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Briefly: Withings' Blood Pressure Monitor, TextExpander touch 2.5

updated 05:52 pm EDT, Wed April 2, 2014

Withings announces retail debut of its new wireless blood pressure monitor, AMGA sponsorship

Health technology producer Withings has announced the retail debut of its wireless blood pressure monitor, which has achieved FDA clearance. Additionally, Withings has joined the American Medical Group Association's Measure Up/Pressure Down hypertension campaign as a project sponsor. Users can take measurements with the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor by wrapping the cuff around one's arm, and turning on the device.

Automatically, it connects with a smartphone via Bluetooth and opens the Withings Health Mate application. By tapping the start button, the cuff inflates and commences taking systolic and diastolic blood pressure, as well as heart rate. Priced at $130, Withings' Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor can be purchased online.

TextExpander touch 2.5 updated for iOS 7

Productivity app developer Smile has released an update for TextExpander touch. Users of TextExpander touch can type faster on one's iOS device using short abbreviations that expand into long snippets of text, and compose notes quickly and easily that contain frequently-used text like addresses, phone numbers, email signatures, URLs, and more. In v2.5, TextExpander touch 2.5 is updated for iOS 7, uses the iOS sharing screen for copy, email, tweet and actions, and adds a variety of gestures for previewing, viewing and sharing snippets. Priced at $5, TextExpander 2.5 can be downloaded for the App Store.

by MacNN Staff





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