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5 Cross-Platform Mobile Development Tools You Should Try

As mobile OSes — especially iPhone and Android — wax and wane, the pressing question remains: How do you choose which mobile devices to develop for and which devices to omit from your roadmap? Cross-OS platforms for mobile development on the whole are not yet a completely perfect, have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too solution, but many of them offer… Continue reading 5 Cross-Platform Mobile Development Tools You Should Try

Tips & Tricks

Facebook Begins Testing Friend Filters in News Feed

Facebook has begun testing a slew of changes to the News Feed, including friend list filters and Smart Lists that automatically categorize your friends. The changes seem to be aimed at making the content within the News Feed more relevant. These changes, as far as we can ascertain from screenshots sent to us, show that… Continue reading Facebook Begins Testing Friend Filters in News Feed

Android

5 Android Apps to Turn Your Phone Into a Mobile Document Scanner

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. Even if you’ve done everything you can to banish paper from your office, those little white sheets can still creep up on you. You’ll want to digitize those crinkly analog fugitives… Continue reading 5 Android Apps to Turn Your Phone Into a Mobile Document Scanner

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4 Tools for Building a Business Mobile App

In a world where there’s always “an app for that,” more small businesses see the value in creating their own mobile apps. The technical know-how necessary to develop an impressive app and the cost of hiring a professional developer, however, have discouraged the production of many would-be branded applications. Affordable do-it-yourself alternatives give all companies… Continue reading 4 Tools for Building a Business Mobile App

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5 Services For Building Websites On A Budget

July 5, 2011 There’s little doubt that a custom-designed and developed website is ideal for business. However, large Web-development budgets often just aren’t possible, particularly for small businesses or entrepreneurs who are just getting started. In these cases, a number of Web services exist to allow you to grow your company’s presence online, often in… Continue reading 5 Services For Building Websites On A Budget

Tips & Tricks

15 Keyboard Shortcuts To Enhance Your PC Productivity

July 1, 2011 If you fancy yourself a PC power user, you know how valuable it is to keep your hands on the keyboard. Constantly switching between typing and mousing can really slow you down when you’re powering through that TPS report. Lucky for you, the wizards at Microsoft have built some time-saving (if little-known) keyboard shortcuts… Continue reading 15 Keyboard Shortcuts To Enhance Your PC Productivity

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Tapl.io Simplifies Place Search on the Web

The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Name: Tapl.io Quick Pitch: Tapl.io senses when you visit a Tapl.io-supported site and what place you’re looking at. Then it finds… Continue reading Tapl.io Simplifies Place Search on the Web

Tips & Tricks

Freelance Web Development: 9 Tips for Better Project Management

The Web Development Series is supported by Rackspace, the better way to do hosting. Learn more about Rackspace’s hosting solutions here. Taking on a large project can be both exciting and intimidating, particularly if you’re a solo developer. Big builds can be a lot of fun and serve as great learning experiences. At the same… Continue reading Freelance Web Development: 9 Tips for Better Project Management