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Smartphone app diagnoses malaria from drop of blood

One of the primary reasons Dante’s Soma exists is to address how technology impacts our lives. That impact is different for just about every demographic, culture or geography — it’s not one size fits ...
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RIM’s Response To The Open Letter

Just that fast, RIM has released its response to the infamous "Open Letter". "An “Open Letter” to RIM’s senior management was published anonymously on the web today and it was attributed to an unnamed p...
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Blackberry Superphone In The Works?

Chalk this one up to rumor, but the good folks over at N4BB are saying that the rumored Blackberry Playbook 10' has been scrapped by RIM in favor of a Blackberry "superphone" powered by QNX, the same OS found...
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Android is No. 1 OS, but Apple, RIM rule devices

Google’s Android OS is leading the pack for smartphone market share in the U.S., but when it comes to the largest smartphone manufacturer, RIM (NSDQ: RIMM) and Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) are neck-in-neck for the ...
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The Simplest Cellphone Ever, The Anti-Smartphone

Did John just out-simplify the Jitterbug by designing a phone that looks straight out of the late 1990s? Seems so:Called John's Phone, this concept is as bare bones as they come. Take too quick a glance and you...
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Smartphone software to help the blind see

Imagine this, a software application that has the capability to detecting objects, reading magazines, and even call a remote assistant to be your "pair of eyes". That my friends is a clever use of two technol...