Watch a Human Try to Fight Off Boston Dynamics’ Door-Opening Robot Dog

Hey, remember that dog-like robot, SpotMini, that Boston Dynamics showed off last week, the one that opened a door for its robot friend? Well, the company just dropped a new video starring the canine contraption. In this week’s episode, a human with a hockey stick does everything in his power to stop the robot from opening the door, including tugging on the machine, which struggles … Continue reading Watch a Human Try to Fight Off Boston Dynamics’ Door-Opening Robot Dog

This week’s top stories: HomePod’s ‘ring’ problem, Apple Watch helps save a life, Facebook’s spyware on iOS, more

In this week’s top stories: Another pesky text bug on iOS and macOS, more thoughts on the HomePod, Apple Watch helps save yet another life, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories.. Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover This week, we highlighted another life-saving Apple Watch story. Apple’s wearable was credited with saving the life of a 24-year-old and her daughter who … Continue reading This week’s top stories: HomePod’s ‘ring’ problem, Apple Watch helps save a life, Facebook’s spyware on iOS, more

Apple Watch SOS saved a mom and her baby after a drunk driver hit their car

Apple Watch continues to save lives by placing life-changing technology in ordinary places. Kacie Anderson, who shared her story with Shape.com, is the latest example of someone with an incredible experience with Apple Watch. Anderson says her watch helped save her and her nine-month-old son’s life when they were hit by a drunk driver. 9to5Mac Happy Hour Kacie Anderson relied on the SOS feature from … Continue reading Apple Watch SOS saved a mom and her baby after a drunk driver hit their car

Facebook Wants to Create Dedicated News Section on Facebook Watch – Variety

Facebook is wrangling with a lot of issues these days, ranging from false news to inappropriate content and from nation states trying to impact elections to issues of health and well-being of its users — but the company’s head of newsfeed Adam Mosseri thinks that Facebook’s biggest problem may be something that isn’t even on the company’s radar yet. “We are systematically trying to avoid … Continue reading Facebook Wants to Create Dedicated News Section on Facebook Watch – Variety

Large-scale study shows Apple Watch & other wearables can detect early signs of diabetes

A large-scale study involving more than 14,000 Apple Watch and Android Wear users has shown that heart-rate data from the wearables can detect early signs of diabetes. The study – a collaboration between UC San Francisco and digital health startup Cardiogram – was able to determine that 463 participants had previously undiagnosed diabetes … NordVPN Cardiogram co-founder Johnson Hsieh explained how the condition can be diagnosed … Continue reading Large-scale study shows Apple Watch & other wearables can detect early signs of diabetes