Poland is going to try a service where your phone app summons an ATM bolted into a BMW. Currently the service is only offering deposits.
The video below is in Polish but it still shows the concept in action. Continue reading
Today’s phones will drain your battery faster when they are hot. For example, if you are driving and have your phone on the console where the sun is hitting it, the battery becomes less effective. Another example would be having the phone in your shirt pocket at an outdoor event where the sun is hitting it. Continue reading
You might want to recheck your site’s mobile readiness with Google even iA reason for differences in Blogger, Google Analytics and Adsense page views f you passed previously.
I was doing a monthly review of a client’s site. As of the end of April 2015, Google is placing a heavy emphasis on the mobile friendliness of the your site.
I checked this site at the beginning of April. It is a Joomla 3.4.x site. I had to remove the media and templates folders from robots.txt. After doing that, Google reported that the site was mobile friendly. Continue reading
Summer vacation time is approaching. Many of us will either take vacations or mini vacations.
For the self employed, that means that you are not at your office or home office. You might head to the shore for a couple of days or perhaps take a trip for a stay at a resort. Will you have access to the information and resources you need?
The key to success is to plan ahead. Continue reading
Bing is placing more emphasis on the mobile friendliness of websites.
I posted previously about the Google Algo changes in April 2015 regarding the mobile friendliness of your sites. According to a November 2014 Post on the Bing Blog, Bing is highlighting mobile friendly sites when you search via Bing from a mobile device. Continue reading
I am still using my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. I use Google + mainly to check shared locations of friends. Guess which part of the phone and Google – doesn’t work? Yep, the shared locations. Ever since the last Google + update some time in March of 2015, I’m getting a Can’t load data error.
Well, I can always jump over and use my Nexus 7.. Oh wait.. the Google Lollipop update screwed that tablet up to the point where I could get better results with a clay tablet and wooden stylus. Continue reading
I use the location sharing on Google + Locations. My Samsung Galaxy S III started giving an error of “Server problem – please try later” when I tried to update locations.
If I rebooted the phone, it seemed to give me a fresh location but then went right back to the error.
Google + locations was working fine on my Nexus 7. Continue reading
I noticed that Companionlink was failing to sync properly. There is an update to build 5074 at http://www.companionlink.com/downloads/updates.html
When you are developing websites, it is important to see how they will render on mobile devices.
There are a number of tools available to do this. Opera has a tool that will show you sites as they would appear on various devices. Continue reading
My son purchased an ipad recently.
We found that Apple has imposed an insane restriction on the ability to upload files through a browser. In other words, if you go to a website and want to upload an excel spreadsheet via an upload dialog, the task is nearly impossible. You can upload photos but that is all. Continue reading