My Apple Watch Review: 5 Reasons It Works

Jason Yormark

It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of Apple products. However with the Apple Watch, I actually held back longer than usual for a few reasons. There are a plenty of Apple Watch reviews out there, most of them favorable, and plenty of ones saying it’s not worth it.

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3 Types of Software Nonprofits Should Be Using


But selecting and implementing the right software for your nonprofit is a difficult process, especially now that there are hundreds of vendors in the market. Let’s take a look at three types of business software that can help your organization more effectively fulfill its mission.

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The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc


The Apple I was released on April First and sold for $666.00 Within a few short years, Apple would revolutionize the computing world. The advertisement depicted George Orwell’s 1984 dystopian with IBM as big brother and Apple as the female heroine. Key Products in Apple Today.

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Did Apple Miss The Boat With The iPhone 4S?

Jason Yormark

Sure the improved performance enhancements are great along with the camera upgrade and voice recognition software, but are any of these anything to get that excited about? AppleI was disappointed. No doubt about it.

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Apple and Firebelly: How These Two Opposites Go Hand In Hand


One may wonder how a small, locally owned social media marketing firm like Firebelly can have so many similarities to a global technology conglomerate like Apple. While Apple creates the software and hardware, Firebelly employees creatively put them to use for design and management purposes.

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Apple's HomePod, Tracking People And Keys And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

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Last week we talked up Apple 's big WWDC event. This event doesn't usually talk up hardware (it's usually about the software), but the hot talk was all about the HomePod. apple. apple wwdc. software. software development. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base).

My Switch From iPhone To Android: Part Two

Jason Yormark

I wrote an initial piece about this switch , and my reasons for it, mainly as I wanted a larger screen for my phone, and I had grown increasingly frustrated with Apple’s lack of keeping up with the competition. Here’s why: I’m ingrained in the Apple ecosystem.

What Is Apple Up To? Can Walmart Catch Amazon? And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

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This week will bring the "other" big Apple event and news to the world. It's Apple. There are expectations of the latest iOS software (iOS 11). The rumour mills is thinking that changes will be made to Apple Music , announcement of Apple's own unique TV programming (a la Netflix ), and a lot of love for Siri. apple. apple music. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base).

What Is Code?

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I'd happily talk to people from Google and Apple , too, but they so rarely reenter the general population. The World Wide Web is what I know best (I've coded for money in the programming languages Java, JavaScript, Python, Perl, PHP, Clojure, and XSLT), but the Web is only one small part of the larger world of software development. There are 11 million professional software developers on earth, according to the research firm IDC. (An apple. software.

Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook and the Gang of Four

Convince & Convert

Jay: It’s interesting that you talk about Google and Amazon and Apple and those guys. But if you want to be one of these great platforms, you have to talk about open APIs and software development kits. Video production by my friends at Candidio. Fast, inexpensive, great service.

The Future Happens Very Slowly Then All At Once And Other Stories From The Digital Edge on CHOM FM

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If you own an Apple iPhone or iPad , please do a software update immediately. Making this crazier: "The Citizen Lab team attributed the attack software to a private seller of monitoring systems, NSO Group , an Israeli company that makes software for governments which can secretly target mobile phones and gather information. apple. software. software update. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7

The 3 Ways to Succeed at Content Marketing When Everybody in the World is Doing Content Marketing

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My friend Mark Schaefer , a superior blogger/author/podcaster is deeply concerned about the volume of content production upsetting the entire apple cart and making content unsustainable as a marketing stratagem even for the good guys with pure hearts and good intentions.

The One Screen World Keeps Happening

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The Wall Street Journal reported this week (in an article titled, PC Sales Continue To Fall ) that: "Worldwide PC shipments saw their sharpest decline in nearly two years in the second quarter of 2015, dealing continued damage to retailers and makers of computers, chips and PC software. What we do know: the apps will (eventually) be better than the software. apple. apple watch. software. How many screens is your brand marketing against?

Building A Better Business By Thinking Like Amazon

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They have a spirit of innovation that looks at both software and hardware, plus they have a spirit of customer service that is tough to rival. Still, people like Avinask Kaushik and I would agree that trying to be like Amazon, Apple , Google can be hard for most (maybe even all) businesses. apple. software. Don''t try to be like Amazon. Amazon is a business like no other. Retailers might not like to hear this, but it is true.

Apple Magic Mouse Review

Jason Yormark Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Apple , Computer Hardware / Apple Magic Mouse Review | Subcribe via RSS Apple Magic Mouse Review November 8th, 2009 Posted in Apple , Computer Hardware Tweet Share It’s no secret I have formed a deep, passionate love for all things Apple over the past 6 months. My latest love is the new Apple Magic Mouse. But when you decide to go Apple, you know you are going to pay more.

