THE BLOG

23
Apr

Impact of mobile applications in healthcare

Mоbіlе hеаlth, оr mHealth, іѕ a tеrm uѕеd to dеѕсrіbе the use of mobile telecommunication dеvісеѕ as hеаlthсаrе. Wе use mobile dеvісеѕ to read thе nеwѕ, wаtсh sports аnd communicate wіth others, аnd nоw it’s bеіng used to іmрrоvе hеаlthсаrе.

Innоvаtіvе features like dіgіtаl hоѕріtаl rooms and vіrtuаl mеdісіnе kiosks аrе аlrеаdу еnаblіng рhуѕісіаnѕ tо monitor, dіаgnоѕе and trеаt patients frоm rеmоtе lосаtіоnѕ. It’ѕ сhаngіng the wау healthcare іѕ dеlіvеrеd – providing dосtоrѕ аnd раtіеntѕ wіth аnуtіmе/аnуwhеrе access.

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15
Apr

Work Perks: Unlimited vacation vs Productivity

There is a tenuous balance that every business organization must face—a positive and relaxing work culture and the need to maximize productivity. Some companies, particularly the more established ones, tend to forego developing a positive work culture altogether and simply expect employees to be the henchmen of the management’s will. This state of affairs is naturally demotivating and these companies have seen a dip in their productivity related to that. Now that even the most ardent Old School business men and women are coming to grips with the benefits of a positive work culture, they are left with the challenge of figuring out how to design a maximally productive one.
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17
Oct

Picking a sport smartwatch – Garmin Vívoactive

Getting a right sports smartwatch could be a challenge especially that we are now overwhelmed with amount of manufacturers that grew out of sudden. I am currently using Garmin Vívoactive and I will show you here why. I did quite a research and I’ve been using few others wearables before I ended up with Garmin.
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18
Jul

XCode 7 Beta 3 crash after opening project

Apple recently released another beta version of it’s XCode 7. Unfortunately it comes not only with fixes but with one extremely annoying bug. After you try to create new or open existing project it just crashes. Lucky for us there is a quick solution for this. We need to remove some XCode configuration file (which will be regenerated after XCode will launch).

rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dt.Xcode.plist

07
Feb

Sharing subfolders of shared folder – dropbox

synappse dropbox share

Recently I came to a scenario when I had shared folder and wanted to share it with someone new – but not all of it, just one subfolder. Dropbox isn’t yet giving us good solution for this but we can do a little trick here and make it happen.

So the workaround is to create a symbolic link, you can do it either on widows and linux base systems. Go to the terminal and type:

For Windows

For Linux / OS X

After doing that just share newly created symbolic link with the person and you’re done.

26
Jan

UPC Think Big Final Gala

upc think big synappse museum guide

On the 22nd of the January we attended UPC Think Big final gala which featured 10 contest finalists. We had there opportunity to bring closer our idea to the judges who after 3 minutes of our presentation were entitled to ask three questions.Continue Reading..

04
Dec

Estimote hackathon

estimote ibeacons

On Saturday (30th November 2013) had place a first of the series of preparation hackathons for the Jitter hackathon at Mobile Central Europe conference. The Synappse Team went there to participate and make friends with this hackathon partner – Estimote.Continue Reading..

27
Nov

ScrollView has ambiguous scrollable content height

Autolayout without coding - ScrollView

Recently while doing application upgrade to iOS7 I’ve encountered few issues with autolayout machanism and I want to share with you one in particular. I hope that will help you make your app ‘responsive’ 🙂

Let’s go back in history, we had an app called iDoc24 and after iOS7 was greatly adopted I had to start putting all things aside and prepare update with new style. Here  how the main menu looked back then and what was the result of upgrading.

synappse idoc24 first derm main menu 1
synappse idoc24 first derm main menu 2
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