Do you know if you’ve had your tetanus shot? There’s a record of it somewhere... it’s just not very easy for you to have access to it, unless you keep an organized file with all of your medical documents. Apple is apparently hoping to make that process a lot easier, while keeping your personal health ...continue reading Apple's Gliimpse acquisition will help you access and share your medical records

Nike today updated its popular "Nike+ Running" iOS app with a new name, "Nike+ Run Club," as well as introducing various user interface changes and features (via Fast Company). The big new addition centers around "coaching plans" that let users choose a workout and running plan, which then dynamically adapt to the specific progress made ...continue reading Nike Rebrands Running App to 'Nike+ Run Club' With Personalized Workouts

Apple has acquired personal health and wellness startup Gliimpse, continuing its push into the health and fitness landscape that it began focusing on with the launch of the Apple Watch. The company made the acquisition earlier in the year, according to Fast Company, but Apple has now confirmed the purchase with its usual response: "Apple ...continue reading Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Recording Platform 'Gliimpse'

In an interview with Fast Company, former Apple employee Bob Messerschmidt, who helped design the heart rate sensors in the Apple Watch, gave some insight into what it was like working with Jony Ive and Apple's Industrial Design Group on the company's first wearable device. After a 2010 acquisition, Messerschmidt joined the Apple Watch team, ...continue reading Jony Ive's Design Team Nixed Apple Watch Band With Sensors

We hear from Apple CEO Tim Cook during the company’s quarterly earnings calls, but lately the leader of Apple has been opening up in ways that non-analysts can understand. First he sat down with Fast Company, and on Monday an in-depth Washington Post interview on Cook’s 5-year anniversary as CEO offered more insight into the ...continue reading Tim Cook's first 5 years: Apple's CEO on failure and why he still believes in surprises

Continuing from an interview with Tim Cook and Eddy Cue earlier in the week, Fast Company today posted a lengthy new interview session with Cue and Craig Federighi, in which the two discussed Apple Maps, the legacy of Apple devices, and "learning from Apple's failures." Both Cue and Federighi admitted that everyone who works at ...continue reading Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi Discuss Maps and 'Learning From Apple's Failures' In New Interview

Apple is famous for its secrecy, but keeping its products under wraps has some downsides—most notably the Apple Maps debacle of 2012. The company tested Maps internally in Cupertino, but didn’t realize until it was too late that its mapping data wasn’t all that accurate beyond the radius around 1 Infinite Loop. “We made significant ...continue reading Apple Maps is the reason the iOS public beta exists

With just over six weeks remaining until Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, leaked photos and rumors surrounding the smartphones are starting to become clear and consistent. Deutsche Bank is the latest group to add its expectations to the mix, issuing a research note obtained by Business Insider that ...continue reading iPhone 7 Again Said to Ship With Lightning-to-3.5mm Headphone Dongle

Less than five months before Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, supply chain rumors continue to suggest that the next-generation smartphones will be both fully waterproof and dustproof. Apple is also reportedly testing a touch-sensitive home button for its upcoming flagship handset, possibly meaning the iPhone 7 could have ...continue reading iPhone 7 Could Have Touch-Sensitive Home Button as Waterproof and Dustproof Rumors Persist

In a longer piece covering the streaming television and video ambitions of Apple, Alibaba, Facebook, and Google, Fast Company suggests Apple is covertly pursuing original television programming deals that would establish it as a major player in the entertainment industry. Apple is said to be seeking deals with "triple A-list" talent to create a full ...continue reading Apple Secretly Pursuing Deep Push Into Original Television Programming