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New campaign uses iPhones to diagnose malaria

We’ve heard crowdfunding stories about cool new gadgets which need extra cash to get them into distribution, but this latest campaign is for something altogether more altruistic, and potentially life-changing: an app which can identify malaria. If caught in its early stages, malaria can be treated, but the traditional microscopic method of diagnosis costs both a lot of time and money. However when …

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Sadie HaleNew campaign uses iPhones to diagnose malaria
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The Presence turns your old iOS device into a home security system

With phone contracts being the norm for many of us, it’s not unusual to find yourself with a spare phone or two lying around post-upgrade – and there’s now a fantastically innovative way to make use of old iOS devices. The Presence app allows you to safeguard your home by turning spare devices into a WiFi or cellular surveillance system, detecting …

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Sadie HaleThe Presence turns your old iOS device into a home security system
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Apple announces new updated iPod touch – UK launch today

Does anyone remember iPods? Those who still use Apple’s music devices, as opposed to listening to music on your phone like everyone else, will be excited to know that the company is still giving its attention to the iPod market, and has quietly released a new version of its iPod touch model. It comes with three different storage capacities – the 32 and …

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Sadie HaleApple announces new updated iPod touch – UK launch today
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10 Things you need to know about Apple's announcements at #WWDC: Yosemite, iOS8, Continuity

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with an exciting look at the future of OS X and iOS on Monday. Although rumours had been circulating about possible hardware launches (two sizes of iPhones, an iWatch and a new…

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Becca Caddy10 Things you need to know about Apple's announcements at #WWDC: Yosemite, iOS8, Continuity