When you need to know how to get somewhere, Google Maps is the app to beat, but the king of navigation doesn't want to stop there. Google aims to make its navigation app for more than just directions, as made clear by its recent feature that lets you follow businesses in the app. Combining timely news and events posted by local businesses with real-time transit seems like the perfect match.
In today's world of ordering food from your PC or hailing a cab with an app, it almost seems archaic when we have to actually use our vocal cords to contact a local business. It sure would be nice if we didn't have to use our smartphones as, well, you know...phones.
I wonder if Best Buy has any Note 3's for sale?? When trying to figure out when something is in stock, we usually either check online or call the store to talk to someone. If certain products are out of stock the process might be tedious, with having to find phone numbers and calling several stores.
On Yelp, you have the option to check in to a business you're visiting. For you, broadcasting who you're with and where you're at is fun for social purposes, but for business owners, you're basically giving them free publicity. Well, almost free publicity. Since there's incentive to get you to check in, some businesses reward customers with special deals, such as 20% off your first visit.
Following up on a preview of the deal we reported during last week's CES, Dell has officially announced the details around its role as the first company to resell the Meta 2 augmented reality headset.
As augmented reality gains popularity, the demand for delivering related services and generating content increases. This is demonstrated by a pair of investments from the past week, one in the expansion of a technology lab and another in the form of seed funding for a content studio.
Augmented reality can be used to fascinate and entertain, but it can be applied in the workplace. While companies on the entertainment end received their votes of confidence via funding, two companies working with enterprises demonstrated their worth by teaming up to pursue customers.
With the announcement of Google Glass Enterprise Edition last week, a literal behemoth entered the arena of companies serving augmented reality solutions to business customers. While Google Glass, with the backing of Alphabet, has the potential to be a disruptor, the field already has a number of players who have been in the game.
If you're a small business operator and AT&T is your carrier, you'll want to take advantage of the AT&T Online Account Management portal for small business customers. This video shows how to request an online registration code (required to register your account), how to use it to register your account, and how to set up your username and password.
It's mid-January and some of you happy tax-paying citizens have already started receiving your W-4s and 1099s in the mail. But before you start filling out your 2010 Federal Tax Return, make sure you're hip to all the tax tricks in 2011. You could end up saving some money!
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Many companies were disappointed when Google+ rolled out and banned the creation of accounts specifically for businesses and brands. Fortunately, today, Google began rolling out Google+ pages, for them to start connecting with customers and followers. For an example of what a Google+ Page looks like, check out the one for the +The Muppets:
WonderHowTo welcomes guest contributor, +Ryan Crowe - formerly the man behind GPlusTips. Crowe will be providing tips and tricks on how to use Google+ in interesting and innovative ways, and the self-proclaimed Google+ User Experience Enthusiast is nearly ready to launch a website examining social interaction on Google+ called SocioloG+.
There's nothing more tedious, yet exciting, than watching surveillance cameras at work. They prey on the innocent and the unknowing. They protect businesses, workplaces, and homes. They catch criminals in the act, find hilarious anomalies, and are just darn cool when you're not the one that's supposed to be eavesdropping with them.
Southwest Yard and Garden shows viewers how to use recycled paper in compost! In order to compost paper you should first shred up the paper into pieces. Then you need to work in the paper into the soil or sand. You should work the paper into the soil in equal parts. Make sure you mix nitrogen into this composting paper. You need to mix nitrogen into it or it will not decompose and the process will not be fed. So first mix your paper with soil and sprinkle in nitrogen. You also need to water t...
Turn-by-turn navigation is easy with Ford's new SYNC system. Cities, businesses, your favorite places - name your destination and SYNC returns with your turn-by-turn directions. To add your favorite locations, you simply need to visit your owner account online, then you're ready to find your favorite directions, or any other directions needed.
Tim and Kevin meet up/hang out & talk their talk. They discuss buying domain names, choosing business names, starting companies, and selling books by their color. These two entrepreneurs have lots to teach us about selling ideas and making profitable businesses.
Having cohesive vision for your business and sticking to it is one of the most important parts of growing a successful business. This video features small business owners describing how they were able to develop their businesses by having the vision to focus on profitable aspects of said businesses. This has allowed each of them to flourish as entrepreneurs.
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category where you will learn how to save multiple locations in Yelp. Yelp is great for finding businesses in your neighborhood. You can also search for something in other cities. You can enter the location in the 'near' box to search for something somewhere else. You can also save locations to easily search later. Click on 'account' and then on 'manage saved locations'. Here you click on 'add new location', type in the location name and t...
