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10 Terrific Tech Toys

It’s not just adults who love technology. Kids are getting into all things nerdy at earlier and earlier ages! While some parents feel that this might impede their imagination or inhibit their social skills, I am personally a huge advocate of children using technology often and early.

If you have a little boy or girl who’s eyes twinkle at the mention of iPads and robots, then we’ve got a an excellent tech toy gift guide just for you!

The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology: The Book

The Nerdy Nurse's Guide to Technology Book

The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology provides the tools nurses need to improve their practices, further their careers, and solidify themselves as assets to their employers. Written with humor and easily digestible sections of information, this reference guide supplies nurses with the practical application tools they need to embrace technology and be successful.

Technology should be seen and used as an aide to delivering nursing care. If it is a barrier, then we need to break down those walls and make it useful for the care you give. Technology, like most things in life, becomes what you make of it. If you make it difficult and useless, then it will be difficult and useless. But if you make it prominent and valuable, then you might find that you not only experience increased satisfaction in your job performance but are a happier nurse overall.

ZAGG invisibleSHIELD: Don’t Think Twice, invisibleSHIELD Your Device!

When you think of a shield it can have a number of different adjectives behind it. There is the wooden shield broken shield, spiky shield, big shield, small shield, and so on. You basically get the picture that any number of shields can come to mind. However, my favorite type of shield, and the best one I have ever come across has to be the invisibleSHIELD from ZAGG.

The Health Hazards of Tablet Use: Problems and Best Practices [Infographic]

The frequent use of digital devices such as tablets, computers, and smartphones can have a negative impact on your health. For example, you eyes can be strained from staring at a computer screen for too long. You can also develop neck and back pain from viewing a tablet at an awkward angle for extended periods of time.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD is HOT!

amazon kindle fire HD hot

It seems that the Apple iPad may actually have itself a formidable competitor in the Amazon Kindle Fire HD.

One might argue that Amazon is simply picking up on the coat tails of what Apple has already pioneered. But it seems as though Amazon is delivering a comparable product at a fraction of the price.

The one detractor from the Kindle Fire HD is it’s limited Apps marketplace. However, one might be able to overlook that short coming when they learn about all fantastic offerings of Amazon prime. I also am personally attracted to the smaller, more portable, size.

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?

Once You Go Mac You Never Go Back is Totally Whack

once you go mac you never go back is whack

I had been pining for a Mac for a couple of years now. Several times I came very close to buying one, but just couldn’t bring myself to part with the cash. I’ve always heard that once you go Mac you never go back. But after my experience with a MacBook Pro, I’m hear to tell you that “Once you go Mac you never go back” is Totally Whack!

Tonic Health Refreshing Medical Data Collection

electronic multi-platform survey verses paper

Tonic health is a multi-platform patient data collection tool. It’s how patients could use an iPad to replace the clipboard and pages of papers at the doctor’s office or perhaps even at home. It’s design is for surveys, but likely could easily be uses to collect your patients health histories at a start of care or updates as needed.

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