The Solution to Your Business Information Puzzle

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Rubik’s Cube is a 3-D combination puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik. It is considered to be the world’s best-selling toy with over 350 million cubes being sold. There are over 45+ quintillion possible combinations of the colors of the faces with only 1 correct solution. I got […]

Excellent FileMaker Statistics

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DB Engines reports some pretty positive news for FileMaker. First off, FileMaker is in the top 15 databases…and connects automatically via ESS (External SQL Sources) to the top three DBMSs: Oracle, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server. One important thing to notice is that despite these databases residing in different spaces, FileMaker is still near the top. […]

FileMaker 13 is Here! – Hello WebDirect

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It’s been over a year and a half since FileMaker 12 was released ushering in a new familiarity with themes based on html/CSS, a new file format, and many other improvements. Today, FileMaker 13 was released with several new enhancements that make it an even better development platform for building iPad/iPhone applications and now applications […]

Salesforce vs. FileMaker

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Increasingly, we are encountering organizations that are reevaluating their existing investment in FileMaker or looking at building new solutions where Salesforce is a primary option. This article will help you to make an informed solution in comparing the options available. Forbes recently rated Salesforce at #1 out of the most innovative companies. Their enterprise values […]

Why aren’t we amazed by the iPhone 5?

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It seems that the tech press lately is complaining about the iPhone 5 saying things like “The maps don’t work well.” or “It’s smaller and lighter but not that different than the iPhone 4s.” Where’s the amazement at the power of the iPhone 5? Comedian Louis CK does a routine “Everything’s Amazing & Nobody’s Happy”. His […]

The BEST Portable Sound System Ever

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I have been performing as a speaker and entertainer for many years and I know that great audio (voice and music) is extremely important. If people can’t hear you well, they will not enjoy the performance no matter how great you were. With good background music, a program can be much more exciting. A great […]

Google Maps vs. Apple Maps

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Update 11/12/13 – Apple Maps has come a long ways. Report: Apple Maps dominant on iOS after a year of improvements As predicted, it is now a much more viable application. Update 7/22/13 – Apple is acquiring companies to improve their Apple Map capabilities to compete with Google. Update 12/18/12 – Google released Google Maps for iOS…so just download […]

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Abbott Northwestern Hospital Uses FileMaker to Assist with Leading Edge Technology Training

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health in Minneapolis Minnesota, is the largest non-profit hospital in the Twin Cities. US News ranked it in the top 50 hospitals in the United States. The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Abbott Northwestern is on the leading edge of making use of medical technology including new portable ultrasound […]

12 Ways FileMaker 12 Will Impact Your Work and Business

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The newest version of FileMaker was released today after nearly 2 years in the making. With it has come a slew of new features and many things that the FileMaker world has waited for with anticipation. We will be providing a more in depth review in the next few weeks. Meanwhile, here are 12 ways FileMaker […]

Apple’s Tremendous Financial Success and the Future of FileMaker Technology

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Apple’s fourth quarter of 2011 was amazing (APPL). Here are a few incredible statistics: Apple is now worth more than the GDP of Greece….literally an entire country. Apple’s revenue was $46.3 billion, representing year-over-year growth of 73%. Apple sold 5.2 million Macs, 15.4 million iPods, 37 million iPhones, and 15.4 million iPads. With a market […]