Twyxt App: Keeping Your Relationships in Sync

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The Twyxt app may just be our solution. It’s a free app that is available now on the itunes apps store now. Twyxt is a unique app that allows users to capture memories while getting things done. You can share your calendars, send direct messages, share lists, moods, photos and more. It’s a great tool to stay more connected with your significant other’s schedule and make sure you are on the same page.

How Mobile is Helping Nurses Deliver Better Care

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As a nurse, long hours are all too common. With sometimes-mandatory overtime and staff shortages, nurses make up some of the hardest working professionals in the world. Being largely responsible for patient education, engagement and satisfaction, many nurses are left to wonder how they can accomplish all that is expected of them. With mobile health, and applications on their phones and tablets, iTriage helps to ease nurses’ workflow.

11 Super Awesome Apps for Nurses

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If you own a smartphone, and who doesn’t these days, you probably have a lot of apps on there, including plenty of games. There is nothing wrong with that, but you can also use your iPhone or Android phone to help with your nursing career.

From apps that help you study for your nursing board exams, to apps that help you to identify pills, there are plenty of apps that can help you to become more skilled nursing professional.

Top 4 Apps for Cardio Fitness

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With the right tools, your phone can be your personal trainer

Mobile apps can either be just another distraction, or they can help you measure progress, share motivation with friends, and stay on target with your fitness goals. Here are a few of the top smartphone cardio tools on the market, for both Android and iOS.

Smartphone Users by the Numbers [Infographic]

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The numbers of smartphones we have and the amount of money we spend on them continuously rises.

Something interesting to note is that even though the economy is poor we keep spending money on smartphones. Our spending decreased on clothing, food, and non-phone entertainment, but smartphone related entertainment rose by $67 annually. There are around 700k Android Apps, 600k iPhone Apps, and 100k Windows phone apps.

5 Free Medical and Healthcare Apps

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Mobile Health (“mHealth”), the use of mobile technology to deliver healthcare services and information, skyrocketed in 2012. 44 million health apps will have been downloaded by the end of the year (predicted to reach 142 million downloads by 2016), and consumers are now spending $700 million per year on these apps. There are over 10,000 health apps in the iTunes app store, the number of American using smartphones for health information grew from 61 million to 75 million this year, and88% of doctors would like patients to monitor their health at home.

10 Must-Have Mobile Apps for Holiday Shopping

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A recent Pricegrabber survey reports 82 percent of online shoppers will use shopping apps to save on holiday gifts this year. With so many apps to choose from, it’s difficult to distinguish which ones will save you money or just take up memory. As you start to plan your holiday shopping strategy, download these recommended mobile apps that will make your life much easier and purchases much cheaper.

There’s an App for That: 10 Useful Apps for Medical Students

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So, it turns out all of these were right, but I have had a little helping hand with that last one. On the first day of my 4th year I received a shiny new iPhone 4s from my medical school, and using it as an ‘educational tool’ was the last thing on my mind. I had been part of the Blackberry club for some time, watching in envy as people talked to their phones and actually had it answer them back (believe me, I have now experienced hours of fun with Siri.)

We were encouraged to download an app called Dr Companion because my university had bought a licence to it along with some books we could download.

Want to Save Money on Your Contacts? There’s an App for That

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1-800 Contacts makes in easy for anyone to order contacts online. Just a few clicks of your mouse and you can have your contact lenses sent right to your door. Not only does this save you time, but it also saves you money. They guarantee that they will beat any price on contact lenses by at least 2%.

As awesome as it is to be able to order contacts online, we’re a world of mobile technology. A traditional website on a mobile device can be a bit of a challenge to navigate. Everything on the page is all tiny, and tapping tiny buttons with our built-in stylus (ie: Fingers) can be a bit difficult.

Lucky for us, the fine folks at 1-800 Contacts have got us covered. If you want to save money on your contact lenses, there most certainly is an App for that.

How to Save on Textbooks: ebook and Physical Textbook Rentals

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If you’re in nursing school you are already aware of just how expensive text books are. But did you know that you have save money by renting your textbooks? Not only can you save money, but you can also decrease they amount of books you have to lug around by renting ebook versions of your needed texts. Your shoulders and back will thank you for that.

Have you ever thought about renting your textbooks instead of purchasing?

Do you sell your books back at the end of each semester? Or do you hold onto them?