iPad Mini early reviews positive

October 24, 2012 Timothy Tablet Technology

The Apple’s long awaited iPad Mini was unveiled yesterday. The newest member of the iPad family measures 7.9 inches versus the iPad’s 10 inches. Also, the iPad Mini is compatible with the 250,000 existing iPad apps, so all the apps we’ve recommended here on Taps and Clicks should work on the iPad Mini. Here’s a […]


hardware, iPad, reviews, tablets, video,

Business travel with a tablet

October 8, 2012 Timothy Mobile Apps

Recently, I was on two long-distance driving trips with a media tablet. During the trips, I used several tablet apps that proved to be extremely useful. Here’s a summary of my experiences and recommendations: Google Maps. Hands down, this was the mother app, the app to rule them all. If you’ve been following the news […]


apps, iPad, tablets,

Apps and maps enhance international business travel

September 14, 2012 Liz Mobile Apps

A story making the rounds a few years ago (though never substantiated) recounted Pepsi’s efforts to penetrate the Chinese market. Unfortunately, the slogan that had opened up market share in the U.S.— “Come alive! You’re in the Pepsi Generation!”— fell as flat as a bottle that had been left open overnight. When translated into Chinese, […]


apps, iPad, iPhone, small business,

How to use Airplay

September 6, 2012 Timothy Mobile Apps

Are you an Apple user wanting to know how to use Airplay? Here’s a quick walk-through of the basic steps of this cutting-edge technology. First, ensure you have all the hardware to enable Airplay. You need an Apple TV device, a WiFi device, and a recent Apple mobile device (iPad2, iPhone4 or iPod Touch) . […]


Apple, apps, hardware, iPad, iPhone,

Apple TV

September 3, 2012 Timothy Tablet Technology

The Arkansas SBTDC recently acquired two Apple TV devices for use with our classroom set of iPads and staff iPads. Were we impressed! The small digital media hub allows users to easily play content on a television or media projector. Within minutes of reading the instructions, we were wirelessly connected to our room projector and could use […]


hardware, iPad, iPhone, mobile technology,

GoToMeeting for iPad (and other tablets)

August 1, 2012 Timothy Mobile Apps

During a recent Arkansas SBTDC webinar, an individual attempted to log in to GoToMeeting using an iPad tablet and the Safari web browser. While the website displayed the webinar details and registration screens well, I was not wholly surprised to find the attendee panel failed to launch. I have since researched the issue and discovered […]


Android, apps, iPad,

Top iPad business apps for retailers

July 27, 2012 Timothy Mobile Apps

At the end of the Arkansas SBTDC’s recent mobile tablet workshop, one of the attending retailers passed us a note with a list of four iPad apps he finds invaluable at his retail shop. ScheduleFly – ScheduleFly is for scheduling and notifying restaurant employees. The retailer mentioned above has a large number of staff and […]


apps, iPad,

Apps take frustration out of scheduling meetings

July 12, 2012 Liz Mobile Apps

How often has it happened? You try to schedule a meeting by e-mail. Before long you have a tangled message thread and no resolution. Some people forget to “Reply All,” others don’t respond, others provide you with an epic narrative of all their potential conflicts … But wait? Is anything on the calendar yet? Scheduling the […]


apps, iPad, iPhone, small business,

Technology presentations: Taps and Clicks hits the road

July 6, 2012 Liz Mobile Apps

Recently, I had an opportunity to share some technology tips at the always enjoyable monthly breakfast meeting of the Arkansas Hospitality Association. My topic was “Using Media Tablets and Mobile Devices for Location-Based Marketing.” Businesses in the hospitality industry are highly dependent on location – whether that be a physical address or on the web. […]


apps, ASBTDC, Google, iPad, iPhone,

Video: Mobile Payments with Square

June 14, 2012 Timothy Mobile Apps

Turn your smartphone or iPad into a cash register! See how easily your small business can accept credit card payments, even when away from the store or office, in this short video. Related Posts: Mobile payment systems


apps, iPad, Mobile Payments, Square, tablets,

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