Apple may soon collect your DNA as part of a new ResearchKit program

Apple will be assisting in a number of studies involving DNA collection through its ResearchKit program. The studies are being conducted at the University of California and the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
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Not all Samsung Galaxy S6 models have the same camera

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are selling well, but it turns out they aren't all made equal. Some Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge models are made with camera sensors from different parties, even though the rest of the handset is the same.

This smartphone accessory can see blood parasites, and could save your life

The CellScope Loa is an accessory that converts a smartphone into a blood parasite-detecting microscope, and due to its accuracy, speed, and ease of use, it could save lives in countries where disease treatment is urgently needed.

AT&T scales back speed throttling on unlimited LTE data users

Possibly good news for any AT&T subscriber that's still on an unlimited data plan, the wireless provider has limited the practice of data throttling to time periods of heavy network congestion.

Mobile gaming has come full circle with a sequel to Snake

If you owned a cellphone in the late '90s or early 2000s, you might remember playing Snake to pass the time. The original creators have come back 18 years later with a sequel that will attract a new generation of players.
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We spent 8 weeks with an electromagnetic mat that helps you heal like an astronaut.

One brave mom used the Pizza Hut app to save her kids from a hostage situation

This week, a woman who was being held hostage saved herself and her three children with the help of the Pizza Hut app. The woman and her kids got out safely, and the man responsible was arrested.

Uh oh! Project Fi guts many of Google Voice’s features during setup process

If you're a Google Voice user, you might want to hold off on signing up for Project Fi. It guts many of Voice's features, including calling, messaging, and legacy device support.

Samsung wants to make the Avengers’ futuristic tech a reality

Samsung may be working behind the scenes to make the gadgets and gizmos from Avengers: Age of Ultron a reality. The company is particularly focused on transparent displays for use in future smartphones.
Cool Tech

PhoneDrone turns your phone into an autonomous quadcopter

Idaho-based drone startup xCraft has designed a wild new quadcopter exoskeleton that leverages all the sensor tech and computing power you already carry around with you inside your smartphone.

Microsoft shows us its roadmap for OneDrive at Ignite 2015

At Ignite 2015, Microsoft showed its roadmap for OneDrive through Q4 2015. Its plans include a new universal Windows 10 app and offline file accessibility, as well as expanded Android and iOS support.

Windows 10’s release won’t mark the end of Windows Insider

Microsoft won't be killing the Windows Insider program with the release of Windows 10. Instead, it will continue providing early editions of new builds for users on all devices.