Recently, CapCHI, an Ottawa-based technology meetup group, hosted a lecture at Algonquin College with Dr. Glen Geiger on Workflow Efficiency at The Ottawa Hospital. The event was during World Usability Day 2013, and featured a fascinating lecture on how the Ottawa Hospital deployed a major iPad pilot program and became a world leader in mobility.
If you're running iOS 7 or higher on your iPhone or iPad, Find My iPhone now comes with a feature called Activation Lock that prevents someone from wiping and using your device without your authorization. While it's a great theft deterrent, we see lots of people having issues due to forgetting to turn off Find My iPhone. Show More Summary
It's pretty widely understood that BBM is being used all over Asia in some pretty interesting ways. The messaging app is still incredibly popular in East Asia as well as South-East Asia. Recently, @shahriyarali tweeted a photo of a customer service BBM pin, and the timing is very interesting. Show More Summary
A well-rated game, but not a huge success -- a familiar story for indie mobile games. This blog post breaks down one game's numbers and the ratings across three platforms and four stores....
Google Voice Search now supports French, German, and Japanese. (Credit: Google) Voice Search is a key component of Google's search strategy, and the company announced that it now works with three non-English languages on Thursday. Related...Show More Summary
From the outside, offGRID Pro is identical to offGRID; they’re literally indistinguishable from one another. This means the case has a hard plastic body, with a pill-shaped dimple running across the rear camera opening, and a matching bumper attachment with integrated button protection. Show More Summary
Artist Kyle Lambert created a portrait of actor Morgan Freeman by using Procreate on his iPad Air. Below you can find the video of the entire creation process of the image as the artist uses only his finger to create the portrait. The post Procreate – Artist Kyle Lambert Uses App to Create Photorealistic Portrait of Actor Morgan Freeman appeared first on 148Apps.
Reloaded Productions, the company behind desktop MMO APB: Reloaded, has announced a new mobile spinoff title to the franchise called APB: Retribution. The mobile game will be handled by Blazing Griffin, a developer friend of Reloaded, and will feature top-down gameplay similar to something like Hotline Miami. In fact, in the announcement post on the
Camera improvements are the focus this time around Shortly after Google officially announced that an update to Android 4.4.1 was making its way out to Nexus 5 devices, folks have started to see it on their own devices. The update supposedly...Show More Summary
With Spotliter for iOS, you can capture video using some slick effects. This one, Sketch, lets you select an area to exclude from the filter. (Credit: Netomat) With the arrival of iOS 7, iPhone and iPad users received a smattering of Instagram-style visual-effect filters for snapping photos. Show More Summary
(Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET) Apple's Siri possesses many skills, but subtraction doesn't seem to be one of them. Asking Siri "What's 3.23 minus 1.27?" resulted in an odd answer. Instead of responding with the correct value, Apple's voice assistant told me the current date. Show More Summary
Repetitive gameplay and a strong reliance on in-app purchases are just two of Noi Story’s most apparent flaws. The post Noi Story Review appeared first on 148Apps.
Here is my prediction for BlackBerry in the next 2 years: BlackBerry will go 100% enterprise and BBM will split off as a separate company with a valuation that rivals Snapchat. Anyone who is currently at BlackBerry is right now positioning...Show More Summary
Incase wowed us with its DSLR Sling Pack, a great camera bag that also has room for an 11” MacBook Air or iPad in the back. But if you’re a photographer with a bigger Mac, the company has options for you as well. DSLR Pro Pack ($150)...Show More Summary
As our unboxing post might have alluded to, we've got the Qualcomm Toq strapped to our wrist. That means it's time to answer some questions. You can fire away in our Qualcomm Toq forum.
Google today began distributing Android 4.4.1 to the Nexus 5. The update primarily improves performance of the phone's camera with speed enhancements, better focusing, and HDR+ mode.
olloclip has released a new macro 3-in-1 photo lens for taking photos of up to 7x, 14x, 21x macro magnification. The new lens works with the iPhone 5, 5s, and iPod Touch 5th Gen and can be purchased from olloclip’s website or any Apple store for $69.95. Show More Summary
Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Pirates ($5) is an Assassin’s Creed game in name only, with only the most modest link to the console games. Instead of tracking down human targets from a first-person perspective, Pirates puts players behind the wheel of a pirate ship. Show More Summary
We weren't exactly shocked by the arrival of OtterBox's Defender Series Cases for iPad Air ($90) and the iPad mini with Retina display ($70). After all, the company has been putting out variants of the case for several generations of iDevices. Show More Summary
If you've got iOS 7 installed on your iPhone or iPad, Safari and iCloud Keychain can save any sync all your passwords across any iPhone, iPad, or Mac you own. If you prefer to not save your passwords, you can disable any device running iOS 7 from asking you again. Show More Summary