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11 Must Have Apps - IT Network Tools for Your iOS Apple and Android Device
The best apps for IT pros. With these mobile apps, you can interact with your network from any location using your Apple iOS or Android mobile device. This collection of apps presents 11 highly rated mobile tools that will accomplish a variety of network tasks. Also included are a few IT toolkits that can accommodate most tasks from connection speed tests to network monitoring. Other apps account for multiple specific network tools from Ping and DNS reports to mobile apps that mimic network and administration and control software.

Android Only: 11 Pro AV Audio Apps Every Technician Needs
The best Android-only collection of pro AV audio apps. SPL apps are great for tuning speaker systems, reading levels even documenting audience experience. Digital Audio Workstations make on the job recording sound great and allow you to document installations to the best of you ability with their myriad of mixing options. Check out the apps from Electron Chaos, Smart Tools Co., RadonSoft, humatic, eXtream Software Development, Moonblink, Audia Sound, idroidbot and NFX Development.

10 Tips for Succeeding in Unified Communications Deployment
Dan Newman discusses the top ten tips for adding unified communications to your technology arsenal. By combining voice, video, instant messaging and more to one network-based platform, resources are freed up for both the user and IT.

TechDecisions Guide to 37 Large-venue High-brightness Projection Systems
Frederick J. Ampel discusses how best to choose large-venue high-brightness projectors. He also illuminates on the history of the projector. The evolution of large image projection has now reached an unprecedented level of capability, image quality and brightness. Lumen levels near and above 30-40K are now feasible and you can pretty much find a product to meet any size screen and brightness level you could possibly imagine.

Most Highly Rated Electronics Troubleshooting Apps for AV Techs
No more second guessing your math when troubleshooting a problematic piece of gear. Circuit Sidekick App for iPhone and iPad and the ElectroDroid Android App are highly recommended for AV technicians

Best Pro Lighting Design and Installation for iOS and Android
When thinking about upgrading a lighting system or even while on the job working on a lighting system, it is important to have the resources you need for any design issue, this collection of apps offer reference materials, architectural examples, and on the go set-up resources for your iOS or Android device. Check out apps from developers like International Association of Lighting Designers, Develup, Pegasus Lighting, Philips Lumileds Lighting Company, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, B.V. and Wybron, Inc.

The Best IT Networking Apps for Admins to Keep Your Network Up and Running
The best 25 mobile apps to help keep your IT network working smoothly. iOS and Android smartphone and tablet mobile apps for across the board IT management with the swipe of a finger. From back-end coding to task management and brainstorming.

6 Points to Consider About Physical Security Information Management
Using Physical Security Information Management means making security data available to IT for an analysis of security design and whether or not it is a success. It provides users with the ability to watch whomever has moved to certain areas and to take that information and have security or IT analyze for patterns, access trends, etc. Learn more about PSIM here.

3 Top Apps for Mobile Security
Whether you are a Android user or iPhone smapthone devotee that believes your Apple devices are impervious to hackers, or you live in the real world knowing that a slight of hand can leave all of your information exposed there are some apps out there to help save you from yourself.

Mobile Application Management — Manage Those Apps
Mobile application management is the way to control the apps in your BYOD program. Learn how to securely deploy, monitor and remove apps on the devices used by your organization.

How to Attend InfoComm Part 2—Meet, Greet, Learn and Explore
Whether it is partner events like the projection summit or getting your CTS, Frederick J. Ampel shows you the best sessions to attend at InfoComm

The Best and Most Popular IT Network Tools Apps
11 best IT network tools apps. Check out this collection of network tools like iPRTG, Fing, NetTools, Speedtest.net, MyRoutersPro For iPad, Ping & DNS, Server Admin Remote, IP Tools, IP Reference, and FCC Mobile Broadband Test for your Android or iOS device.

10 Lighting Apps for iOS and Android Devices
10 best lighting apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. From light beam calculations to general lighting reference information, this collection is tried and true.

Essentials of A/V Design
The Essentials of A/V Design are more than just a schedule on a piece of paper. That is important, but planning the room, planning the products, planning the installation and planning the maintenance are all part of a successful A/V system installation.

10 Best Apps for Determining Projector Throw Ranges for iOS and Android
Throw and Tell: 10 of the best apps to determine projector throw ranges with your mobile device.