In this feature on m-Health we talk about the basics of mobile health with Sophia Salenius of RegPoint before discussing medical textbooks on smartphones with Jamie Driver of MedHand. Finally there's a glimpse of the future as we meet SK Telecom at Mobile World Congress.
HP says it'll be publishing a monthly magazine-like application that'll be sent 'over the air' to all HP TouchPad customers.
It's called HP webOS Pivot and promises to be "an entertaining and informative editorial resource for discovering webOS 3.0 applications". Pivot will include original editorial, guest writers, features and reviews.
A new research report from Berg Insight forecasts that the number of tracking devices and wireless alarm systems monitored via mobile networks by alarm receiving centres will grow at the equivalent of 41% per year within Europe, from 7 million in 2010 to 39.2 million by the end of 2015.
The number of wireless machine-to-machine modules shipped for security applications will grow at an even higher rate, increasing from last year's figure of 2.4 million wireless M2M modules to 21.4 million in 2015.
Mark Bridge writes:
Imagine a mobile phone that can’t be built without the permission of Apple. Impossible? Unrealistic? Not necessarily.
This week, Apple was awarded US patent 7,966,578. It's an application that was originally filed at the end of 2007, almost a year after the iPhone was first revealed.