GreatCall Intros New App for Caregivers
GreatCall today announced GreatCall Link, a smartphone application that will provide alerts and other information to caregivers. The app works in conjunction with elderly customers who subscribe to the 5Star service, which is used for emergencies and other medical events/needs. The GreatCall Link app will supply caregivers with records of 5Star calls made by subscribers to NAED Certified Response Agents and any actions that were taken; the ability to set real-time location monitoring of 5Star subscribers; the ability to see the 5Star device's status; and the ability to view multiple 5Star subscribers and change between them easily. The application is available to Android smartphones and iOS devices. It will be available beginning later this month.
Mar 9, 2018
Google today introduced new Custom Device Actions for Google Assistant that will give devices native functionality specific to their hardware. Custom Device Actions build on the Assistant's existing Actions tool for issuing specific commands.
Jul 26, 2018
Google today updated its main search tool with a new emphasis on helping people locate nearby events. Moving forward, generic searches for things like "events near me" will result in a list of events from a variety of sources, as well as vital details about those events.
Aug 31, 2018
GreatCall recently announced the Jitterbug Smart2, a new version of its smartphone for seniors. The phone is based on Android, but GreatCall has completely overwritten the user interface with its own software that was designed specifically for ease-of-use.
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.
Jan 24, 2018
Apple today previewed iOS 11.3, a system update that will give iPhone owners with a significant number of new tools and features. First up, iOS 11.3 provides iPhone users with more control over their handset's battery performance.