Philips new Vital Signs app is able to accurately diagnose your health using the forward facing camera on the iPad2. By watching small changes in your skin colour, the app is able to determine your heart rate. Similarly, it is able to determine your breathing rate by watching your chest movements. I believe we will be seeing a lot more programs like this in the near future as it will help diagnose patients without them having to go to a hospital or medical center.
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Apple just listed the winners of Rewind 2011, which honors the best music, apps, tv shows, books, movies and podscasts of the year. This year two photography apps took home the top honours. Instagram was chosen as the iPhone app of the year, while Snapseed was choosen as the iPad app of the year. TapTapTap is also reporting that Apple named them the top selling non-game app of the year, but we are unable to confirm this claim.