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May 24, 2016

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May 24, 2016

Assistive Tech to Tackle Dementia Isolation

May 19, 2016 — Moblie and wearable technology used to support independent living for people with dementia could hold the key to cutting social ... read more

Digital Health Intervention Does Not Lower Heart Attack Risk

May 18, 2016 — Researchers examined whether a digital health intervention using email and text messages designed to change diet and physical activity would improve heart attack risk among a South Asian ... read more

Can a Smartphone Application Help Treat Anxiety and Depression?

May 13, 2016 — Researchers have examined the initial trial of a smartphone application designed to help people manage their ... read more

Dual Screen Smartwatch Unveiled

May 12, 2016 — Researchers have unveiled a prototype of a smartwatch with dual touchscreens called ... read more

Mobile Phones at the Dinner Table: Study Explores Attitudes

May 10, 2016 — Checking email for work. Posting a photo to Facebook. Texting the kids to come downstairs. Sending a quick snap to a friend. People of all ages might use their smartphones in these ways during shared ... read more

Smartphone Alerts Increase Inattention, Hyperactivity

May 9, 2016 — With the Internet in our pockets, are we more inclined to be inattentive to other tasks? A new study indicates that the answer is yes. The researchers designed a two-week experimental study and ... read more

May 9, 2016 — New research discusses how people will interact with technology in the ... read more

Two-Minute Warnings Make Kids' 'Screen Time' Tantrums Worse

May 5, 2016 — Giving young children a two-minute warning that 'screen time' is about to end makes transitions away from tablets, phones, televisions and other technological devices more painful, a new ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Engineers have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better and last ... read more

New Mobile Phone App for Grassroots Mapping

May 4, 2016 — Academics have created an app that could help aid humanitarian rescue work in disaster-struck regions by using geographic data to map ... read more

Risk Aversion Impedes Innovation in Information Technology

May 2, 2016 — Smartphones and tablets come from Asia and America, European industry is far behind. Causes are unfolded by a new study, e.g. risk aversion made the companies offer own data services at high prices ... read more

Breastfeeding App Shows Promise in Supporting First-Time Mothers

Apr. 30, 2016 — A pilot study found that use of a mobile phone app that provided supportive texts and an online community significantly increased the rate of breastfeeding among new ... read more

Apr. 29, 2016 — Scientists have shown how spin-polarized currents can be initiated in a controlled manner within samples of topological insulator material. In addition, they were able to manipulate the orientation ... read more

Apr. 29, 2016 — Heat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a severe bottleneck in the further development of systems in these fields. To come to grips with this serious issue, researchers have developed ... read more

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Mental-Health Apps

Apr. 26, 2016 — There are more than 165,000 mobile applications available for health care, with the largest category for people with mental-health disorders, managing everything from addiction to depression and ... read more

Providing Children With Tablets Loaded With Literacy Apps Yields Positive Results

Apr. 26, 2016 — Researchers have been conducting a study to determine whether tablet computers loaded with literacy applications could improve the reading preparedness of young children living in economically ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — Scientists have demonstrated using non-polarized light to produce in a metal what's called a spin voltage -- a unit of power produced from the quantum spinning of an individual ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — A smartphone application that projects a magnified smartphone screen to Google Glass has been developed, which allows users to navigate using head movements to view a corresponding portion of the ... read more

Smarter Sensing for the Internet of Things

Apr. 27, 2016 — A sensor node processor for networked sensor applications achieves ultra-low power consumption by using ultra-low voltage operation, hardware acceleration and cognitive sensing ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — One secret to creating the world's fastest silicon-based flexible transistors: a very, very tiny knife. Engineers have now pioneered a unique method that could allow manufacturers to easily and ... read more

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