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Best known for writing about Small Business Advice, Gail Gardner is known as @GrowMap on Twitter and other social networks. She sometimes writes about the latest gadgets here and on DIRJournal. Why not subscribe to the entire family of DIRJournal blogs so you can read all her content?

Run Your Online Meetings From Your Fav Mobile Gadget

When you’re on the road, the solutions that run your online meetings have to play nice with your mobile devices. That includes being able to not just attend, but also run meetings. Unfortunately, many meeting solutions are not mobile responsive and some of those that are only allow attending – not managing. Three free solutions …

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Bio-Sensing Wearable Technology

Apple’s iWatch is not the only product on the wearable tech market. There is also the Microsoft Band. But neither of these is the most advanced wearable technology available. That honor goes to LifeBEAM Gear. Originally developed for the aerospace industry, LifeBEAM was developed to accurately measure human performance biometrics in extreme conditions. Astronauts and …

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Creating Mobile Responsive Email Designs

Smart phones are everywhere with new models coming out every week. In Q1 2014 according to MarketingLand (citing U.S. Consumer Device Preference Report) 66% of emails were opened on smartphones or tablets. If you are sending email messages, they absolutely must be mobile responsive. What is Mobile Responsive? While it would seem simple, it actually …

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Best Products and Trends CES 2013 [Infographic]

CES is where manufacturers roll out their latest goodies and serious reviewers share what they love – and hate – about new gadgets of all kinds. This infographic, courtesy of The Editors at Electronics Reviews shares the very best in these categories: Best Car Tech Best TV People’s Voice Award: Nvidia’s Project Shield, a Powerful …

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VIDEO REVIEWS: Sony Xperia Z Debuts CES 2013; Is This the Rumored C650x Odin Flagship Smartphone?

Sony kept specs for their new flagship smartphone under wraps until yesterday at CES 2013. Previously some images had been leaked and rumors indicated the phone would be an Xperia C650x Odin. What Sony actually announced at CES 2013 was the Sony Xperia Z and ZL. Whether this is the same phone or a different …

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Watch Out: New Keyboards May NOT Be What You Like

Keyboard manufacturers have quietly changed their keyboards and they do not make it easy to notice BEFORE you order it online or buy it and get it home. Before you buy a new keyboard, here’s what you need to know: Many are NOT traditional desktop size or layout any more. The default has changed to …

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Android Apps: Best Practices for Promoting Android Apps

BEST ANDROID APPS Did you know there are an average of 103.9 Android apps launched every day? How can you possibly figure out which apps are worth downloading? Get recommendations! Here are some posts worth reading: Best Android Apps 100 Best Android Apps 5 Facebook Apps for Androids Android Market App Center ~ Reviews ~ …

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