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The Wild Wild West of Wireless – How Your Wireless Services are Changing

Posted by on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

It wasn’t long ago that we were carrying our phones around in bags, and now they are small enough to fit in our pockets. Cell phone service has changed, too. I remember making a phone call in New Jersey (I lived in Pennsylvania) and getting a $14 charge for a few minutes because I was [...]

To iPad Air or Not to iPad Air: Finding The Right Tablet For You

Posted by on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

It seems like you are either an Apple person or you’re not. Many of those who love their Apple products will buy them at any cost. Some tablet users will look at the price and others will look at the latest bells and whistles. The rest of us will try to balance affordability with features. [...]

This Week’s Wireless News – Samsung Looks to Take Over, New Kindle Can Challenge Air, The AT&T / CIA Connection

Posted by on Monday, November 11th, 2013

It was a busy week in the news from the devastating Typhoon that hit the Philippines to our favorite 140 character social media site going public. There was also some important wireless news, as well. Here are just a few of the top stories. Samsung’s Goal Is #1 for Tablets Samsung has aggressively been pursuing [...]

Blackberry Mobile Devices Are Struggling, but the BBM App is Hotter Than Ever

Posted by on Friday, November 8th, 2013

A Blackberry phone was once a staple in business, but somewhere along the line, they got lost in the shuffle. With new Android and iPhones replacing Blackberry phones in many companies, Blackberry has been in the red. In an attempt to save Blackberry, they ousted the current CEO this past week and axed the plans [...]

Not All Mobile Time Clocks Are Created Equal – How to Find the Best One for Your Business

Posted by on Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Employee time theft has become a huge issue. With employees that do business outside of the home office, it makes it harder to keep track of them. Most companies rely on the honor system; however, not all employees will be honest. In an Association of Certified Fraud Examiners survey, they found that 75% of all [...]

FAA Lifts The Ban on iPads and Other Devices Making Business Travel Easier

Posted by on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Business travel has come a long way. Now, with an FAA ruling, it may come even farther. Although it seems like such a small event, the FAA ruling to take the ban off of using certain electronic devices during takeoff can be a big move. Now that they have cleared certain devices, it may be [...]

Tablet, PC, or Both? Will the Tablet/PC Hybrid Fill the Void?

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Our family has an arsenal of devices. We have an inexpensive tablet for my son, two smartphones, my tablet, four laptops, and a desktop. It seems like a little much for 3 people, but each has a purpose (a few are for my husband’s work). A few years back when tablets hit the market, I [...]

Wireless News – BBM App a Big Hit, FAA Loosens Grip on Electronic Devices, and Google Nexus Phone Powered by Kit Kat?

Posted by on Monday, November 4th, 2013

  With new devices, new apps, and company mergers all the time, we are constantly being reminded that the wireless world is always changing. This last week in wireless news has been particularly busy with the release of new devices and apps. While we anxiously await the numbers from the opening weekend of the iPad [...]

Does It Pay to Be An Un-Carrier? T-Mobile Is Working Hard To Set Themselves Apart From the Competition

Posted by on Friday, November 1st, 2013

  I remember the day when my carrier offered an unlimited talk, text, and data plan, with no roaming charges in the US. I think I was probably the first person to sign up for it. Before that I would carefully monitor my bill and my husband’s bill to make sure that we were staying [...]

Do Your Employees Love BYOD? The Top 4 Concerns That Employees Have

Posted by on Thursday, October 31st, 2013

BYOD has become a common practice for many businesses.  In an iPass study conducted this year, 81% of the businesses they surveyed allowed employees to use their own devices in some capability. Businesses have realized the cost savings that BYOD can bring. Most of the concerns have been from the corporation itself because of security [...]

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