Soon your iPhone will be able to take your temperature and diagnose your illness

Now you can plug a thermometer into your iPhone’s headphone port in order and while it takes your temperature, the Kinsa app reads the data and tries to determine what illness you have.

My iPhone can tell me where I am in the world, remind me when I need to take my vitamins and bring me face-to-face with relatives all over in an instant, but it can’t tell me why I have this nagging cough — at least not yet. As Fast Company reports, a new iPhone app/accessory combo hopes to change that. It’s called Kinsa, and it all starts with a thermometer.

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