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QR codes are…

We’ve all seen the usage of QR codes grow throughout the last couple of years; finding them on places such as: resumes, flyers, business cards, newspaper ads, billboards, store front windows, and even bottles of ketchup. We’ve also seen them popping up on Websites, which in my opinion, seems odd (especially when they aren’t hyperlinked) … Continue reading QR codes are…

Arizona’s Top Newspaper Introduces Paywalls for Online Content

Most mornings, during my 15-30 second glance at the headlines and images on the newspapers stacked next to the register at Press Coffee, I can’t help but think about the amount of work it takes to get the stack of papers into the stand. How many trucks did it take to get here? At what … Continue reading Arizona’s Top Newspaper Introduces Paywalls for Online Content

Exercise Apps: Doomed for Deletion

Before you disagree completely, take a moment to think about how many apps you’ve downloaded and immediately deleted or how many apps you store on your phone “just in case” you need to use them. Don’t tell me you use the app with the measuring tools every day. (Unless, you’re a carpenter, in which case, … Continue reading Exercise Apps: Doomed for Deletion

Tablet Optimization

Are you a web user that browses the web on your iPad tablet device while watching television?  Tablet in one hand; TV remote in the other. If this scenario sounds familiar, then consider yourself part of roughly 1/3 of US consumers who simultaneously use their tablets while watching TV. A recent study published by the … Continue reading Tablet Optimization

.Anything – Risks and Benefits of gTLDs

The ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), founded in 1998 (sound familiar?), announced last year that it would be launching a program designed to address the number of available Internet domains by expanding the DNS (domain name system).  According to ICANN, these gTLDs (generic top-level domains) aim to enhance competition and consumer choice, while enabling … Continue reading .Anything – Risks and Benefits of gTLDs

I-Healthy Challenge: Finding the Balance

As Web development specialists, we thrive on identifying challenging procedures and then developing complex solutions. We exercise our minds daily by researching and testing the limits of the Web. But as our careers often find us online in front of a computer screen, we sometimes find it difficult to balance mental and physical health offline. … Continue reading I-Healthy Challenge: Finding the Balance

Mobile Healthcare and Security Risks: Meeting HIPAA Compliance Standards

With the healthcare community starting to recognize and shift toward embracing mobile technologies, the associated security risks may cause some understandable concern for both healthcare providers and patients. Establishing HIPAA compliance to ensure healthcare records remain confidential across all platforms should be the largest priority when entering the mobile healthcare world. To determine if your … Continue reading Mobile Healthcare and Security Risks: Meeting HIPAA Compliance Standards