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Teardown of Apple Watch shows sensor could measure blood oxygen levels

To reach the watch's inner components, iFixIt used a "destructive process" that would make it "impossible" for a person to repair the watch

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Mobile apps that have changed my life: OmniFocus

In this part of my ongoing series, we take a look at an app I cannot imagine myself doing without in the area of time and project management.

Google Project Fi

Project Fi's winners and losers

Project Fi, Google's Wi-Fi and cellular network service, can be described as low-cost, disruptive, cutting edge, tantalizing, confusing, even awesome. Here's a look at those who could gain from the new service, and those who could...

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, April 24

Comcast-Time Warner merger may be falling apart... Amazon finally discloses cloud numbers... Microsoft services make up for weak PC market

Zensors app lets you crowdsource live camera monitoring

Workers in the cloud can train machine learning tools to take over monitoring tasks

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Google Fi: From disruptive to meh

This week's unveiling of Google's Project Fi, the search-messaging-phone-collaboration-broadband company's effort to shake up the wireless market in order to encourage people to use more of its services, has generated widespread...

Enterprise software vendors ready Apple Watch apps

Microsoft and Good Technology are among the software vendors that have created business-focused apps for the smartwatch

Salesforce for HR puts the focus on mobile and social capabilities

The CRM company's new HR offering is designed to help companies and employees connect

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Pretty much all of the Apple Watches are coming to work

Almost all current or perspective users of smartwatches and other wearable technologies want to use them for work, according to a Harris Poll survey commissioned by MDM vendor MobileIron.

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How your smartphone use could affect your credit

Lenders are looking at smartphone metadata to help develop an approximate credit score for those who don't have much credit.

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iPhone 7, Apple Watch mashup: Brangelina of tech gadgets

An elegant new iPhone 7 design concept blends an advanced Apple smartphone with a key component of the new Apple Watch, resulting in something of a Brangelina of tech gadgets.

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Survey: Employees will only embrace smartwatches if they improve work environment

For enterprise-provided, data-sharing smartwatches to be accepted, they need to improve working hours, reduce stress, and allow varied work locations, a new survey has found.

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Hands on: Activity-tracking Swiss smartwatches with real hands and dials

Loaded with the same step- and sleep-tracking algorithms as early Jawbone UP wristbands, these watches from Frederique Constant and Alpina ooze with luxury even the Apple Watch can't meet.

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Fullpower CEO riffs on Swiss smartwatch platform, Apple Watch and disposable 'Kleenex' technology

A one-on-one interview with Philippe Khan, who argues his case for activity-tracking Swiss smartwatches, and comments on Fullpower's changing relationship with Jawbone.

Xiaomi Mi 4i combines impressive specs with a $200 price tag

The smartphone has a 5-inch full HD screen and a 13-megapixel camera with a two-tone flash

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21 tips for making Android a better personal assistant

Become an Android email, calendar, and contacts master with these 21 tips for getting the most out of your device

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 23

Facebook's mobile traffic dominates... Google, Box step up enterprise tools... Russian malware targeted the White House

Yahoo explores ears, knuckles to unlock smartphones

Bodyprint is an app that lets you unlock your phone with an ear, knuckle or palm print

Qualcomm hit by China fine, cut in Samsung business

The company has lowered its revenue guidance for 2015

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