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The year of the Windows Tablets by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc When the iPad first came out, it was the best thing since sliced bread for doctors. Now a tablet sized device can be a boon during ward rounds for accessing medical inform ... Read on »
A secretary in your pocket by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Dictation using your mobile device has come a long way. Instead of merely dictating an audio recording for transcription later, the processors in today’s mobile devic ... Read on »
The resurrection of Palm by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I came across the Arstechnica report that HP has sold the Palm brand, allegedly bought by interests related to Alcatel One Touch. I am not super excited if it’s jus ... Read on »
How to block unwanted calls on your smartphone by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Physicians don’t like to be disturbed by unwanted phone calls, indeed who does? Joseph Kim over at Medical Smartphones asks, The only app for iOS which can reliably ... Read on »
AppStudio Humanitarian Challenge by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Save the World by Developing or Donating! September 3, 2014 — The number of smart phones in third world is growing at the almost the same ra ... Read on »
My smartwatch adventure (I) by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Not too long ago I figured I might as well jump into the wearables bandwagon and get myself a smartwatch. Why on earth? Well, I thought it would be neat if I could glance ... Read on »
Can we finally say RIP webOS? by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc From June 2009 till the day HP dumped it in 2011, webOS had a tumultous journey. I revelled in the early days and really hoped it would succeed. It was not to be and when ... Read on »
Which messaging app for doctors? by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I am a fan of instant messaging. Not your usual SMS or text messages but the multi-platform IM. When it comes to communicating with colleagues it’s quite handy for quick w ... Read on »
The iPhone 5s as a poor man’s telepathology system by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Recently a colleague pointed out in his Facebook page that he could snap a picture off his microscope using just his iPhone 5s. He did this without any adaptor and all tha ... Read on »
NSB App Studio v 4.0 released by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc NSB App Studio is what I use to create my web apps (at medwebapp.com and oncopda.com ) and subsequently convert them to native Android and iOS apps with Phonegap. If you ... Read on »
New: VTE guidelines app for #android by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I’ve converted another webapp of mine, the to a native Android version. You can download the app VTE for free This app provides guidance on the assessment and m ... Read on »
Drug and Disease search for #iOS beta testing by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc My has crossed the 18,000 installation milestone. I guess many find this little app useful after all! I have started a small scale beta test for the iOS version ... Read on »
Fig. 1 – an Instagram for Doctors #iOS (III) – now on #android and the #web by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Fig. 1 is the Instagram-like app for medical professionals. Android users can now rejoice (if you have access to the US Play Store) as it is now available for free. ... Read on »
DrugDz for #iOS : Calling for beta testers by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I believe I have got DrugDz (my modestly successful app for Android – see this post ) running reasonably well on #iOS. It may be sometime before I submit it to ... Read on »
PICU Tools – reborn as a #webapp by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc For those of you who used the wonderful free medical software for PalmOS, you might remember PICU Tools , a collection of several databases and calculators for use in the ... Read on »
Drug and Diseases search app updated for #webapp, #android and coming soon #iOS by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Drug and Disease search is a continuing project of mine which originated from the old webOS version (anyone still using webOS?). It was a necessity back then as there ... Read on »
Follow us on Facebook by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc We’ve started a Palmdoc Techblog Facebook page to complement our Twitter presence to link and discuss anything interesting we find in the Mobile and Tech medical wo ... Read on »
Collaborating with medical #webapps by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc A recent response to a a post in iMedicalApps : 5 Steps to making your medical app idea a reality prompts me to make this post Btw, I must add creating apps wit ... Read on »
WCG BOINC on your Android by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Congrats to the World Community Grid Project for releasing their Android client . I’ve been a user of their Boinc client for the desktop for many years now. D ... Read on »
Frank Shann Pediatric Drug Doses revisited by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc A paediatric colleague of mine recently asked me where to get a digital copy of Professor Shann’s popular reference. She was carrying a paper reference but as she h ... Read on »