Tag Archive for iPhone apps

Unregulated medical apps: Will an FDA plan to take some control work?

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Technology can help or hurt. What should the FDA do about medical apps for smart phones and computers? Click on the link to read the whole piece. Side effects may vary: the growing problem of unregulated medical apps | The Verge. The FTC is the agency in charge of protecting consumer interests when it comes…

Perfectly strange: Red lights seen in WA neighborhood (UPDATE: Camera Hoax app UPDATE2: Uh…)

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Perfect red lights appear over houses. TOO perfect. Picture shows strange lights over Battle Ground | The Columbian. Keller’s husband, who didn’t want his name used in the paper, gave his wife a picture from his cellphone that shows two clusters of three red lights moving slowly over their home near the Best Western at…

Insert UFO here

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You always had to watch out for ghost apps and Virgin Mary apps. Now, the UFO apps are fooling local news teams. UFO Photo of “Vintage” Flying Saucer Purportedly Snapped, But.. | Who Forted? Magazine. A student in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand claims to have unwittingly snapped a photo of a “vintage-looking” flying saucer on Christmas…

That’s what psychic friends are for?

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This does concern me. Too many people find apps too easy to purchase and become attached to. This is quite the inroad for psychic services. A press release from the Psychic Friends Network: Psychic Friends Network (PFNI) Readies ‘Freemium’ Mobile Apps in Bid to Re-Dominate the Nearly $2.5B Psychic Entertainment Market Psychic Friends Network, the…

Worried about inorganic food and radiation? Here’s a $220 iPhone accessory

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Lapka: a $220 iPhone accessory that will test your food and keep you safe from radiation | The Verge. Lapka, an iPhone accessory and app combo which tests organic food as well as detecting environmental factors such as radiation, humidity, and electromagnetism, is set to ship before the end of the year. Lapka uses a…

Ghost-Hunting Tools: I call them “phoney”

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Digital Dustup Over Ghost-Hunting Tools – WSJ.com. In the digital dustup, purists prefer to collect data with widely accepted engineering tools to better convince a skeptical public. Other ghostbusters say the digital applications have the potential to open new avenues for tracking spirits, which many believe manipulate energy to communicate since they no longer have…

TRUE Tales Of The Paranormal app for iPhone

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Treat yourself this Halloween to True Tales Of The Paranormal for iPhone. ‘True Tales Of The Paranormal’ for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad brings out the Halloween spirit with over 100 REAL stories and pictures of Paranormal Activity. The app currently boasts over 100 real stories and pictures about Ghosts, UFOs, and the Simply Unexplainable.…