Facebook is a great tool for businesses. Watch these videos to learn how to maximize the effectiveness of your business' Facebook page. Reach out to your customers with social media and networking with the methods demonstrated in these how to videos.
This tutorial shows you the best way to start turing some rural, undeveloped land into a thriving city within the game CityVille! CityVille is the newest game by Zynga where you can build both homes and businesses to create a thriving city.
Many businesses rely on standardized forms for gathering information, and often those forms are created in Microsoft Office Word. But Word isn't really intended for creating, maintaining, and filling out forms — that's what Microsoft Office InfoPath is for! Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to convert a Word coument to a form template.
In this screencast from Screencast Central we find out how to find out our local weather forecast, search within a specific website, ask Google a fact based question like the population of the USA and finally find out more about local businesses.
People like Ralphige and The Jerky Boys have elevated prank phone calls to an art. Here’s how you can get in on the fun.
Facebook really wants us to use Messenger. For the most part, they've succeeded; theirs is one of the most popular messaging apps right now. And with yesterday's announcement of new features, Facebook is only going to make their flagship chat application better.
In this tutorial, we learn how to read the intuition and success lines in palm reading. The affection lines are the lines that go vertically and are underneath your pinkie. The lift line is the line in the middle of your palm the curls to the right. The head line is in the middle of the hand and meets up with the life line, this line shows success in business. It also shows someone that will go into business and tends to take control of businesses. The ring around the pointer finger also show...
A memorandum of understanding, or letter of intent, is used as a document that shows an understanding between parties. Although it can be used as a sort of contract, it needs to meet certain standards and wording. This MoU, as it's also referred to, is used amongst businesses and governments agencies. So if you need to figure out how to use a memorandum of understanding, this tutorial will tell you more about it. Good luck, pay attention, and enjoy!
In this video from flytenewmedia we learn how to send from separate email addresses using Gmail. This is great for small businesses. To make it look like you are sending it from your other email address, and not Gmail, follow these steps. Click on Settings then click accounts. You need to add another email address that you own. Click on next step. Now Gmail will send a verification. click on the inbox and click the link within the gmail that you just received. Now it will say confirmation suc...
You can use the vlookup function in MS Excel to create a dynamic table in your document. Creating a new dynamic table and a new dynamic lookup area enaables you to add new data or new columns to the lookup table. You can also create dynamic named ranges by using offset, vlookup table and the match table. This function is very useful to businesses working on Excel. This video will show you to create a dynamic table for vlookup in Excel.
An executive summary is one of the most important parts of your business career, because it's the first thing investors will look at. Placed at the beginning of a business plan, the executive summary is the hook that lures investors into wanting to learn more about your business. See how to write one in the best way possible.
Proper phone etiquette is important for many businesses and career paths. Learn how to practice professional phone etiquette from a communications specialist in this free business video.
Newer businesses, or older businesses looking for more traffic and sales, often offer enticing deals to attract customers. On Yelp, any business has the option to provide a deal to users, which is essentially a Groupon-like coupon. But how do you find these deals in the Yelp app for Android or iOS?
Today, Facebook Messenger is rolling out Discover, a feature that helps you chat with companies and locate nearby businesses of interest to you. First discussed in April at Facebook's developer conference F8, Discover is finally available for public use.
Apple gave the Messages app a massive makeover with iOS 10, with a slew of options that made iMessages on the iPhone a lot more fun. While not quite as comprehensive, iOS 11 builds upon that success and makes the app more user-friendly and all-inclusive.
Pokémon GO made waves as the first augmented reality game to gain popular adoption. In fact, it was so popular that it only took a few days to uncover some the benefits and serious issues with combining physical and digital worlds.
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News: Microsoft's Azure Kinect Standalone Depth Sensor Powers Major Augmented Reality Improvements for $399
As the opening act to the grand unveiling of the long-awaited HoloLens 2 at Mobile World Congress Barcelona on Sunday, Microsoft showed off the standalone Azure Kinect time of flight sensor, which also happens to supply the improved human and environmental understanding capabilities of the next-generation augmented reality headset.
Stop me if you've heard this one before: scan an image with your iPhone's camera and augmented reality content shows up.
News: Google Is Taking on Apple's iMessage with RCS — Here's How Android's New Texting Experience Stacks Up
You've probably heard of RCS messaging. The new standard has been promoted by Google as their answer to iMessage and is the backbone behind the new "Chat" features in Android Messages. With RCS, Android phones will now enjoy enhanced messaging like iPhone users have had for years — but is it really the same?