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Inside InfoComm’s Solutions Summits for Tech Managers
At InfoComm 2014 in Las Vegas the deep-dive primers are designed to help tech managers make better decisions when it comes to procuring digital signage or unified communications and collaboration (UCC) solutions for their organizations.

Making Phone Calls Using Tablets And Other Mobile Devices And Apps
Today's "smartphones" do more than make phone calls. Similarly, just about any tablet or mini-tablet, including an iPod Touch, not to mention any notebook or desktop computer, can also act as a telephone. But, even the term telephone does not truly encompass what these devices can do. Learn how to cut fees and use your mobile device for your telecom needs.

7 Pro Mobile Apps for Streamlined Workflow
There are a lot of products that help businesses and organization manage their workflow. As videoconferencing and real time file sharing and editing has be come the standard for intracompany communications, it make sense that the software your institution is standardized on would also be available on your smart device. Workflow management apps can range from something as simple as an eSignature application to something as complex as inventory management and productivity data visualization. These apps not only offer you the same information as conventional workflow software, but give you the mobility to monitor, and react if needed, the work that your peers and colleagues are doing.

5 Comprehensive Sensor Diagnostic Apps for Android and iOS
As mobile devices become more robust, designers are implementing more internal sensors, both digital and kinetic, to increase the functionality of apps and offer more options for OS developers to integrate into their products. Kinetic sensors like gyroscopes, accelerators, GPS and altitude are essential to apps that track the movement of your device. And, digital sensors like touch sensitivity, audio and mic levels, screen density and pixel counts, define how your device appears and functions.

14 Professional and Enterprise Grade Productivity and Utility Apps for the Office
Paper, paper everywhere and not a space to think. Consolidate your workplace with professional corporate apps that get rid of paper trails and streamline business as you know it. There are many different options for corporate apps. From Evernote products to business-wide software suites, which can be accessed with corresponding mobile apps, developers have made it easy for workplaces to access, share and manage content electronically. With corporate apps, developers have taken software consolidation to another level.

Digital Signage and Mobile Wayfinding — 4 Solutions for House of Worship
Digital signage is always evolving and so is wayfinding technology. One of these developments is mobile wayfinding — where mobile integration lets visitors take digital signage with them. Smartphone or tablet, iPhone or Andriod these platforms take digital signage to the next level of communication. We profile four companies that offer mobile wayfinding for digital signage: Four Winds Interactive, 22MILES, Jibestream Interactive Media, and Here2There Software. Check out the videos of how these work.

3 Pro Audio Apps for Measuring Impulse Response
Impulse response refers to the way a dynamic system reacts to an external change. In the context of sound, this refers to how the system reacts to any signal input. Just as white and pink noise test the range and sound of your sound system, impulse response physically maps how the signal being sent through the system exists as a function of time. With mobile apps, finding the right impulse response app can be tasking. Specifically, the convenience of all-in-one audio toolboxes from developers like Studio Six Digital, offer comparable features and tools to measure impulse response, but often require in-app purchases or force customers to dig through features and settings to find the most efficient way to display the data.

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.

UPDATED: 15 Must Have Apps for Cloud Backup and File Access for iOS and Android
Manage, share and backup your Android or iOS device with these great Cloud backup and access apps. Check out apps from developers like Genie-Soft, Google Inc., Mozy Inc., Genie9, ClockworkMod, AgileSoft Resource, Jungle Disk, LLC and iDar LLC

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.