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.
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.
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.
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.
Apple Music Cloud Takes Shape
With Amazon rushing to establish its hosted music storage service, Apple and Google have to hurry to remain relevant.
Verizon LTE Garners 500,000 Customers
HTC Thunderbolt phone buyers accounted for more than half of those who signed up for Verizon Wireless' Long Term Evolution 4G service in the first quarter.
Vidyo Takes Video Conferencing Mobile
VidyoMobile can connect users of Apple's iPhones, iPads, and iPods, as well as Android-based smartphones and tablets, with desktop PCs and video conferencing rooms.
Lookout Mobile Security Protects Android Smartphones
For a while now, it seems as if malware that targets smartphones has been more of a theoretical exercise as opposed to a real threat. And mobile security software is one of the last things that many people and businesses think they need. But the recent outbreak of Android-based malware, which has led to reportedly tens of thousands of people becoming infected by malware found in more than fifty apps in the Android Market, could be the first sign of the new age of mobile threats.
Apple Leads Phone Market In Revenue
The iPhone generated $12.3 billion in sales, easily beating Nokia's total of $9.6 billion in sales, according to Apple's strong second-quarter earnings report.
White House Releases Android App
The government's iPhone application also adds a feature that alerts users when President Obama is about to speak and then lets them watch it live on the device.
iPhone 5 Expected In September
An Apple event in September is the expected launchpad for a new version of the iPhone with a faster processor, which would be a change from its usual upgrade pattern.
RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Teardown
UBM TechInsights takes a look under the hood at yet another tablet. Inside RIM's new BlackBerry tablet is the TI OMAP 4 processor, a six-axis gyro and some other fun hardware goodies.
Apple's iOS Tops Android By 59%
If you count iPhones, iPods, and iPads, then Apple is still beating Google's mobile operating system in the U.S., according to figures from comScore.
Mobility, ROI Driving IT Hiring At SMBs
As smaller employers begin cautiously wading back into the labor pool, they're starting with IT roles that have a clear-cut link to the bottom line, according to IT staffing firm Modis.