New technologies help people make the world better by doing nothing.

There seems to be a move in the app industry toward creating platforms that utilize the unused power from mobile devices for the collective good. From Samsung’s alarm clock app that turns unused computing power into science research to a contact lens that detects sugar levels as the wearer goes about their day, new technologies are enabling us to better ourselves and the world around us by doing virtually nothing.

Check out some of the technologies that have been featured on PSFK.

Alarm Clock App Contributes Phone’s Downtime To Research

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