With the right device, it appears the iPhone can even detect cancer. Read more at USA Today.
Month: October 2017
For decades, the blind have used canes to get around. Now a special wristband gives them a ‘sixth sense.’
Fernando Albertorio easily blends into the flow of human traffic swirling around him, which is even more remarkable considering that he is doing so largely without the use of his limited vision. His secret: a wristband called Sunu that emits… Read More ›
Data-driven Internet companies that boast they can precisely target advertising down to users’ laundry detergent and their favorite TV shows are getting a reputation for overstating their reach. Read more at USA Today.
Target has launched a new augmented reality (AR) feature on its mobile site that allows guests to try out furniture in their homes before making a purchase. But as consumers increasingly demand highly personalized experiences, augmented and virtual reality such… Read More ›
Apple has been urged to change the way in which iPhone apps are granted access to the phone’s camera after a security researcher demonstrated how apps can secretly record photos and videos without the user knowing. Read more at The… Read More ›
Amazon has announced a major new development in the way it delivers goods to customers’ houses. With Amazon Key, the ecommerce giant will allow Prime subscribers to request in-home deliveries, in addition to giving remote access to guests and visitors… Read More ›
A mobile health clinic started 30 years ago in the back of a VW Beetle is now using telehealth, mHealth and even drones to deliver healthcare to isolated communities in Appalachia. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Twitter plans to begin requiring disclaimers on political ads. The microblogging service said it intends to launch a new “transparency center,” which will show all ads on the service and will also include personalized information about how ads were targeted… Read More ›
The company will mark political ads with special labels, and let users see all active ad campaigns on the service. Read more at Recode.
More than half of emails worldwide are read on a mobile device. Read more at eMarketer.