Tablet Technology

Touchscreen Monitors

January 6, 2015 Timothy Tablet Technology

The future has arrived at the Arkansas SBTDC in the form of touch screen monitors. (For those still not aware, Microsoft’s Windows 8 and future versions of Windows support touch screen devices.) Amazing is one word that describes the user experience. Think of a touch screen phone or tablet on steroids and you’re fairly close […]

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hardware, Microsoft,

Windows 10 9 Announced by Microsoft

September 30, 2014 Timothy Tablet Technology

Microsoft just announced the follow on to Windows 8 and its going to be Windows 10. Not 9. What gives? My guess is that Windows 9 was too much like the unpopular Windows 8, so the company decided to “go back to the future” with a more traditional windows.     Key Windows 10 Features […]

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iOS8 : What You Need to Know

September 23, 2014 Timothy Tablet Technology

Friday, September 19th has come and gone. Millions of iPhone 6 devices have been released into the world and along with it iOS 8. The Apple servers providing updates of iOS 8 have been busy with tens of millions more devices downloading the latest operating system. So, what about us? What about us mid to […]

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iPad, iPhone,

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,

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,

Using your iPad as a point-of-sale system with ShopKeep

July 26, 2013 Ronda Mobile Apps

Tablet devices are replacing traditional cash register systems in many small businesses. Point-of-sale (POS) systems like ShopKeep transform an iPad into a cash register and allow business owners to access their reports remotely on their iPhone or other device. Merchant Maverick rates this POS with 5 out of 5 stars and says “ShopKeep is ideal for […]

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apps, cloud, small business, tablets,

Survey tracks small biz mobile technology use

June 18, 2013 Ronda Tablet Technology

Constant Contact recently released a survey that shows 66% of small business owners use some sort of mobile technology. Whether they use a smart phone or tablet, businesses commonly connect with customers using mobile technology through social media engagement/advertising, email marketing, and mobile-optimized websites. Content on these sites includes menus, individual product listings, and videos. […]

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iPad, iPhone, mobile technology, small business, tablets,

Bringing technology to the table a fresh way to engage customers

June 12, 2013 Ronda Mobile Apps

Last week, my colleagues and I stopped at a restaurant on a business trip. At the end of the meal, in addition to the check, we were brought an iPhone attached to a small cutting board. I didn’t order the “iPhone a la mode,” so I was curious. The waitress quickly explained that the restaurant […]

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apps, iPad, iPhone, mobile technology, small business,

Siri, the traveler’s and restaurant’s new best friend

January 24, 2013 Ronda Mobile Marketing

Siri, the “personal digital assistant” that responds to voice commands, is an entertaining way to search the Internet and open apps on Apple devices. First available on the iPhone 4S, Siri is now available on the latest generation of Apple iOS6 devices, including the iPad 3 and iPad Mini. If you have just met Siri, you may need […]

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iPad, iPhone, mobile, online marketing, small business,

iPads instead of menus, really?

December 14, 2012 Ronda Tablet Technology

Yes, tablets are now showing up in restaurants for customer use. Miami New Times featured a restaurant in their area using iPads to serve hot dogs. To answer my own question about what customers think of this idea, I investigated this restaurant on Yelp. Customers responded to ordering via iPad as “novel” and “fun,” and […]

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hospitality, iPad, mobile technology, paperless, small business,

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