Tag Archives: Help

New App to Help Spot Cancer Early

A new app that may help diagnose cancer in patients early by using information about symptoms, signs and images of what to look out for has been launched in the UK. The app developed by the Scottish Centre for Enabling Technologies, based at the University of the West of Scotland, can be continually updated when the user is in a ... Read More »

New App to Help Locate Victims Trapped During Natural Calamities

A doctor’s initiative in harnessing technology has produced an application which can help locate a person trapped in debris in an earthquake or other disasters when communications fail. Pradeep Bhardwaj, CEO of Six Sigma High Altitude Medical Services for Rescue, says his company has developed a software application which can be tracked through the mobile phone. The concept is based ... Read More »

Twitter’s Fabric App to Help Monitor App Crashes on Smartphones

After five months of development, micro-blogging website Twitter has launched an app for its Fabric mobile development toolkit so that developers can address various issues related to their app including sudden crash through smartphones. Fabric is a tool that developers use to keep constant pulse on their apps once out in the wild and helps them track crashes or user ... Read More »

Prosecutors Help Organise Victims’ Brigade in Apple Encryption Battle

Prosecutors took unusual steps in enlisting victims of the San Bernardino attack in the government’s heated battle with Apple Inc over access to an iPhone belonging to one of the shooters, according to people involved in the effort and legal experts. Family members of at least two victims will join a legal brief to be filed next week urging Apple ... Read More »

Everyday Mindfulness May Help Keep Glucose Levels Healthy

Those who score high on mindfulness – the ability of being aware of one’s present thoughts and feelings – are significantly more likely than people with low scores to have healthy glucose levels, suggests new research. We all know that elevated glucose levels may increase risk of Type-2 diabetes. The researchers also sought to identify factors that might explain the ... Read More »

Prosecutors Help Organise Victims’ Brigade in Apple Encryption Battle

Prosecutors took unusual steps in enlisting victims of the San Bernardino attack in the government’s heated battle with Apple Inc over access to an iPhone belonging to one of the shooters, according to people involved in the effort and legal experts. Family members of at least two victims will join a legal brief to be filed next week urging Apple ... Read More »

US Says Will Let Apple Keep Software to Help FBI Hack iPhone

The Obama administration told a US magistrate judge on Friday it would be willing to allow Apple Inc. to retain possession of and later destroy specialized software it has been ordered to design to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone used by the gunman in December’s mass shootings in California. The government made clear that it was open ... Read More »

Finger Prick Blood Test May Help Detect Cancer

In the new technique, nanotechnology is used to determine whether a specific target nucleic acid sequence exists within a mixture. (Representational Image) Washington:   A simple finger prick blood test may be used to diagnose cancer, say scientists who have developed a new technology to detect disease biomarkers in the form of nucleic acids, the building blocks of all living organisms. ... Read More »

Time to Buy a Phone? Smartly.Me Can Help

Buying a new Android phone is tricky – everyone has a different opinion to share, and it’s rarely advice that is customised to your needs. The Smartly.Me app is another place to get suggestions for the phone you want to buy, along with news about mobiles and upcoming phones, and suggestions for apps and games you should install. We tried ... Read More »