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Feature Request: iPad Workouts Dashboard for Apple Watch exercises

I sometimes use my iPad at the gym to watch videos or read iBooks to pass time while exercising with the elliptical or treadmill. The tablet form factor is sleek and doesn’t draw attention to itself, and the iPad usually lays over whatever screen the gym equipment offers.

This works well because I usually ignore the heart rate trackers and progress indicators on exercise equipment and just rely on my Apple Watch for workout data. I glance at my wrist to check my progress and view metrics while using the iPad for entertainment.

Over the weekend I used a hotel gym that offered exercise machines with large screens and an easy-to-use interface, however, that made me think of how the iPad could be used for more…

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Pinterest expanding Lens feature to identify recipes, partnering with Epicurious and more for food ratings

Pinterest first started rolling out its new Lens feature back in February, and now the social network is expanding the visual discovery tool to identify recipes just by scanning foods.

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Ecobee3 Thermostat $148, SanDisk 128GB Ultra Fit Drive $28, Logitech Wireless Keyboard $60, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Ecobee3 2nd Gen. Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with HomeKit support for $148 shipped (Reg. $185)

Daily Deals: SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $28, LG 60″ 4K Smart UHDTV $650, more

Logitech K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard $60 (Reg. $80)

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air 256GB gets a $279 discount to $920 shipped

Apple iPhone 6s (manufacturer refurb): 16GB $280, 64GB $340, more

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is now just $1 on the App Store (Reg. $7)

Review: This is Ground takes on Apple Watch in style w/ new Connoisseur bands

9to5Rewards: Twelve South Action Sleeve for Apple Watch [Giveaway]

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Caseology iPhone 7/Plus and Galaxy S8/Plus cases in multiple styles from $4

iTunes Movie Deals: 10-film Action Collection $10, Pirates of the Caribbean $13, more!

LEGO, Batman, Adventure and Fantasy iTunes Digital Movie Sale from $5

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Haikara smartwatch focuses on fashion with customizable watch faces and bands

This Vintage Vinyl Bluetooth Speaker is actually made out of reclaimed records

Beyond Zero’s liquor freezer puts your cocktail “in the rocks”

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller + $50 Amazon Gift Card: 8-Zone $200, more

Bose SoundLink Mini Series I Bluetooth speaker for $130 shipped (refurb, Orig. $200)

GameStop, Domino’s, Jiffy Lube, Cabela’s, more gift cards up to 20% off

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Apple received a declassified national security letter in recent government request for customer data

Apple releases two reports each year on how customer data is requested by governments and private parties as part of its privacy effort. While the reports are generally fairly general, the latest report released this week includes a notable change from previous versions…

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Apple’s HR head Denise Young Smith moving to newly created Diversity and Inclusion VP role

Apple’s head of Worldwide Human Resources Denise Young Smith will now run diversity programs for the company under a newly created VP position, according to sources familiar with the move. The executive shuffle will see the creation of a new VP role for Apple’s Diversity and Inclusion team with Smith reporting directly to CEO Tim Cook. Sources say Smith has long had a passion for Diversity and Inclusion initiatives at the company and the newly created position reflects an increased focus on the company’s efforts.

Smith’s new role at Apple will be Vice President for Inclusion and Diversity. She confirmed the new title today on her LinkedIn profile and the change has also been made officially at Apple internally.

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