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August 17, 2012

Energizer is showcasing the company’s new Light Fusion Technology line.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Energizer is showcasing the company’s new Light Fusion Technology line. Sparked by consumer demand for more versatility, flexibility, durability and overall performance from their flashlights and lanterns, Light Fusion Technology lights transmit light throughout slim acrylic panels manufactured through a laser-etching process. The result is clean, uniform light and a more compact form for easier packing and carrying, Energizer said.

August 8, 2012

M-Edge is gearing up for back to school with its latest items.

ODENTON, Md. — M-Edge is gearing up for back to school with its latest items.

The company said its SuperStylus, which retails for $19.99, is a wide-grip stylus features an ergonomic grip and precise touch to make using a touchscreen device easy for students of any age, the company said. Also new is the SuperShell series of cases that are made with ultra-protective closed-cell foam and high-impact corners and are compatible with such devices as iPhone 4/4S, iPad 2 and 3, and Kindle Fire. The series carries a suggested retail price range from $29.99 to $34.99.

July 30, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Duracell brand, together with Powermat Technologies, have introduced Duracell Powermat, a 24-hour power system that works with iPhone 4 and 4S products.

Procter & Gamble’s Duracell brand, together with Powermat Technologies, have introduced Duracell Powermat, a 24-hour power system that works with iPhone 4 and 4S products. The Powermat includes three components: a charging mat that serves as a wireless power transmitter, a smartphone case and a portable backup battery that acts as a personal portable charger.


July 23, 2012

A line of watch bands that allows users to sport their iPod Nano like a watch has hit retail.

NEW YORK — A line of watch bands that allows users to sport their iPod Nano like a watch has hit retail.

iWatchz offers nine collections of Nano watch bands, all of which tout the iWatchz patent-pending clip system, offering a snug and secure fit for the iPod Nano. The bands range from vibrant silicone to soft-touch leather to stainless steel links to cater to every style-conscious music lover, the company said.

Retailing for $24.99 and up, iWatchz Nano watch bands are available at various stores, including Target, Apple, Best Buy, Amazon.com and iWatchz.com.

May 17, 2012

Charmin has launched a new and improved mobile application that provides users with the ability to search for and rate restrooms across the country.

CINCINNATI — Charmin has launched a new and improved mobile application that provides users with the ability to search for and rate restrooms across the country.

May 14, 2012

Grooming products company Remington and software development firm Kadro Solutions have announced the release of the i-Light Pro mobile application for iPhone, Android and iPad, in conjunction with the U.S. release of Remington i-Light Pro Intense Pulsed Light hair removal system.

MADISON, Wis., and RALEIGH, N.C. — Grooming products company Remington and software development firm Kadro Solutions have announced the release of the i-Light Pro mobile application for iPhone, Android and iPad, in conjunction with the U.S. release of Remington i-Light Pro Intense Pulsed Light hair removal system.

May 2, 2012

The number of healthcare diagnostic products featuring a direct link to Apple's iPhone or iPod Touch increased by one on Wednesday as Sanofi US announced the launch of the iBGStar Blood Glucose Monitoring System.

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The number of healthcare diagnostic products featuring a direct link to Apple's iPhone or iPod Touch increased by one on Wednesday as Sanofi US announced the launch of the iBGStar Blood Glucose Monitoring System.

iBGStar is available for purchase at Apple Retail Stores and all Walgreens stores nationwide, online at Apple.com, Walgreens.com and through Diabetic Care Services, the company added.

January 20, 2012

An Apple a day also may help keep the doctor away. iHealth Lab is expanding its offerings that can dock with Apple’s family of products, namely the iPhone, iPod and iPad.

NEW YORK — An Apple a day also may help keep the doctor away. iHealth Lab is expanding its offerings that can dock with Apple’s family of products, namely the iPhone, iPod and iPad. The company earlier this year launched its iHealth BP3 blood-pressure monitoring system and added its iHealth Digital Scale to its brand mix last October. Technophiles were exposed to the new products thanks to distribution through Best Buy and merchandising in Walmart’s electronics section through the holidays. 


October 11, 2011

The blood-pressure monitor for the tech-savvy, early-adopter baby boomer generation has arrived. Health Lab recently started distributing its iHealth BP3 blood-pressure monitoring system through Walgreens, Target and Best Buy, among other retailers.

