Apple Watch: The Details, Speculation and Controversy

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Check out the latest addition to Microsoft's SLG.tv

Microsoft recently launched a new resource for customers in State and Local Government: SLG.tv. SLG.tv is an always-on, on-demand video channel hosted on Microsoft.com featuring videos of interest for customers in state and local government. The videos covering a range of topics including: Read More »

Mobile Devices in the Enterprise - The Lines Continue to Blur

As recently as a few years ago, there were very big differences between what smartphones were used for and what tablet devices were used for.  Smartphones were primarily used for tasks such as reading email, checking social media sites, taking photos, playing quick games, sending text messages, and sometimes even making actual phone calls.  Tablets were used for tasks such as writing documents,... Read More »

Why Hasn't Apple's iBeacon Taken Off Yet?

As Apple nears the launch of new iGadgets this week, perhaps iOS 8 and who knows what else, I thought it would be useful to look back at one of the hidden gems of iOS 7 that perhaps has not seen as much light of day as I expected. I’m referring to iBeacon – a set of transmitters that can transmit precise locations to iOS 7 devices like iPhones. The uses for this in a sector like retail leap right... Read More »

AWS Cloud Computing Astonishment

Everyone uses Amazon. Like me, a lot of people have Amazon Prime, which makes quick home delivery of just about any product you need a reality. But, even if you’ve managed to avoid that temptation, you’re still using Amazon; you just might not realize it. Amazon’s “AWS” cloud computing products launched in 2006, and you’d be hard pressed to use the Internet now without running into it somewhere.... Read More »

An Upset in Pen Computing?

On June 20, Microsoft's latest Surface Pro 3 device will be shipped and available to the general public. A number of notable improvements and innovations include: 12" 2160x1440 resolution screen A multi-position kickstand A 9 hour battery life ( for all models - including the later to be released Intel Core i7 version) A 1 year battery "shelf" life A bluetooth 4.0 pen that automatically starts... Read More »

Wearable Technology: The Future of Data Capture?

Wearable technology, whether optical like Google Glass, Vuzix Smart Glasses, Samsung Galaxy Gear or in the form of clothing, intelligent devices are invading every aspect of our lives. These devices could represent the next frontier in mobility, and part of the era of the “internet of things”. While we are very much in the infancy of the adoption of these devices, especially in the B2B or B2E... Read More »

Using Mi-Forms for Email: Eating Our Own Dog Food

At Mi-Corporation, as at many companies, email is one of our main modes of communication aside from meetings and phone calls. Very often these days, I find myself emailing the key members of my team from my phone, using voice dictation. I happen to use Google's speech recognition technology via a Samsung Galaxy S4. As user interface designers, we are very aware of the number of steps any given... Read More »

Tabtimes Tablet Strategy Conference

I attended the Tabtimes Tablet Strategy Conference 2014 in New York City yesterday and was gratified to see the increasing industry support for these Tablet-focused events, especially considering Mi-Corporation's journey in this world over 14 years! Read More »

Microsoft Finally Catching up to Mi-Corporation

During their recent Build Developer Conference in San Francisco, Microsoft unveiled that they are now providing developers with the ability to write a single application that can be used across multiple devices running various versions of Microsoft Windows: desktops, tablets, phones, etc.  As a developer, this is a great capability to have.  However, it’s also something that Mi-Corporation has... Read More »