Friday, February 26, 2021

My Tech

4 Ways to Do More With Your Smartphone Camera

Even if you don’t have the latest and greatest smartphone, the tools for your photography can go beyond the more commonly used ones like...

On Factory Floors, a Chime and Flashing Light to Maintain Distance

BERLIN — The 2019-20 National Basketball Association season was suspended for over 140 days after a player tested positive for the coronavirus. But once...

The Tech That Was Fixed in 2020 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing

To put it lightly, 2020 was rough. More than ever, we turned to our personal tech this year to help find respite, stay healthy...

The New Apple Watch Measures Your Blood Oxygen. Now What?

The new Apple Watch can be summed up in two words: blood oxygen.The ability to measure your blood’s oxygen saturation — an overall indicator...

How to Send a Recap of 2020 to Friends and Family

For many people, 2020 has been a disruptive, frustrating, heartbreaking and disorienting year. But as December winds down, it’s also an opportunity to take...

Amazon Halo Review: The Fitness Gadget We Don’t Deserve or Need

I decided to record consistent body fat measurements for myself and a friend using the Halo, a Fitbit bathroom scale and a highly rated...

It’s Time for a Digital Detox. (You Know You Need It.)

When is enough enough?Even though the presidential election is over, we’re still doomscrolling through gloomy news about the coronavirus surge. The rest of your...

How to Have a Fully Remote Family Thanksgiving

Because of the relentless pandemic, many people are staying home for Thanksgiving this year. No technology can ever fully replace an in-person holiday gathering....

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Dad, a Death Sentence and the Planner Who Set Us Straight

My siblings and I had always gotten on quite well, but we feared a breakdown in overall family dynamics if we weren’t careful, even...

Covid-19 Live Updates: Single Pfizer Dose Strongly Protects Those Who’ve Had the Virus, Studies Find

Here’s what you need to know:A doctor administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in Salisbury, England, last month.Credit...Neil Hall/EPA, via ShutterstockFor people who have had Covid-19,...

Global Action Is ‘Very Far’ From What’s Needed to Avert Climate Chaos

The global scientific consensus is clear: Emissions of planet-warming gases must be cut by nearly half by 2030 if the world is to have...

A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves ‘Prostitutes.’ One Pushed Back.

SEOUL, South Korea — The students and the survivor were divided by two generations and 7,000 miles, but they met on Zoom to discuss...