devices

Medtronic is sharing its portable ventilator design specifications and code for free to all

Healthcare and biomedical engineering company Medtronic was in the news recently because Tesla CEO Elon Musk had discussions with the company about the automaker’s potential plans to build venti

Gartner: 2020 device shipments to grow 0.9% to 2.16B thanks to 5G, before 2 further years of decline

The analysts at Gartner have published their annual global device forecast, and while 2020 looks like it may be partly sunny, get ready for more showers and poor weather ahead. The analysts predict t

TiVo’s ad-supported streaming service, TiVo Plus, launches today

TiVo’s answer to The Roku Channel, TiVo Plus, is launching today. The company had already unveiled its plans for ad-supported streaming earlier this month with the debut of two new models of its

Applications still open for Hardware Battlefield TC Shenzhen

We’re still in the hunt for innovative early-stage hardware startup founders. And by that, we mean boundary-pushers, exceptional disrupters and all-around game-changers. If that sounds like you, you

Tile partners with BLE chip makers to bring its location-tracking technology to more products

Tile, a company best known for its keychain-style lost item trackers aimed at consumers, is expanding its location-tracking technology to new devices besides its own. The company today announced it ha

Amazon announces a record-breaking holiday, ‘tens of millions’ of new Prime subscribers

Amazon had another record-breaking holiday season, the retailer announced this morning. The company says it added “tens of millions” of people who signed up for Prime memberships, both pai

Nielsen: the second screen is booming as 45% often or always use devices while watching TV

Americans are regularly checking a second screen while watching TV, according to a new report from Nielsen that examined the media consumption habits of U.S. adults in the second quarter of 2018. Toda

This device will automatically enter how much you chew

Eating too much? A Dartmouth researcher thinks he may have a solution for all those who hate manually writing into an app all the foods they eat throughout the day -- a wearable system that detects ho

Circle with Disney raises $10 million for its parental control device for families

Circle Media, the company behind Circle with Disney – a device that helps parents enforce their home’s internet rules and restrictions – has raised $10 million in Series A funding,

Bellabeat Leaf’s new wearable and app help women tackle stress

Bellabeat, the maker of a line of health trackers aimed at women, has sold over 400,000 units of its first health tracker known as the Leaf – a name given to the device because of its leaf-like

Nabi Compete Is A New Fitness Tracker Designed For Kids

Fuhu, the company that makes the nabi tablets for kids - the ones with you immediately recognize thanks to their thick, red bumper - is today expanding into the world of wearables with the debut of th

Google Starts Selling Glass ‘Explorer Edition’ On The Play Devices Store

Google is selling the Glass Explorer Edition on its Play devices store, still for $1,500, with your choice of a free frame or sunglass shade in the mix. The Glass model listed is still very much Googl

Devices Shipments To Grow 6.9% Globally This Year, Says Gartner, As PC Decline Softens

Analyst Gartner has just put out its latest worldwide devices forecast, predicting a growth rate of 6.9% for shipments of traditional PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones this year. That&#8217

Apple Made Over $1B On The Sale Of Around 10M Apple TV Units In 2013

Apple’s TV business still consists only of an over-the-top streaming media box, and not a proper TV set despite longstanding rumors that kind of hardware was on the way – but it’s showin

Apple’s New Product Strategy

Apple appears to be on a kick of delivering product refreshes to punctuate its major release cycle, with changes to devices and tweaked versions that go beyond what it has done in terms of spec refres

Flurry’s Latest Calls Phablets A Fad – Devices Don’t Show Disproportionally High Enough Usage To Justify Developer Support

Flurry, an app analytics firm with a presence on some now 1 billion mobile devices, <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.flurry.com/bid/95652/Size-Matters-for-Connected-Devices-Phablets-Don-t">has tak

With 300 Kiosks In 20 States, Device Recycler EcoATM Secures $40M In Debt Financing To Go Nationwide

You know those mobile devices that everyone keeps raving about? Turns out it's a huge business. Shocker, I know. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/25/global-mobile-phone-shipmen

Carvoyant Is Ready To Put Your Car In The Cloud

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.carvoyant.com/">Carvoyant</a>, a startup that's been busy developing a platform that will tell you exactly what's going on with your vehicle's general health (and <

Flurry: Christmas Day 2012 Smartphone And Tablet Activations Top 17.4M, 2.5X The Record Set In 2011

Christmas Day is increasingly the day that a flood of new phones and tablets come online; it regularly sets and breaks records for new device activations. This year was no exception, according to mobi

Android Phones And Tablets Ranked By Battery Life: Longest Lasting Smartphones Aren’t Top-Tier Devices

Android smartphones can have a pretty bad reputation when it comes to battery life, though that reputation has definitely improved in general over time. A new report updated today ranks the top 15 and
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