Tattoo

Digital tattoos being turned into thermometers

Can you still remember back when the only purpose of digital tattoos was to unlock your smartphone? Well, as its makers VivaLnk promised us, there are more uses to this cool bit of technology than just indulging our lazy inclination to input passwords. An upcoming product has turned the tattoos into kid-friendly thermometers to monitor their temperature when they're sick.

Digital Tattoo now available for NFC-enabled phones

When Motorola came out with the digital tattoo to unlock its Moto X, those of us who had other Android phones were stricken with tattoo envy. But now, all who have NFC-enabled smartphones will be able to sport these semi-permanent skin art as the maker of the digital tattoo have released the eSkin Tattoo, that isn't exclusive anymore to just the Moto X. This might just be the start of a new kind of wearable accessories that can interact with your smartphones and tablets.

Can your sweat power your phone in the future?

California researchers are on the brink of harnessing the power of human perspiration – yes, your sweat – to generate energy enough to power your electronic handheld devices. This is done, for now, through a temporary “tattoo” which has a sensor imprinted on it that could turn sweat into electrical power.

Sticker art tattoo unlocks your Moto X

If you’ve ever thought of getting some permanent ink on your body but you’ve always been afraid of the needle or how it would look like, you can try out this new “tattoo” created by VivaInk that will do more than just decorate your hand or arm. It is actually an NFC enabled sticker that will bypass your security features and unlock your Moto X.

Movistar unveils the Ivy, a low-cost Android 2.1 phone with Huawei

While most of us wait in anticipation for the 2.1 OTA, a low-end device emerges with it preinstalled. Movistar, in partnership with Huawei, has launched a low-cost Android-powered handset called the Ivy. The Movistar IVY comes with the usual Google apps and is expected to launch shortly in Europe. .

WordPress for Android Version 1.2: Geotagging and Video Upload

wordPress has been updated to version 1.2 today. This app was already a very well refined app, it has just gotten a whole lot better. The latest update brings geotagging and video uploading capabilities. Now you can better manage your blog right from your Android device anywhere you are.

Root Your HTC Desire

Yesterday Modaco promised to release the instructions to root your HTC Desire. Well, today is the big day. If you’re ready to root your Desire and unleash its full potential, follow the instructions after the break.

Tricoder V5.2 for Android

This app is a simple Tricorder for Android, using your phone's real sensors to detect magnetic fields, gravity and a few other cool things. All you fans of Star Trek has made this one of the most popular apps on Android with an estimated 150,000 downloads.

HTC Tattoo Getting 2.1

The lone Android device on Vodafone has now been confirmed to get Android 2.1 by HTC. This low end Android device features HTC's Sense UI and has the smallest screen on any Android device (and it is resistive).
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