Posts Tagged Technology

Smartphone apps remind patients to take their meds

Medicine only helps if you take it properly. And adhering to an exact schedule of what to take, and when, can be challenging for patients who are forgetful or need to take several medications.

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Officials: Part of Belle Isle to be shut for event

DETROIT (AP) — Officials say portions of Detroit’s Belle Isle are expected to be closed to the public for several days in September for an event showcasing driverless vehicles.

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Pfister, Depp reunite for sci-fi ‘Transcendence’

This Saturday, April 5, 2014 photo shows actor Johnny Depp, right, and director Walter Pfister during the "Transcendence" film press junket at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Los Angeles. For more than a decade the cinematographer Pfister has been bringing director Christopher Nolan's cinematic visions to life, but now he's the one calling the shots. His directorial debut "Transcendence" has many elements of a Nolan blockbuster, with eye-popping visual effects, a mind-bending story and an A-list lead in Depp. (Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For more than a decade, cinematographer Wally Pfister brought director Christopher Nolan’s cinematic visions to life. Now, he’s the one calling the shots.

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Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update

This screen shot shows the home screen of a phone running the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. (AP Photo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft’s new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.

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Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has edge

In this March 27, 2014 file photo, an employee shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year’s model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year’s model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.

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