A team of scientists at the University of Illinois is experimenting with sensors inside sports objects such as balls or racquets.
The proliferation of sensors in sports began with wearables, but will go much further. Smartwatches and smart bracelets runners use...Continue reading »
Will bedside manner fall to the wayside when medicine is automated? Or will there be less human error? Let’s be serious, we’re all guilty of the bad habit of googling our real and perceived ailments. But would this be smarter...Continue reading »
Windows has always had tools that we just haven’t noticed. And there are some tools we may know about but aren’t aware of their functions. This is the case of the Windows Task Manager.
The Windows Task Manager is one of...Continue reading »
The time is near when mHealth and wearables are taken to the next level as medical implants are swallowed or sewn into our bodies.
But what will happen when we cease to wear wearables? Will doctors be able to monitor our...Continue reading »
Could an app a day can keep the doctor away?
Prevention is always better than cure, which in itself is about developing good habits. Since smart phones are our constant companions, they are the best health coaches we could ever have....Continue reading »
There’s no place like home, a statement that couldn’t be more true. The fact is, when we’re not working or running errands outside, we’re cosying up in our houses. You’ll probably agree that your home is the place where you’re...Continue reading »
Alexa, the Amazon assistant, is integrated into a General Electric lamp that makes conversation more invisible than ever.
Jeff Bezos’ and Amazon’s plan to overtake our homes continues to move full speed ahead. What began with smart listening speakers has transcended to become...Continue reading »
It’s impossible to shy away from the latest digital technology. The fact is, it’s become an integral part of humanity. We spend every day of our lives consuming media through computers, tablets, smartphones and other internet-connected gadgets.
With these devices,...Continue reading »
Each week, we’ll publish a recurring feature where we highlight the top 5 pieces of industry news that you need to keep an eye on.
1. What are ‘phone seismometers’?
‘Phone seismometers’ may just have shown their true value. An app that turns your...Continue reading »
If you are technically minded, sometimes the best thing you can do for charity is donate your expertise
Not-for-profit groups aren’t always the most tech-savvy organisations, so if you know the difference between volunteering and virtualisation, you could make an invaluable...Continue reading »