YouTube user PhoneBuff goes over 50 different Siri voice commands on the iPhone 5S to help demonstrate what Apple’s virtual assistant is currently capable of. Check out the video after the break. » Learn To Use Siri: 50 Siri Voice Commands [video]
Apple has replaced all products on Apple’s homepage with an image of Nelson Mandela, honoring the late South African president’s life a day after he passed at the age of 95. » Apple Remembers Nelson Mandela on Apple’s Website
Apple’s latest revolution, the iPad Air, was released November 1, just in time for small businesses gearing up to revamp goals and visions for 2014. It’s never too late to go mobile or update business management processes using mobile devices. Last quarter, the iPad generated $6.2 billion of revenue or 17 percent of Apple’s total revenue, highlights Business Insider. Apple’s revenue-generating tablet innovation indeed meets personal and business needs.
In the words of Apple, the iPad Air’s advanced wireless helps users “do more in more places.” Digitally inclined and technology-reliant entrepreneurs can manage a business right from the clutches of an iPad. Introduce the iPad Air into your business operations and improve how you manage workflow for 2014 with the following mobile apps.
Whether you’re at your home office or traveling for a conference, keep in touch with clients and employees with GoToMeeting. In seconds, you can schedule, host or join meetings on the iPad. The app provides onscreen communication flexibility; remote employees from anywhere can connect face-to-face to view presentations, share spreadsheets or discuss reports. On an iPad, the free HD video conferencing app features a whiteboard and highlighter for brainstorming sessions and HDFaces Video for exceptional video streaming.
The Intuit GoPayment app ensures that you’ll never miss a sale. Your iPad becomes a portable transaction machine and mobile card reader that accepts credit card payments. Easily sell merchandise at a local event by swiping a credit card and instantly gaining authorization. The customizable free app also records cash transactions, applies discounts and syncs with QuickBooks. Complement GoPayment with the QuickBooks Mobile app for managing invoices and accessing customer information, recommends the Intuit small business blog.
Readdle helps individuals manage documents and fill in forms while on the go. Readdle identifies itself as a Printer Pro ($6.99) and PDF Expert ($9.99). Wirelessly print email attachments, photos or Dropbox files on compatible printers within the Wi-Fi network. As an intuitive PDF tool, Readdle enables you to “read, annotate, sign and fill out PDF forms on the iPad,” describes Readdle.com. Highlight text and save bookmarks using the PDF Expert tool. The Readdle app also features Calendar 5 ($6.99) for task management and viewing upcoming events on an easy-to-use interface.
Roambi analyzes large amounts of data and transforms it into digestible information. The free Roambi Analytics app helps you “understand your numbers” through interactive navigation and data visualization from diverse viewpoints. Analyzing spreadsheet or CRM data becomes an engaging, guided experience. Interact with your data and share or present it from a mobile perspective.
Improve your data management even more with the free Roambi Flow app that helps you “tell your story.” After complex data and numbers are generated into understandable views with Roambi Analytics, you can publish information using Roambi Flow and the app’s high-quality templates. Embed videos and add images using rich interactive media for creating content that you can share with employees, clients and customers — all on your iPad.Google+
If you’re thinking about getting a tablet computer, it’s important to make sure you understand all the differences in the various brands so that you can get the most for your money.
7-8 INCH TABLETS
Here’s a look at the newest generation tablets that are 7 to 8 inches. This is actually a great size for a mobile device. » Awesome Tablet Comparison With The New iPadsGoogle+
“Jobs,” the Steve Jobs biography starring Ashton Kutcher as Jobs and Josh Gad as Wozniak, can now be purchased in iTunes for $19.99 in high definition or $14.99 in standard definition or rented for $3.99 (SD) or $4.99 (HD). » Jobs Movie With Ashton Kutcher Now Available on iTunesGoogle+
In a new web ad, Nokia promotes their Windows 8 tablet the Lumia 2520. In the ad Nokia pokes fun at Apple’s tablet by making references to the iPad Air’s new ‘Pencil’ television ad and suggesting that iPad owners will need to carry a notebook everywhere because the iPad has no keyboard. » Nokia Lumia 2520 Ad Tries To Make Fun Of The iPad As “The Wrong Tablet”Google+
Many U.S. and Canadian Apple Retail Stores will be opening early on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. Shoppers interested in going to Apple Stores as early as possible, on the only day of the year that Apple offers sale prices on its merchandise, should check Apple’s Retail Store Locations page. » Apple Retail Stores In U.S. and Canadian Opening Early for Black Friday Sales