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Mobile Phone App To Test For STDs…

Scientists in the UK have actually been working on a way for you to test yourself for STDs through your phone. No shit… British health officials are hard at work on a new app that will allow users to pee into their cell phones and find out within minutes if they have an STD. OK, maybe I’ve simplified it but basically, millions of dollars have been invested in clinical research to create a smartphone app that will allow users “to put urine or saliva on to a computer chip about the size of a USB chip, plug it into their phone or computer and receive a diagnosis within minutes.”

Mobile phones and computers will soon be able to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases under innovative plans to cut the UK’s rising rate of herpes, chlamydia and gonorrhoea among young people. (more…)


Why I Want Nothing To Do With The iPhone

I love gadgets. I love phones, cameras, even kitchen gadgets. However, for some reason I’m hopelessly attached to my ancient phone. Ancient compared to the iPhone that is. I almost always lose my phone. As I write this, I have no idea where it is (though I think I left it in the bathroom this morning). My logic? Why should I spend a fortune on something that will either be stolen, get lost or accidentally fall in the toilet? (more…)

How Much Are You Willing To Spend On A Phone?

I’m a nut for pretty phones. But there’s a limit to how much I’m willing to part with. The phone in the picture above is a creation of a company called Vertu. Vertu is a British-based manufacturer and retailer of luxury mobile phones. The company is an independently run, wholly-owned subsidiary of the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia. Their aim is to make us think of phones as…well, not just phones. Your phone should make a fashion statement. Something like your jewelry. Of course the cost is based on peronalization to your taste. (more…)

The Versace Unique Mobile Phone

For all you label whores (and I mean that in the nicest possible way), Versace has teamed up with Modelabs to bring you a luxury mobile phone – The Versace Unique. I’m totally in love with the purple version. I think it’s purrty 🙂 Specs and more pics after the break. (more…)