12 Hot Mobile Medical Apps
Mobile medicine is everywhere. There's the iPhone app that lets you cut away images of muscle layers to see what lies beneath, an e-health record system for the iPad, and a smartphone-based blood pressure monitor. Here are a dozen innovative ones.
RIM's Reduced Forecast Darkens Outlook
Research In Motion predicted it will sell fewer devices than previously thought because it has failed to update its aging line of high-end BlackBerry smartphones.
Phones Are Getting Thinner, Heavier, Larger
For a while, it seemed cellphone makers' goal was to build the smallest usable device, but smartphones with touchscreens have reversed that trend--though thin is still in.
Filemaker Eyes Mobile SMBs With Go Updates
iPhone and iPad versions of the popular desktop database software target users frustrated by a lack of mature business apps and those lacking development resources to build applications themselves.
VMware, Why Are You Buying SlideRocket?
Acquiring the presentation software company and pushing into end-user apps seems strange, but the virtualization firm's new VP of apps insists it's core to what they do.
Filemaker Go 1.2 Expands iOS Feature Set
The latest version of Filemaker Go--the database software provider's iOS-based mobile application for business users--adds charts and graphs, digital signature capture, enhanced PDF tools, and wireless printing while allowing users to develop custom applications for the iPhone or iPad without heavy-duty development work.
Military Deploys Two Smartphone Apps
The Army and DOD are providing mobile device access to information about new munitions and a support network for wounded soldiers, veterans, and their families.
Mobile Video Chatting Needs To Grow Up
Apple, Google, Skype, and other tech vendors need to develop a standard or share their technology to ensure interoperability, which is the key to pushing video chatting into the mainstream.
Dell Unveils Specialized Workstations
Intel's Core i5, i7, and i7 Extreme Edition are among the options offered on the Dell Precision M4600 and M6600 laptop computers, and the Dell Precision R5500 rack workstation, which are designed for graphics-intensive computing.
Sony Intros Two Android Tablets
The S1 and S2, which will run Android 3.0 Honeycomb, are Sony's unconventional and underwhelming entries into the tablet market.
SMBs Need Real Plans For Social Media
Without clearly defined goals for social media activities, small and midsize businesses risk chasing an elusive return on their investment in the technology.
Go Cloud Or Go Home
Cloud computing can be diluted into uselessness when mixed with immature technologies and poor practices.
IT Versus User Devices
Corporate IT managers often find themselves at odds with employees over allowing access to company data with personal devices. There are ways though to benefit both parties.