Today is World Sleep Day, a celebration of the importance of sleep. Here's why it has such a huge role in our lives, why sleep deprivation is dangerous, and how 'Heartfulness Meditation' could improve sleep quality.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2018
The Nest Hello video doorbell and Nest x Yale smart lock started shipping, with the latter being also available in a bundle with Nest Connect. A new Nest Temperature Sensor, meanwhile, is now available for pre-order at $39.
Smart Home March 16, 2018
Fitbit just launched a new smartwatch called Versa, which looks like a cheaper Apple Watch. The $199 Versa comes with standard smartwatch features but also cuts a few corners.
Wearable Tech March 14, 2018
In its bid to rival Amazon, Walmart is expanding its home delivery service to 100 metro areas this year. Customers will be able to shop Walmart online and get the items at their doorstep, for a fee.
Life & Style March 14, 2018
Apple's Eddy Cue, the SVP of Internet Software and Services, announced on Monday that Apple Music now has 38 million paid monthly subscribers. Spotify is still the industry leader, but Apple Music is growing strong.
Apple March 14, 2018
Some 'Fortnite' players took to Reddit and the 'Fortnite' forum to report that hackers accessed their accounts and made fraudulent charges. Epic Games says it's aware of the issue and is working to resolve it.
Security March 14, 2018
Microsoft has announced new features for its Slack rival, aiming to improve the experience. Microsoft Teams is getting Cortana integration, inline message translation, cloud recording for meetings, and more.
Microsoft March 14, 2018
The Samsung Galaxy S9 resembles its predecessor not only in design, but also in repairability. iFixit's teardown reveals a poor repairability score, which means it will be tough to fix if it gets damaged.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 14, 2018
Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has announced plans to put self-driving trucks on the streets of Atlanta. The trucks will carry cargo bound for Google's data center.
Car Tech March 10, 2018
Google and Nintendo joined forces for Mario Day on March 10 and Mario is now part of Google Maps. Mario Time will last for a week and will allow users to ride with Mario everywhere.
Apps/Software March 10, 2018
A malfunction over the weekend caused temperatures to rise at a Clevelant area fertility clinic. The temperature fluctuation may have compromised the viability of at least 2,100 frozen eggs and embryos.
Medicine March 10, 2018
Google rolled out an update for its older devices to Android 8.1 Oreo, but it's the last OS update for some. The Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Google Pixel tablet, all from 2015, won't get a taste of Android P.
Google March 8, 2018
Amazon Prime is now more than half off for Medicaid recipients. Instead of the regular $12.99 per month, the low-cost version for those on Medicaid costs just $5.99 per month and offers all benefits of the regular subscription.
Internet March 8, 2018
The latest Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now up for preorder at all major U.S. carriers as well as at Samsung itself and Best Buy. Here are the prices and deals currently in store.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 8, 2018
Someone has been firing pellet guns at Apple and Google employee shuttle buses, with at least 20 shootings reported since January. The California Highway Patrol has resorted to decoy buses to catch the perpetrators.
Life & Style March 3, 2018
A couple from Joshua Tree, California, kept their kids in a makeshift plywood shelter for roughly four years, with no electricity, running water, or sanitation. Authorities arrested the parents for willful cruelty to a child.
Life & Style March 3, 2018
Four medical staff at a hospital in Nairobi are suspended after a patient who needed non-invasive treatment ended up with brain surgery. Doctors defend the neurosurgeon who performed the operation, arguing that he's not to blame for the mix-up.
Medicine March 3, 2018
Amazon reportedly informed Google-owned Nest that it would not be selling its newer products, saying that the decision came from higher-ups. In response, Nest decided to pull its products from Amazon altogether.
Smart Home March 3, 2018
The third 'Pokémon GO' Community Day will take place on March 25 and last for three hours, bringing several perks. This month, the special Pokémon with an exclusive move will be Bulbasaur.
Video Games March 2, 2018
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is among the most highly anticipated smartphones of this year, yet early benchmark tests show disappointing performance. The Galaxy S9 performed worse than last year's iPhones, the Galaxy S8, and others.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 2, 2018