The blood-pressure monitor for the tech-savvy, early-adopter baby boomer generation has arrived. Health Lab recently started distributing its iHealth BP3 blood-pressure monitoring system through Walgreens, Target and Best Buy, among other retailers.

September 19, 2011

U.K.-based weight-loss program Nutracheck has introduced its Calorie Counter application for the iPhone, designed to scan bar codes of more than 10,000 products in the U.K. food database.

NOTTINGHAM, England — U.K.-based weight-loss program Nutracheck has introduced its Calorie Counter application for the iPhone, designed to scan bar codes of more than 10,000 products in the U.K. food database.

May 23, 2011

The Jean Coutu Group has announced that it now is offering a photo boutique on its iPhone application, which enables users to have photos printed through a smartphone.

LONGUEUIL, Quebec — The Jean Coutu Group has announced that it now is offering a photo boutique on its iPhone application, which enables users to have photos printed through a smartphone.

January 27, 2011

Looking to provide breast-feeding mothers with helpful information and advice, Medela has launched a free mobile application for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

McHENRY, Ill. — Looking to provide breast-feeding mothers with helpful information and advice, Medela has launched a free mobile application for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Medela's iBreastfeed app features a locator to find breast-feeding and breast pumping-friendly places, a breast-feeding resource guide and a baby activity log, where moms and caregivers can manage babies' daily activities.

For more information about the app from Medela, visit MedelaBreastfeedingUS.com.

January 4, 2011

Cobra's Bluetooth tagging system, which links a smart phone to its user or other valuables, will make its debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show.

LAS VEGAS — Cobra's Bluetooth tagging system, which links a smart phone to its user or other valuables, will make its debut here at the International Consumer Electronics Show.

The Cobra PhoneTag, powered by Phone Halo Technology, is a two-way alarm and loss-prevention device that links the Android, BlackBerry or iPhone smart phone to its owner or his or her valuables.

December 22, 2010

Food Lion has unveiled a new mobile app that puts its stores right at customers' fingertips.

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion has unveiled a new mobile app that puts its stores right at customers' fingertips.

The new app, developed in partnership with Mercatus USA, gives customers the capability to create shopping lists, access weekly specials, download new recipes and locate stores. Also giving customers more bang for their buck is the opportunity to sign up for the Food Lion MVP loyalty program through the app.

The app can be accessed by visiting the iTunes library, and is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod devices.

November 14, 2010

Honeycat Cosmetics is a line of bath and body products designed to appeal to that...

October 6, 2010

Keeping up with the times, Energizer has launched a rechargeable case with built-in battery for...

ST. LOUIS Keeping up with the times, Energizer has launched a rechargeable case with built-in battery for the newest edition of the iPhone.

August 22, 2010

Duracell has introduced new myGrid kits to its lineup of Smart Power personal power products....

BETHEL, Conn. —Duracell has introduced new myGrid kits to its lineup of Smart Power personal power products. A myGrid iPhone kit now is available and includes a charging pad and a Power Sleeve compatible with the iPhone. Suggested retail price is $79.99. MyGrid starter kits now include tips for micro-USB phones, making the new kits compatible with even more devices than before.

June 22, 2010

Visine has developed a new eye-drop formula that relieves eye redness and irritation....

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. Visine has developed a new eye-drop formula that relieves eye redness and irritation.

New Visine maximum redness relief formula uses a special Hydroblend formula to soothe irritation and provide up to ten hours of comfort, Visine said. In line with the product launch, Visine has developed a free app for iPhone and iPod Touch -- the Visine red eye remover application -- that eliminates red eye from consumers' photos in moments.

June 2, 2010

German drug maker Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals has created an iPhone application that it called the...

June 1, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has introduced a mobile Web-based application in line...

May 17, 2010

Electronic health record provider Greenway Medical Technologies is making its PrimeSuite practice management software available...

March 29, 2010

Drug stores should get involved in the consumer electronics game, as the number of people...

February 2, 2010

A company that develops applications for smartphones has launched a new one that it hopes...

May 20, 2009

The addition of SDI’s Pollen.com allergy applications to the growing number of iPhone/iPod touch-friendly, health-related...

NEW YORK The addition of SDI’s Pollen.com allergy applications to the growing number of iPhone/iPod touch-friendly, health-related applications is just the latest example of how an e-health evolution is more and more becoming a part of America’s daily lexicon.