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Mobile

How to Turn a USB Stick into an Ultra Portable PC

December 19, 2016

Not only do portable apps let you hop between computers easily, they also keep your main machines clear of clutter and almost as speedy as when you first booted them up. If you’re yet to dive into the wonderful world of portable apps, here’s how you can get started. Source: How to Turn a USB […]

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The Patient Journey

December 15, 2016
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Dental Emergency Smartphone App

November 3, 2016

From Medical Xpress: A team mentored by Thankam Thyvalikakath, DMD, PhD, now of the Indiana University School of Dentistry and of the Regenstrief Institute, has developed and tested a novel mobile application enabling smartphones to capture and transmit images from inside the mouth, along with details on the dental emergency, to provide the information dentists […]

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Galaxy Note 7

October 16, 2016

This is not good. Saw this waiting for my flight to a speaking engagement.

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Galaxy Note 7: Going Down in Flames

October 14, 2016

Hmmm, from CNN: The South Korean tech giant announced this week it was killing off its flagship Note 7 smartphone. The move came after reports kept emerging of the devices catching fire — even after Samsung  had promised customers that replacement phones it was providing were safe… …But even more pain could be yet to […]

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High Tech House Calls

September 30, 2016

From NYT: REMEMBER when doctors made house calls? While only a relative handful of doctors still offer them, there is growing evidence that comprehensive home medical care could be a viable alternative to the attendant woes and soaring expenses of institutional health services,… …At the heart of the home care renaissance is a combination of […]

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Galaxy Note 7 Owners, Take Note: Samsung May Remotely Deactivate Unexchanged Units After Sept. 30

September 13, 2016

From Tech Times: …Samsung’s way to ensure the safety of its customers, the company could remotely deactivate recalled Galaxy Note 7 units that have not been exchanged for new ones after Sept. 30. Source: Galaxy Note 7 Owners, Take Note: Samsung May Remotely Deactivate Unexchanged Units After Sept. 30 : TECH : Tech Times It […]

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How Foursquare knew before almost anyone how bad things were for Chipotle

May 5, 2016

From The Washington Post: Chipotle announced its first loss as a public company Tuesday. But two weeks earlier, an unlikely source —the social media app Foursquare — had beat Chipotle to the punch, predicting in a blog post that the burrito maker’s sales would drop nearly 30 percent. Chipotle made it official Tuesday afternoon — reporting a drop of 29.7 percent. […]

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Next 3, 5 and 10 years

March 1, 2016

From Vijay Sika: The way people consume healthcare and providers connect with patients is rapidly changing with new technologies arming consumer with information like never before. Mobile devices are more personal, more powerful and more sure than ever before. They are indispensable for doctors and patients alike and they are compatible with privacy regulations. Source: […]

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OralEye a Teledentistry App

February 8, 2016

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Diagnosis by Smartphone? – There’s an App for That

January 28, 2016

From Dentistry Today: Researchers at the University of Western Australia and the Australian e-Health Research Center developed a store-and-forward telemedicine platform called Remote-I to assist in oral disease screening, using an image acquisition Android application. Source: Diagnosis by Smartphone? There’s an App for That | Dentistry Today Another step to true teledentistry. Here is another example of this […]

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Beyond Fitbit: medical-grade wearables

January 7, 2016

From  Reuters: A new wave of wearable computing devices that detect and monitor serious diseases is moving from the laboratory to the market, potentially transforming the treatment of conditions ranging from epilepsy to diabetes and creating business opportunities estimated to be worth tens of billions of dollars. Source: RPT-INSIGHT-Beyond Fitbit: The quest to develop medical-grade […]

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5 Healthcare Innovations That Will Disrupt The Market

December 28, 2015

From The Wealthy Doctor While tracking daily steps or sleep cycles can lead to improved individual health, fitness trackers are only the first wave of wearable tech devices aimed at transforming healthcare. Source: 5 Healthcare Innovations That Will Disrupt The Market | Wealthy Doctor Do it yourself medicine using wearable monitors connected to something like an […]

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What is Teledentistry?

November 10, 2015

The benefits to you and your practice are numerous. Keep in mind that teledentistry isn’t something that is designed to replace your practice. It is designed and used as an extension of what you currently do. It can reduce costs to you and your patients. No more having the patient miss work, drive over and […]

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Simplifeye

September 28, 2015
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Gmail to automatically add events to Google Calendar for business users

September 18, 2015

From Mashable: Whenever an email that contains flight, hotel, restaurant, or any ticketed event information lands in your Gmail inbox, it will be automatically added to your Google Calendar, check-in times and flight numbers included. Furthermore, if you receive an email that changes an existing event, that event will also be automatically changed in Calendar. […]

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Mobile Security

September 17, 2015

Smart phones can easily provide a doorway into your office data that hackers may exploit. Here are four (of seven) security measure for mobile devices suggested by MXOTech. Require STRONG passwords and passcodes to lock mobile devices. Require all mobile devices be encrypted. Encryption is the most effective way to achieve data security. Implement remote […]

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Must Have Apps

September 8, 2015
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New data uncovers the surprising predictability of Android lock patterns

September 3, 2015

From Ars Technica: Marte Løge, a 2015 graduate of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, recently collected and analyzed almost 4,000 ALPs as part of her master’s thesis. She found that a large percentage of them—44 percent—started in the top left-most node of the screen. Source: New data uncovers the surprising predictability of Android […]

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6 steps to better home (and Dental Office) Wi-Fi

September 1, 2015

When Americans were recently asked what slice of life they couldn’t live without, Wi-Fi came in second – behind food – and, yes, ahead of sex! Source: 6 steps to better home Wi-Fi | The Charlotte Observer Of course the six steps also apply to better WiFi in the dental office. The most basic step […]

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