Category: Business

Forget an iPad Mini, I Want More Power! – mSecure iPad app

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:45 — 120.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLately, we have passwords for everything. I continue to get emails stating they had to reset my password because of a breech. So keeping track of passwords can get tough. Using a program like mSecure can help. It holds important password information, email settings, combination lock numbers, credit cards and more. Using 256 bit Blowfish encryption, people cannot get into your data. You can sync with a Dropbox so your information is not just on one device. mSecure has a passlock option...

Quick Tap Survey Turns iPad into Survey Tool

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:12 — ) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSometimes, in order to keep customers coming in, you have to collect some data. Especially an email address, so you can let them know what’s going on. Surveys are great for collecting data, especially if you do not have a store front. Maybe you are at a conference, and want to collect information from your fans. That is where Quick Tap Survey comes in. It’s a survey tool that you could put into a kiosk, but you might find you’ll get more...

Zoho Docs for iPad – I Look at iPad Mini Rumors

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:36 — 86.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSBefore I started using Google Docs – because I didn’t want to move files from laptop to desktop to edit – I was using Zoho. With an online document editor and spreadsheet program, I could work and go without wondering where the most current version of the file was. In fact, I used ZOHO to put together the majority of the Day in Tech History data. ZOHO Docs app for iPad is a continuation of that system. Since your files are in the...

Bento 4 Personal Database App for iPad, Firefox Junior

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:55 — 112.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI used to work for the state in the property assessment office. I always dreamed of an app like this to give to the assessors. Now, they have one. If you are looking for a way to organize your life on the iPad, Bento might be the app for you. Bento is a personal database app. You can use it standalone, or connect with your other devices so you can have your information at your fingertips. The Bento interface allows you to...

Lightspeed Turns Your iPad into Point of Sales (POS)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:31 — 96.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI remember seeing an iPad cash register for the first time. I thought it was pretty innovative, and easy to use. I talked with my friends at Graphite – Apple Specialists, and they told me how easy it was to actually put together. I installed the server on my Macbook Pro, and the software on my iPad. I had a register up and running within a couple hours. This software is from a company called Lightspeed (www.lightspeedretail.com).  They have a free Lightspeed...

How to Install ZAGG Invisible Shield on iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:59 — 51.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday, I head over to my friends at Graphite – Apple Specialists to not only pick up a new iPad, but also take a look at some of the ZAGG products out there. I brought the camera, as Alex showed us how to put on an Invisible Shield protective cover for the iPad. The Invisible Shield is a cover for the front of your iPad, so it doesn’t scratch the surface. By putting a cover on your devices, you help protect your...

Brainscape Flash Cards on iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:38 — ) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI remember being in school, cramming for a test. I would have this bunch of flash cards that I would reference – Question on one side, answer on the other. Cards that I didn’t get right away would go into a side pile until I memorized them. Brainscape is those flash cards for the iPad. With Branscape, I can create my own set of cards, or choose from popular titles. I can rank the cards on how well I know the answer...

OneNote for iOS

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:29 — 76.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you are a user of Microsoft products, and have an iPad, you are one that wishes Office had a better presence on this device. As we work toward a Cloud based world, we see many opportunities for this to be reality. For example, last week we talked about OnLive Desktop. If you can’t use a virtual desktop, and want an app, then give OneNote a try. It’s part of the Office 2010 software to create notes. Everything from to-do lists, to...

Japanese Speak Board for iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:33 — 64.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSometimes, your business travels take you out of the country. Other times, you stay in country, but have to speak to others that are not fluent in English. Saying a few words in their language can sometimes break down barriers. So let the iPad speak for you. Speak Board is a list of words and phrases you can use to ask for things, find out where the bathroom is, find the time and more. We look at the Japanese version of Speak...