4 Things to Know About BitCoin

September 16, 2014 Timothy Mobile Marketing

Most Taps & Clicks readers have likely heard of Bitcoins, a virtual currency. But, what do you really know about Bitcoins? This week we give you four important things to know about Bitcoins and a fifteen minute video by one of the country’s Bitcoin authorities. 1. BitCoin currently has few users. Worldwide there are just [...]

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0 Mobile Payments, payments,

New iPhone Release: Features & Prices

September 10, 2014 Timothy Mobile Apps

The big news this week is the release of the new iPhone 6 on Friday, September 19th. Already people are camping out in lines to possess this status symbol. So, how about you and I? Should we line up also?   Features Barometer. The feature most taked about in social media circles is the inclusion [...]

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hardware, iPhone, mobile technology,

Twitter Analytics

September 2, 2014 Timothy Online Presence

Have you tried the new Twitter analytics yet? Twitter just launched a new analytics dashboard that provides improved information on which tweets are popular and socio-graphic details on your followers. Twitter Activity Using ASBTDC’s veteran channel, @ARveteran, our dashboard read “Your Tweets earned 305 impressions over the last 28 days.” Is that good? Well, according [...]

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online marketing, social media, tools,

IoT: Internet of Things

August 26, 2014 Timothy Internet of Things

IoT. Before reading the title of this post, did you have any idea what it stood for? Neither did a lot a very smart people we’re acquainted with. IoT is the Internet of Things. Things being all the non-traditional things one doesn’t currently associate with computers or the Internet. For example, toasters. Toasters, at least [...]

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IoT, mobile technology,

Beacons 101

August 19, 2014 Timothy Mobile Apps

One word: Beacons. That would be the word that Mr McGuire would whisper to Benjamin if The Graduate were released in 2014 instead of 1967. Beacons. What’s a Beacon? A beacon is a small, key chain sized object that contains a button battery and a BLE (Bluetooth® low energy) chip. They can be almost any [...]

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beacons, mobile technology,

Cryptolocker Ransomware Protection

August 5, 2014 Timothy Uncategorized

The one-year anniversary of the nasty Cryptolocker ransomware’s release into the wild is just weeks away. Cryptolocker is still encrypting and ruining many people’s hard drives with the resultant losses of cherished photos and important files. For the uninitiated, Cryptolocker is Windows malware which encrypts your hard drive and then offers to unencrypt your files [...]

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Microsoft, Security,

Google Analytics App Released

July 31, 2014 Timothy Mobile Apps

Do you obsess over your search engine optimization? Great news! You can increase your obsession with Google’s newly released Google Analytics app for the iPhone. This sharp, easy-to-read app allows you to monitor all your web and app data anywhere, anytime. The three sample screens on the iTunes description have me thinking this may become [...]

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apps, Google, SEO,

Disposing of Point-of-Sales (POS) Systems

July 29, 2014 Timothy Uncategorized

A few weeks back I posted on disposing of Android phones. This week brings news from security researchers on the hazards of improperly wiped point-of-sales (POS) systems. As with the used phones, a researcher bought a used POS and went to town exploring it. You aready know what happened, right? Yep! He extracted employee Social Security [...]

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hospitality business, Security,

Review: Samsung Galaxy S

July 24, 2014 Timothy Tablet Technology

Business Insider, one of my daily professional reads, posted a slide show review of the Samsung Galaxy S tablet. The review focused on 11 things you could do with the new Galaxy S tablet that you can’t do with an Apple iPad. Among the highlights: Running two apps side by side. One of the more frustrating [...]

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Android, tablets,

Essential Google Analytics Filters

July 22, 2014 Timothy Online Presence

The Arkansas SBTDC has long recommended small businesses take advantage of Google Analytics for monitoring their websites. While most websites have installed the HTML tracking fragment, fewer have gone further to configure Google Analytics to their business model. One of the best and easiest configurations is to set up simple filters to improve the quality [...]

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Google Analytics, online marketing, online presence, small business,

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