The App Store is filled with health apps and most of them are garbage. At least, that seems to be the overarching sentiment running throughout the Washington Post’s extensive examination of bogus health-related apps now cluttering both the iTunes App Store and Google Play. Key statistic: ”Of the 331 therapeutic apps, nearly 43 percent relied on cellphone sound for treatments. Another dozen used the light of the cellphone, and two others used phone vibrations. Scientists say none of these methods could possibly work for the conditions in question”. You don’t say. Read the whole story over at Washington Post.
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