December 2, 2013

7 Web development apps for your tablet

Hackers-Keyboard-Android
Hacker’s Keyboard for Google Play.

When does a tablet beat a PC? When it’s more convenient

Target audience: Web developers, Web publishers, content creators, marketing professionals, SEO specialists, PR pros, brand managers, businesses, nonprofits, educators.

Guest post by Teddy Hunt

teddy-huntWhen you have a website, sometimes you’ll get the urge to add or change something in the middle of the night. Rather than waking up and walking across your place to the PC, you choose to roll over and grab your tablet.

The only problem, though, is that browsers for tablets are pretty clunky for developers, publishers and content creators, and there’s no real easy way to do what you need to do. Here are a few Web development apps that can give you a hand.

View Web Source

1Sometimes you may need to make a minor change to your code. For these instances, a tablet isn’t ideal at all — unless you have the View Web Source app at your fingertips. As the name suggests, this app allows you to view the web source code on your webpage — through your mobile device. The app makes the text come across extremely clear and very readable. You’ll be able to copy the source code to the clipboard and paste it elsewhere, whether you want to store it on the device itself or email it to yourself with notes on what to change later. See the Web Source Viewer app for Apple’s iOS or the View Web Source app for Google Play. Continue reading

April 11, 2013

Mailbox: Manage your Gmail inbox with ease

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Mobile app is a productivity game changer

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SchlemmingerThe appMailbox

Cost: Free (reservations currently taken, with real-time countdown to when you get yours)

Use cases: Manage your Gmail inbox with markedly more ease! The snooze button alone is a reason to try this because it gives you quick options for when the note can be presented back to you. That’s a lifesaver for those on frequent deadlines who are beholden to their inbox, but would like to avoid the distraction of dealing with unread messages right away. Mailbox uses the swipe motion to manage a handful of key actions including: archive, delete, snooze (aka handle later), and add to list. Continue reading