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IFTTT , the service that lets you automate common tasks on the web, mostly focuses on consumer services like Dropbox, Twitter, Instagram, and Instapaper. What’s missing among IFTTT’s 46 supported services, though, are business tools like Campaign Monitor, Basecamp, Asana, Stripe and others. That’s where Zapier comes in. The Y Combinator-backed company (the team is currently in the summer 2012 class) offers what is essentially an IFTTT for business users. The service makes it easy for non-technical users to create connections between 34 APIs that don’t usually talk to each other .
The iPad for Business Series is supported by LogMeIn Ignition , the #1 third-party Productivity app for iPad and iPhones in 2010.
Description Keep track of your expenses and stay productive on the go. Large and small businesses can easily track business travel and manage expense reports anytime – from anywhere – with Concur. *This app is a companion to Concur’s solutions for existing users* Extend the benefits of Concur's business travel and expense reporting solution to your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch while you're on the go! Simply download now and create your mobile PIN to enjoy all the functionality associated with the Concur solution you already use.
Mobile forms tend to have significantly more constraints than their desktop cousins: screens are smaller; connections are slower; text entry is trickier; the list goes on. So, limiting the number of forms in your mobile applications and websites is generally a good idea. When you do want input from users on mobile devices, radio buttons, checkboxes, select menus and lists tend to work much better than open text fields.
The author of the web's first worm-virus, teamed with a man who dresses as a medieval warrior and goes to battle on the weekends and a woman who follows World of Warcraft, acupuncture and ballet, have raised $24 million dollars to storm the gates of the Google Castle. They got incredible press coverage when their new search engine, called Blekko , launched this week - but they are probably going to get slaughtered. In the meantime, they have provided an opportunity for countless other freaks and geeks to use the magical tool they've built to grow our stature wherever we work; to cut through information overload, to shine a bright light on opportunities and to augment our minds with the snap of a finger. Read on for my advice about how to use Blekko and we'll use it well - for as long as it lasts. Blekko CEO Rich Skrenata, photo by Robert Scoble What is Blekko?