4 Essential Business Productivity iPad Apps

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Has the versatility of the iPad left you searching the app store for that perfect solution to your busy business life? The iPad has developed into a solution for almost every problem you can come across, heck, you can even order Chipotle to-go on this thing!

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Rumors on Upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 3

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iPad 2s and iPhone 4s are flying off shelves, but Apple is not going to leave all of 2011 to two single product releases. This has many specialists asking, when are iPad 3s and iPhone 5s going to be seen on store shelves? Upcoming Features.

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#ASAE11 iPad app rants and raves

SocialFish

This year, I will be using the new #ASAE11 iPad app. I would say that I’ll look super-cool carrying around nothing but my iPad, except that my first-generation iPad is so last year. As you can see, I love the new iPad app.

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New Twitter Features Summed Up

Mindjumpers

As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content. According to Twitter, if you install the new version on your iPhone, iPad or Android device, you will be updated to the new version next time you log on.

Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8

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Besides Google Android, the tablet king Apple iPad is about to get a taut rival in Windows 8. Maybe, Google’s Android might not have overcome Apple iPad in number of products sold. But the open source firmware enjoys a clear edge over iPad in escalating popularity.

Why I Am Attending Blog World Expo 2011 Plus a 20% Off Discount Code

Kikolani

For those who missed out on Blog World Expo in New York comes the West Coast event – Blog World Expo 2011 in Los Angeles on November 3rd – 5th. Be sure to bring business cards to – many do some major giveaways of free iPads, iPhones, books, and other great items!

How to Set Up iCloud for All Your Apple Devices

Idaconcpts

It stores information securely and effortlessly on your Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC and has the ability to connect up to 10 devices. iPad or iPad 2. A neat feature about iCloud is the Storage and Backup option.

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Social Sharing – Getting News Content Right in 2011

Proactive Report

Take this headline: Social Sharing–How to Get Your News Content Right in 2011 is only 57 characters long. The How to get your news content right in 2011 is hopefully the part that will pique the interest, get PR people to read the post and share it with others.

The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I know desktop notifications now exist, but I guess the developers of that new feature didn’t realize a better tool that isn’t confined to Chrome has been around for 5 years now. That alone is a feature that I absolutely love. I really like this feature.

The New Business Traveler

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This feature is enhanced by the fact that I can detach the backpack and still place the luggage in the overhead bin of smaller planes (and yes, this includes the planes where passengers are asked to gate-check their carry-ons). Another great app is FlightTrack Pro (for iPhone , iPad and Android ). While it's nice to think that Skype , WebEx or Facetime removes the need for business travel, nothing could be further from the truth.

HOW TO: Grow your Facebook Page by 17% in 1 week!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

There are a few best practices that Dennis shared with me on this tab feature as well and that is … the size and color of the arrow matter! Related posts: iPad saves the Page Advertising Business I was just reading BtoB Magazine’s latest issue and an.

Microsoft Office for Android and iOS? Adobe holds the answer.

Josh S Peters

I recently read an interesting article on The Guardian about Microsoft releasing apps for the iPad. Featuring the full Office Suite.” Being an Android and windows user this piqued my interest, hoping there would be some some mention of an MS Office release for Android.

How the New Delicious Stacks Up

Social Media Marketing

It's very reminiscent of Flipboard or other similar iPad apps that rely on a thumbnail and a headline to encourage further exploration. The images are taken from a new feature on the site called Stacks. Are there any creative uses of the new Stacks feature that you can think of?

15 Blogger Resources Not Previously Featured on ProBlogger

ProBlogger

Here, we’ve listed 15 blog tools and resources you may not have heard of (none have been featured in ProBlogger articles prior to now—we checked!). Also note: Timely is free, but the pro account features also include letting you post to Facebook.

The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc

Idaconcpts

Apple II, released a year later in 1977, improved several aspects of the original model as well as offering features to make it more attractive to non-computer users. The phenomenal success of the iPod laid the foundations for future products including the Apple iPhone, MacBook and Apple iPad.

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

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Businesses can leverage this very effectively in product design by soliciting input from the end user on what features they prefer in the product. Januar 2011 bis Do, 13. Januar 2011 Links synapsenschnappsen [.] March 13th - 14th, 2011.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Karen Asoyan

Social Media Citizens

Anyway, the main feature about new media is that it is a hybrid of personal and mass communication. Sometimes when I want the feel of the printed word in my hand I pick up a newspaper instead of my iPad.

You've Heard the Rumors. Here are a Few Predictions That "Just Make Sense" For Facebook's F8

Stay N' Alive

They'll also probably provide native apps for photo sharing and other native-only features of phones so that HTML5 apps can easily tie in and integrate with those features, under Facebook's control. This is also why they'll launch an iPad app - it gives them more control.

Tweet late, email early, and don’t forget about Saturday: Using data to develop a social media strategy » Nieman Journalism Lab

www.niemanlab.org

What will 2011 bring for the future of news? A fuzzy start for the much-anticipated launch of Rupert Murdoch’s iPad newspaper. You can manually enable the feature right here: [link] 33 mins ago So if you jump the NYT's paywall.are you stealing?

Apple Turns Its i To Television

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At the top of the trending rumors for the next version of the iPad (iPad 3 - for those keeping score at home) is that it will have retina display. The everyday user of the iPhone 4 probably doesn't realize how powerful this feature-set is for the mobile device. If retina display is ready for prime time (pardon the pun) on the iPad 3, the bigger breakthrough will be if they can deliver retina display to any screen size. ipad 2. ipad 3.

