The Morning After: Tuesday, July 25th 2017


Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

The big news in tech this morning? Microsoft’s 32-year-old Paint program. Oh — and we’re expecting a new phone or two from Motorola. It’s that kind of day.

Heroes never die.Microsoft Paint isn’t dead, it’s just sleeping

Yesterday Microsoft’s venerable art program popped up on the list of “deprecated features” in Windows 10’s next update, and the world exploded. According to Microsoft, it isn’t killing Paint (yet) in favor of the new-school Paint 3D, it’s just moving the old app to a farm in the country where it can run free its Store.

Lose It app introduces DNA-based weight-loss plan

The EmbodyDNA weight-loss plan starts off with a cheek swab and $190 DNA test. Once that’s done, users can open up their Lose It app for personalized recommendations (avoid bacon/sugar/everything else that tastes great) based on the results. It isn’t the first weight-loss system with a genetics tie-in, but working through an app that already tracks your food intake adds a unique spin.

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