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Too in love with your phone? That’s a problem says new Motorola study

For years now leadership, management and self-improvement gurus have talked about people needing to establish a better work-life balance. Prepare for a new term to start being tossed about courtesy of Motorola who recently coined “phone-life balance.” The nature of that balance is in a bad place according to a recently completed study commissioned by […]

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One in six Americans owns a smart speaker, according to study

There's no doubt that smart speakers are selling like hotcakes, but how many people own them, exactly? Quite a few, according to NPR and Edison Research. They've published findings of a study which estimates that one in six Americans (16 percent) o…
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Zepp phone apps use AI to study your basketball shots

You may know Zepp for sports tracking sensors you can slap on your baseball bat or soccer ball, but its latest tracking involves little more than your phone and a good view of the action. Its game recording and training apps (Android, iOS) are adding…
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Verily, the Alphabet health company, announces the Study Watch

If you happen to own an activity tracker, you probably know that the companies producing them are careful to disclaim the accuracy of the devices. Despite this, companies producing the devices have been hit with the occasional lawsuit because the data the devices provide are not “medical” grade or quality. For a company like Verily, […]

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Your sleep tracker may actually disturb your sleep, study suggests

In a bid to improve sleep patterns, many people have turned turned to devices such as sleep trackers to better optimize their shut-eye. But a new case series suggests these devices might actually prompt sleep problems.

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New York buildings are getting sensors to study city’s noise pollution

Sounds of New York City is a new multi-year project described as a “first-of-its-kind comprehensive research initiative to understand and address noise pollution in New York and beyond.”

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Smile and take a selfie, and you’ll feel your confidence grow, study suggests

A small team of researchers from the University of California have detailed a small study showing that taking daily selfies can actually improve one’s confidence over time.

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Tinder users twice as likely to have a sexually transmitted infection, finds new study

A new study has found that Tinder users are twice as likely to have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) as those that don’t use the popular dating app. The research also found that the types of STI Tinder users and non-users have tend to differ.

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Study shows some 3D printing fumes can be harmful

If you do a lot of 3D printing and are worried about the fumes, you may want to read a new study from US and French researchers. It measured the amount of particles emitted by five 3D printers using nine different filament materials. The new research…
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Study: People want Apple Watches, aren’t sure why, refuse to pay for them

In a Juniper Research survey of over 2,000 smartphone owners in the U.S. and the UK, only one in five respondents said they were willing to spend more than $ 175 on any kind of wearable.

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According to a new study, almost all common hangover cures aren’t actually effective

Bad news for those who hope to stave off a hangover after a night of drinking with a heavy meal or a several glasses of water. A recent study suggests these common hangover cures are ineffective.

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