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.
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.
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.
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.
The iOS M7 Chip: 4 Fitness Apps for the New Year
Apple M7 chip was introduced in September 2013 with the iPhone5S, is a motion co-processor that collects sensor data from integrated accelerometers, gyroscopes and compasses and offload the collecting and processing of sensor data from the main central processing unit (CPU). This new chip allows new iOS smart devices to collect data, even when the device is powered down, for more detailed reports and low power consumption.One of the most obvious applications for this new asset to the iOS is a personal tracking app. Specifically, released alongside some of the more visible personal smart wristbands, personal fitness apps.The newest fitness apps to hit the market take on the responsibilities of conventional fitness apps and personal health tasking apps, but also function less-than-smart personal fitness technology like pedometers. By tracing individual movements, these apps not only allow you to manage how much you eat, but let you keep track of how much movement you make during the day.
8 Audio Modulation and Music Creation Apps for Android and iOS
Audio modulation apps can be considered the next tier of music creation apps. From programable sequencers to vocoder apps, the world of audio modulation is the base from which effect presets and pre-made loops is built. Having control of sound in a creatively focused way is essential for getting the most out of your mobile device as an instrument. Check out apps from developers like Jonathan Mackenzie, Skrivarna Software, Square B, LLC, Alexander Zolotov, VirSyn, Niko Twenty, Alexandernaut and Holderness Media Inc for Android and iOS.
6 Cutting-edge Personal Tasking Apps
As the mobile market moves swiftly towards personal networking as the focus of most apps regardless their purpose, it makes sense that the newest apps on any marketplace serve a more personal purpose than just simple mobile utilities. Personal tasking apps offer a whole new take on the idea of a personal device, these apps organize your schedule and user experience based on your geo-location, personal entertainment and social trends, as well as, commerce decisions, to provide the user with a completely personal networked mobile utility.
Smart Mobile: 6 Network Monitoring and Access Apps for Android and iOS
The best network monitoring and access apps. These iOS and Android mobile apps cover a range of functions: monitoring and testing networks, file access and management throughout a network and Wi-Fi connection and congestion troubleshooting. Bolster your mobile IT toolbelt with these professional and secure network monitoring and access apps for your smart device. Check out apps from developers like Lysesoft, Metago, Kenny Root and Jeffrey Sharkey, Farpoc, Techet and Comcsoft for Android and iOS.
5 Pro Router Control Apps for Protecting Your Network During the Holidays
Hosting the relatives or friends for a Holiday get together can be a trying experience, worrying whether your home network is secure and able to handle increased mobile activity should not get in the way of your plans. Router management and WiFi access apps offer you the tools you need to manage your network anywhere in your house. Router management apps let you control essential router settings like guest access, parental controls and VPN labels, making sure your network is accessible as you see fit. These apps detail your router to help you see hosts, devices on network, VPN range as well as manage how your device connects to the network.