Cloud Computing, Hardware, Mobile Computing, Reviews

ResMed S+: High Tech Help for Good Night’s Sleep

For over 25 years ResMed has been providing medical equipment for sleep-disorder breathing. They are clearly not a johnny-come-lately, jumping on the latest hi-tech bandwagon. This fall ResMed introduced the S+, a no-contact sleep tracking device developed for the consumer.  This differs greatly from wearables such as the Basis Peak and the Jawbone UP systems that promise to track sleep as well as steps, calories, and activity. The ResMed S+ uses a combination of respiratory and biomotion sensors that not only monitor your motion and breathing while you sleep, but the temperature, light and noise in your bedroom as well. In addition to the biomotion


Mobile Computing, VR World

Pebble Drops Firmware 2.6 and Prices

Pebble has released firmware 2.6 that enables continuous activity tracking on the smartwatches, also drops prices by $50. Pebble just released firmware 2.6 update to the masses that enables continuous activity tracking and app  quick launch. The smartwatch company that was a huge hit on Kickstarter in 2012 and has enjoyed successful growth.  It is now celebrating that success by making its products more accessible by dropping the price by $50 on the Pebble  ($99.99) and Pebble Steel ($199.99).   Pebble took time to highlight some apps that will be making the most of the new functionality of continuous activity tracking.  Misfit app and Jawbone’s UP app are both two of the first