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Apple’s New Meditation App Is Competing With Deepak Chopra

Apple’s New Meditation App Is Competing With Deepak Chopra

Hundreds of so-called “mindfulness” apps already clutter the web. Now Apple is integrating such an app into its watch, and pitching it with a quote from new-age garbage peddler Deepak Chopra — just a few days after Chopra introduced his own mindfulness app.

Spire Fitness Tracker Review: Keep Calm And Keep On Walking

Spire Fitness Tracker Review: Keep Calm And Keep On Walking

The Spire is a fitness tracker that also measures your breathing, so you can keep tabs on your lungs as well as your steps. Why would you want to do that? Creators Jonathan Palley and Neema Moraveji, of the Stanford’s Calming Technology Lab, claim it can help make you a…

I Stop Breathing When I Type, And You Probably Do Too

I Stop Breathing When I Type, And You Probably Do Too

I noticed a pretty unnerving problem recently. It was a normal day at work. I spend a lot of time pounding on a little keyboard and staring at a big screen. While working on an especially stressful post and a particularly challenging paragraph, I started getting lightheaded. I’d stopped breathing.