Tag Archive: Accuracy


Tips to Increase Accuracy of Heart Rate Monitor on Apple Watch

The built-in heart rate monitor feature of Apple Watch is great for exercise and monitoring general heart health, but from time to time you may notice the heart rate number reported back seems unusual given your present state. For example, you may be sitting at your desk working and see some number way out of … Read More

Sorkin: My conscience is clear about Steve Jobs movie accuracy

Steve Jobs screenwriter Aaron Sorkin says his “conscience is clear” over accusations that his movie doesn’t portray events as they actually happened. People have been split over the Steve Jobs movie, with some (like Woz, John Sculley, and Andy Hertzfeld) saying it’s a great achievement, and others (Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Laurene Powell Jobs) arguing […]

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Woz wowed by accuracy of new Steve Jobs movie

The new Steve Jobs movie is getting rave reviews from film critics, but what about from the people who were actually there in the trenches with the real Steve Jobs? According to Jobs’ Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, the film is pretty darned accurate. In fact, Woz says that there were times watching the movie when […]

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Woz: Entertainment trumps accuracy in new Steve Jobs trailer

The Woz wasn’t exactly the world’s biggest fan of the Ashton Kutcher-starring 2013 movie Jobs, whose script he infamously dismissed as “crap.” But what did he make of the trailer for Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs, which landed earlier this week? In an… Read more ›

¿Qué? Siri destroys Cortana and Google Now on language accuracy

Three-and-a-half years after the debut of Siri, virtual assistants haven’t yet become a user interface element on par with, say, the mouse cursor — but that’s not through any lack of trying. According to a new study carried out for… Read more ›

Strava Run Now Uses M7 Chip For Better Accuracy And Battery Life

strava mocoproStrava Run, the fitness-tracking app that records your runs and lets you compete against strangers who have use the same routes, might be the first fitness app to take advantage of the M7 Motion Coprocessor (MoCoPro) in the iPhone 5S. Now the app will not only run for longer thanks to saved battery power, it’s […]

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NYT Apple and Foxconn Report Accuracy Being Corrected by BSR

Recently, the non-profit organization Business for Social Responsibility published an open letter to The New York Times that pointed out several inaccuracies and statements that mislead readers in the�publication�s recent report�regarding Apple ignoring worker problems at Foxconn factories. This letter praised the Times for shining a light on several important supply chain issues but pointed out that several corrections the organization had sent to the publication after seeing an earlier version of the report had yet  [Read More…]

Accuracy Of NYTs Report On Apple Factory Worker Abuse Is Under Fire

Tim Cook was outraged by a recent report from The New York Times�that�provided a detailed look at the poor working conditions for Chinese factory workers assembling our Apple gadgets. It seems he�s not the only one. The BSR, a�leader in corporate responsibility which works with Apple to�develop sustainable business strategies, has labeled the report �inaccurate� and �misleading,� and has requested that it is corrected by the NYT. The BSR, established in  [Read More…]

Swype For iPhone, iPad Updated, Adds Blue Finger Path, Improves Accuracy [VIDEO]

Earlier this week, we�showcased�Swype for iOS, a new jailbreak that greatly increases typing speed on iOS devices. Back when we first previewed the tweak, it had several caveats, such as low accuracy and other bugs. Swype has now been updated to address those issues and make the port feel more like the original�Android�version. Swype_Logo_Black Beta 2 of Swype includes a feature that many users of the original Swype have been hoping for: the blue�swipe�tracer line. While typing (or  [Read More…]