Amy Gahran

Amy Gahran

Amy Gahran is an independent writer and mobile technology enthusiast based in Boulder, Colo. Her work has appeared at CNN.com. Gahran blogs at Contentious.com.

BlackBerry's New OS, Smartphones: What's in it for Business Users?
Technology

BlackBerry's New OS, Smartphones: What's in it for Business Users?

A look at BlackBerry's long-delayed operating system and the devices that are expected to run on it.
Are Google Apps for Business Worth the Price?
Technology

Are Google Apps for Business Worth the Price?

In a recent change, new users must now pay to use the popular apps suite.
How to Get Mobile 'Showrooming' Shoppers to Buy More In-Store
Marketing

How to Get Mobile 'Showrooming' Shoppers to Buy More In-Store

What you can do to stop losing business to customers who browse your wares in-store but buy online from someone else.
How the Cloud Can Save You From a 'BYOD' Tech Nightmare
Technology

How the Cloud Can Save You From a 'BYOD' Tech Nightmare

Bring-your-own-device polices can make employees happy but create technical headaches and security concerns.
Tracking Inventory Have You Stressed? Try These 5 Mobile Apps
Growth Strategies

Tracking Inventory Have You Stressed? Try These 5 Mobile Apps

Keep track of your products from the palm of your hand.
5 Tools for Building a Holiday Shopping App
Technology

5 Tools for Building a Holiday Shopping App

A look at easy-to-use services, plus tips for what to do once your app has been created.
Is Apple's New iPad Mini Worth It? The Pros and Cons for Business
Technology

Is Apple's New iPad Mini Worth It? The Pros and Cons for Business

Apple just announced its latest tablet. Here, we break down what to consider before you buy.
8 Tablets for Business: the Pros and Cons
Technology

8 Tablets for Business: the Pros and Cons

As more companies offer a wider variety of tablets, it might be time to go shopping for one for your small business.
5 Ways Android's 'Jellybean' Can Make You More Efficient
Technology

5 Ways Android's 'Jellybean' Can Make You More Efficient

The new update makes some functions easier, improves security and allows multiple user accounts.
5 Tips for Getting Started With Mobile Advertising
Marketing

5 Tips for Getting Started With Mobile Advertising

As mobile device usage grows, your ads need to be where the action is. Here's what you need to know.
How to Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly With 'Responsive Design'
Technology

How to Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly With 'Responsive Design'

Consider these five tips for harnessing the power of this mobile technology.
What the Apple vs. Samsung Lawsuit Means for the Future of Smartphone Design
Technology

What the Apple vs. Samsung Lawsuit Means for the Future of Smartphone Design

Samsung was ordered to pay Apple $1 billion for infringing on its patents. Will this change the way other mobile devices are made?
5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Smartphone or Tablet
Technology

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Smartphone or Tablet

Answering these questions can help you decide which kind of device is best for you.
A Quick Guide to Using Tumblr for Business
Marketing

A Quick Guide to Using Tumblr for Business

The blogging and social networking site can help increase search visibility and provide a mobile-friendly platform.
5 Procrastination-Busting Smartphone Strategies
Technology

5 Procrastination-Busting Smartphone Strategies

Follow these tips to limit distractions and focus on goal tracking.