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Wondercise adds arm and leg sensors to better track your exercise form

Wondercise Before Apple Fitness+ debuted late last year, Wondercise was one of the many companies offering on-demand fitness classes you could take at home. The company’s edge, though, is its Live Motion Matching system that uses wearables like the Apple Watch and Garmin devices to track your form while you’re working out. For CES 2021, …

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This gesture-sensing band could make the Apple Watch more accessible

Wearable Devices Ltd We often think of touchscreen displays as one of the more accessible ways to interact with our gadgets. But a variety of physical and cognitive disabilities, including conditions like ALS, can make even using a touchscreen nearly impossible. Enter a recent CES 2021 Innovation Award honoree called the Mudra Band.  The concept …

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Tech that can help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions

Join me in bidding “adieu” and good riddance to 2020. You may just be hoping that 2021 will bring better things, but there are ways to make that wish a reality rather than a prayer. Setting attainable New Year’s resolutions is one of them, but you may need extra help sticking to them after this …

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Apple is having iCloud activation problems at the worst possible time (updated)

Dana Wollman/Engadget You’re not alone if you’re having problems getting your newly gifted iPad or Apple Watch up and running. As AppleInsider first reported, Apple is warning of iCloud account and sign-in issues (ongoing as we write this) that appear to have started on Christmas Day — right as many people were setting up their …

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Apple’s watchOS 7.2 is out, offers new health and fitness metrics

Enlarge / Apple Watch series 6, launched this September, offers health and fitness monitoring in a dizzying array of styles. (It can also tell you the time, if you’re looking for that.) Apple There’s a new version of watchOS, the operating system used by the Apple Watch, out today. WatchOS 7.2 includes support for Fitness+, …

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Here are all of the Apple devices on sale for Black Friday

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FDA clears Apple Watch app that helps treat PTSD-related nightmares

NightWare Your Apple Watch might be the key to addressing nightmare-related sleep issues. The FDA has approved the sale of NightWare, an Apple Watch app (with a corresponding iPhone element) that helps treat nightmares stemming from disorders like PTSD. The system uses smartwatch motion and heart rate data to detect when you’re having a nightmare …

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Apple Watch SE review: An excellent starter smartwatch

Smartwatches have evolved since the first Apple Watch. Sort of. They still look largely the same, battery life is still an issue and, often, software is fairly limited. Yet, they’ve secured their place on many wrists by offering more fitness and health tracking tools over time. And, not surprisingly, Apple quickly became the top seller …

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Apple Watch Series 3 owners deal with random reboots in watchOS 7

Engadget WatchOS 7 has been a welcome upgrade in some respects, but not so much if you’re an Apple Watch Series 3 owner. As 9to5Mac reports, Series 3 users on the Apple and MacRumors forums are complaining of random reboots after installing watchOS 7 on their devices. There can be multiple restarts per day, and …

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Apple Watch Series 6 Review: Still the best smartwatch, but tracking is lacking

Enlarge Corey Gaskin Apple’s latest smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 6, gives us almost every feature one could ask for in a fitness tracker while reasserting Apple Watch’s position as the most fun, connected, and complete smartwatch experience. To be fair, the Apple Watch Series 5 also held those distinctions in its time. You could …

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