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Daily Update for June 20, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Withings taking pre-orders for new Pulse activity tracker

When it comes to the "connected health device" market, the leader has been Withings. The company started selling its first WiFi-connected scale back in 2010, and since then has added such devices as a baby scale and a blood pressure monitor to the product mix. Today the company announced that it...

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Withings WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer adds functionality, subtracts setup time

Way back in 2010, TUAW reviewed one of the first connected health devices for the iOS ecosystem. That device was the Withings Connected Body Scale, which I had owned for about a year at the time the review was posted. Withings recently released the latest iteration of the device, the all-new...

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Withings Smart Kid Scale tracks your baby's weight

Withings makes a popular line of wireless body scale products that let users record and track their weight on their iOS devices. Recently, the company has brought another product to market that targets parents. The Withings Smart Kid Scale is a child-sized body scale that sends weight readings...

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Withings' new Smart Body Analyzer adds heart rate, air quality measurements

Withings is the company behind the first internet-connected scale, which TUAW first reviewed back in 2010. After three years of additional research and work, the company has released the Withings Smart Body Analyzer (US$149.95) to provide even more health-tracking capabilities for iOS users...

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Withings Health Companion app: A new way to look at personal fitness

I'm a big fan of the Withings line of personal health devices -- over the years, I've purchased one of their Wi-Fi Body Scales and a Blood Pressure Monitor. The devices are great, and it's nice (and sometimes frustrating) to see how your health is doing over time. But the stats that were provided...

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Keep an eye on those you love with the Withings Smart Baby Monitor

In early March, TUAW's intrepid Dave Caolo reported on the U.S. release of the Withings Smart Baby Monitor, a US$299 device that works with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to let you keep an eye on your baby, aging parents or grandparents, or even your pets. As you'll see later in this review,...

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Withings Baby Monitor works with iPhone, isn't cheap

The Withings Baby Monitor is finally available in the US, and it's one expensive iPhone accessory. First teased in January, the gadget is on sale for US$299. The corresponding iPhone app is free. What does it do for three hundred bucks? It monitors the humidity in Junior's room, lets you know when...

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Fitbit Ultra: An unobtrusive fitness tracker

I'm a lazy blogger. For most of the day, my exercise consists of clicking and typing, then heading down the stairs for another cup of coffee. Over the years I've blogged about my various attempts and methods of tracking exercise and calorie intake with iOS apps, but I find that I get...

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Withings Blood Pressure Monitor: An iOS-friendly way to track your BP

Withings is a company with an interesting mission -- making it possible to send health information directly from measuring devices to the internet, where the data can be shared with personal computer and mobile apps. The company has just started selling its new Blood Pressure Monitor...

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Withings Smart Baby Monitor spies on infants, beams info to iPhone

Withings, the same company that brought you the world's first internet-connected bathroom scale and announced an iPhone-based blood pressure cuff yesterday, has now announced the Smart Baby Monitor at CES 2011. This device features a wide-angle lens, 3 MP sensor and night vision with infrared LEDs...

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iHealth, Withings both launch iPhone-connected blood pressure monitors

There are lots of solid therapeutic approaches to treating hypertension (high blood pressure), and they range in cost and complexity all the way from free and easy up to expensive and elaborate. While it might cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars to treat a heart attack, it's much simpler...

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Road Tested: The Withings Scale, an Apple accessory you can stand on

In the Apple accessory ecosystem, there are thousands of different items for the Mac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Out of that huge world, I can think of only one accessory that you can actually stand on -- The Withings Connected Body Scale (US$159.00). I've had the pleasure of using one of these...

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