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GPs to prescribe health apps

Posted in Software on 22nd Feb, 2012 03:35 PM
by APM
GPs could soon offer their patients free smartphone apps to help with managing health conditions.
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Patents: Apple wins over Motorola in slide to unlock ruling

Posted in Software on 19th Feb, 2012 09:53 PM
by APM
Apple has won a patent dispute against Motorola Mobility regarding a slide to unlock feature on smartphones.
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Google may launch Android 5.0 in second quarter

Posted in Software on 18th Feb, 2012 06:10 PM
by APM
Google is likely to launch Android 5.0 (Jelly Bean) in the second quarter and appeal for adopting Android 5.0 and Windows 8 in the same tablet PC
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Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion to developers

Posted in Software on 18th Feb, 2012 06:03 PM
by APM
Just seven months after Lion hit servers, Apple has released OS X Mountain Lion (version 10.8) to developers.
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New system allows robots to continuously map their environment

Posted in Software on 17th Feb, 2012 05:59 PM
by APM
Algorithm to build 3D maps requires a low cost camera, no human input.
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Genius Swedish computer program has IQ of 150

Posted in Software on 17th Feb, 2012 05:52 PM
by APM
Swedish researchers have created a computer program that can score 150 on standard non-verbal IQ test questions
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BitTorrent Live:

Posted in Software on 14th Feb, 2012 10:39 PM
by APM
Cheap, Real-Time P2P Video Streaming That Will Kill TV. Television is going the way of the dinosaur, and the deadly comet is called BitTorrent Live.
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A Smartphone That Detects Whether Its User Is Depressed

Posted in Software on 13th Feb, 2012 05:48 PM
by APM
Apple's automated assistant might not be so perceptive as to know, but your smartphone may soon be able to assess your mood and determine if you are suffering from symptoms of depression
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Yumemiru app aims to let you control your dreams

Posted in Software on 10th Feb, 2012 07:58 PM
by APM
The available dreams in Yumemiru include walking through a forest, visiting the beach, flying, becoming rich, and even romances specified for both men and women
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Google Drive: Dropbox killer or mediocre also ran?

Posted in Software on 9th Feb, 2012 07:26 PM
by APM
Its one of Silicon Valleys greatest pink elephants: Why doesnt Google offer a cloud storage service to rival Dropbox?
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Siri Might Be Speaking Mandarin, Japanese, and Russian by March

Posted in Software on 9th Feb, 2012 03:57 PM
by APM
The Siri voice assistant may be speaking the three new languages by March. Apple engineers working on the Mandarin version, which is reportedly already in testing
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Tribler Makes BitTorrent Impossible to Shut Down

Posted in Software on 8th Feb, 2012 05:13 PM
by APM
Their Tribler client doesnt require torrent sites to find or download content, as it is based on pure peer to peer communication. The only way to take it down is to take the Internet down, the lead researcher says.
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A Look At BMWs Semi Autonomous Driving Car

Posted in Software on 6th Feb, 2012 04:25 PM
by APM
While robotic cars have a ways to go yet before rolling (themselves) out onto showroom floors, BMW is incorporating driver assistance features into its cars that drivers can use
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Is Skyrim AI Storytelling the Future of Gaming?

Posted in Software on 2nd Feb, 2012 05:38 PM
by APM
AI and storytelling systems combine to create a world players can wander through and engage with forever...
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Perfectly secure cloud computing possible thanks to quantum physics

Posted in Software on 30th Jan, 2012 09:50 PM
by APM
As numerous companies continue their push to get us to entrust our data to the cloud, there are many still justifiably concerned about the security of cloud computing based services.
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Siri Competitor Evi Arrives, But Already Overloaded

Posted in Software on 30th Jan, 2012 09:24 PM
by APM
Evi, a new rival to Siri; people are so keen to that Evis servers are overloaded so be prepared for a wait for answers.
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