Technology

Windows 10 Preview, LG G4 Phone Both Unveiled

New technology ruled the news this week. And that technology might be of interest to small business owners too as they build stronger companies through better operating systems and mobile technology. Microsoft and LG were among the companies with new products to show, even if they aren’t available to your business just yet. Take a look at this week’s Small ... Read More »

20 Top Privacy Screen Protectors for Your Computers and Phones

With he list of security threats ever increasing, you can now add visual hacking to the list, which as the name implies is when individuals look at your screen to steal information. With smartphones, tablets and laptops now being used outside of the office just as much as inside, you have to take precautions if you don’t want to fall ... Read More »

New HP Slate Tablet Offers Another Budget Tech Option

There are an increasing number of budget options for mobile technology out there. HP seems to be adding to the list with its new Slate 7 Plus, a budget 7-inch tablet. The device replaces the earlier Slate 7 which some felt fell so short of other slightly more expensive tablets like the Nexus 7, it wasn’t worth the savings. But the ... Read More »

What Is Yodle and How Can It Help Your Business?

Yodle is an all-in-one digital marketing platform that offers everything a small business needs to build a presence online. It is to marketing what an all-you-can-eat buffet is to meal time. There’s plenty to consume, and then some. Yodle is primarily designed to assist local small businesses: realtors, plumbers, doctors and retailers, to name a few. Currently, the company serves ... Read More »

New Promo Feature from Slidely Aims to Make Every Marketer Into a Video Creator: But Does it Succeed?

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Promo by Slidely brings video content to any business, small, medium or large, to help them participate in the video age. With Promo it is now possible to effortlessly create instant, affordable promotional videos with access to premium footage from Getty Images – the same premium footage used by the biggest name brands. The current surge ... Read More »

Jim Fowler of Owler: Even as Tech and Data Grows in Importance, Crowdsourcing Is Still About People

Small Business Trends: Before we jump on full bore with that maybe give us a little bit of your personal background leading up to what you were doing with Jigsaw. Jim Fowler: After college I was a diving and salvage officer in the United States Navy doing salvage operations and paid back Uncle Sam for my college tuition. Then when ... Read More »

Must Have Travel Apps and Tech for Your Devices

If you’re hitting the road for business this summer, you’re going to want to arm yourself with some must have travel apps and tech for your devices. That’s right, thanks to new and useful travel apps, as well as the latest tech for your devices, you can get more work done on the road than ever. Must Have Travel Apps for Your Devices ... Read More »

Plastic Bottle Cutter Shows Innovative Products Can Be Low Tech

In a world filled with 3D printers that can make pizza on command and smart-watches that can monitor daily health, it seems that low-tech gadgets can still be game-changing and innovative. Take the Plastic Bottle Cutter.  The product first appeared on Kickstarter on February 23, 2016. With no moving parts and a simple design, this handy handheld device seemed to explode in popularity nearly ... Read More »

Startup Knewton Creates Individualized Education Tools

  Today’s teachers face a number of huge challenges. One of the most prevalent is that of personalized education. For overworked educators with overcrowded classrooms, creating assignments that work for each individual student’s skill level and learning style is next to impossible. But one-size-fits-all curriculum rarely works out for the majority of students in a classroom either. That’s the conundrum ... Read More »

Liquid Soap and Green Tech are Game Changers for This Entrepreneur

In the U.S., little things like liquid soap can be taken for granted. But in other parts of the world, it can make a pretty big difference. In Nigeria, about 80 percent of the population uses bar soap to hand-wash their dishes each day. But liquid soap offers both economic and hygienic advantages. That’s where Nigerian entrepreneur Cynthia Ndubuisi got the idea ... Read More »