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Health and beauty tech continues to fail pregnant women

There's a thread on Fitbit's Feature Suggestion forum titled, "Add Pregnancy/Nursing mode for more accurate calorie estimates," with the first comment logged in December 2013. It was locked at 328 comments and 1,388 upvotes. In the comments, hundreds… Source: Engadget | Health and beauty tech continues to fail pregnant women

The Owlet Band monitors your unborn baby while you sleep

Owlet is known for making connected baby monitors and teeny tiny smart socks (yes, really), but its latest innovation is built to use before baby is actually born. The Owlet Band is a soft, thin circle of fabric that wraps around an expectant mother'… Source: Engadget | The Owlet Band monitors your unborn baby while …

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This Discounted Standing Desk Mat Is Basically a Fidget Toy For Your Feet

With the advent of affordable monitor risers, it’s never been easier to become a part-time or full-time standing desk user, but it’s important not to skimp on the anti-fatigue mat when you decide to make the transition.Read more… Source: Kotaku | This Discounted Standing Desk Mat Is Basically a Fidget Toy For Your Feet

'Alexa, Improvise' is a comedy show that uses AI fails for laughs

It was 7:55 p.m. on a Saturday night, and I had just arrived at a small improv workshop and stage space in San Francisco's Mission district. Mere moments after I sat down, someone placed a stool in front of the stage, draped a red cloth over it and p… Source: Engadget | 'Alexa, Improvise' is …

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Alexa's one-way intercom feature arrives on Fire TV Cube

If you have several Echo (or Sonos One or Beam) devices around your home, you might already be aware of the Alexa Announcements feature — speak into one device and the others broadcast that message over their speakers. To knit its ecosystem closer t… Source: Engadget | Alexa's one-way intercom feature arrives on Fire TV …

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Xiaomi's UK launch is an important step in going global

In some parts of the world, Xiaomi is a household name. And in others, it's almost unknown, discussed only in whispers amongst tech journalists and enthusiasts. The Chinese company launched its first smartphone seven years ago, and since then it's gr… Source: Engadget | Xiaomi's UK launch is an important step in going global

Google and iRobot team up to better map your home

Your Roomba's home mapping could be useful for more than more effective cleaning. Google and iRobot have formed a partnership to improve smart home technology using consumer robots. The two will find "additional ways" to link their platforms beyond G… Source: Engadget | Google and iRobot team up to better map your home

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Philips Hue starter kit

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Amazon’s Echo Show can use Getty Images to answer your questions

This week, Getty Images announced a new partnership with Amazon that will allow the online retail giant to use images from Getty's vast image catalog on its Echo devices with a screen. While Alexa was previously able to deliver verbal answers to ques… Source: Engadget | Amazon’s Echo Show can use Getty Images to answer …

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Wirecutter's best deals: Save $20 on Razer's Kraken Pro V2 gaming headset

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JBL Link View: A Google Smart Display that puts audio centerstage

Even though Amazon was the first to come up with the smart display concept (via the Echo Show), it's Google that transformed it into a whole new consumer category. Much of this is due to Google's hardware strategy: It partners with different manu… Source: Engadget | JBL Link View: A Google Smart Display that puts …

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