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DNA testing smartphone developed to help doctors treat diseases

DNA testing smartphone developed to help doctors treat diseases

Scientists have built a DNA-analysing smartphone attachment that is a fraction of the cost of a lab-based kit. They say it could help doctors treat cancer, tuberculosis and other diseases more effectively than is sometimes possible in the developing world. The prototype ...

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January 18th, 2017

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Analyst predicts revamped MacBooks in 2017

Analyst predicts revamped MacBooks in 2017

Apple’s MacBook Pro line could receive a tune up this year, according to a renowned tech analyst. While the devices have been a hit in stores, there are still many concerns that the MacBook Pros aren’t quite “pro” enough. But KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi

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January 17th, 2017

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Good news for Nokia lovers! The iconic mobile phone company has unveiled its first Android smartphone. It has confirmed that it will be releasing the Nokia 6 sometime early this year. Unfortunately, the phone will only be available in China but still, it’s promising news. A ...

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January 9th, 2017

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Real time blood alcohol tracker to be released in 2017

Real time blood alcohol tracker to be released in 2017

Imagine being able to track your blood alcohol level in real time just by looking at your wrist. It’s not a far-fetched premise and it expected, in fact, to become reality closer to the middle of 2017. BACtrack, makers of a range of smartphone integrated portable ...

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January 5th, 2017

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Samsung reveals upgraded budget smartphones

Samsung reveals upgraded budget smartphones

Samsung has started the New Year by introducing a budget smartphone. The electronics giant today unveiled its updated Galaxy A series of phones: the 5.7-inch A7, 5.2-inch A5 and 4.7-inch A3. The 2017 versions of these phones come with a handful of upgrades, like IP68 water ...

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January 2nd, 2017

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Wingardium Leviosa! LG reveals levitating wireless speaker

Wingardium Leviosa! LG reveals levitating wireless speaker

Some devices are extremely useful and some are just downright cool. LG’s latest wireless speaker is definitely the latter. The LG Levitating Wireless Speaker, also known as the PJ9, hovers above its catchily-named Levitation Station base to play music with no wires. Harry ...

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December 27th, 2016

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Algoriddim releases Djay Pro for iPhone

Algoriddim releases Djay Pro for iPhone

Algoriddim’s goal over the past few years has been to redefine how much hardware and experience you need to be a DJ. Today it’s taking things to their natural conclusion by cramming every feature it can into the iPhone. After a year on the iPad, the app Djay Pro is launching

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December 21st, 2016

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Facial recognition for online payments being trialed

Facial recognition for online payments being trialed

A Japanese tech firm is trialing a system that uses facial recognition, rather than a PIN, to verify a payment transaction online. Cashless transactions have become a norm with the use of credit and debit cards. Right now, over one thousand employees from two different ...

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December 20th, 2016

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Apple AirPods finally available to order

Apple AirPods finally available to order

After months of delay, Apple’s AirPods are available to order online for $159 US dollars. The wireless headphones will also be available in stores next week. Apple introduced the AirPods at its iPhone 7 launch in September. The newest iPhones dropped the traditional ...

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December 13th, 2016

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Bluetooth gets an upgrade!

Bluetooth gets an upgrade!

Bluetooth has become essential to everyday tech life, whether it’s connecting your fitness tracker to your phone or your wireless keyboard to your PC. But the technology has plenty of problems, ranging from transfer speeds, transfer quality and connectivity. Bluetooth ...

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December 7th, 2016

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