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Thin to win: Smartphone lens a thousand times thinner

October 9, 2019

The new wave of smartphones to hit the market all come with incredible cameras that produce brilliant photos.…
Sandia spiking tool improves artificially intelligent devices

February 27, 2019

Technique should benefit smart phones and self-driving cars Whetstone, a software tool that sharpens the output of artificial…
Mobile Phone Accessibility Improves, But Gaps Remain, Study Finds

February 15, 2019

Mobile phones are increasingly more accessible by people with disabilities, but significant gaps remain, according to a newly…
Phone Based Low Cost Sensor Challenge

October 21, 2018

The aim of this challenge is to develop low-cost unattended, ground sensor utilizing a smart phone as the…
Indoor climate controlled with mobile phones and artificial intelligence

October 12, 2018

A study by DTU Civil Engineering shows that intelligent heating systems in buildings can be controlled with the use of…
Google and Samsung Collaborate on RCS Messaging for Android

September 12, 2018

SEOUL, KOREA – September 12, 2018 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Google LLC announced they are working…
Breaking down social barriers: Wallenberg fellow to explore how mobile phones alleviate poverty

March 26, 2018

When Meagan Malm was a freshman at the University of Michigan, she had to choose a language requirement.…
Is Your Apartment in One of the Best or Worst Cell Coverage

November 6, 2017

Cell service is an important consideration when moving to a new city. We knew this back in 2014,…
Oops! Some consumers ‘lose’ or break iPhone when new model becomes available

October 10, 2017

Rationality often goes out the window when new iPhones become available, as some consumers lose or break their…
Stanford Computer Scientists Show How Metadata Alone can Reveal Sensitive Personal Information

May 18, 2016

Telephone metadata – information about calls and text messages, such as time and length – isn’t something most…
Phones at the dinner table: study explores attitudes

May 11, 2016

Checking email for work. Posting a photo to Facebook. Texting the kids to come downstairs. Sending a quick…
New health sensing tool measures lung function over a phone call, from anywhere in the world

May 3, 2016

Most people in the developing world who have asthma, cystic fibrosis or other chronic lung diseases have no…
Making Batteries with Portabella Mushrooms

September 30, 2015

Can portabella mushrooms stop cell phone batteries from degrading over time? Researchers at the University of California, Riverside…
Solution to saving lives just a text message away

September 23, 2015

The George Institute for Global Health is calling on governments to employ a simple text message system to…
Telehealth: Using cell phones to fight chronic disease in Latin America

September 17, 2015

Latin America has rapidly rising rates of chronic diseases, but mobile phones might be a key part of…
Cellphone data can track infectious diseases

August 25, 2015

Tracking mobile phone data is often associated with privacy issues, but these vast datasets could be the key…
Energy From Movement, Heat And The Sun

August 24, 2015

Pocket Sun is energy harvesting device that uses movement, heat and the sun to generate wireless power, for mobile…
New study reveals challenges of texting while walking

July 31, 2015

Texting on the move and being ‘cognitively distracted’ significantly affects the way a person walks, resulting in a…
Magnetic Adapter For A Mobile Devices

July 21, 2015

ZNAPS is a specially designed magnetic connection adapter for your mobile devices. It prevents frayed charging cables, tripping over cable,…
Mobile users ‘resist use of ads’ in news

June 17, 2015

The report finds that many news brands are struggling to cut through on mobile with access to content…
Phone Case Extends Battery Life By Harvesting Wasted Radio Frequency Energy

June 11, 2015

Nikola Phone Case extends a battery life by harvesting wasted Radio Frequency (RF) energy. Mobile devices use RF waves – like…
Dispatches From the Edge

March 17, 2015

When the world around you is falling apart and you’re forced to flee your home and even leave…
Mobile Phone Activity as a Driving Force for Urban Developments

January 8, 2015

A study recently published on arXiv.org suggests that measurements of mobile phone activity could be used as a fingerprint…
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