Amazon and Omron Healthcare create Alexa blood pressure skill

Amazon and Omron Healthcare create Alexa blood pressure skill

Amazon is collaborating with Omron Healthcare to create a blood pressure skill for Alexa. The upcoming skill will be compatible with Omron blood pressure devices, enabling them to use the personal assistant for reminders, getting daily average blood pressure readings, and more. The new skill will help patients manage their condition using voice commands.

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Fortnite’s Infinity Blade is buggy, but there’s an official workaround

Fortnite’s Infinity Blade is buggy, but there’s an official workaround

Following a leak claiming as much, Epic Games pushed out an update today that brings the Infinity Blade, a sword added to the roster of guns and explosive weapons. The new blade is an exciting discovery, but there's a bug affecting anyone who wields it. Though Epic doesn't have a fix in place yet, the company has published two official workarounds for the problem.

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2019 BMW 330i and 2020 M340i First Drive

2019 BMW 330i and 2020 M340i First Drive

15,543,000. That's the number of 3 Series that BMW has produced over the past four decades - and now seven generations - of the iconic sports sedan. BMW enthusiasts often argue about which generation is best, the never-settled discussion generally focusing around the second generation E30 (1982–1994) and the fourth generation E46 (1998–2006). Both of these 3 Series would raise the benchmark of what a great sports sedan should be, with their precise steering, even weight distribution, power delivery, and sheer driving pleasure.

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Google Photos ends unlimited free storage for unsupported videos

Google Photos ends unlimited free storage for unsupported videos

Google switched things up back in 2015, offering unlimited free image and video storage on Google Photos at relatively high resolutions, but now the company is back with a small change. Going forward, Google Photos will still offer unlimited free image and video storage...except for video formats that it doesn't support.

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Why your phone tracking your GPS location is a problem

Why your phone tracking your GPS location is a problem

Today we're going to touch on the latest news in how your phone is selling your location to 3rd party companies - and we're going to discuss why this is important. The most common thing I hear when I tell people they're being tracked and/or surveilled is something along the lines of this: "I don't care, why would they want to listen to me or follow me anyway?" There are several reasons every single person should be aware of how they're being tracked - and news this week shows that there's real reason to be alarmed.

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Firefox 64 arrives with better tab organization and feature suggestions

Firefox 64 arrives with better tab organization and feature suggestions

Mozilla has released Firefox 64 for desktop, giving its users access to better tab organization and a contextual feature recommender (CFR), among other things. The changes make it easier for users to organize the dozens of browser tabs they may have open, as well as discovering Firefox features and add-ons that they may be otherwise unaware of.

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Instagram is testing new accounts for influencers and celebrities

Instagram is testing new accounts for influencers and celebrities

As it stands, high-profile Instagram users have an experience that's pretty much the same as an average user's. That may not be the case for much longer, as Instagram has revealed that it's testing new "creator accounts" for celebrities, influencers, or pretty much anyone with a substantial following on the platform. These new account will give those creators more insight into how their content performs on the social media site.

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Texas starts using 3D-printers to create dentures for prisoners

Texas starts using 3D-printers to create dentures for prisoners

Inmates in Texas prisons will soon have a new way to get prosthetic teeth: through a dedicated denture clinic that uses 3D-printing technology to produce dentures. The new plan will be implemented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in spring 2019, hopefully speeding up production and helping more inmates get the prostheses they need.

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Skullcandy Push truly wireless earbuds include physical control buttons

Skullcandy Push truly wireless earbuds include physical control buttons

Skullcandy has revealed its first truly wireless earbuds, the Skullcandy Push. This model offers the same Bluetooth connectively as wireless earbuds, only without the cable, offering yet another alternative to Apple's AirPods. The new Push model offers 12 hours of overall playback, if you include the six hours' worth of power provided by the charging case.

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Stardew Valley multiplayer update hits Nintendo Switch this week

Stardew Valley multiplayer update hits Nintendo Switch this week

Back when Nintendo announced that Stardew Valley was coming to the Switch, it also revealed an interesting approach to console exclusives. Nintendo confirmed that the Switch would be the first console to get Stardew Valley's highly anticipated multiplayer update, which launched for PC earlier this year. Now, Stardew Valley developer Eric Barone has confirmed that multiplayer will be coming to the Switch version of the game this week.

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Samsung x Legal Fake Supreme : A developing mess

Samsung x Legal Fake Supreme : A developing mess

Today we're taking a peek at an unfolding story of Samsung teaming up with the clothing and accessories brand Supreme. An announcement was made at Samsung's China-based reveal event for the Samsung Galaxy A8s that the brand Samsung would be collaborating with the brand Supreme. In a twist, it would appear that the Supreme in this collaboration is not the original Supreme, but an Italy-based group that aimed to essentially steal the Supreme brand for their own products.

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Fortnite patch notes summon the Infinity Blade

Fortnite patch notes summon the Infinity Blade

Just as Epic's teases earlier in the week suggested, the Infinity Blade has come to Fortnite. Judging from Epic's description of the Infinity Blade, it seems like it's a supremely powerful weapon that won't be a permanent addition to the game. It's also only one part of this latest Fortnite patch, so let's dive into what it adds.

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