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Useful Twitter Tools for Business

by Chris Cairns - on May 21st 2015 - No Comments
Twitter Tools

Businesses of all sizes from all around the world can benefit from the power that social media can provide. The new age of the Internet has opened up terrific opportunities to engage with fans, build brand awareness, and even land more customers and increase sales. Simply using these social networks on their own isn’t enough, though,...

The Apple Watch Apps You Need to Get Now

by Michael Kwan - on May 7th 2015 - No Comments
Apple Watch Sport

The hottest new gadget to hit the technological scene is the hotly anticipated Apple Watch. Competing directly against the array of Android Wear smartwatches that are already on the market, this newest device capitalizes on the much beloved iOS ecosystem and offers a stunning, premium design. And just as you would do with other smartwatches,...

How to Accept Mobile Payments on Your Smartphone or Tablet

by Michael Kwan - on Apr 22nd 2015 - No Comments
Accepting mobile payments

As a small business owner, you may quickly discover that one of the most powerful and versatile tools in your arsenal is your smartphone or tablet. It can be used to track your finances, manage your to-do list, and keep tabs on your important appointments. And it can also give you the ability to accept mobile payments on the go. If your...

Free iPhone Apps to Help You Remember Things Better

by Chris Cairns - on Apr 9th 2015 - No Comments
Reminders by thebarrowboy (Flickr)

The human brain is pretty amazing, capable of some truly astounding things. It’s also terribly unreliable and that’s why technology can be so useful. And the increasing versatility of the modern day smartphone is really helping to make our lives that much better and more organized. A couple of weeks ago, we listed some of...

Get More Done with These 5 iPhone Apps

by Michael Kwan - on Mar 26th 2015 - No Comments
Get more done with iPhone 6 Plus

Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, for better or for worse, are sources of infinite distraction. We have too many candies that must be crushed, too many ropes that need to be cut, and too many birds flapping past innumerable pillars. Even so, you can actually be more productive and get more done if you empower yourself with...

Leverage the Pomodoro Technique with Timer Apps

by Chris Cairns - on Mar 12th 2015 - No Comments
Pomodoro Technique

Staying focused is challenging even at the best of times. This is true whether you’re working on your own or you are part of a larger collaborative team. Perhaps you have already employed agile project management tools to keep everyone on the same page, but how do you ensure that everyone is getting the most out of their time at...

More Online Agile Project Management Tools

by Chris Cairns - on Feb 26th 2015 - No Comments
Agile Project Management

The key fundamental principle behind agile project management is that the larger project as a whole can be understood and approached in an incremental manner. Each of these iterative sections can be approached by the whole team–including both employees and clients–such that feedback received and insight gained can be integrated...

More Windows 10 Features to Improve Productivity

by Chris Cairns - on Jan 27th 2015 - No Comments
Introducing the All-New Windows 10

While whatever happened to Windows 9 will remain shrouded in official mystery (there are plenty of theories out there!), Microsoft is gearing up to release Windows 10 very soon and it could have a dramatic effect on how you get work done on your computer, your tablet and your smartphone. We had previously highlighted some Windows 10...

The Best Tech from CES 2015 to Better Your Life

by Michael Kwan - on Jan 13th 2015 - No Comments
Awesome Tech from CES 2015

What was once known as the Consumer Electronics Show and is now known more simply as International CES is the largest technology trade show in North America, covering just about every niche and sub-industry that has to do with electronics. And as nice as it may be to have an increasingly large 8K curved OLED TV, the actual utility of...

10 Useful Features Built Into Google Search

by Chris Cairns - on Dec 30th 2014 - No Comments
More to Search Than Google Search

It may have once been the case that the world of Internet search engines was played out by several major competitors. Do you remember Lycos? How about Ask Jeeves? Today, as much as Yahoo, Bing and Dogpile might try to convince you otherwise, Google is the obvious dominating force in this space and Google Search is the go-to resource for...