Posts Tagged ‘iPhone

Just because you can run your desktop app on a mobile devices doesn’t mean you should.

My issues with mobile computing in healthcare revolve around technologies that get in the way of providers and clinicians doing their core job which is attending to patients and not fumbling through hundreds of check boxes and interfaces designed to be used on a desktop.

iPhone Development

24, Mar 2009

Curiosity got the best of me this evening so I signed up for the iPhone Developer Program.  Being a person who has lived through several horrible user interfaces, Apples approach is refreshingly simple and with many more capabilities in the 3.0 release of the iPhone firmware I think there are many more unique applicaitons to […]

Like most large enterprises we have our fair share of smartphones in use.  While IT tries to keep this limited to a select few, I did recently get a hands-on with the new touch screen Blackberry Storm from Verizon.  Being an iPhone user myself I can certainly say it was a different experience and RIM […]

It appears that Microsoft, noticing the success of the App Store from Apple, is set to launch its own app store for windows mobile platforms given a recent job posting on computerjob.com. The description states the senior project manager will ead a team that will “drive the launch of a v1 marketpace service for Windows […]

Intel Health PHS5000 is not the first implementation of an in-house health monitor but if I were to judge by the looks of the User Interface I would say this device may have some promise for monitoring one’s health at home so long as you stay home most of the time. Currently being trialed in […]

It was only a matter of time before the popularity of Apple’s OS X and iPhone attracted hackers.  Security specialists said Saturday that hackers are taking increasing aim at iPhones and Macintosh computers as the hot-selling Apple devices gain popularity worldwide. Hackers have historically focused devious efforts on computers using Windows operating systems because the […]

For all you mobile WordPress bloggers with iPhones. A new WordPress app is now available in the iTunes App Directory. Not available yet for mobile download but I would imagine that will get refereshed soon as well. Works great and users are finally able to post pictures while blogging on the run. Setup is pretty […]

So I jumped the gun and downloaded the iPhone restore firmware (iPhone1,2_2.0_5A347_Restore.ipsw) from Apple and upgraded my phone using a Windows XP desktop I have in my home office.   Here are the steps I took to install the firmware and configure Exchange to work with my hosting provider Sherweb. How to upgrade to the 2.0 […]

The $1.2 billion market size falls under Munster ’s “Agrressive Case” scenario in which there are 85 million iPhone and iPod Touch users through the end of next year, 95 percent of whom would need to actively use the store. Still, given that Apple has the device available in six countries right now but will […]

SDK downloaded

10, Jun 2008

Of all people to convince me to download an SDK my wonderful wife thought it would be cool to develop an application for the iPhone. Now perhaps she got caught up in all the activity surrounding Steve Job’s keynote at WWDC ’08 this year but I figured why not download the SDK and try my […]


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