Articles By Robert Strohmeyer

11 killer tablet productivity apps for Android and iPad

Whether you're an executive, a traveling sales rep, a student, or a soccer parent, a slate full of smart apps can help you manage the ever-changing demands of your daily life. It doesn't

Published on: August 10th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer

Top 4 Office editing apps for Android tablets

If you fantasize about a life on the road unencumbered by laptops, their accompanying power bricks, and other heavy business gear, you're not alone. And now that a tsunami of tablets is flooding

Published on: July 26th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer

Why your social media business plan is a

The launch of Twitter in 2006 sparked a social media frenzy that shows no signs of slowing down. But if you ask the average business manager what social is doing for their company,

Published on: April 26th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer

Planning to quit? Don’t leave your work data stranded

Nothing lasts forever, and in the 21st century, most people's employment is anything but guaranteed. What should have some permanence, however, is our digital footprint--the body of data that constitutes the true center

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer

How to use tech to super-enhance your productivity

No matter how well things are going with your current productivity system, there's always room for improvement. New technologies, new apps, and new personal organization philosophies are constantly emerging, and each one offers

Published on: April 4th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer

Winning digital liberty in the workplace

Privacy may be dead, but that doesn't mean you have to enjoy having your every electronic move tracked by your nosy manager. If you use a company-supplied PC on a corporate network, and

Published on: March 24th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer

Strike a fair balance when monitoring employee PCs

 Do you know what your employees are doing on the Web? At a minimum, they're probably goofing off watching YouTube videos. At worst, they could be steering your company toward financial ruin. In

Published on: March 24th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer

12 fabulous productivity boosters

It's official: I can no longer think of a single person I know (unless, of course, you count my two-year-old) who doesn't have more work on their to-do list than any human being

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

Simple Android hack unlocks super user customization options

Google's Android operating system is riding a wave of popularity that has rapidly eclipsed Apple's iOS, and by the end of 2010 it's expected to overtake RIM's BlackBerry as America's leading smartphone platform.

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

Facebook goes Places with new location services tool

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg late on Wednesday announced the company's latest creation, a foray into the world of location-based services called Facebook Places."This is going to be a really fun and interesting summer,"

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

The best Android apps for business on the go

All play and no work makes your smartphone an expensive toy. But with the help of a wide selection of professional-grade mobile apps from the Android Market, your Android phone can get down

Published on: May 6th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

13 terrific Web services for business success

The Web is chock-full of sites that can help you and your company reach your goals. In this story, we look at 13 online services that are great for enhancing collaboration, organizing your

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

What to do when your tech gadgets go missing

You don't know what you've got until it's gone, they say--and they might very well have been talking about my cell phone. A couple of months ago, while walking through the departures terminal

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

Why so many blog comments are just bogus blather

The Internet is teeming with crazies, jerks, and blowhards; and in online forums, debaters are full of passionate intensity. Peruse the comments area on any popular blog, and you'll find more irrational rhetoric

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Robert Strohmeyer

Windows 7 is faster than Vista, offers better interface

Yesterday at CES, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the public availability of the Windows 7 beta release. We've been running our own evaluations of the forthcoming replacement to Microsoft's much-derided Windows Vista for

Published on: January 12th, 2009 Robert Strohmeyer