Codiqa and jQuery Mobile can be used to build mobile apps very quickly. Here's how I used them.
Tips, tricks for the enterprise user.
Lee Lup Yuen
Lee Lup Yuen is passionate about mobile phones and PDAs, as he is constantly buying new gadgets and programming them in J2ME, .NET, Symbian and AppForge. <br>He has developed commercial applications with mobile technologies like SMS, MMS, WAP, 3G video streaming and location-based services.
Last week I bought the HTC One XL Android phone from my mobile operator to try out the 4G LTE service. Never did I expect that I would become so happy with the HTC phone that I have now replaced my iPhone 4S with the One XL as my primary work phone.
I have been a paid subscriber of the Dropbox cloud storage service for over two years, syncing files from home to office, across PCs and Macs. A few weeks ago, Google launched their Google Drive service, which is very similar to Dropbox.
I've recently discovered that Safari Books Online is a great way to keep myself up-to-date on the ever-changing world of IT. For US$60 a month, you get over 20,000 books online, covering the latest programming tools and languages, the newest software packages, and even useful books on soft skills such as:Savvy: Dealing with People, Power and Politics at WorkWhy are some people so hard to work with?
Over the years no other software tool has helped my daily work as much as Microsoft Excel. I don't use Excel for financial work, but rather I use it for all kinds of computing tasks:It's very handy for doing network bandwidth computation.
January 2012 has proven to be an exciting month of new product launches at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and elsewhere around the world. As I tested these new products in the past month, I realized many of the new gadgets had one thing in common--they are meant to work with cloud computing:Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note: These are new smartphones with huge screens that are optimized for consuming videos, images and other content from the cloud.
Two weeks ago, I had the honor to represent Singapore at the Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards. The event showcased the best ICT products created by Asians for Asians, as we celebrated the most innovative ideas and startups across the region.
Last week I received the iPhone 4S that I pre-ordered from the Apple Web site and started using it as my work phone. Here's my first impression of the iPhone 4S:The iPhone 4S looks and feels very similar to my old iPhone 4.
I have been a member of my company's innovation unit for over two years now, helping to create various cutting-edge products. I've learnt that innovation is hard work and the chances of creating a successful product are very slim, but I feel that with the right process and the right people, the innovation team can produce significant results for the company.
I have heard too many horror stories about my coworkers and friends losing their iPhones and iPads.There's an easy solution for that--just set up "Find My iPhone/iPad" on your device.
SMS is a useful tool for engaging audiences in conferences and other corporate events. I have been running SMS activities in my company events for the past 10 years:SMS Registration and Check-In: Send an SMS to sign up for events and report your attendanceSMS Q&A: Send a question or idea via SMS.
For the past week I have been using the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone as my main Android phone, switching over from Samsung Nexus S. Based on my first week's experience with the phone, here's what I like about it:Large, bright, vivid 4.
Like everybody else, I find it a chore writing documents to capture the work that I have done.Recently, I have been using screen recording software like Camtasia Studio to document my work.
I tested my colleague's new Apple iPad 2 and there's only one feature I liked that's worthy of an upgrade--the video mirroring.With video mirroring, I can run any iPad or iPhone app on the iPad 2 and the screens for the app will be shown on a HDMI/VGA monitor or projector.
Many people like me depend on our gadgets for mission critical work. So it makes sense to diversify our choice of gadgets in case one gadget goes down.