Recommended Reading: The smartwatch EKG


Smartwatches are changing the purpose of the EKG
Andrew Bomback and Michelle Au,
The Atlantic

Devices like the Apple Watch and other wearables now offer access to an EKG on your wrist. What was once reserved for a hospital or doctor’s office can n…

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic sends passenger into space for first time

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic has been working on its project to take private passengers outside of Earth’s atmosphere, and this week it sent its first passenger into sub-space.
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Curiosity suffered a boot issue but is now back up and roving

The NASA team has been dealing with a small hiccup in the operations of the Curiosity rover since it went into safe mode last week. Now the problem has been fixed and the rover is back underway on its mission to explore Mars.
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Samsung Galaxy S10+: What’s great and what’s not (so far)

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 family was only announced a few days ago, but we got one just in time to bring along to Barcelona. It’s a beautiful device, and clearly represents Samsung at the peak of its smartphone-building prowess, but there’s a bigger quest…

Blockchain could ensure the integrity of scientific research trials

Scientific misconduct can lead to real-world consequences when data is falsified. Now a group of researchers has proposed a way to make research data more trustworthy and less susceptible to manipulation — by using blockchain.
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A look back at Samsung’s Galaxy S lineup

Earlier this week, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S10 (and S10+), the company’s latest and greatest Android flagship. Somewhat obviously, the S10 is also the tenth-generation Galaxy S, which means it’s been ten years since the very first Gal…

Why can’t all set-top boxes be as stylish as the Freebox Delta?

It might seem strange to do a deep-dive of an internet and TV set-top box, let alone one that you can’t have in the United States. But the Freebox Delta from French carrier Free, equipped with Devialet speakers, is so strange, stylish and interesting…

Ask Engadget: Do I need a ray-tracing GPU?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we’ve known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac…

Oppo phone with 10x zoom camera will launch this spring

Following the teaser from mid-January, today Oppo held an event just ahead of MWC to talk more about its upcoming 10x "lossless" camera zoom technology. This will still be enabled by a triple-camera module, but now we know that from …

The Morning After: The problem with the Galaxy Fold

Welcome to your weekend! Did you hear? Foldable phones are a real thing. Beside Samsung’s big Unpacked showcase, we re-reviewed PlayStation’s streaming service, we need to (and do) talk about Huawei’s rough year and dream of solar farms in space. MWC…