The iPad’s other life: medical device extraordinaire

The iPad has been a success for Apple in business, apparently in spite of Apple’s lackadaisical approach to promoting its products directly to enterprise customers. But there’s one area where the company is clearly making a concerted effort to promote professional adoption of the iPad: medicine.

Smartphones Are the New Stethoscope

Smartphones could be the most important diagnostic tool of the next century, according to Eric Topol, a cardiologist speaking at the TedMed conference last year. Maybe if the smartphone becomes useful for medical monitoring, perhaps those costly data plans will be reimbursed by insurance providers.

OS X to Help Fight HIV

We all know OS X is more user-friendly, more aesthetically pleasing, and far less annoying than Windows, but did you know it’s…