Microsoft Surface Tablet

August 22, 2012 Timothy Tablet Technology

Microsoft made news this past week with the rumor its new Microsoft Surface tablet might retail as low as $199 when ordered direct from Microsoft. The $199 price point would put the Microsoft Surface tablet on par for cost with the Android Nexus 7 and the Kindle Fire. If the cost is $199 for each […]


hardware, Microsoft, tablets,

Social media apps simplify online marketing

July 26, 2012 Maradyth Mobile Marketing

With the tremendous increase in social media popularity, social media sites now serve as  platforms where many small businesses promote their products and services online and enhance brand visibility. Businesses that are successfully using this marketing tool are spending anywhere from 6 to more than 20 hours a week on social media. Can you afford […]


apps, marketing, small business, social media, tablets,

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,

Business uses for your tablet’s camera

July 6, 2012 Gwen Mobile Apps

Tablets have many useful features for small businesses, and this usefulness extends to a tablet’s built-in camera. While some smaller tablets, such as Amazon’s Kindle Fire, lack a camera, most tablets have front and rear-facing cameras or a rear-facing camera only. The iPad 2 and Samsung Galaxy Tab are two popular tablets with both rear […]


apps, podcast, small business, tablets,

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,

Nook versatile enough for small business use

June 6, 2012 Liz Tablet Technology

In all my years in publishing, it never occurred to me that a book had much utility beyond its original intent: content for the reader (well, and revenue for me). Oh sure, we occasionally used them as paperweights, shelves, and straight-edges, but they weren’t exactly the cornerstone of our productivity suite. E-readers, however, combine content […]


Microsoft, small business, tablets,

Market research app takes the guesswork out of site selection

June 4, 2012 Liz Mobile Apps

Location, location, location. Certain types of businesses–restaurants, retail shops, and personal service providers–live or die by location. But there is much more to finding the right real estate fit than locating along a heavily traveled route. (In some cases, high traffic can even be hurtful to business survival, but that’s a post for another day.) […]


Android, apps, ASBTDC, demographics, iPad,

Medical field embraces media tablets

June 1, 2012 Maradyth Mobile Apps

From mobile apps to media tablets, healthcare providers are rapidly embracing wireless technology. According to a 2011 Technology Survey by Physicians Practice, nearly 20 percent of 1,017 respondents said at least one physician at their practice uses a media tablet. In May 2012, Manhattan Research published survey results that found about 62 percent of physicians […]


healthcare, mobile technology, tablets,

Nook Night in Little Rock

May 7, 2012 Timothy Tablet Technology

Nook Night will be on Thursday, May 10, from 6-8 p.m. at the Books-a-Million bookstore on McCain Boulevard in North Little Rock. The store will be showing their full line of Nook devices and you’ll have plenty of opportunity for hands-on testing and asking questions. Currently all of the Nook e-readers are on sale for […]


Android, hardware, tablets,

Tablet technology for real estate agents

April 13, 2012 Maradyth Mobile Apps

Most businesses can benefit from the incorporation of media tablets into their everyday activities, but some industries have accepted this new technology with more enthusiasm than others. Real estate agents across the country have found that media tablets are a perfect fit for their mobile work environments. ASBTDC has compiled a listing of some of […]


apps, tablets,

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