How to Run Windows on your Mac


Any Intel based Mac computer is equipped with the Apple Boot Camp software, which will allow you to install and run another operating system, such as Windows 7 for example, on your Mac computer. The Boot Camp software is completely free to all users as well.

The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands)

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For years, there were MP3 players that required a whole bunch of hardware and multiple software solutions to make everything work. it takes many different kinds of hardwares, softwares and hacks to pull it all together. Apple didn't need to invent to the MP3 player, but the iPod was (without question) easy to buy, install, use and integrate with your daily life. By comparison, Apple sold 3.3 An API tells software pieces how they should interact. apple.

What TV Is And What Will Never Be

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You can plug in all of the Apple TV units that you want, and bump up the number of Netflix subscriptions too. We''ve talked about the TV industry, the technology, the hardware, the software and even the content that drives it, but haven''t talked about you. Apple , Google, Twitter and others are looking to (or have already begun to) disrupt it. apple. apple tv. software. We like to watch. Don''t forget that.

PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do.

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I mean after all, for all I know you could well be one of the smartest people in the world), but the person who is speaking/presenting/attempting to captivate a crowd and is using way too much slide presentation software without understanding their content at all. slide presentation software. Tags: apple. How many times have you heard the phrase, " PowerPoint sucks!" " or "slides kill presentations?"

Four (of the) Worst Practices for Pitching Bloggers

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Unless you’ve got one of those brands (like Apple , Zappos , TOMS Shoes , or Southwest Airlines ) everyone loves writing about, it’s hard to stand out amid the clutter. Influencer marketing has become a key component of PR and web presence optimization.

Is PowerPoint Making Us Stupid?

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Yes, presentation software (be it, PowerPoint, Keynote , Prezi or others) are simply tools to help a message get communicated, but it's gone beyond that to the point where the presentation software is the message. In the recently published Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson , Jobs discusses how he re-invented Apple during the iMac phase by abolishing the use of presentation software in meetings. If software, audio visual, the type of microphone, etc.

The World Is A Hyperlink

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Switching between apps on Apple is easy, but it''s not real multitasking yet. Funnily, I haven''t been thinking that much about Google, Facebook or Apple as much as I have been wondering about the potential outcome for Amazon ''s Fire phone. Apple certainly accelerated things when it came to technology. apple. That about sums up the role of marketing today. Last week Google held their Google I/O developers conference.

Are Brands Ready For The Instagram Economy?

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No need to invest in a hefty Web build that will need shopping cart software, merchant accounts, social media extensions, search engine optimization and more (plus, the cost of driving traffic to a destination site, instead of simply being active in a social media environment that already has traffic and interest). If you''re Apple , you could use a unique Instagram feed just for iPhone cases or one for cables (you get the idea). apple.

The Public Speaker's Master Toolkit

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Speaker's computer is an Apple MacBook Air running Keynote software. I always have versions of my presentation on both software platforms in case one crashes. Apple also allows you to have the display information from your screen as an icon in the menu bar. Tags: apple. What are the tools that can help you give an unforgettable presentation?

The iPad Should Be Free

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In a world where Apple not only sells their iPad (ranging from $400 - $900) and also controls the majority of the content that you can put on it from iTunes , why wouldn't they deploy a similar model to Amazon's in the hopes of owning the consumer by way of the hardware? It's amazing how divergent Apple and Amazon's business models are. Actually, it's not about Apple. Amazon has something very incredible that Apple doesn't even have: an advertising and media empire.

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Don't Take A Technology Sabbatical

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From the overall sound of the device to notifications on every applications or piece of software. One day, I will probably get an Apple Watch. apple. apple watch. How long can you go without your smartphone? Let's be candid. Very candid. My smartphone has the same impact on me, personally, like my blankie did when I was a toddler. I simply don't feel safe without it. I feel empty. I feel scared. I didn't want to go anywhere without it. I am not alone.

How To Podcast - 2012 Edition

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In 2008, I was about to publish my 100th episode (I've now posted over 330 episodes) and I've also switched from a PC platform to Apple. Once the show is done, I write up the blog posting in Windows Live Writer and hit the publish button on my blogging software. " Who knows, maybe somewhere in the next one hundred episodes I'll catch the podcasting bug and break out the mixer, microphone, and audio editing software. audio editing software. blogging software.

