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Smartheart Launching Personal Electrocardiogram (ECG) and Free App



At TC Disrupt we learned SHL Telemedicine is coming to market with a new medical gadget called Smartheart. The device is a lightweight personal electrocardiogram (or ECG) that allows you to monitor your heart in realtime. The Smartheart gadget comes with a free app, available on iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry, that connects to the ECG wirelessly. With the Smartheart device on and running, the app will record your results and email them to your physician. The app can monitor degradations in the health of your heart, as well as identify an irregular or abnormal heart condition and send an alert to the user in realtime.
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GroupMe SMS Group Chat App Now Available for Beta Download



GroupMe is a pretty cool company that was born out of TechCrunch Disrupt. The company created a simple way to create SMS-based groups so people could easily communicate with and manage their social circles. Currently, the app uses the Twilio API, but it could leverage other APIs such as BBM, in order to add more contacts to the group and communicate outside of the US. The company has announced recently that their GroupMe app is now available on BlackBerry in beta form.

GroupMe is available on Android, iPhone and BlackBerrys running OS 5.0 and up. To download the app OTA, hit this link from your BlackBerry browser.

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