively reveal just how much pain a patient is in. The results could not only take the subjectivity out of diagnosis, but may help battle the opioid prescription crisis as well.
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Amazon slashes prices on Fitbit Versa smartwatches for Presidents’ Day

Amazon slashes prices on Fitbit Versa smartwatches for Presidents’ Day

Amazon is offering a solid $30 discount on this great fitness tracking smartwatch right now. So if you're looking for a wearable that can help you track steps, sleep, and activity, now is a great time to pick one up for less. There are also quite a few other smartwatch discounts availabe now.
Under Armour Recovery Sheets

Tom Brady uses these high-tech sheets for muscle pain, and they’re on sale now

Tom Brady uses these high-tech sheets for muscle pain, and they’re on sale now

Under Armour Recovery Sheets feature unique technologies that can speed your body’s post-workout healing process, and they’re on sale right now at discounts of up to $87. Read on to find out how these innovative sheets work (and how you can save some cash).
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Global Good wants to rid the world of deadly diseases with lasers and A.I.

Global Good wants to rid the world of deadly diseases with lasers and A.I.

Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures both invest money in Global Good, a program that brings together scientists from various backgrounds to tackle problems in the developing world, especially disease eradication. They try to find high-tech solutions target pneumonia, polio, and malaria.
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Under Armour drops prices on Gore-Tex Jackets, Pants, and backpacks

Under Armour drops prices on Gore-Tex Jackets, Pants, and backpacks

The UA Outlet Exclusive sale is going on right now through Monday, February 18. During this time, you can get up to 40 percent off a huge range of outlet items, including Gore-Tex rain gear. And you can get an extra 20 percent off those already discounted items when you spend $100 or more.
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These wireless earbuds use an A.I. to get you moving faster

These wireless earbuds use an A.I. to get you moving faster

The new Blade wireless earbuds from Soul deliver good sound and battery life while also offering the ability to track your heart rate during a workout without the need for a heart rate sensor. The earbuds also offer A.I. coaching to improve running form and fitness in general.
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9 million veterans can now access their health records on an iPhone

9 million veterans can now access their health records on an iPhone

Apple announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that allows as many as 9 million veterans to access their health records straight on their iPhone. The announcement could have a significant impact on veterans' health, allowing them to take better control of their medical needs.
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My niece lost her hearing. This is a story about how technology brought it back

My niece lost her hearing. This is a story about how technology brought it back

When my niece was diagnosed with severe profound loss, her parents had to decide whether to get a cochlear implant. We spoke to them and Australian company, Cochlear, about how the system restores hearing. We also look at the latest features made available through the mobile app.
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Skullcandy turns to action sports with the Vert Bluetooth earbuds

Skullcandy turns to action sports with the Vert Bluetooth earbuds

The Skullcandy Vert is a new Bluetooth wireless device that allows action sports athletes to listen to music while outdoors. The device pairs with any smartphone, can use any earbuds, and clips to a helmet, backpack, or belt to provide up to 12 hours of audio playback on a single charge.
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FDA hails ‘Tumor Monorail’ that coaxes aggressive tumors away from the brain

FDA hails ‘Tumor Monorail’ that coaxes aggressive tumors away from the brain

Researchers have developed a so-called 'Tutor Monorail' which can successfully fool aggressive brain tumors into exiting the brain and instead migrating into an external container. The groundbreaking development has just received a 'Breakthrough Device' nod from the FDA.
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Energy-harvesting gizmo powers medical implants using your own heartbeat

Energy-harvesting gizmo powers medical implants using your own heartbeat

Engineers at Dartmouth College have built a tiny energy-harvesting gadget that's able to convert the heart’s kinetic energy into electricity which could be used to power an assortment of implantable devices. Here's how it works -- and why it could finally make the cyborg dream a reality.
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We’re another step closer to made-to-order human kidneys

We’re another step closer to made-to-order human kidneys

Researchers from Japan have demonstrated that it is possible to successfully grow functional mouse kidneys inside rats using donor stem cells. The medical breakthrough could one day lead to human kidneys being grown in other animals and then transplanted into patients.
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Smart toilet seat is flush with possibilities to monitor patients’ health

Smart toilet seat is flush with possibilities to monitor patients’ health

Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have developed a smart toilet seat that can monitor the heart health of users during their time spent sitting on it. Here's how it works, and why it could prove to be as effective as some hospital monitoring equipment.
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Strava joins Slopes to record your ski and snowboard stats

Strava joins Slopes to record your ski and snowboard stats

Fitness-tracking app Strava joined forces with ski and snowboard app Slopes to track a user's metrics while on the hill. The collaboration allows Strava-loving skiers and snowboarders to not just measure their speed, distance, and vert, but it also creates 3D maps of each run.
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MIT pill inflates in your gut so you can’t digest it. Here’s why that’s awesome

MIT pill inflates in your gut so you can’t digest it. Here’s why that’s awesome

Researchers at MIT have developed a new ingestible smart pill which can rapidly expand into a soft hydrogel object the size of a ping-pong ball after it’s been consumed. It can then monitor your body's core temperature -- and perhaps one day other medical conditions -- from the inside.
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Breakthrough A.I.-powered stethoscope diagnoses pneumonia like a robot doctor

Breakthrough A.I.-powered stethoscope diagnoses pneumonia like a robot doctor

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have invented a new, 21st-century version of the stethoscope, which can help better diagnose conditions like pneumonia using some smart machine-learning technology. Here's how it works and why it could turn out to be such a game-changer.
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Fitbit Versa, Charge 3 smartwatches get price cuts for Valentine’s Day

