Apple health tech exec bids the company adieu

Apple health tech exec bids the company adieu

Matsuoka was hired to lead teams involved with the company’s HealthKit tracking software, the CareKit tool for managing patient medical care, the ResearchKit framework for conducting medical studies via Apple devices, and related machine learning algorithms. Matsuoka reported to Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer.

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The AluCharge is a functional, slim, portable, multi-port charger

The AluCharge is a functional, slim, portable, multi-port charger

Just Mobile says its $49.95 AluCharge is the world's slimmest USB charger. I’ll take their word for it because at just 0.72 inches thick, it’s is barely taller than an USB port. Still, it can charge up to four devices simultaneously (however, you’ll have to provide your own Lightning cables).

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Hot Deal! PDFpen 8 For Mac At 50% Off

Hot Deal! PDFpen 8 For Mac At 50% Off

PDFpen 8 for Mac is one of the best apps on the market for editing, marking up, or even doing optical character recognition of PDF documents. Sure, Black Friday was a week ago, but we've got something that you'll want to pick up if you still have a few bucks available in your holiday budget -- PDFpen 8 for Mac for just $37 and PDFpen Pro 8 for Mac at only $62 -- both are half-off for a limited time only.  

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IDC: tablet market to rebound in 2018

IDC: tablet market to rebound in 2018

This could be good news for the iPad: worldwide tablet shipments are expected to decline by 12% in 2016, rounding out the year at 182.3 million shipments, according to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDCWorldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. The research group expects the market to rebound in 2018 though growth will remain in the low single digits as detachable tablets slowly gain traction.

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Apple patent filings involve the Apple Watch (including a possible round display)

Apple patent filings involve the Apple Watch (including a possible round display)

Two patent filings at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office show that Apple is at least considering future Apple Watches with round displays. Patents number 20160351107 and 20160351098 are both for an “electronic device having a display with curved edges.” The goal: “provide improved displays such as circular displays or other displays with curved edges.”

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