Stories by Lucas Mearian

With APFS, Apple focuses on storage efficiency in its OSes

At WWDC, Apple unveiled a file system that will span all of its products, include several encryption methods to guard data and allow old or unused files to be moved to the cloud. Analysts wondered whether users would need or want the features.

Nissan charges after Tesla with home battery system

Nissan and power management company Eaton Electrical have joined forces to create new residential energy storage unit designed to rival Tesla's Powerwall home battery as the most affordable on the market.

Fitbit likely helped doctors save a man’s life

A Fitbit worn by a 42-year old man who arrived in a Camden, N.J. emergency room with an irregular heartbeat, supplied critical data that allowed doctors to shock the man's heart back into a normal rhythm without risking a stroke.