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Protect your mobile data from theft with “Remote Wipe”

Friday, January 14th, 2011

If your mobile device (e.g., iPad or Blackberry) is lost or stolen, then you have no control over who may gain access to:

  • Viewing existing and new email messages
  • All of your contacts
  • Your calendar appointments
  • Sending email as you
  • and more…

This is pretty serious, especially for folks who are subject to regulations and compliance laws.

For example, if a Nurse, using an iPad to manage patient appointments or to communicate via email with remote doctors, were to lose that iPad and it were to be accessed by someone else, then that may become a HIPAA “breach” (an unauthorized disclosure of protected health information) and the Nurse’s organization may be subject to stiff monetary fines and bad publicity.

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Mobile Device Synchronization and Push Email have Arrived at LuxSci

Friday, December 10th, 2010

LuxSci now offers Basic Mobile Sync and Premium Mobile Sync.  These synchronization services enable:

  • Real-time two-way synchronization of Calendar, Contact, and Tasks between LuxSci WebAides and Mobile devices
  • Push Email for real time notifications of new email
  • Compatibile with any mobile device that supports Exchange / ActiveSync.  This includes: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Windows Mobile, Palm Pre/Pixi, and BlackBerry*
  • HIPAA-compliant security, when used with a LuxSci HIPAA account, adds mobile synchronization for any user, even if sensitive data is present in email, calendars, contacts, or tasks.
  • The same level of security can also be had in non-HIPAA accounts by using SecureLine and appropriate security settings.
  • Beta: Mobile Sync services are now in “Beta” and not yet available for purchase.  The Beta testing period is expected to end sometime in January, 2011.  If you are interested being a Beta tester and using this service before then, please Contact Sales.

For complete details on the features included with this servce, see our Mobile Sync Service page.

*BlackBerry support requires the purchase of a third party app, as BlackBerry is the only major mobile device without support for over-the-air synchronization with Exchange.

Widgets: Address Books, Calendars & Tasks

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

LuxSci’s Widgets just got better.  With this latest release, users can now access shared and/or personal calendars, address books, and tasks as widgets in any page of LuxSci, via custom hotkeys, and via their phone in our “Mobile Mode“.

All of these WebAide Widgets now support:

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New “Mobile Mode” for PDAs and Smart Phones

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

LuxSci has offered an “Xpress” WebMail portal for many years.  The portal is fast, simple, and works with most devices because it does not use any JavaScript or cookies, and uses few images.  The Xpress portal is good for security, privacy, and access from legacy devices, as well as over very slow connections.

However, the mobile device landscape is quickly changing.  Starting with the iPhone and its full-featured Safari web browser, to the Android, the Palm Pre, and the availability of browsers like OperaMini on many phones, it is now the case that many “cutting edge” phones actually have fast web browsers that fully support JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, and broadband — all the technologies formerly the purview of the desktop.  Their major drawback, however, is still the very small screen. Many of these browsers work perfectly well with most web sites, including LuxSci’s full-featured WebMail portal; however, it can be problematic and painful to use and navigate sites designed for large displays on these device’s small screens.

Enter LuxSci’s new “Mobile Mode”.  Mobile Mode is a new feature of LuxSci’s regular WebMail interface that is available when it detects that you are accessing it using a mobile device, such as an iPhone.

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