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Articles by Jake Widman
posted in August 2010
Today's smartphones have led to the development of hundreds of thousands of mobile apps. Apple's iPhone, RIM's BlackBerry and phones based on Google's Android all have access to extensive libraries of apps that you can download and install for our increasingly mobile world. When you're always on the go, having the right smartphone app makes it easy to transition from business to pleasure and back again without skipping a beat so you can get the most out of every minute. Here we pick 17 of the be
A recent survey of SMBs and their advertising habits found that those that spent more than $25,000 per year on advertising were more likely to invest in online media, including measures as simple as having a website.
Android handsets are pouring onto the market every day and there's a deluge of Android apps competing to fills those screens. To sort through the storm surge of app choices, we've trolled through the Android Market to hauled in 20 Android apps that no business user should be without.
The online collaboration service has added the social-networking concept of a newsfeed of activity updates to its management tools.
The new MyFax iPhone app lets subscribers to the online fax service receive faxes on their smartphones directly rather than as e-mail attachments.
Subscribers to paid accounts on the cloud storage service can now use it to sync files between computers, in addition to the sharing and collaboration features already offered.
Campaigner, an SMB-oriented solution for creating and distributing emails, has added the ability to do basic image editing within the software. The service also now enables businesses to personalize their e-mail templates.
Credit card processor ProPay has introduced a new way for merchants to work with its ProtectPay secure data repository.
The Google Apps Marketplace is a gold mine for businesses offering dozens, if not hundreds, of generally inexpensive, cloud-based software solutions for everything from project planning to invoicing. Here are 15 of the best.
Two new variations on the LaCie 5big storage configuration rely on Windows server software to provide file sharing or network backup for multiple computers, including Macs.
The free Identity Manager for Unix makes it easier to manage users and groups across Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X systems, while Quest Authentication Services brings those systems into an Active Directory infrastructure.
According to Intuit's Small Business Employment Index for July, the sector accounted for about 40,000 new jobs in July, down from June's revised total. Compensation and hours worked, on the other hand, continued to rise.