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Reinvent government one mobile device at a time

March 3, 2013


Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom argues that  technological innovation can be used to improve our government and restore our prosperity.  He also discusses his own efforts to modernize San Francisco when he was mayor of that city. via Science and Technology – “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government” – Book TV. […]

iPad comparison to Windows8 tablet

February 26, 2013


Each tablet has many of the same functions. The Windows8 machine scrolls faster.  It is an impressive machine that will eventually be comparable with a whole new base of Windows8 desktop computers. So Apple has it work cutout. That is, if it plans to compete as a “real” computer.  For most of us using the iPad more and more […]

Mobile tethered to a desktop, the future?

October 10, 2012


A recent Forrester report predicted that by 2016 tablets will be our primary computing device but attached to a desktop. As long as the desktop has a touch screen, I might agree. I’ve not made the transition as Benjamin Robbins, the author, of the article I mention below has, but desktops just fit the bill when I’m […]

Expand into the cloud, Evernote

October 1, 2012


Evernote is cloud computing.  It expands the memory capacity and the functions of your smartphone or tablet for free. ( Under 5 gigabytes of storage.)  This service saves you lugging around that portable and may save you the cost of new portable as it gets too old to rely on. For now, you can use Evernote with your […]

Mobile push notifications

August 23, 2012


Take Benjamin Robbins advice. He has learned how to survive on his job using only mobile — read smartphones. “While notifications on our mobile devices offer the ability to have the most important information percolate to the top of our stack, they unfortunately only seem to make our stack seem higher. I have found that, for now, the best solution is […]

Presentations on the my iPad

July 31, 2012


Making high quality presentations are a large part of my business life; teaching classes and offering MyPersonalPhone workshops. Most of us have some experience that requires us to create and deliver a presentation.  Read this article to see what Apple’s Keynote, my presentation app of choice, does. via Keynote: Create Stunning Presentations on the Move | iPad.AppStorm.

Move out of your office

July 6, 2012


Why, in this age of broadband and Wi-Fi, do so many of us spend our days chained to desks, in uncomfortable, noisy, rabbit warrens? With a broadband connection, an iPad, a smartphone and some well-chosen apps we could just as easily work at the office, in a park or at anyplace else. About a year […]