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Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Fitbit acquires cloud-based software startup Twine Health, which connects patients with health coaches and doctors and had raised ~$10M according to Crunchbase   —  Nearly all Twine Health employees will join Fitbit  —  Fitbit announced today that it has acquired a small …
Feb 14, 2018, 12:45 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Apple announces ARKit 1.5 in iOS 11.3 beta with support for vertical planes, 2D image recognition, and imagery in 1080p   —  Vertical planes and 2D image recognition are coming to ARKit  —  Apple just announced an updated version of its augmented reality platform, timed to the developer beta release …
Jan 24, 2018, 9:00 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Groupon founder Andrew Mason raises $5M from a16z for Descript, which lets users edit audio by directly editing its text transcription   —  A spin-off from Mason's last app, Detour  —  Andrew Mason, the co-founder and former CEO of Groupon whose most recent company produced audio-guided city walking tours …
Dec 12, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Roku debuts $50 Streaming Stick with CPU update and voice control remote, $70 Streaming Stick Plus with HDR and 4K, and rolls out OS 8 with OTA programming   —  More TV streaming boxes  —  Roku just announced updates to five of its TV streaming products, as well as a new operating system …
Oct 2, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Apple says Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE has cellular connectivity issue caused by watch trying to join unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks, exploring software fix   —  The “handoff” isn't working like it's supposed to  —  Apple's new Series 3 smartwatch starts shipping this Friday …
Sep 20, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE review: faster processor but has connectivity problems, no Apple Music streaming yet, battery drain with LTE, and unreliable Siri   —  You should still call me on my cellphone  —  How much are you willing to pay for a gadget that offers intermittent convenience?
Sep 20, 2017, 7:35 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Liftoff report finds subscription based apps in the $7 to $20 per month price range have the highest conversion rates   —  Blame the sunk cost fallacy  —  A new report from Liftoff, a Silicon Valley-based mobile app marketing and retargeting firm, says that subscription-based apps may do better …
Aug 16, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Amazon Echo Look review: useful for taking hands-free photos and it works well with Alexa, but its outfit analysis needs more work and its speaker is subpar   —  Clothes are personal  —  Over the past couple of years, Amazon's connected devices have slowly made their way into the home with increasing levels of boldness and oddity.
Jul 6, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Fitbit Alta HR review: a stylish fitness tracker with good battery life and additional sensors, but it lacks GPS and has limited options for tracking exercise   —  Not exactly new, but just new enough  —  I don't know about you, but I'm about ready for Fitbit to drop something genuinely new on the world.
Apr 11, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Apple Clips hands-on: a fun, lightweight app for mobile video editing that can be complicated to use but creates nice looking videos, available now   —  Not a social network, but a fun video app … When I opened up Apple's new Clips app yesterday, as I've been doing for the past few days …
Apr 6, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context

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