12 MashUp News. Views. Trends. Tools.
Whether you need to
record voice memos
sessions or conduct
an interview, the
Zoom H1 takes
portable recording to
a whole new level of
easy. The handheld
size of a computer
LCD screen and a
large record button.
The Zoom H1 records
at up to 24-bit/
96 kHz. US$99.
“It’s logical — if not enlightened — to think that
lowering prices will improve one’s customer base.
Of course customers like lower prices but they
prefer competitive prices from a company that
delivers great value.”
—Lior Arussy, author of Customer Experience Strategy: The Complete
Guide from Innovation to Execution (Strativity Group, 2010)
HARDWORKING APPS PAY THE BILLS
While news and entertainment smartphone apps are downloaded most often,
59 percent of apps revenue comes from
Source: In-Stat, instat.com
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In our May/June issue, we asked if your
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Fall is the time to renew your commitment to learning, whether in a classroom or
on the go. These apps will teach you a lesson.
BACK TO SCHOOL
Toss that brick
you carried in
function plotter and
than 30 functions,
with more to come.
(Releases 7 to 11g).
Neither 3G nor WiFi
is required. Free
WiFi. Free (iPhone).
talks from the
Virtual teams, particularly those that
cross international borders, have to
work through a variety of challenges.
Technology is the least challenging,
while time zones—which no one can
control—are the most challenging.
600 employees of multinational
corporations were surveyed.
Source: RW3 Culture Wizard,
THE CHALLENGES OF VIRTUAL TEAMS
Challenging Not Challenging
Holidays, Local Laws and Customs
If you’ve always wanted to own a Ferrari,
now you can. But you’ll be driving this one
with your thumbs. The glossy red Acer
Liquid E Ferrari special edition smartphone
runs on the Android 2. 1 operating system.
It boasts chrome trim, a 3.5-inch high-resolution capacitive touchscreen, Ferrari
wallpaper, and a set of Ferrari engine
ringtones. The back of the phone sports
the legendary “Scuderia Ferrari” shield
with carbon fibre details, as well as a 5
megapixel camera with autofocus and
geotagging. Matching glossy red Ferrari
accessories are also available. Contact Acer
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