Computer

Top Wi-Fi problems and how to fix them

We’ve grown so accustomed to Wi-Fi being readily available for listening to music, streaming our favorite shows, and allowing us to work from home, that we rarely think twice about being connected until we’re suddenly without Wi-Fi. A loss of connection is disruptive to a daily routine, but most connection issues are easy to fix, […]

Mobile

FDA allows AliveCor’s AI ECG to detect coronavirus drug-induced heart problems

While rivals worked to build basic ECG functionality into smartwatches, AliveCor received FDA approval last year for a first-of-kind six-lead consumer ECG — the KardiaMobile 6L — that could be positioned at multiple sites on the user’s body, gathering additional heart rate data for broader measurements and greater diagnostic accuracy. Now, as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to […]

Mobile

Nest is testing detecting HVAC problems with AI

Owners of Nest-branded thermostats will soon see their systems improved with a new feature designed to detect problems in heating and cooling (HVAC) systems. Google today announced that it’s testing algorithms tailored to identify “unusual patterns” related to HVAC systems controlled by Nest, which can then alert users to issues and put them in touch […]

Emerging Tech

Digital Trends Live: Uber’s assault problems, iPhone location-data leaks, more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Caleb Denison and Nicole Raney break down the biggest-trending tech stories of the day, including the iPhone 11 location-data controversy, Qualcomm’s team-up with Pokémon Go’s creators, Uber’s sexual assault problem, and more. Randall Field and Joanna Mood Randall Field, executive director of the Mobility of the Future […]