The Fitbit Charge 4 looks a lot like the Charge 3, but there's an exciting new feature you can't see — built-in GPS. This means you can now leave your phone at home and still map all of your outdoor activities, something previously limited to the much more expensive Fitbit Ionic smartwatch. The Charge 4 offers the usual array of activity/sleep tracking, tools for female health tracking, 50M waterproofing, and seven-day battery life. … [Read more...] about The new Fitbit Charge 4 brings built-in GPS to your wrist for just $150
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They’re incredibly versatile speakers, capable of carrying out many tasks, known here as 'Skills'. Connecting to hundreds of popular services and thousands of smart home products, you can ask Alexa to play any song from your favored streaming service of choice, answer all manner of general knowledge questions, read books and playback podcasts, and control loads of web connected products around your home, from the channels on your TV to the color of your smart light bulbs. … [Read more...] about Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus: which Alexa speaker is the one for you?
Despite these challenges, Chisholm was quickly seduced by her team's discovery, suspecting that this simple, abundant organism might be a major player in marine ecology. But just as her relationship with Prochlorococcus was starting to flourish, Chisholm took a detour onto a more public stage, after receiving a call that, she says, "changed my life." Nancy Hopkins, an MIT cancer researcher she casually knew, felt that the school was discriminating against female faculty in lab space, pay, and support. Hopkins had written a letter calling for an investigation and wanted more backers. Chisholm had never considered herself a feminist or activist, but like all but one of the 17 other senior female faculty at the time, she signed on. "We were really upset that things were not changing for women," Chisholm recalls. … [Read more...] about Meet the obscure microbe that influences climate, ocean ecosystems, and perhaps even evolution
While we don’t yet have a solid release date, the companies did provide some information on a couple of bundles. The first, called Band-in-a-Box, will include the game, a wireless Fender Stratocaster guitar controller, a wireless drum kit controller and a microphone. … [Read more...] about The band is back: Rock Band 4 heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year