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Android powers Portable Eye Examination Kit for blindness prevention

Peek smartphone kit

Here’s a very worthy use of Android – underpinning the Portable Eye Examination Kit. Created by scientists at the University of St Andrews, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, it’s currently being tested in Kenya as a potential tool to aid the prevention of blindness in low-income countries. Peek – a smartphone ...

Jelly Bean III, the codename that wouldn’t surrender

Android 4-3

The much-anticipated release of Android 4.3 has been announced. And, as we suggested could be the case, it is being labelled as another Jelly Bean, as opposed to Key Lime Pie. We are up to Jelly Bean III, now, following Android 4.1 and 4.2… Anyhoo, headline features include Bluetooth Smart support, restricted profiles for tablets, support for accelerated 3D graphics, ...