April 19

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Following last week’s announcement of the Study Watch, Verily is starting its four-year study to quantify good health with biometric data. In better understanding health, Baseline hopes to ultimately prevent diseases, as the Alphabet division continues work on other health gadgets.

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Apex Launcher is coming back next month with Nougat features and more in tow

When you think about launchers on Android, the first two that probably come to mind are Action Launcher 3 and Nova Launcher. However, looking back a couple of years, there was a third contender trying to take Nova’s crown — Apex Launcher. It has been a while since Apex has been updated, but today the developers have revealed that it’s coming back.

Most of us can get online all day, every day, but from time to time our travels can lead to some spotty internet connections or circumstances with no connection at all. Today at Facebook’s F8 developer conference, Instagram has announced a new feature that helps to combat that.

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Getting a phone packing the best specs available is expensive. You can simply look to the Galaxy S8 for proof of that. However, some manufacturers don’t charge the same premium. Xiaomi is the ideal example of that, and today, the Chinese OEM has announced its latest flagship — the Xiaomi Mi 6.

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