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PhoneSoap Phone UV Sanitizer review - CES 2014
Wed, Apr 16th 2014 11:45a Chris Miller PhoneSoap is a UV sanitizzer unit for placing your mobile (or anything that fits) into the unit to have germs and bacteria destroyed. Here are the specs and cleaning ability.. *UV-C Sanitizer - Safely kill 99.99% of bacteria *Universal Cell Phone Charger - Standard USB port for charging iPhone's, Androids, etc *Acoustic Audio Amplifier - Hear your notifications while your phone is sanitizing *Inner Dimensions (Sanitizing Space): Inches: 6 L x 3.74 W x .78 H *Disinfect in 5 minutes o [read] Keywords: iphone
IBM acquires Silverpop for behavior marketing platform
Tue, Apr 15th 2014 11:32a Chris Miller IBM announced it is buying Silverpop, an Atlanta based company, for it's behavioral marketing platform. Silverpop's behavioral marketing platform enables marketers to take action on customer behaviors in real time, deepen brand loyalty and deliver the perfect customer experience. Silverpop is a digital marketing software company focused on helping marketers transform the customer experience— increasing engagement and driving revenue. Silverpop makes this possible by using custome [read] Keywords: ibm
IBM survey on search in IBM Connections. Go give feedback!
Fri, Apr 11th 2014 6:12a Chris Miller IBM has issued a public survey on how you use search in IBM Connections. It supposedly helps influence the product so the more responses the better. As you can see the survey is very short. Help them out by taking the search in IBM Connections survey right here Feel free to ignore this weird question at the end about what generation you identify with. Sounds like another way of asking "how old are you?", which shouldn't make a difference in this type of survey. [read] Keywords: connections
Kramer Reeves says new EOL for 8.5.x extended. And everyone wants cloud?
Thu, Apr 10th 2014 12:12p Chris Miller In a recent blog posting from Kramer Reeves, Director/Product Management for Messaging and Collaboration, he announced the extension of End of Life (EOL) for 8.5.x support until September 2016. This is good news to give companies even more time to plan upgrades. Speaking of companies he goes on to say... Every day I meet with IBM Clients to share our vision and roadmap for the future, and it's an exciting story. They tell me they want to invest the right level of planning to prepare for a [read] Keywords: collaboration
Acer Iconia A1-830 Android tablet review and setup
Wed, Apr 9th 2014 9:32a Chris Miller The Acer Iconia A1-830 Android tablet proved to be a great entry tablet for everyone during our testing and now continued use. If you are looking for an alternative to the standard iOS tablets, the Acer Iconia A1-830 Android tablet is a great choice. With a processor upgrade over the 810 model, it moves quick even with numerous applications open in the background thanks to the 1.6 GHz. The ports on the device were all readily accessible and even labeled. Which is non-existent in most other dev [read] Keywords: application
Great Geek Challenge 2014 replay from IBM Connect 2014
Tue, Apr 8th 2014 6:12a Chris Miller The Great Geek Challenge took place once again at IBM Connect 2014 due to the hard word of Gabriella Davis, Tim Davis and the team. Watch the replay here. Special thanks to Nerd Girls and all the sponsors that allow this to happen each year. It is a great FREE event that bends your mind and fills your belly. [read] Keywords: ibm
iHome Swivel Folio Case for iPad review
Mon, Apr 7th 2014 10:01a Chris Miller We take a look at the iHome Swivel Folio Case for iPad (generations 2-4). It has the ability to rotate between landscape and portrait modes. We review a lot of cases and this goes to the top for the pre-Air cases with the iHome Swivel Folio Case for iPad landscape and portrait mode swivel. Too many times you are stuck with landscape only. While this does not have a proper typing mode, the three angles that work for both landscape and portrait make it a winner. The iPad fit easily into th [read] Keywords:
Troubleshoot inaccurate freetime in IBM Domino
Thu, Apr 3rd 2014 1:39p Chris Miller Calendar issues and freetime are always a challenge to troubleshoot in Lotus Notes and Domino. In this article on SocialBizUG I run through some steps we use each time. The first thing we noticed in the calendar preferences dialog was that the user had no time range listed but everyday selected as available. We thought that was strange and had the user put some times in the fields. We then ran the commands I discuss below and saw that the user was only available each day starting at 7am but [read] Keywords: admin
Amazon launches Fire TV streaming media box
Thu, Apr 3rd 2014 9:27a Chris Miller Amazon has finally launched Amazon Fire TV to compete with Roku and Apple TV. Includes voice search, making search simple for once. Amazon Fire TV is a tiny box that plugs into your HDTV. It's the easiest way to enjoy Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, low-cost video rentals, and more. With instant access to over 200,000 TV episodes and movies, plus all your favorite subscriptions and streaming services, you can watch what you want, when you want. If you're a Prime member, [read] Keywords: apple