Fitbit Versa, Charge 3 smartwatches get price cuts for Valentine’s Day

Whether you or someone you love is trying to get back into shape this year, a Fitbit smartwatch can be an excellent support system to have on your side. Amazon is offering some great discounts on the Fitbit Versa, Fitbit Charge 3, and other Fitbit models right now for Valentine's Day.
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Prime(d) is the podcast Amazon probably doesn’t want you to listen to

Prime(d) is the podcast Amazon probably doesn’t want you to listen to

KUOW’s Prime(d) podcast debuts Season 2 February 4. Host Joshua McNichols spoke with Digital Trends about the ways in which Amazon waits out its competition while keeping its customers happy. Even a few missteps won’t phase a company this size, so it’s practically guaranteed some amount of success in everything from groceries to fashion.
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Alphabet’s Verily is reportedly working on shoes that can track your weight

Alphabet’s Verily is reportedly working on shoes that can track your weight

Fitness tracking is getting increasingly important, but while the likes of Apple are working on fitness-tracking watches, Alphabet's Verily is instead turning to shoes. According to a recent report, Verily is working on shoes that can track your weight and offer things like fall detection.
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Puma’s self-lacing sports shoe gives Nike’s Adapt BB a run for its money

Puma’s self-lacing sports shoe gives Nike’s Adapt BB a run for its money

Puma has unveiled a self-lacing shoe to take on Nike's Adapt BB. The fit can be adjusted via a smartphone app or the Apple Watch, with additional changes possible via a small touchpad on the top of the shoe. Puma's "Fi" footwear launches with a $330 price tag, $20 cheaper than Nike's offering.
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Insoles claim to fight Parkinson’s symptoms by stimulating nerves in your feet

Insoles claim to fight Parkinson’s symptoms by stimulating nerves in your feet

A shoe insole maker called Naboso Technology claims it can help improve balance and stability for people with Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological disorders by stimulating the nervous system through the bottom of the feet. Here's how its approach works.
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A wearable may save your life, thanks to A.I. and big data. Here’s how

A wearable may save your life, thanks to A.I. and big data. Here’s how

Wearables are morphing from devices that send you smartphone notifications and track your fitness into gadgets that can monitor your health -- and maybe even save your life. Here's why -- and how advanced AI from companies like Microsoft and Google can make it possible.
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Genetically modified chickens lay eggs containing cancer-fighting proteins

Genetically modified chickens lay eggs containing cancer-fighting proteins

By splicing a human gene into chicken DNA, researchers from the U.K.’s University of Edinburgh have discovered that chickens can be made to lay eggs which contain an elevated level of proteins used to treat cancer. Best of all, it's much cheaper than current ways of making the proteins.
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Zap yourself into shape with ElectroFit, a smartphone-operated muscle stimulator

Zap yourself into shape with ElectroFit, a smartphone-operated muscle stimulator

ElectroFit wants to supercharge your workout with the world's first smartphone-controlled electrical muscle stimulation device. Designed for home use, the portable unit and its companion app can dial in just the right amount of electrical stimulation to strengthen muscles and ease the pain of recovery.

Wipe off that wing sauce and tap into the game with the 9 best Super Bowl apps

Wipe off that wing sauce and tap into the game with the 9 best Super Bowl apps

The Patriots and the Rams will take the field for Super Bowl LIII, but before they do make sure you're prepared with the best Super Bowl apps on your phone. From apps to help get you your food and drinks, to apps that help you stay up to date with everything happening, here are the best Super Bowl apps.
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IBM’s latest A.I. can help doctors detect how quickly a disease is progressing

IBM’s latest A.I. can help doctors detect how quickly a disease is progressing

IBM has developed an A.I. that can be used to predict how a range of diseases -- including diabetes, Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s -- are likely to develop. The tool could one day be used by physicians to make more accurate diagnoses and design more effective treatments.
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Tiny medical microrobots can shape-shift to navigate through your insides

Tiny medical microrobots can shape-shift to navigate through your insides

Researchers from Switzerland have developed tiny, adaptable microrobots capable of changing their shape to better navigate around the inside of the human body. The hope is that these origami-inspired robots could one day be used for performing surgery or delivering drugs where required.
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Battery-free biosensor patch measures your health by drinking your sweat

Battery-free biosensor patch measures your health by drinking your sweat

Researchers from Northwestern University have developed a soft skin patch that’s able to wirelessly gather data about the body by testing sweat components. It could be useful for everything from tracking sport performance to carrying out clinical work such as disease diagnosis.
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Researchers find a way to create a renewable supply of cancer-fighting T cells

Researchers find a way to create a renewable supply of cancer-fighting T cells

Researchers at UCLA have made a major advance in the battle against cancer by showing that it’s possible to create mature T cells with important cancer-killing receptors from pluripotent stem cells. The results could be off-the-shelf T cell cancer therapies for people who need them.
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Photograph your meal with the Foodvisor app for caloric, nutritional estimates

Photograph your meal with the Foodvisor app for caloric, nutritional estimates

What if you could photograph your meal or snack and get an accurate calorie count with nutritional data? That's the aim of French app, Foodvisor, which features a clever algorithm that can recognize over 1,000 different food items. It continues to improve as it learns, cutting down the hassle for you.