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TabTimes / October 8, 2013
Citrix, Prezi, SAP and SlideShark are among the apps selected as finalists across 18 different categories in the second edition of the Tabby Awards for Business.
The Tabby Awards for Business, the only competition for the best business and enterprise apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 tablets, announced its Finalists today in its second competition.
The Tabby Awards for Business received submissions this year from a dozen countries: Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In the last few weeks,
Joe Stoddard / REMODELING / August 16, 2013
There are plenty of great construction-oriented smartphone and tablet apps out there, and more are popping up every day, but sometimes KISS (keep it simple, stupid) is the way to go. Here are several of my favorite utility-type mobile applications that you may not have considered. If you don’t like these, there are loads of similar apps out there in each category — just search the AppStore (iOS) or Google Play for Android.
Illuminating app: Don’t laugh, this has turned out to be something I use almost every day. The best ones use both the camera’s flash LED and the screen itself for brightnessRead More
eMarketer / July 8, 2013
Categorizing tablets has vexed marketers since Apple first introduced the iPad in 2010. Several years into the tablet market’s dramatic expansion, the distinctions between smart devices are becoming clearer.
According to a new eMarketer report, “Key Digital Trends for Midyear 2013: The Fragmentation of Mobile,” diverging use cases on smartphones and tablets herald the end of mobile as a monolithic category. Increasingly, advertising and commerce solutions will need to respond to not just different screen sizes, but also different screen uses.
Distinctions in use between theRead More
Henry Breimhurst / Hanley Wood Marketing / May 3, 2013
I’ve written before about certain tactics and guidelines you can use when writing content for the web. But I weaseled some caveats in there, one of which was that any content guidelines are liable to change as technology changes.
Sometimes the medium is the message, but the medium ALWAYS shapes the message. This is the place where content and the design of content meet. Depending on what medium you’re working with, you need to think about how your story is structured, written and presented.
Who’s up for a little navel gazing? Let’s back waaaaay up and see what we can learn about the wayRead More