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Smart Pills That Track Your Health From the Inside

The advancement of technology is very evident, and the natural step in this advancement, is here; wearable technology. Including smart contact lenses, implantable sensors, and even ingestible pills that track your health from inside your body are not far off; digital health is the next step. Created by Proteus Digital Health, the digital health feedback system utilises a tiny ingestible sensor that patients need to ingest with their medication. The sensor is made of ingredients that...

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Readers’ Advice: How to Dry a Wet Smartphone

You spilled some sort of liquid on your device? There may be hope for you, and your device. We share a few ideas to save your phone from dying a slow and painful death: Turn it off! As soon as you fish out your gadget, it may be your first instinct to check if it is actually working. Don’t! The few seconds after the accident could make a difference in whether it survives or not! Dissemble...

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Instagram’s Explore Tab: Now Tailored to You

Instagram has tweaked their algorithm. Now the app’s explore tab is better tailored to you, displaying photos and videos specifically suggested for each user, making the photo and video discovery a more personal experience. Still only displaying images from public accounts, direct messages and images from private accounts won’t show in the section. The tweak will also look at photos and videos that have been liked by people you follow. The algorithm will show you a...

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Google Wallet on Android now juggles all your accounts

Google’s Wallet has been revised for its Android users. Released in stages, one of the biggest additions will be the ability to send cash, on the go, to any adult in the US, with an email address. Sending money from your bank account or your wallet account is free, while there are charges associated with sending money from the credit card. Also, Google is working hard to replace the amount of “plastic” you carry. Doing their...

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Google’s New Promo Grid View: A Visual Opportunity

Gmail’s new promotions tab has your email looking a lot like Pinterest. Google’s new grid view is good news for marketers. It is a fantastic opportunity for companies to show-off their promotional images in an enticing manner and places themselves apart from their competitors as they compete for customers. With a set-up much like that of Facebook, grid view places emphasises on the main featured image and the sender name and subject line are secondary. You...

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Microsofts 12 inch surface pro 3

Microsofts 12 inch surface pro 3 – The historical pages of the evolution of technology will never be complete without the mention of the Microsoft brand. Established in 1975, this world renowned brand has stamped its authority in developing, manufacturing, licensing and selling computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. The launch of the surface pro 3 is a product of Microsoft’s developing and manufacturing capability. The technology age has given the public facility...

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4 Ways To Keep Your Smartphone’s Battery Juiced Up

What was life before Smartphones? Convenient little things that give you directions to your nearest watering hole, the time that movie you’ve wanted to see starts and everything else in between, all with a little swipe. And then they die! You realise you forget to charge your little precious. Avoid this nightmare by following our simple rules to maintaining your battery’s health: Most of the modern Smartphones come equipped with lithium-ion batteries, which means forget everything...

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Apple OS X Will Soon Look Very Different

iOS 8 may not be the big draw card many think it will be. Rumours abound that the new star of Apple’s annual developer conference may be the next version of OS X. According to reports, the next version of OS X may be the showpiece of the conference. For a few years preceding, the WWDC has been used to announce iPhone launches, with Mac taking a back seat. In fact, the last time the OS...

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How to Track & Secure Your Lost or Stolen Phone

Losing your Smartphone is probably the closest you’ll ever get to dying! According to research, in the US, the number of Smartphones doubled during 2013. There is hope. Recently under voluntary commitment cellular companies like Apple and Samsung pledged to include free “Kill Switch” tools on all their Smartphones sold in the US after July 2015. What is the kill switch? The tool will allow users to shut down their phones from whatever location after they’ve...

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Apple rolls out new, cheaper MacBook Airs

Apple has launched new a cheaper line of MacBook Airs. Refreshed and more powerful, they are coming in a notch cheaper. The new version of computer contains fourth-generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors. According to Apple, the new processors work with its OS X Maverick operating system to provide 12 hours of battery life on the 13-inch models and 9 hours on the 11-inch MacBook Airs. The 11-inch Air, with 128GB of storage, now...