Daily Archives: October 5th, 2011

‘Instant Heart Rate’ Smartphone App Hits 10 Million Downloads

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Azumio’s Instant Heart Rate, a biofeedback-based heart rate monitor app for iPhones and Android devices, hit the 10 million download mark this week –just a year after launch. The app measures the user’s heart rate in only 10 seconds by using the smartphone’s camera and flash to [...]

iPhone 4S Introduces Few Technology Changes

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — UBM TechInsights, leveraging its extensive library of teardowns and semiconductor analysis, has taken a closer look at the iPhone 4S announcement and is issuing an estimate of the cost of the phone.  When taking into account current market prices, the iPhone 4S will achieve the same healthy profit [...]

Wi-Fi® Security Barometer Reveals Large Gap Between What Users Know and What They Do

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Wi-Fi users in the U.S. are confident that they are taking the right steps to protect themselves when using Wi-Fi devices. In fact, 97 percent of Wi-Fi users recently surveyed by Wakefield Research for the Wi-Fi Alliance® report they believe the data on their devices and networks is [...]