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  • Daniel Albert 9:00 am on June 26, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Update 2.0 of the Zyncro app for iPad: New features 

    Estimated reading time + video: 3 minutes

    At Zyncro, we continue working to meet our goal to offer companies the best native apps for mobile devices that enable them to access all the information in their Enterprise Social Network from anywhere, at any time. So today we’re proud to present a new update of the Zyncro app for iPad that enhances the previous version.

    In this update, we have worked on the improving the app’s operation and usability, making navigation in the device easier for users.

    For version 2.0 of Zyncro app for iPad, we have redesigned the interface, taking the suggestions for improvement from our users, making it more intuitive and optimizing its speed and stability for a better user experience.

    Thanks to this new version of Zyncro for iPad, you can:

    • See improvements made when searching for files, interacting with members of your organization, or when accessing your groups and departments
    • Use Zyncro either vertically or horizontally, so navigation adapts better to the tasks you are doing at the time
    • Directly acccess the last files you have downloaded, so you can easily continue the tasks you are working on
    • Create groups from your iPad, so that collaborating effectively is no longer just for the desktop version of your Enterprise Social Network

    So that you discover all the new features in this version, we’ve prepared a video where you can see the improvements we’ve made.

    If you use Zyncro on your iPad, why wait any longer? Download the latest version available now in the App Store! If you still haven’t got a Zyncro account, register now and start to see the benefits of a mobile Enterprise Social Network.

     

     
  • Daniel Albert 9:00 am on October 4, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Zyncro push notifications on your iPhone and iPad 

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

    Hi everyone! My name is Daniel Albert, and I’m head of the Mobile area at Zyncro and I’d like to present the latest developments in Zyncro Mobile.

    The arrival of Zyncro version 3.5 brings us an important new development for iPhone/iPad users: push notifications. If you are one of those, this feature helps you stay in touch with the latest developments in your Enterprise Social Network and find out any interactions with other user in your Zyncro instantly.

    Thanks to this feature, you will receive a notification when:

    • Someone comments on a message you posted
    • Someone comments on one of your comments
    • Someone clicks “Like” on one of your messages or comments
    • You receive private message or when you receive a reply
    • Any action is made on files associated with your profile
    • In activities, you join a group, department, etc
    • You perform a great many other actions that you will discover.

    Now with Zyncro, you can manage everything happening in your organization from the palm of your hand. Because your company doesn’t disappear when you leave the office, Zyncro is Mobile.

    You’ve no excuse not to be up-to-date with the latest in your Enterprise Social Network anywhere, at any time! :-)

     

     
  • Juan Manuel Rodríguez 11:39 am on February 8, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Zyncro, your office on your cell… and at Mobile World Congress (Hall 7 – App Planet – Stand 7F82) 

    Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

    Your Enterprise Social Network, Zyncro, is expecting you and your company at Mobile World Congress!

    Mobile World Congress 2012

    From February 27 until March 1, Barcelona will host a new edition of Mobile World Congress 2012, the world’s leading mobile technology exhibition where technology companies and providers will present the latest developments in terms of hardware and software, devices and native applications.

    This year Zyncro will be also present as an exhibitor with its own stand located in Hall 7 – App Planet – Stand no. 7F82, in the exhibition complex on Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina.

    App Planet is a space for showing mobile apps, new trends and development possibilities, a meeting point for networking for developers and companies, as well as where different conferences on the subject will be held.

    Zyncro will participate once again in this space with two goals:

    1. Promote its mobile apps and all possible ways an Enterprise Social Network in the palm of your hand can be used.
    2. Continue driving our international expansion process.

    Zyncro Mobile

    As you know, one of Zyncro’s committments is ensure that you can manage everything happening in your organization from your mobile device, and not just through the web on your computer.

    Zyncro is working day by day so that you have access to all your company’s knowledge from your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android or BlackBerry.

