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Tracking your swim with the Apple Watch & water proof technologies

“The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.”  –Marshall McLuhan

With that being said, the 21st Century has experienced drastic advances in the tech industry, all fuelled by innovation and creativity along with the element of taking risks. With the rise in various multinational giants, it fuelled competition and changing Industry Standards. The initial stages required all electronics to stay away from damp, moist or wet surroundings, but it wasn’t too long until that was changed as well. The Introduction of “Ingress Protection Rating” or IP CERTIFICATION required all modern devices to state the resistance of its build. The current standard is IP 67 Water and Dust Resistance. This ensures all devices with this certification permits the consumer, resistance against Dust or Water to an extent. With increase in devices holding an IP 67 rating or higher, new standards in technology are set up since innovation is able to success overcome physical setbacks.

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Privacy with tracking on your iPhone and Android phone

An iPhone today is packed with about 10 sensors! Sensors bring in great context to your mobile experience. But with all that sensor data, there is a major privacy risk. Apple is leading the privacy space with their research into differential privacy- A way to keep your individual data private by using hashing and aggregates to enable crowdsourced learning.

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Fitness tracking with the iPhone & iOS 10!

With iOS 10, the Health app has gotten a major overhaul. The iPhone is a great device for fitness enthusiasts of all types. For average people, the Health app provides enough data- about steps, walking distance, flights climbed, etc. Whereas for the fitness enthusiasts the Apple Watch & apps like Instant, Strava, etc can provide a deeper insight.

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5 ways to make your iPhone the ultimate lifelogging device with Instant!

iOS 10 has brought a bunch of new features for the iPhone. With Siri integrations, iMessage apps, lock screen widgets; apps are more powerful then ever. Instant for the iPhone & Apple Watch is great for both, those of you who are new to lifelogging, or even if you have been already tracking your health or fitness. Here are 5 ways Instant can make your iPhone into the ultimate lifelogging device.

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Apple Watch Series 2: The next frontier in Fitness Trackers?

The last few years has seen an onslaught of fitness trackers and wearables being introduced in the market, with most companies getting their equations right in the form of a balance between functionality and features. But talk about the most hyped wearable out there, and you’ll invariably end up talking about the Apple Watch.

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Quantifying Meditations: Breathe app on the Apple Watch & iPhone

A healthy mind resides in a healthy body, and just like you’d give the body exercise, the mind too needs its share of relaxation and ‘me time’. Since time immemorial, meditation has proven to be the sure shot way of calming your mind, narrowing the focus down to singular ideas and rejuvenating the entire mental psyche – a refresh, if you will. Yoga asanas involving Pranayama and the lotus position have paved the way for more advanced exercises which all aim at one thing – setting the stage for a healthy mind.

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