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Apple Watch infrequent heart rate measurements are intentional

Apple's new support page regarding its wearable's heart rate feature says the device will measure your heart rate every 10 minutes, but won't record it if you're moving.

By May 31, 2015


Apple buys piracy-measuring, buzz-tracking service Musicmetric

Apple has quietly snapped up a UK company that goes beyond the charts to measure the latest pop sensations.

By January 21, 2015


Princess Leia's skimpy gold bikini sells for $96,000

Immortalized in countless cosplay tributes, an original version of Princess Leia's "slave" bikini outfit sells at auction for a high price.

By October 5, 2015


Fire TV Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick: Measuring the sticks

Ready for more comparisons than you can shake a stick at? Ranging in price from $35 to $50, these three HDMI streaming sticks all offer Netflix...and diverge from there. Stick with this roundup for all the details.

By October 27, 2014


Obama to outline new cybersecurity measures

The president will lay out plans next week for identity and privacy protections and network security, as well as ways to spread access to broadband Internet.

By January 10, 2015


Engineer uses tape measure to beat speeding ticket

A retired UK engineer is reportedly convinced he wasn't speeding, despite getting a ticket generated by a speed camera. So he gets on his hands and knees to prove white lines on the road are incorrectly spaced.

By December 15, 2014


Samsung denies fudging TV energy efficiency tests

Hot on the heels of the Volkswagen diesel scandal, Samsung faces accusations it makes its products seem more energy efficient under test conditions.

By October 2, 2015


​Apple to fix Health app after blood glucose measurement issue

Diabetics are being warned that Apple's Health app is not compatible with some blood glucose measurements, meaning those in the UK and Australia could see inaccurate readings.

By October 15, 2014


Watch an exoplanet orbit a distant star

Astronomers have obtained direct images of an exoplanet moving around a star 63 light-years from Earth.

By September 18, 2015


Princess Leia's slave costume could fetch $120,000 at auction

You might have to bid against Jabba the Hutt for the right to own a set-used Princess Leia costume from "Return of the Jedi."

By September 17, 2015