At this rate, owning an iDevice might be as essential to being a successful doctor as possessing a degree. Only a day after a British hospital reported that its practice of using iPad and iPods to monitor patents' health had led to lower mortality rates, a new crowd-funded project has popped up on IndieGogo claiming that Apple's iPhone might be able to help wipe out malaria on the Indonesian island of Bangka.
If you've ever used the app Knock to unlock your Mac with an iPhone, you've probably felt a little bit like living in the future. But the developer of that software has much grander designs in mind, with a forthcoming release eyeing the ability to automatically sign into everything you do on the Mac. No word on when such a feature might arrive, but the Knock folks are taking on beta testers to help out. And with that, here's a fresh round of updates before we enjoy a work-free 4th of July, and we'll see you back here on Monday, July 7!
Drinking and driving is no laughing matter, but how can casual drinkers know when they've had too much to be on the road? Starting this summer, they'll be able to plug the Breathometer into their iPhone and find out immediately.
The finish on the back of the iPhone 5 is sort of susceptible to scuffing. We've known this for a while. And if you're the type of person who wants to keep your new device looking as fresh as the day it arrived from Apple, a protective case is a no-brainer. But why settle for a boring old cover with a static design, when there's a new case in the works that incorporates an e-ink screen?