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Quick Hits - December 11, 2012

In a bit of a change for today's post, I'm going to highlight some of the big news items that came through my inbox last week:

Mobile Medical Applications - Community Bull-Dozers

Well how about that - software developers are making it easy on me to write this series with yet another 510(k) clearance announced this week. The latest in cleared mobile health devices? The AliveCor mobile heart monitor.

Mobile Medical Applications - Aycan 510(k)

To continue our product highlights within mobile health, we turn to Aycan's "Aycan Mobile" product which received clearance on September 12, 2012. A picture of its use on an iPad is shown on their website.

Mobile Medical Applications: Whale Cupcake

A good friend of mine in high-school was trying to understand the definition of a "hyperbole". Now, if Google would have been sophisticated enough at the time to include the "define:" feature, it would have returned the following for hyperbole: Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. Instead, I got the following nugget of awesome: So it would be like saying I ate a whale, when I really ate a cupcake? I think my response was laughter and "Sure, something like that..."

Mobile Medical Applications: Cyber Security

As with all software and technology, security is, and will always remain, a hot-button topic. It is even a point of contention for computer consumers - Mac vs. PC debates often will focus on how Mac's don't "need" virus protection (which is somewhat of a misnomer, but certainly good marketing).

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