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Free online iPad basics course

Free online iPad basics course

I was developing a “hands-on” iPad basics course for therapists when I found this great resource: GCFLearnFree.org is a program of the Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC, Inc.  Their free-online courses are funded from the proceeds from Goodwill Stores and donations to the Goodwill Community Foundation. The iPad Basics course is clearly written and uses … Continue reading

Caution updating Pillboxie and other apps!

Caution updating Pillboxie and other apps!

Pillboxie is one of my favorite medication reminder apps, and I have been meaning to do a review on them since this blog started.  I actually have written 2 reviews, but just before I would be ready to post, the app would get updated.  This time I thought I’d be smart and wait until iOS … Continue reading

Goniometer app reviews by Medical App Journal

Goniometer app reviews by Medical App Journal

I recently discovered a new-to-me website, Medical App Journal.  They do peer reviews for medical apps.  I found this informative article, Smartphone as a clinical tool – Systematic Review of goniometer apps (posted September 18, 2013) written by Dan Rhon. The article rates 11 different apps that can be used as goniometers.  There are links to … Continue reading

Tip:  Stylus saves the day

Tip: Stylus saves the day

I recently had a client using TouchChat. We thought initially that there was an issue with his iPod because it would not register his taps to the screen – it was slow to respond or non-responsive. We tried using a stylus and had immediate success. The icons were quite small, and it turned out that … Continue reading

Google Maps for iPhone is back!!!

Google Maps for iPhone is back!!!

Google released its map version for the iPhone last week, much to my relief.  I have been frustrated with Apple’s own Maps as it was still making errors on major Vancouver streets for me. Google Maps returns with its public transit directions, and has added voice guided turn by turn directions and street views. I … Continue reading