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Cough Into Your iPhone for Instant Diagnosis

Cough into your iPhone - new app will diagnose your ailment. http://ow.ly/B11E

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Gather Scientific Data via iPhone

Citizen (and student) scientists, armed with an iPhone, can collect, share, tag, photograph and geolocate data across multiple disciplines. A MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning winner 2009. http://bit.ly/6LLMIr

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Donate Your Organs by iPhone

New iPhone app makes it easy to "provide the gift of life". http://bit.ly/4CAdrD

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Inexpensive Eye Exams via Smartphone

MIT researchers have developed a small device that when combined with a smartphone can offer eye exams in developing countries. Fast Company http://bit.ly/9bWBXJ

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New Survey Format: Question by Billboard, Answers by SMS

Researchers, particularly in developing countries, are collecting survey data about aid projects and other topics in a new way: They post questions by billboard, and collect answers via SMS. On MobileActive.org http://bit.ly/a3P5Cf

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Pay People to Walk to Work

Stanford researchers have a new phone app which tracks your movements, compares to a clock, and calculates payments based on walking to work and taking "walking meetings". http://stanford.io/10JpC6X

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Fix your iPhone's Antenna for $0.001

According to FastCompany, a short strip of scotch tape will fix any reputed antenna problems on your iPhone. http://bit.ly/dddblE

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Protect an Endangered Species - Buy an iPhone App

A new iPhone app allows users to track individual gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The $4 purchase price goes to gorilla protection. http://bit.ly/cDz1gF

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Medical Personnel Use iPhone as Translator

A new iPhone app allows medical personnel to use the iPhone for translation during emergencies - certainly not perfect, but better than sign language. http://bit.ly/bjyWtj

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To Save Smartphone Battery Life, Use Airplane Mode

"Airplane mode" on an iPhone or other smartphone can extend battery life to about a week. This and other phone battery tricks: NYTimes http://nyti.ms/duBBCQ

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iPhone App Recognizes Faces of Friends, Strangers

Never forget a name again. The iPhone app Recognizr can recognize faces of friends and strangers. http://bit.ly/cySyVh

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iPhone 360 Picture by Turning Itself

Using the app Cycloramic, iPhones placed on a smooth surface will pivot (vibrate) 360 degrees snapping a panoramic picture. David Pogue best of 2012 idea http://nyti.ms/VbxTtt .

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