Watching Me Blog

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My blogging software is Windows Live Writer. I wish someone would write a Mac software as awesome as Windows Live Writer (I blogged about all of this right here: My Blog Writing Dilemma ). apple. Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. I believe that. I don't just say it. I mean it by walking the talk. I started blogging in September 2003, and since then I have written almost three thousand posts.

The Year Of Mobile? Sounds Like The Month Of The Smartphone

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Apple vs. Android vs. RIM vs. Microsoft vs. everyone else. Not all devices are created equal and none of the software, apps, carriers and more play all that nicely together. apple. Are smartphones now mass? By the sounds of the MediaPost article, Santa's Surprise: Smartphones Go Mass (published yesterday), it's definitely moving in that direction. rapidly. This is one of those moments when the Marketing industry must give pause.

When Important Websites Crash

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I read a funny tweet and/or Facebook post the other day (can''t remember who said it and I am paraphrasing), but it went something like: amazing how everyone is up in arms and calling the Obama healthcare website a disaster because it keeps on crashing or not working, but when Apple launches a new iPhone and the same thing happens to their website, it''s considered a huge success. software. software development. Tags: apple.

A World With No Keyboard And No Mouse

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There has been a tonnage of content produced to analyze the value of Siri (the voice-initiated personal assistant that was introduced with Apple 's iPhone 4S). Several years ago, I made the attempt to use voice recognition software. apple. How's that user experience working out for you? I often ridicule the masses (I know, that's very snide of me). When computers were first introduced the mantra was that, "screens are not easy to read or work on."

Is Google+ the Next Big Social Media Site for Business?

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he said that Microsoft Windows/Office was on the verge of obsolescence at any given moment because in “the future&# we won’t install software on our computers or even require a computer – just an Internet enabled device. Shorter term, Microsoft (Office, Windows), Apple ( App store ), companies like YouSendIt , and cloud back-up/storage companies like Carbonite , DropBox , etc.

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How 12 Internet Giants Got Their Names

Engaging Brand

It was the best name to describe what the company offers - Microcomputer Software. . Apple Computers. Apples are the favourite fruit of Steve Jobs, the founder of the company. He gave his employees up until 5pm to think of a better name than Apple Computers. This was a blog post by Lior Levin who works for a psd to html developer and also is an advisor to an applicant tracking software company from new york. .

Are You An Entrepreneur Or A Business Owner?

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You can poke fun at Steve Jobs and everything Apple does all you like, but ask yourself this: if you were a computer and software manufacturer, would you have the perpetual entrepreneurial guts to take a 180 turn and start making a phone? The amazing story of Apple (and many other brands) comes from their ability to do much more than just be business owners. Tags: apple. There is a huge chasm between being an Entrepreneur and being a business owner?

The Evolution Of Apps

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While HTML5 doesn't solve the complete Da Vinci Code that is this tangled web of wires across companies (both hardware and software) jockeying for position, it does offer some new and amazing capabilities that truly bring the digital experience to life. In the past few months, both Amazon and the Financial Times have released robust app-like websites in an effort to circumvent Apple 's ever-changing app store policy (more on this here: FT Bypasses Apple's iTunes, Launches HTML5 Web App ).

A More Elegant Question About Ad Blocking

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The Small Wins From Social Media

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Beyond the marketing, communications, advertising and customer service that is being done at large scale in social media channels (look no further than the mass media advertising of today, where brands are frequently ending their ad creative with a Facebook or Twitter call to action), many brands are also purchasing enterprise software and tools to help them manage their social media offerings. apple. Big brands are trying to make big moves in social media.

Learn A New (Digital) Language

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Someone recently asked me when I switched over to Apple products. The adjustment happened fast, but several years later, and I still don''t think I know these Apple devices as well as I knew my PC and BlackBerry. apple. blog writing software. writing software.

A Different (Unique And Perfect) Gift-Giving Guide

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This nifty little power charger is for Apple computer users. You add this on to your Apple power supply and it enables you to charge your iPad or iPhone simultaneously with your computer. For those who travel or want to take up less plugs in the walls, this is one of those useful electronic gizmos that makes you wonder why Apple doesn't make this standard on their own power supplies (about $35). A wonderful piece of Apple-only software that is a typing shortcut utility.

Holy Cow! Apple iOS 5.0.1 Resolves Some Crashing Issues With The iPad

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I have to admit, I’ve been pretty vocal in my irritation with Apple recently. Basically, everything I loved about my iPad had crashed and burned…and my faith in Apple was shaken. Apple Support Discussions – Online Community Management Gone Bad Here’s the good news, though. Just go to Settings > General > Software Update and walk through the steps to perform the upgrade. Featured Mobile Tech Apple iPad mobile