This past June, my husband bought me a netbook - an Acer Aspire One. I'd previously been lugging around a bulky laptop, though I'd often forget to put it in the car. Joe wanted me to have something I could carry in my purse so I could easily work on-the-go. It's worked well, allowing me to handle … [Read more...] about Move Over Netbook… The TouchPad Has Landed…
Hundreds of iPhone app developers are in "sit around and wait" mode over porting their apps and services to webOS. For many, action could be prompted by webOS users' requests for their services. For some, it's their lack of knowledge concerning Palm's available "porting" tools leading to the delays. … [Read more...] about Not Hip to Be Square?
Part of my THE WAY I SEE IT series, where I quick-hit a few topics per week. Remember Everything. That's Evernote's motto... but, is it really? This company seems to have forgotten what it takes to "grow". Evernote is a cloud service that allows users to keep track of many things - such as notes, … [Read more...] about Evernote is Missing the Boat on webOS
This week, Mashable reported on Best Buy's latest social media marketing campaign: auto checking in customers who have an iPhone. According to the article, Best Buy will use shopkick to auto-login shoppers not via GPS, but rather, via a store sensor. Those running the shopkick app on iPhone and … [Read more...] about No Thanks, Best Buy, et al
With the smartphone market exploding, there's tremendous competition amongst manufacturers and carriers, not to mention loyalists of device types. When will we be able to use the devices we want and still communicate with each other effectively? In years past I used PalmOS (Treos). Most of my … [Read more...] about We Need Standards For Sharing Contacts on Mobile Devices
Still delaying a mobile version of your online store or web site? If my previous post hasn't convinced you, maybe QR Codes will. After all, people are already using them to find hidden goodies - like Calvin Klien's uncensored video showing off their new jeans. A Quick Response (QR) Code is a … [Read more...] about Using QR Codes to Push Mobile Business
In the world of business and ecommerce, smartphones are steadily becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. The ability to handle email, support correspondence and task delegation while out of the office is not only appealing, but makes everything run more smoothly by eliminating time gaps while … [Read more...] about Which Smartphone is for You? 10 Tips…
Part of my THE WAY I SEE IT series, where I quick-hit a few topics per week. Apple has made its mark on the smartphone market, and the iPhone won't be "killed" by another device any time soon. More than 3 million iPhone 4's were sold, and even if that number was just one-third, they'd still make … [Read more...] about There is No iPhone Killer