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applewatch-large The Apple Watch has landed, so to speak, with deliveries officially arriving to the first pre-order customers around the world. Apple’s first wearable device has enjoyed one of the longest pre-launch promotional cycles of any of its products, and with good reason – it’s a very different gadget from anything Apple has created before. We’ve had a few days to try out… Read More
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iFixit Apple Watch teardown Today is Apple Watch D-Day for a speedy few early adopters, with Cupertino finally shipping the first batch of its debut wearable to buyers. That means it’s also the day that serial repairers/tenacious teardowners iFixit get to crack open Apple’s latest sealed box and peer inside so we don’t have to. Read More
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Screen Shot 2015-04-24 at 6.17.07 AM Three new Apple Watch ads are hitting today and they stray far from the ascetic materials-oriented introduction spot. All three focus on showing the Watch integrating into regular human life rather than floating on an endless sea of white. These spots emphasize things I’ve noticed about the Watch so far, namely that it’s going to work best when it organically insinuates itself… Read More
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apple-watch-diary1 The Apple Watch made its debut on wrists around the world today — and people are unboxing and poking at it as we speak. Several of us here at TechCrunch have been doing the same with ours, and we’ll be documenting that over the next week or so. In order to give you a more holistic picture of what it’s like to use one day to day, and to give you a place to check in on our… Read More
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applewatch-2 As a number of early customers will receive their Apple Watch smartwatches today, Apple has also begun to send out email invitations offering “personal setup” appointments that take place via video sessions with an Apple Specialist. The sessions allow customers to learn about their new device and be walked through its features, as well as have the opportunity to ask… Read More
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watch-nav-screen With the Apple Watch now officially on the market, and soon to be on the wrists of several million customers – possibly as many as 20 million this year, according to some estimates – there’s a lot of curiosity about what kind of app ecosystem will spring up around the new device. Will Apple Watch owners actually be interested in actively reading news, shopping or playing… Read More
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psychic The world around us is screaming with signals our original five senses don’t detect. Unlike some snakes, we can’t sense infrared with our naked eyes and unlike ducks and geese, we don’t have a native intuition for magnetic fields. But we’ve got pretty incredible brains, which we’ve used to craft ways to augment our five basic senses for a very long time. Read More
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Weight Watchers is recruiting for a randomized control trial that will test the addition of a connected scale into its online weight loss intervention, according to a posting on ClinicalTrials.gov. The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island will play host to a six-month double blind study that will compare Weight Watchers’ online program with and […]
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It’s been a busy week for Jawbone. First news came that the long-delayed UP3 would finally launch in the coming days, but it would not be waterproof enough for swimming, as previously promised. Then the Wall Street Journal broke the news that Jawbone had partnered with American Express to add payments to a future wearable. […]
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New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs has launched a new app for iPhones that will allow authorized users of the state’s prescription monitoring program, prescribers and pharmacists licensed in New Jersey, access to the database via their smartphone. The database is managed by the New Jersey Prescription Management Program (NJPMP), a program under the Division of Consumer Affairs. […]
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While most clinicians carry one or more mobile devices for a variety of use cases, it’s still the case that no single screen is as popular as the desktop computer for physicians, according to a new survey released by Microsoft. The online survey of 402 U.S. physicians was conducted by YouGov. Fifty percent of physicians used smartphones, […]
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After spending a few days in Chicago at the HIMSS 15 event, the MobiHealthNews team has rounded up all the mobile and digital health news that came out of the always noisy conference. Here’s our list of news announcements, reports from the keynote stage, recaps of sideline conversations, and more from the past week. WebMD’s […]
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The results of a six-month test are in, and Google Glass passed with flying colors. Doctors at Rhode Island Hospital used Glass last year in the emergency room, specifically testing it in skin-related cases where consultation was needed with an off-site dermatologist. Emergency room physicians wore Glass to communicate with a specialist, relaying images of [...]

The post Glass Passes Rhode Island Hospital Test: “We Had Great Patient Satisfaction” appeared first on Glass Almanac.

          
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Here are your Google Glass headlines for the week. Enjoy! Developing for Glass Google Glass Partner, CrowdOptic, Granted U.S. Patent 9,020,832, PR Web Glass (The Device) A Lesson from Google Glass: Think in First Person, PBS Life After The (Alleged) Death Of Google Glass, Forbes Can Google Un-Break Google Glass?, The Next Web Three lies [...]

The post Glass Weekly Headlines: April 17, 2015 appeared first on Glass Almanac.

          
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apple-watch-event0396 Apple Watch buyers will have to queue virtually in order to buy the device, at least initially. A press release this morning from the company reveals that the first batch of Apple Watch orders will only be collected via the Apple Store application for iOS devices and the online Apple store site. Apple head of retail Angela Ahrendts confirmed this plan in the press release announcing pre-sales… Read More
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Screen Shot 2015-04-09 at 1.27.34 PM Damn. We see a lot of really cool DIY projects pass through these parts, but this one is probably the coolest I’ve seen in a long while. The Apple Watch is coming out in a few days. You knew that — you read TechCrunch/have the Internet/don’t live under a rock/etc. Looking to wrap something a bit more unique around his wrist, Instructables user Aleator777 put together a watch… Read More
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IMG_8950 Apple has flipped the switch for pre-orders for the Apple Watch, letting customers purchase their device in advance via the Apple Store website and the Store app for iPhone and iPad. Previously, customers could “favorite” their preferred selection, picking from the three Watch collections and the various bands available for each, but now they can actually order a device, with… Read More
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apple-watch-modern-buckle How much demand is there for Apple’s “most personal device ever”? That’s the question that will be busying tech industry analysts for the foreseeable future. Or at least until Apple releases firm sales data on the Apple Watch (if it chooses to do so). Read More
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Source: Mobile Health News In A Nut Shell – “Google Glass is an early device that was originally designed for other uses and now we are pushing it to its engineering limits… I think our conclusion is these are early days but these are devices in real production. We are able to demonstrate real utility, although

The post NEWS: Doctors are Pushing Google Glass to its Engineering Limits appeared first on Health IT Innovation.

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Source : Wall Street Journal Scanadu announced,  yesterday at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., a home based lab kit that will enable consumers to check vitals and urinalysis from the comfort of their home – with mobile connectivity. The innovative solution costs a fraction of hospital based labs and provides results in only minutes.

The post BREAKING NEWS: Scanadu Announces 2015 Launch of Home Lab Kit for Mobile / Telehealth appeared first on Health IT Innovation.

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