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Fitbit Charge 2 review: This activity tracker goes the extra mile

With notifications, deep breathing, sleep tracking, and heart rate monitoring, the Charge 2 has everything you could want in a tracker.

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Medical devices: Many benefits, but many insecurities

Security weaknesses in connected medical devices will not be resolved for a long time, a panel of experts at the recent Security of Things Forum said. But in the interim, security could be drastically improved just by eliminating...

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Comparing Apple Watch Breathe app and Fitbit Charge 2's Relax mode

Fitbit and Apple recently added tools to their wearables that help users take a few minutes each day for guided breathing exercises. Apple's app is more customizable, but Fitbit's guidance is based on heart-rate variability and is...

Apple Watch 2 reviews roundup: Is it worth the money?

The Apple Watch 2 offers better CPU and GPU performance, GPS and a brighter screen. But is it worth buying?

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Microsoft may dump Band fitness trackers as it backs away from hardware

Microsoft is backing away from another consumer hardware line: the Microsoft Band. But the software behind it will continue.

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Taking your first steps in digital health (or, here’s the best way to eat an elephant)

One thing you must do when taking on any digital health program is to determine which part you’re going to take on. There are really three main components to any digital health strategy, although they all interact with each other to...

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22% off Jaybird X2 Sport Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Deal Alert

Enjoy premium bluetooth wireless music and a lifetime warranty against sweat, at a significant discount of 22% off

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40% off First Alert Dual Photoelectric and Ionization Sensor Smoke Alarm - Deal Alert

While all smoke alarms are designed to detect smoke, this alarm makes use of both ionization and photoelectric sensors to offer the earliest warning, regardless of the type of fire.

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Why Fitbit Charge 2 is the best fitness wearable money can buy

Fitbit's aging Charge HR just received a major upgrade with Charge 2, and the new device pushes the activity tracking ball forward for Fitbit users in several key ways.

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How identity management helps protect what ails patients

Eve Maler, vice president of innovation and emerging technology at ForgeRock, points out how Identity and Access Management is used to secure patient data.

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3 reasons why Apple Watch Series 2 is great for fitness fanatics

Apple's latest smartwatch, Watch Series 2, raises the bar for fitness tracking, and it includes support for swimming and guided hiking expeditions. The company also announced a new Nike version of the watch for runners.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 29 - September 2 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 29th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Meet Withings Steel HR, the heart rate-monitoring activity tracker that looks like a classic watch

Under Nokia, Withings is making its lineup of activity trackers smarter and more sophisticated.

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Interactive and zero-knowledge proofs for better patient interactions with blockchain technology

Zero-knowledge proofs, when combined with blockchain technologies running on smart contracts, have the potential to prove patient health information without the verifier ever learning anything except that a statement is true.

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If I only had 5 minutes to explain blockchain

Are you struggling to understand how blockchain works, why blockchains are secure or why blockchain technologies will transform the world? Here's a five-minute answer to all those questions.

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29% off Huawei Stainless Steel Smartwatch with Black Suture Leather Strap - Deal Alert

Inspired by the classic designs of luxury watches, with cutting-edge technology, the Huawei Watch redefines what we’ve come to expect from a smartwatch.

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day.

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Connecting patient data solving healthcare interoperability and the ONC Blockchain Challenge

Propogated by experts, veterans of industry, and healthcare players spanning every facet of the healthcare ecosystem is the myth that healthcare interoperablity is a fantansy.

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