Withings ScanWatch review: health-tracking watch with 30-day battery

You can also manually take an ECG by activating it in the menu and then placing your hand over half of the watch for 30 seconds while sitting still. An ECG is used to spot irregular rhythms in your heart rate and is becoming an increasingly common feature in high-end smartwatches where it is useful […]

The new Fitbit Sense watch can tell whether you’re sick or stressed

PRE-ORDER NOW What does the Fitbit Sense watch record? Skin temperature, oxygen levels in the blood and heart rate levels are recorded, giving you a clear overview of your general health and, ultimately, identifying the predecessor to sickness: stress.

The 10 places on coronavirus watch list revealed – with 3 added this week

Professor Tim Spector, an epidemiologist at King’s College London who is leading the study, said: “While with increased economic activity and travel we are seeing the numbers starting to creep up again, it is good to see that when numbers start to rise, areas like around Glasgow are taking swift action to help stop the […]

These are the best cheap Apple Watch deals for September 2020

Although the new iPhone 11 was the biggest start of that Apple showing, smartwatch fans were understandably excited to see the awesome new Apple Watch Series 5 — even if it’s only because the rollout of new devices means you can expect price cuts on last-gen models like the Series 3 and Series 4 (which […]

Health officials worry the ‘lost summer of 2020’ will spark a surge in COVID-19 cases as crowds across the country flout social distancing rules over Labor Day weekend

Downtown Atlanta was quiet as the 85,000 or so people who come dressed as their favorite superheroes or sci-fi characters for the annual Dragon Con convention met online instead. Huge football stadiums at places like Ohio State and the University of Texas sat empty. Many Labor Day parades marking the unofficial end of summer were […]

Best smartwatch deals for September 2020: Samsung, Fitbit, and Apple Watch sales

Ticwatch E Mobvoi Ticwatch E is one of the most affordable smartwatches that you can buy, and it’s been a surprise hit. This budget-friendly wearable costs less than some fitness trackers, yet boasts a full suite of Android Wear 2.0 functionality for use with a wide variety of great apps. It also features built-in support […]

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets Galaxy Watch 3 features with new update

What you need to know Samsung is rolling out a new software update to the Galaxy Watch Active 2. The update brings several new features, including fall detection, running analysis, VO2 max measurement, and improved connectivity features. You can also now send AR Emoji stickers and Bitmoji stickers right from your Galaxy Watch Active 2.

Poll: Pandemic takes toll on mental health of young adults

The results are surprising because people who are considered most at risk normally report more mental health symptoms, and older adults are more likely to become seriously ill from the coronavirus, said Tom Smith, who has directed NORC’s General Social Survey since 1980. The numbers also contrast with stories about some younger people gathering for […]

Coronavirus pandemic taking much bigger mental health toll on young adults compared to older adults, survey finds

In the midst of the pandemic, young adults are navigating life transitions such as starting college and finding jobs, all without being able to experience normal social activities that might be especially essential for people who are less likely to have already married and started their own families. Some young people are just beginning their […]

‘Time Flies’ Apple Event on September 15: Apple Watch Series 6, new iPad Air expected; iPhone 12 launch unlikely

The Apple event invite, as usual, is cryptic and suggest that the Apple event on September 15 will focus on Apple Watch Series 6 and the new iPad Air. Apple, at the earnings calls earlier this year, had confirmed that the new iPhone 12 models are likely to get delayed due to the global situation. […]