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Samsung Galaxy S4 is out in the wild to get your money or your monthly plan. It . It comes with impressive hardware, which is a step up from the previous generation, the Galaxy S3. But what makes the Galaxy S4 really special are its applications and features – the software side. So, we’re telling you beforehand to check them out, if you’re looking to make a choice between the Galaxy S4 and other devices, such as the HTC One or the iPhone 5. We’re going to compare only “paper specs”, so in order for the competition to be fair, you have to consider the special features of the Galaxy S4.

Likewise, you have to consider what’s also special about the HTC One and the iPhone 5. You will see, for example, on our comparison table that the HTC One has a stereo loudspeaker, but unless you know more details about it (which you can discover from our hands-on video), you won’t really understand what makes it so special. Use this comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One and the iPhone 5 as a tool which will help you make the right choice, and research even more. But, in the end, it’s all about the taste.

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A stand-alone application to manually and automatically test websites for browsers and mobile devices.

Today the availability of BrowseEmAll, a stand-alone application designed to help website developers test their websites across different browsers and mobile devices, was announced.

“Our cross-browser testing tool brings a complete testing environment to the user’s desktop,” said D. Herken, creator of BrowseEmAll. “Every day, more people are struggling with browser compatibility issues, and now, with BrowseEmAll, we provide developers with a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use solution to cross-browser and cross-device test their websites and applications.”

BrowseEmAll 2.0 is available today and includes all major browsers and simulators for many mobile platforms. Additionally, BrowseEmAll is able to automatically detect browser compatibility issues by analyzing HTML and CSS of any website.

BrowseEmAll makes full functional versions of Internet Explorer (7-9), Firefox (3.6-11), Chrome, Safari (4-5.1) and Opera (10-11) available on the local machine. To test on mobile devices, simulators for iPhone, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 3, Android (2.3-4) and Android tablets (3.2-4) are available.

BrowseEmAll does not use cloud or screenshot services. Every feature is also available for local hosted or security protected websites.

Many of these features are available in the free 30-day trial version available on the homepage.

BrowseEmAll is available in two different versions:

  • Standard (.00) – Includes all major browsers
  • Professional (7.00) – Includes all major browsers and all mobile simulators

BrowseEmAll is free for do-gooders of any sort (non-profit, charity, educational organizations or open-source contributor), as well as for evaluation purposes.


Posted On: Munich, Germany April 11, 2012

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Macadamian announces its role in the design of Elsevier’s Mosby’s Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) Exam Prep smartphone app.

Macadamian a global leader in healthcare software product creation, today announced its role in the design of Elsevier’s Mosby’s Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) Exam Prep smartphone app as well as the development of the iOS app compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Mosby is the trusted authority in nursing education and reference.

Macadamian conducted user experience research with nurses and nurse educators to evaluate various Elsevier design concepts for mobile learning apps. The research identified the CEN® Exam Prep app as highly useful to the nursing community and recommended specific user interface and feature enhancements. The resulting design template was used to guide the design of both Android and iOS apps. Macadamian also developed the iOS app that is now available through the Apple App Store.

Mosby’s CEN® Exam Prep application for mobile devices, offers questions written by expert nurses, that follow the Certified Emergency Nurse examination content outline. The application’s 12 subject area quizzes and master exams provide question rationales and scores for each attempt. Master exams contain 175 questions, which vary for repeated practice. The easy-to-navigate app includes a glossary and a bibliography to further assist in preparing for the CEN® examination. Nurses and nurse educators appreciate the easy access to practice questions on a mobile device, making studying in different environments possible without carrying books or accessing a PC.

“We chose Macadamian because of their expertise in user experience research and design for mobile applications plus their track-record in software development for the healthcare sector,” said Lou Pilla, MS Ed, Director of Mosby’s Nursing Consult and Mosby’s Index at Elsevier. “Ease of use and accessibility were key requirements for this app because nurses are busy, highly-mobile professionals”.

“Our user experience research yielded valuable insights that guided the design of the CEN® Exam Prep app,” said Lorraine Chapman, Director of Research at Macadamian. “There is science behind the application’s simplicity and focus on content that supports effective nurse learning.”

For more information about Macadamian’s healthcare software practice, visit http://www.macadamian.com/industries/healthcare

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online solutions enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively. A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV.

About Macadamian

Macadamian is a global leader in software product creation providing a complete range of product strategy, user experience design and software engineering services to clients around the world, including healthcare industry leaders like Elsevier, MED3OOO, Cardinal Health and Telus Health. Macadamian has a track record of helping clients create successful products on a variety of mobile, web and desktop platforms. Additional information is available at http://www.Macadamian.com or by following Macadamian on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Media Inquiries

Didier Thizy, Director, Healthcare

Didier(at)macadamian.com

613.739.5976 x136


Posted On: Ottawa, Canada April 11, 2012

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Featuring 100 levels, five worlds, mini-games, bonuses, four game modes and peer- to-peer tournament play – Flychaser provides gamers of all ages with a frantic, and addictive challenge set in a fun and captivating world.

Jumping across the lily pads, tree stumps and discarded life rings the ever- hungry Froggie is catching as many flys as possible in this fun and captivating world. iPhone and iPad gamers seeking a new challenge can enjoy the frantic gameplay by helping Froggie extend his tongue in pursuit of this fast moving and delicious feast, in the newly launched universal iOS game Flychaser from Oofsource OU.

In a modern and highly addictive take on a classic gameplay premise, users are transported to five beautiful and dynamic worlds where they must take on the role of Froggie and use their finger ability and co-ordination to catch as many flys as possible. Jumping across various floating objects Froggie must ensure the flying snacks are within range of his eager tongue, with points scored for number of flys caught, speed, combinations and each successfully completed level. Four game modes; Combination mode, migration, big hunting and duel ensure long-lasting gameplay and a varied challenge, all set to wonderfully fun sound effects and original background music.

Single player gameplay expands across 100 individually designed levels and include additional mini-games, labyrinths and a variety of tricky traps. A bonus shop offers power-ups to aid the challenge while Game Center support, along with a peer-to-peer tournament mode, provides a multi-player contest to find the ultimate Flychaser competitor.

“This funny arcade game is our first attempt at creating games to be played on touch-screen devices. Thanks to the dynamic gameplay, you’ll need to demonstrate great finger agility,” commented Denis Berekchiyan, CEO of Oofsource OU. “As Fly Chaser enhances the attention span and reaction time, it’ll be interesting for children and adults alike. We hope you’ll like the adventures of the amusing Froggie, and you won’t have to wait long for their continuation.”

Flychaser, the fun arcade game that is suitable for users of all ages, including children, currently enjoys an impressive 4.5 out of 5 average rating on the App Store and is available as a universal download for iPhone and iPad at: http://itunes.apple.com/app/flychaser/id500640172?mt=8.

For more information or media inquiries, contact Mark Johnson of appshout! on behalf of Oofsource OU at +1 408 757 0156 or press(at)myappshout(dot)com.


Posted On: Cupertino, CA April 11, 2012

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