Laser Smartphone Add On Accurately Measures Everything In a Photo

Posted in Hardware on 26th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

A smartphone accessory called the Spike that uses lasers, GPS, and other sensors to automatically measure everything in a photo you take.

Apple patents a hover touch sensor and heart rate monitor for smartphones

Posted in Software on 25th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Apple is getting closer to letting you interact with your iPhone without even touching it.

New graphene treatment could unleash new uses in electronic devices

Posted in Hardware on 19th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

MIT team develops simple, inexpensive method that could help realize graphenes promise for electronics, solar power, and sensors.

Hi-tech sensors aim to help prevent obesity

Posted in Medicine on 10th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

A range of hi-tech sensors that can measure food intake and activity in order to assess obesity risks is to be funded by the European Union.

Smartphone physicals are taking off with an explosion of apps and attachments

Posted in Software on 25th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Medical apps have started growing up, leaving behind the novelty of attaching probes to a smartphone to offer serious clinical tools.