There's nothing worse than that sinking feeling when you realize that your NFL team will be fighting for its post-season life during a holiday party you've committed to attend. At least it feels that way.
But with a little preparation and some creativity, you can keep tabs on The Most Important Game Ever. Find out how. Read my column in USA TODAY.
The flashlight app on your phone may be reporting your GPS location. Seriously. Here’s what you can do to keep nosy apps like that from overrunning your smartphone. Without actually doing what you should.
Have I really fallen and can’t get up? Or am I just starting my sit-up regime? If you’re in the room with me, that would be an easy call to make. It's a different matter entirely for a smart device. It has a stable of sensors feeding it light, motion, temperature, pressure and other environmental inputs.
So how to turn that into actionable data? That's the focus of a new industry initiative.
Are you tired of listening to your uber-healthy co-workers comparing calories and steps at the office? Those of you with chronic conditions can now take heart. Thanks to a new wave of wearables, soon it will be your turn to annoy the crap out of them. Provided companies can clear regulatory hurdles, that is.