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How restaurant app Twizoo will make sure you never have a mediocre meal again

Lauren Bravo Tech

I can’t eat at a restaurant unless I’ve heard that it’s good. I need a Grace Dent endorsement, at least two trusted friend recommendations or at the very least a crinkled Time Out review blu-tacked up in the window before I can risk putting my stomach and wallet in an eatery’s hands. As afflictions go,…

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High school student creates mobile add-on to diagnose malaria

Sadie Hale Tech

Last month we reported on an app which can identify malaria, and now a California student has developed an add-on for smartphones which can help identify the disease. The project, entitled Athelas, uses a lens attachment for smartphones to identify and magnify blood samples, while a corresponding app provides analysis of the images. Athelas promises…

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New campaign uses iPhones to diagnose malaria

Sadie Hale Tech

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…

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MindRDR: This Google Glass app lets you take photos and share them – just by thinking

Sadie Hale Tech

The ability to mind-read is fast becoming a reality, thanks to a brand new app for Google Glass, which allows you to take photos and share them using only your brainwaves. Called MindRDR, the app was developed by London-based user experience company This Place and requires the NeuroSky EEG Biosensor to work. It's this additional sensor, which…

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Spruced Up: Meet the app that will make our photos perfect

Lauren Bravo Tech

Just when you thought life was filtered enough, a new tool comes along to set the bar for photo perfection even higher. Unlike the usual amateur apps, Spruced Up! offers the chance to have your photos retouched by professionals. Founded by photographer Rob Willingham, the team behind the screen claim to have had a hand…

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Moves breaks its promise and changes its privacy policy

Hayley Minn Tech

11 days after being acquired by Facebook, and assuring users it wouldn't change its privacy policy, our favourite fitness-tracking app, Moves, has done exactly that - changed its privacy policy to allow broader sharing of user data. On Friday, Moves's privacy policy still read that the company did not "disclose an individual user's data to third…

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