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 […]


Android, tablets,

Google Chromecast

February 6, 2014 Timothy Uncategorized

Google recently released a software development kit to the greater world of developers and programmers. This will likely result in the announcement of new and novel uses for Google’s new $35 screencasting stick. Not familiar with Google Chromecast? Watch this one-minute introductory video: Pretty swift, huh? Simply plug the Chromecast stick into a nearby TV, […]


Android, Google, hardware, mobile technology, 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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


apps, iPad, iPhone, mobile technology, 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 […]


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

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,

Different businesses, different tablets, same convenience

September 28, 2012 Gwen Tablet Technology

Two central Arkansas small businesses couldn’t be more different, but both are finding opportunities to use tablets in their operations. BriteSun Data Services offers residential and commercial information technology services. Owner/operator Anthony Cipriano of Maumelle likes the flexibility, portability, and connectivity of his tablet. “I found myself out on the road a lot here locally, driving around and […]


small business, tablets,

Wow sales prospects with engaging presentations on your tablet

September 24, 2012 Maradyth Tablet Technology

Are you looking for some tools to improve your sales presentations? Whether you are presenting to a group or to an individual prospect, media tablets are excellent tools for both creating and delivering effective presentations. A tablet’s mobility offers more flexibility and convenience than showing presentations on a laptop, and presentation apps allow you to […]



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