Researchers studied a range of apps and found only one was effective, while others failed to spark improvements or made the problem worse
Fitness apps found to make almost no difference to users’ health
Belinda Parmar was a passionate advocate of the digital revolution – but has started keeping her family’s smartphones and laptops locked away to protect her loved ones. Is she right to be so worried?
Company acknowledges ‘passive’ consumption of material can make people ‘feel worse’ but argues more engagement could improve wellbeing
Organ donation? There’ll soon be an app for that, after Tim Cook cites Steve Jobs’ ‘excruciating’ wait for a liver transplant in 2009 as inspiration for Health update
As the sanctity of lazy Sundays takes another blow, there’s only one thing left to preserve the magic of the weekend: take another day off. It’ll make us saner – and it’ll make us work harder as well
Artificial intelligence technology Im2Calories aims to identify pictures of food posted to Instagram, and tell users the calorie count of their meals