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How smartphones can revolutionize the diagnosis of disease

Smartphones are revered for their huge range of capabilities, expandable via apps that use the potential of the hardware to maximum effect. One of the most intriguing possibilities being explored now is the ability to use a phone to diagnose illness.

Facebook aims to give free web access to 100 countries this year

Social network giant Facebook has announced an aggressive expansion of its internet.org program that aims to connect more people to the web. It means that 100 developing countries could get free net access this year.

Wirelessly charge your phone on your desk with new IKEA furniture

The Swedish furniture giant Ikea has announced that it is launching a new range of household furniture items with wireless charging functionality built in, making it easy to add power to your devices.

TV ad for 'world's thinnest phone' banned for objectifying women

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that a TV advert for the "world's thinnest phone" should be banned for objectifying women owing to its strong usage of sexually suggestive scenes.

New Android malware spies on you even when phone is shut down

Security researchers have discovered a new form of malware attacking Android smartphones that allows hackers to control the device even if it appears completely shut down to the user.

Dramatic fall in phone theft as kill switches installed

Smartphone thefts have fallen dramatically in three major cities across the world after manufacturers began adding remote "kill switches" so users can disable stolen devices, according to reports.

Custom gold-backed, diamond-adorned iPhone 6 costs $3.5 million

A custom-made iPhone 6 produced by Goldgenie is available to buy now for $3.5 million, finished in 24 carat gold or platinum and with other prestigious options available, just in case your iPhone wasn't flashy enough already.

Mobile rewards platform Freecharge raises $80m in funding

Mobile transactions firm Freecharge has raised $80 million from new investors to help fuel its growth. The company enables users to get free rewards such as food or entertainment by simply paying phone bills through its mobile app.

Man caught driving using laptop, phone and earphones

In one of the most outrageous driving offences reported for a while, a man has been filmed driving while using his laptop and phone while listening to music through earphones in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Five different Samsung Galaxy S6 versions shown off in photo

A new promotional image leaked online has suggested that there could be as many as five distinct versions of Samsung's next-generation flagship handset, the Galaxy S6, including one equipped with the wrap-around Edge display from the Galaxy Note Edge.

Fears of Apple Watch prompt universities to ban watches in exams

A number of British universities have announced that they will be banning all watches from examination halls amid fears of possible cheating once smartwatches come into popularity, expected with the release of the Apple Watch next month.

Apple report largest quarterly profit ever; 74.5m iPhone sales

The previous record was $15.9 billion as set by ExxonMobil in the second quarter of 2012. Apple's figure stands at over $2 billion more than this figure.

New Indiegogo project aims to let you 'step inside your phone'

A new iPhone 6 case seeking crowd-funding right now is aiming to bring virtual reality to the masses by allowing your phone to "unfold" into a virtual reality headset with integrated controls, dubbed "pinchers".

Man buys 99 iPhones to propose to girlfriend, gets rejected

A Chinese man went all out this week on his girlfriend, buying 99 iPhone 6 units and arranging them publicly in a heart shape before proposing to her. Unfortunately, the gesture didn't achieve its intended affect and she rejected him.

New legislation could eradicate UK mobile black areas

The UK's mobile phone networks could be forced to allow connected devices to switch between themselves as part of new proposed legislation seeking to eradicate mobile blackspots.

UK tourist gets £12,000 phone bill after downloading TV abroad

A British O2 customer had a nasty case of bill-shock recently after returning from a holiday abroad to find a data charge of £12,500, accumulated by downloading two TV programmes.

The Siva Cycle Atom charges your phone as you ride your bike

With an ever increasing amount of battery-powered tech entering our lives, finding the time to charge them can be difficult. A new invention seeks to change that though by allowing the millions of cycling commuters to charge their devices as they ride.

New wearable bracelet can charge your phone

A new device dubbed QBracelet entering the rising "wearable device" market is seeking to make it easier than ever to charge your phone or tablet on the go — by simply hooking it up to your wrist.

Bill passed in California will require cellphone kill switches

The California state Legislature passed a bill on Monday that would require kill switches to be added to smartphones, in a move that will make The Golden State the first in the country to create such a requirement.

Amazon Fire phone gaining popularity slowly but can it compete?

The Amazon Fire smartphone was up for sale just a week ago and few smartphone users are excited about the release. This isn't very surprising considering Amazon does not have an established customer base for smartphones.

FreedomPop brings its offering of free mobile internet to Europe

From today, the mobile network provider FreedomPop is extending its completely free internet and phone access into Europe on a pilot program, initially in Belgium only.

Mexican operators recycled 350,000 phones in a year

A program formed collectively by the Mexican mobile phone operators in October 2013 has enabled the recycling of nearly 350,000 used mobile phones in the country to date, it has emerged today.

iBerry launches Auxus Linea L1 Smartphone and Auxus AX04 Tablet

Hong Kong based iBerry launches two more KitKat-based devices set to gain a greater presence in the Indian markets. The Auxus Linea L1 smartphone and Auxus AX04 tablet are set to be sold online on June, 25.

The fear of losing your phone is a real phobia

Some researchers say that the fear of not having a cellphone that works should be added to psychiatry's diagnostic manual.

HTC One M8 Prime development suspended

The rumoured premium HTC handset, the One M8 Prime, has reportedly been axed. According to noted reliable tipster evleaks, the upper-class successor to the One M7 Max has had its development program "suspended indefinitely."

Ring, ring, it’s an all-IP future calling, say MegaPath and AT&T Commissioned

In an era where we are offered a variety of communication options such as Skype, chat, and social media, many families still opt for “old-fashioned” landline phone calls. Thing is, how should businesses view the future of communications?

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date could be September 3rd

The successor to Samsung's successful Note 3 phablet device, the Note 4, could be with us in a little over three months according to a Samsung insider.

Windows Phone 8.1 launching June 24th

A page on the Microsoft Support website appears to confirm that Windows Phone 8.1 will begin deploying on June 24th after being formally announced with a developer preview at Microsoft BUILD last month.

Samsung plans to launch Tizen smartphone in Russia and India

The much talked about Tizen brewed by Samsung Electronics is becoming a reality. Samsung is preparing the launch of an Tizen based smartphone to two countries.

Pope Francis in hot water over 'personal' phone calls

- Pope Francis's habit of picking up the phone and cold calling people who write to him is landing the Vatican in hot water and spokesman Federico Lombardi has had enough.
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