Apps & Software

Using technology to streamline tasks is essential in business, but with all of the choices for products out there today, which platforms will truly simplify or even automate processes for you?

You hear the terms UX and UI used a lot when it comes to software and web design, but they can have pretty vague interpretations. Creating a proper user environment takes a little marketing and technical knowledge to be effective. Here are a few ideas on using UX/UI successfully in your company website.

We know, it happens year after year: You keep waiting on those shiny new MacBooks with all their long-promised features and then…you don’t buy one. Maybe you’re put off by the high prices, or maybe the upgrades weren’t exactly what you were looking for – or perhaps you’re just not quite ready to switch to the MacOS platform.

Moving to college is hard. Back in the olden days you would have to pack your ink wells, quills and all manner of other useless crap just to survive the arduous task of learning. But NO MORE. Now these days – whether knowingly or not – there are a string of startups that are ready to make life easier for would-be students.

Remember networking before LinkedIn? No, me neither. Now, every day, our inboxes are inundated with emails such as “would you like to upgrade to premium?” or “would you like to congratulate Dave on their new position?”.

Remittance fees – the charges applied to international monetary transfers – are a pain. Sums of money that have already been earned can take a serious knock when transfer services get their hands on them. Luckily, new app Kwiksy is taking power away from transfer vendors.

Google is, without a doubt, one of the heaviest hitters in the technological race. When the best of the team gather together to unveil their newest projects, people from the average tech geek to software defined storage vendors stop and listen. In the 2016 Google I/O, some pleasant upgrades and some jumps towards the next level of our futuristic modern lives were unveiled.

Learning any language can be hard, but some – including Mandarin, Arabic, and Korean – have a reputation for being more difficult than others. With the popularity of apps, however, there has never been an easier time to pick up a new language – even if that includes learning a new alphabet.

It’s time to go house hunting. Where do you begin? How do you find what’s available, what the area is like, which schools are nearby? Well, there’s an app for that! Many apps, actually, but we’ve narrowed them down to the best apps that actually make home buying easier.

While social media can be a powerful way for businesses to interact with audiences, there are many costly mistakes that can be made in this area. Hardly a week goes by without hearing about a scandal or faux pas made by a company on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Many mistakes, of course, never reach the media but they can still harm the bottom line of your business.