Browsing All posts tagged under »Mobile device«

Love their cellphones. Why?

February 13, 2014

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Why are so many of my friends satisfied with their cellphones? They leave the cellphone at home. Or, forget to charge it. Still use a paper copy of essential phone numbers and are constantly asking me to find the last call they received. They watch at dinner while I ask Google the definition of a word […]

Low-cost android phones

November 18, 2013

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Ever since KiKat , or to the rest of us, android 4.4, lower cost android priced phones are on the market. 4.4 works with devices with as little as 512MB of RAM. This opened the market for budget devices without sacrificing performance. For instance, there is little difference between a $100 LG phone (4.4) and […]

Liv+ simplify our iPhone or Android

September 13, 2013

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Liv+ turns a smartphone into a useful technology for the elderly and us, the simplicity seekers. Its simple screen with large buttons, fonts and bright colors increases readability. The screen, simple touch interface, Internet services and instant picture sharing enrich our lives and keep families and friends close. Liv+ is built to help simplicity seekers […]

Change what you think about 911

August 1, 2013

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Was talking to Beth Gendler, Executive Director of the Minneapolis section of the National Council of Jewish Women.  We discussed their programs to stop domestic violence this morning. While we were talking, I thought , “Why wait for the victim to get to hospital and court?” Stop the act as quickly as possible, while or […]

Learn how

July 28, 2013

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Just came across a program that offers android and IOS classes in the Fridley, MN area. Give their page a look.  Might find a class you can attend to help learn how to use mobile devices.  

Transforming healthcare

July 21, 2013

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Here’s some quotes from a US News article about our need to be the driving force behind getting all the information we need to help manage our health care. “Consumers must provide the impetus for new medicine – a new medicine that is no longer paternalistic, since the doctor does not necessarily know best anymore.” […]

FDA and mobile health apps

March 22, 2013

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Here’s preliminary information about regulation of the 40,000 medical apps.  Hopefully, there will be enough regulation to make them safe and protect us from people that don’t at least know the medicine and the accuracy of their apps. “The FDA has been regulating mobile medical device software for more than 10 years.  So far, the agency has reviewed […]