• global

    New mobile app a big plus for cattle producers

    Friday, December 6, 2013

    THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON GLOBAL NEWS

    A southern Alberta couple has developed a mobile app that stores all the records cattle producers need to maintain their operation.
    Jake and Tanya Meyer, the young owners of Meyer Cattle south of Lethbridge, developed iCalve after discovering there was no similar app on the market.
    “That includes calving, record death losses, treatment … Read the rest »

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  • AGCO

    Agco’s AgCommand syncs up with Raven’s Slingshot

    Friday, November 29, 2013

    THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON FARMER’S PRODUCT GUIDE

    Users of Raven Industries’ Slingshot precision ag system will now be able to sync it in a “more seamless” manner with Agco’s AgCommand telematics system.
    Agco, through its Fuse Technologies initiative, has announced a new AgCommand integration with Slingshot, giving growers “a more seamless experience by enabling their fleet and data management … Read the rest »

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    New App Lets Grain Farmers Bid on the Go

    Wednesday, November 20, 2013

    THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN ONTARIO FARMER

    A new app released by Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) this past spring lets farmers bid on grain or input contracts directly from their mobile devices. AgBids, which incorporates bidding technology, was the follow-up to SellSmart, a highly popular market information app launched by GFO in 2011. For the farm organization, going mobile … Read the rest »

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  • iPad

    iPad tops in satisfaction among tablet owners

    Friday, April 26, 2013

    THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON CNET.COM

    For the second year in a row, Apple ranks the highest among tablet makers for customer satisfaction. Owners of Apple’s iPad are the most satisfied among all tablet owners, says J.D. Power. In a poll of 1,857 tablet users for Volume One of J.D. Power’s “2013 U.S. Tablet Satisfaction Study,” the iPad rated the Read the rest »

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Featured Device Reviews

ipad mini
Nov
13

A Week With the iPad Mini

THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE IS POSTED ON GIZMODO.COM

The iPad is too expensive. The Kindle Fire HD and Nexus 7 are too cheap. That seems to be the logic behind the iPad mini, the filling of a crucial void in our tablet lives. But after spending a week with it, I’m pretty sure the mini is less Goldilocks than it is … Read the rest »

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28

The Kindle Has No Fire For this Farmer

Recently I had the opportunity to take a Kindle Fire for a test drive. When I first opened the box it was pleasant that there was no excess packaging or 3/4″ thick manual to read. Just charge it up and turn it on. They say first impressions are lasting – the impression that it is simple and easy to use.… Read the rest »

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foursquare
Nov
9

Foursquare is Likeable, But I Have No Idea Why

Is there ever a TV show that you watch and you have no idea why you take the time to tune in. Have you watched a show and and you are not quite sure why you watch but you are drawn in to it for some strange unintentioned reason? Well I have an app on my Ipad and blackberry that I use everyday but I am truly clueless as to why.