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A 7-day smartphone battery could be here in 2 years

A 7-day smartphone battery could be here in 2 years

A hydrogen fuel cell company is currently looking on a way to create better battery packs for mobile tech. A British company that has been providing hydrogen fuel cells for the black cabs in London has now revealed that a long lasting smartphone battery is the next project it has in the works. The claim is that it will be able to come up with a battery pack that would require only weekly charging. Intelligent Energy Holdings has … Read entire article »

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Mobile health tech is helping Malawi in the battle with meningitis

Mobile health tech is helping Malawi in the battle with meningitis

The country is using the increasing adoption of smartphones to help to combat the disease among its population. Malawi has found it challenging to keep up with the diagnosis and treatment of meningitis among the children who live there, but the hope is that a new mobile health program will become a key tool in combating this disease. As smartphone penetration is rapidly increasing, a number of opportunities have opened in health care. A new project called Action … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology may make life much easier for the pharmaceuticals industry

Mobile technology may make life much easier for the pharmaceuticals industry

The idea is that this tech might be able to speed up the process in conducting clinical trials. The pharmaceuticals industry has not been known for taking on mobile technology with any great speed but, more recently, there have been some new developments that could change that trend as well as the nature of clinical trials. Recent innovations have shown that mobile tech could greatly enhance interactions with patients. The idea is that CROs could use mobile technology … Read entire article »

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Can a smartwatch be used to start a car? Yup!

Can a smartwatch be used to start a car? Yup!

The Apple Watch can now be used, along with an app, in order to start the Tesla Model S. A smartwatch app for the Apple Watch has now been created in order to integrate the “Summon” feature from Tesla, making it possible for users of this wearable technology to remotely start a Model S, as well as automatically back it into and out of a garage. Tesla’s Summon feature is one that was worked into the most … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality company, Magic Leap raises $793 million

Augmented reality company, Magic Leap raises $793 million

The elusive Dania Beach, Florida start-up has announced that it has over three quarters of a billion in venture financing. Magic Leap, an augmented reality start-up that is known for being exceptionally secretive about virtually everything in which it is involved, has announced that its latest venture financing round has brought in a tremendous $792 million. This would give the company a valuation of an estimated $3.7 billion, not including the new funding. This most recent round of … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology fitness trackers may soon look to sweat instead of heart rates

Wearable technology fitness trackers may soon look to sweat instead of heart rates

The wearables market is among those that are developing at laser speed, with new advancements regularly occurring. Over the last few years, it has felt as though the new discoveries in wearable technology are becoming increasingly frequent and, among the latest to truly make some noise, has been a concept that would use sensors to examine sweat in order to produce biofeedback. The results of a recent study have been published within the Nature science journal describing … Read entire article »

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Largest Chinese manufacturer of mobile phones is headed to the US

Largest Chinese manufacturer of mobile phones is headed to the US

That said, while Xiaomi smartphones may be cheap and affordable in China, there is a drawback in the U.S. Xiaomi is easily one of the most popular manufacturers of mobile phones in the world, as the devices have become massively popular within the gigantic Chinese marketplace. However, until now, these affordable and yet well-designed devices have been out of reach of Americans. The claim to fame for Xiaomi, is that its mobile phones come with a great quality … Read entire article »

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Apple has hired a secret virtual reality team

Apple has hired a secret virtual reality team

The iPhone maker is reported to have brought several hundred VR and AR experts on board. Apple has recently hired a secret augmented and virtual reality team that includes hundreds of people who are considered to be experts within both of those forms of technology, according to a report published in the Financial Times. The report indicated that this secret VR technology team has been developing device prototypes. The idea, it said, was that these device prototypes could … Read entire article »

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