From helping you monitor your condition to making suggestions for improving it, today's smartphones can become valuable healthcare partners -- with the right apps. The iPhone App Store, the Android Market and the BlackBerry App World are chock full of applications that can help keep you in the pink. The Health, Wellness, and Fitness categories in the various mobile app stores are full of applications that promise to help keep you healthy. Some of them are backed by major pharmaceutical firms, wh
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It's hard to stay healthy when you don't get a good night's sleep -- a particular issue for business travelers -- and that's the problem this app aims to solve. The $1.99 package of "isochronic and binaural entertainment" includes ambient electronica, three noise tracks (as in white noise, not as in noise pop), and rain and waves soundtracks. It features sleep and deep sleep programs, as well as napping options. And just so you don't sleep through your meeting, it also functions as an alarm clock.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?