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Wi-Fi Connected Scale Integrates Health Tracking Features

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Wi-Fi Connected Scale Integrates Health Tracking Features

Withings’ new Smart Body Analyzer is an Internet-connected scale that tracks your weight, body fat, heart rate, and even the temperature of your room. The scale, which sells for $149, is the biggest update for Withings since the company released the first Internet-connected scale in 2009. They’ve since added an app-enabled scale and one just […]

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Can Gaming Help Kids Learn?

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Can Gaming Help Kids Learn?

Gaming gets a bad rap a lot of the time. It rots kids’ brains, turns them into vegetables; it makes kids’ socially isolated and neglect their studies — those are the most common charges, and are certainly based in reality. Used responsibly, however, gaming can become a force that actually helps mold young minds for […]

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East Coast vs. West Coast Mobile Shoppers: What Makes Them Click?

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East Coast vs. West Coast Mobile Shoppers: What Makes Them Click?

Mobile advertising is changing the game. While you might put the television on mute when advertisements appear, mobile device owners know mobile ads (especially location-based ones) can save you money and better your shopping experience. Sense Networks, a company that extracts mobile location data for predictive analytics in advertising, gathered mobile CTR (click through rates) […]

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LIVE: Chat About the Best Tech for Health and Wellness

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LIVE: Chat About the Best Tech for Health and Wellness

Technology seems to take us away from “active” activities like sports for recreation instead of video games or just walking around a physical store rather than shopping online. But, plenty of innovations help us live more healthily. In today’s Hangout we’ll discuss these things with Derek Flanzraich, founder and CEO of lifestyle site Greatist. The […]

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Betchy Linguistics: THOTS

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Betchy Linguistics: THOTS

Betches love abbrevs. We are simply too busy (and DGAF) to spell out words in their entirety. That’s why when we heard that the word “thot” was an abbreviation we were intrigued. Then we found out that it stands for “that hoe over there.” Our initial intrigue turned to a complete WTF moment. TBH, we […]

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Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian Joins MashableReads

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Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian Joins MashableReads

Our second non-fiction selection for the MashableReads social book club is Alexis Ohanian‘s Without Their Permission. We’ll be hosting a Twitter chat with Ohanian on Nov. 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET. You can discuss the book with the author personally, along with other participants from all over the world. In Without Their […]

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From What Perspective Do Mashable Readers See the World?

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From What Perspective Do Mashable Readers See the World?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 used to photograph a glass of water. Image: Mashable, Christina Ascani In the hustle and bustle of modern life, it is hard to appreciate all of the people, places and things you interact with on a daily basis. Although you may interact with a myriad of people throughout the day, […]

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