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Scientists develop smartphone sensor that checks for infectious diseases

A group of scientist from Columbia University in New York has developed a new device that is cheap, connects to a smartphone, and can...
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Modified NFC tag can now detect gases wirelessly

Your smartphone will soon be able to detect gases and pollutants, thanks to a simple sensor recently developed by chemists in MIT. The sensor...

Notion home intelligence system makes home alarms smarter

Home alarm systems have been around for a very long time. They are typically able to alert owners and law enforcement officers when something...

Researchers reveal gyroscopes can be used to spy on you

It is almost difficult to believe that a seemingly innocuous part of your smartphone would be a huge security hole, but then again that...

Notific helps manage notifications while your phone’s still locked

The more apps you install and use, the more your notifications can get messier and at times, more annoying. Yes, we know you can...

Benches in Massachusetts to charge gadgets through solar power

It’s a beautiful day outside and you want to just sit on a bench, marvel at nature and post on social media how wonderful...

Samsung Galaxy S5 S Health can tell your stress levels

Samsung has just rolled out an update to its S Health app for the Galaxy S5 that puts the heart rate monitor to more...

OmniVision image sensors dance with Google’s Project Tango

On the heels of Google announcing its latest smartphone plaything, OmniVision has revealed a duo of camera chip sensors it says are up to...

Samsung has a new Context-aware service but is unsure about its future

It is rather unusual to hear of Samsung being uncertain about a shiny new feature it has in the backburner, but that is rumored...

Samsung ISOCELL CMOS sensor technology announced for premium devices

As smartphones and tablets become the go-to guys of day-to-day mobile photography, the need for better camera technology that fits snugly inside the devices...

Variable’s NODE modular sensor gets Android compatibility

The Variable NODE modular sensor was a kickstarter back in 2012 that eventually was fully funded and became a real product. Fast forward just...

Air Swiper app lets you control your device with a wave

Touchless control seems to be a fad these days, with both the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the newly announced Motorola Moto X supporting some...

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Pixel 4 Review: Grand Vision, Underwhelming Execution

Now in its fourth major generation (the Pixel 3a counts only as a half), Google has established the Pixel smartphone to represent what it's...

Pixel 4 Review: Grand Vision, Underwhelming Execution

Now in its fourth major generation (the Pixel 3a counts only as a half), Google has established the Pixel smartphone to represent what it's...