The Internet of Things and Security: Will Cisco Hold the Answer?
Cisco is offering $300,000 to the top blueprint to help push the Internet of things model forward as a safe and viable model for the private and public sector. According to Cisco in a prepared statement, of the $300,000 there will be prizes ranging from $50,000 to $75,000, roughly producing about 6 different winning blueprints for the company to pursue. The contest is open to participants around the world and will provide much needed security for industries ranging from manufacturing to the smart grid.
4 Pro Finance Apps to Keep Tabs on Your Business
Intuit's Quicken 2014 introduces a new tier of mobile functionality that is pushing what a mobile device can do for you. The movement from the mobile device as a utility to an intricate part of our involvement with technology offers up the mobile device as an efficient, single solution for most personal and professional technology that has come before it.
Professional expense tracking and accounting finance apps are great for handling your money. From personal purchases to invoice and contract management, these robust apps are tailored for you to use as your budget or business model sees fit.
Managing Your OS Ecosystem: 10 Apps to Get the Most Out of Your Mobile Device
Each operating system (OS) in the mobile market relies on a handful of proprietary or mission critical apps that accomplish all of your basic needs. Specifically, based on the common uses of mobile devices, OS's feature the most comprehensive email, file sharing and contact networking apps in order to give customers the basic tools they need to get the most out of their devices.
Customers transitioning straight from web applications to their smart device will mostly like be entering the market with a bias towards their most trusted products. Google and Microsoft all offer products that can be accessed online as well as on a mobile device. Products like email services with congruent cloud drives and proprietary social networks have grown with mobile technology and are accurately replicated and developed further on mobile devices.
New for 2014: Pro Audio Mobile Interfaces from NAMM and Beyond
With new opportunities to opt for mobile devices over desktop consoles, pro sound manufacturers are also focusing on bringing their live sound products up to grade with complete USB functionality. Featuring gain control and phantom power, the newest USB compatible mics are developed to perform at the same level as normal live sound or studio mics. With this in mind, owning and using a completely mobile live sound set-up is no longer irrational, but a viable option for controlled, efficient and quick live sound set up and management.
4 Photo Editing Apps
Use these apps to record data visually, adding much-needed clarification of your work.
6 Battery Management Apps for Your Mobile Device
A dead battery is a useless battery, check out this collection of apps that ensure you can predict when your device is running fine and when you need to plug it in. In this collection of battery management apps, the goal is to present a group of apps that will not only let you keep track of how your device is delegating its power, but chose which settings are absolutely necessary and which ones are not to make sure your battery lasts as long as it can without allowing too much precious juice to dissipate in inefficient ways.
5 Professional Podcast Production Apps for Live Audio Content
Podcast production apps are a great way to stay on top of your regular content. Functioning as live production apps, these mobile utilities give you to tools you need to define the quality of your content and add the effects that color your content in the way that is suitable to your needs. Podcasts, like live video streaming, are regular audio commentary on any issue that is relevant to you. These apps are ideal for capturing lectures, sermons, niche-criticisms as well as event centered coverage and reflection, to name just a few, on your Android or iOS device. Podcasts are great options for sharing content regardless of your market. Specifically, since streaming content from mobile devices or specified apps is rapidly a new way to consume content, providing podcasts over regular written blurbs or short video content is a competitive option for the important things you publish.
6 Pro MIDI Sequencer Apps for Android and iOS
Professional audio creation apps like digital audio workstations, virtual synths and sequencers are becoming more robust as new updates and products continue to hit the marketplace. Mimicking conventional hardware, rack mounted devices and computer software, these apps are designed to bring the functionality of more expensive products to your smart device--offering you access to comprehensive music technology on the go. Great MIDI sequencer apps not only function alongside your devices MIDI capability, but also function as MIDI sources and destinations themselves. Working in cooperation with other synth and music creation apps on your device, these sequencers can bring in MIDI voices from a variety of applications or from within the sequencing app itself. While the more simple, straightforward sequencing apps might not function as MIDI routes for your device as a whole, the more robust and intricate apps can take on more professional tasks.
Preparing Your Network for BYOD: Tips from Two IT Pros
Two IT pros share tips on how to prepare your organization’s network for BYOD as mobile device use continues to gain popularity in the workplace. To prevent your network speed from slowing down, IT should plans for density, manage mobile applications on the network and create a clear BYOD policy for employees.
6 Robust Speech Recognition Utility Apps
Speech recognition technology is one of the most promising aspects of today's mobile and consumer market. Siri, one of Apple's most interesting default applications, as well as other speech recognition and speech to text mobile application, are changing how we react to and interact with new technology. The benefits of hands free are numerous. From safer cell use in the car to more streamlined options for sending information, speech recognition is a valuable tool in today's heavily mobile environment. There are two main categories of speech recognition apps: speech to text and personal tasking apps.
9 Emergency Preparedness, Alert and Recovery Apps for iOS and Android
This collection of emergency apps highlights the true capability of technology in the face of nature's toughest scenes. From first aid apps to radar scanners and disaster-specific apps, this collection provides some of the best resources for disaster preparedness and monitoring from trusted emergency organizations. Check out apps from The American Red Cross, FEMA, Base Velocity LLC. and ME911 for your Android or iOS smart device.
How Secure Is MDM Security?
With the proliferation of mobile devices used for business, there is a need for tighter security than MDM solutions can offer.