The Evolution Of Apps

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to the pending dominance of smartphones and iPad -like devices. On a personal note, I was loving the ability to buy books through my Kindle app on both iPhone and iPad, and became frustrated that this feature set was removed because of Apple's business reasons. Is everything moving full circle back to the Web? It's hard to get excited about something called, HTML5 , but if you're in the business of media, marketing and/or advertising, you should be excited. Very excited.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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March 13th - 14th, 2011.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Facebook Reassurance

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. 12 Best iPad Applications for Designers – The top iPad applications for designers and creatives.

A Different (Unique And Perfect) Gift-Giving Guide

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From traditional print media to Blogs and Facebook postings, it's been a very generic lot of boring recommendations (from iPads , Kindles and iPods to fancy cases for iPads, Kindles and iPods). You add this on to your Apple power supply and it enables you to charge your iPad or iPhone simultaneously with your computer. Chances are that you're still scrambling for some of your last minute gifts this holiday season.

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

mashable.com

April 11, 2011 by Leyl Master Black View Comments email share email share This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. May 12th - 14th, 2011.

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

mashable.com

He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Organic’s industry-leading blog Threeminds , which features forward thinking articles on digital marketing. Posted by Kelly Lenihan January 26th, 2011 ♦ [.] March 13th - 14th, 2011.

Adapting To The Changing Face Of The Web

Firebelly

While tablets used to be a bulky laptop system with a touchscreen, now you can grab an iPad or Motorola Xoom that can not only replace a laptop in some circumstances, but is only a fraction of the size. The tablet computer market is growing larger and larger by the day.

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Reason Number 1,000,000 Not to Depend on Facebook: They’re Removing the Discussion Tab From Pages

SocialFish

How about because now when you pull down to refresh a Facebook feed from the iPad app–be it a group or your own news feed–it automatically kicks you over to random YouTube videos? Or, in the case of association pages like the one I admin, that the discussion tab is a popular feature and not only frequently used for ongoing engagement but also a useful archive dating back three years?

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Writing Around the Web – Social Media ROI, Google+, and Local Search

Kikolani

Featured Post – Social Media ROI with Google Anlaytics 5. This month’s featured piece just went live today and is part of the 2011 Conversion-Fest Blogging Contest. The thing I have been been trying to win for over a year now – a brand new iPad!

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4 iPhone Apps for MBA Students

Idaconcpts

Although the Bloomberg app is free, you will receive a wealth of knowledge using its features. Some of the best features of this app include: Downloadable issues for your iPhone. Available subscription to service via iPhone, iPad, and The Economist Online.

Twitter’s New Ad System REVEALED

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Despite the fact that the service is in desperate need of additional features (such as Channels ), when uber-fanboys like Robert Scoble call Twitter “Boring” and “ a mess ,” you know there’s a problem. Or, How Twitter Can Make $Billions and $Billions/Year from Ads Alone.

Associations Now Interactive Extra is here!

SocialFish

I’m hoping to read the next edition on my iPad. Featured ASAE digital publishingI just spent some quality time with the new Associations Now Interactive Extra. This is ASAE’s first attempt at true digital publishing, as far as I’m aware.

Enterprise 2.0 Success is About the Players, Not the Field

Social Media Strategery

You’re talking about giving away iPads and candy bars to get people to use it. You’re more concerned with the available features instead of making it fast, reliable, and accessible. Watch your local Pee-wee football team’s practice sometime and you’ll see a lot of dropped passes, missed tackles, and a whole host of other mistakes. But…what would happen if you put that team on Heinz Field and gave them all the same amenities as the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Monkey

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. 9 Awesome iPad Apps for Bloggers/Webmasters – Apps every blogger/webmaster must have for their online business.

How the Google+ Hype Lost Its Mojo

Geoff Livingston

If you read some top social media blogs , it’s clear that Google+ is the hottest thing since the launch of the iPad. There is no equivalent of the F8 conference or feature season for Google+.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

It literally watches competitors create new features, and then it incorporates those functionalities into its network, competing head-to-head in that functional space. Facebook relies on its incredibly large user base to accept and use the new features.

Unboxing the The Toshiba Thrive with Android. Lots of Pictures and Excellent Customer Service

Josh S Peters

This is the one area that iPad jealousy creeps in. I just hope that it does well enough that Zagg and Logitech make a keyboard & case combo like they did for the iPad. Behold, the Toshiba Thrive powered by Android.

Key trends for 2012: Digital Disruption gets Physical

The Way of the Web

In addition to the BBC link above, it’s being featured by the likes of The Economist , highlighting celebrity 3D printer Jay Leno. But that was before the iPad started to replace a recipe book on the kitchen counter, next to the internet-connected radio and the smart phone. It’s the trend and prediction season, and there’s one overarching theme which ties together the main three technology trends I believe will break into the mainstream in 2012.

What New Media Must Learn From Comics

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" It turns out that he was showcasing two different copies of the first comic to feature Spider-Man. iPad apps and the ability to now buy comics in their digital form continues to rise. ipad app. The comic book industry teaches us many lessons about New Media and the new consumer. Are you familiar with the comic book, Superman - Red Son ? It was released in 2003 to critical acclaim and became a nomination for the 2004 Eisner Award for best limited series.

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Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z Review & Chance to Win

Kikolani

If you have cats, you may want to disable the touchscreen feature. Microsoft Office 2010 Home Edition – Love the “Save as PDF&# feature in Word. Is the iPad Good for Blogging?