    Remember, you can access your Enterprise Social Network adapted for your device.

    iPhone and iPod Touch

    With the app for iPhone and iPod Touch (available in the Apple Store), you can:

    • Check out all your organization’s activity
    • Post and read personal and corporate news
    • Access your work groups and interact with them
    • Access all your corporate documents: your work files
    • Consult your list of internal and external contacts
    • View your profile

    iPad

    From your iPad, by accessing http://my.zyncro.com from your iPad browser, you can take advantage of all the features of your corporate Zyncro as if you were at your computer at work.

    Android

    You can use a native app for Android smartphones (available in the Android Market) and from there:

    • Check out all your organization’s activity
    • Post, read, comment and like personal and corporate news
    • View, send and receive private messages
    • Access your work groups and interact with them
    • Access your corporate documents and upload photos in real time
    • Access the activity in the different departments
    • Consult your list of internal and external contacts
    • View your profile
    • Receive notifications of the updates in your organization

    What’s more, yesterday we published an update that provides native support for Android tablets.

    BlackBerry

    From your BlackBerry, access http://www.zyncro.com/blackberry, click on the link that appears and download the application. Once the download has completed, install the application and click the Zyncro icon in the applications menu. Enter your username and password and start to use your Zyncro from your BlackBerry.

    Your own app

    Apart from all these options, Zyncro gives you the possibility of developing your own mobile app for accessing your Enterprise Social Network with the specific features you require.

    Want to find out more? Come and check out our stand at Mobile World Congress 2012, and we’ll show you all the new features Zyncro in person!

    Remember: Hall 7 – App Planet – Stand no. 7F82

    Were expecting you!

     

     
  • Joan Alvares 8:30 am on June 7, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Summertime and tablets 

    Tiempo estimado de lectura: 2,5 minutos

    00:57. I write this post from my sofa at home. I’ve been trying to watch the TV for 20 minutes.  I say trying because there is nothing on that has captivated my attention long enough to end my channel hopping.  I ponder a thought for a moment, that one of the most detrimental effects of DTT is that it has made zapping through the channels and endless task having to go through an infinity of channels, each one more dispensable than its predecessor.  After dithering over a few talk-shows and documentaries, I finally stick with one of the four channels that replay the Champion’s finals.  I’m still not sleepy enough so with the sound of Wembley in the background, I switch on the computer to write the post you are now reading.  And about ten minutes go by when I start to feel very uncomfortable indeed.  I can’t find an adecuate position: sitting down, my knees start sweating with the heat coming from the battery and if I lie down, I run the risk of falling asleep on the sofa and waking up at the crack of dawn with crease marks on my arms.  I put the computer off and go to fetch the tablet.

    I try to find a theme to all of this for the post and begin to formulate a theory on which Steve Jobs invented the iPad on the sofa in his home. According to this risky and possibly absurd theory, the founder of Apple was trying to imagine how to make the MacBook thinner or the iPod smaller, when he began to realize that he was somewhat uncomfortable sitting on the sofa.  And all he did from then on was in answer to this problem he was having which in fact, is the same problem that many others experience.  Henry Ford said that if he had taken any notice of what people said, “I would have created a faster horse instead of the car”.  But he was quite sure that he was not in the business of selling horses, but velocity, the same way Jobs is clear on the fact that Apple does not sell technology but in fact functionality.

    My main job at Poko is to think and to come up with (ideas, strategies…), to share (articles, references…) and to supervise (price quotes, designs…).  Therefore: to think more than to take action.  To say more than to do.  To see more than to produce.  Tasks that increase all of the time and thanks to the growth of the cloud, I can do this from any place, anywhere and at anytime. Even from the sofa during those moments before bed.  But as the summer approaches and the temperature rises, the computer becomes an uncomfortable companion for those sofa-moments because of its size and the heat it generates.  The tablet on the other hand, is the ideal gadget.  It is what most resembles an actual notepad.  A notepad without pages with a window to Internet but still only a notepad at the end of the day.  It allows me to work whilst lying down completely and so, is more comfortable and inspiring.  Anything for company productivity.

     

     
  • Albert Climent 11:10 am on May 13, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Use Zyncro on your tablet! 

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes


    Solutions like Zyncro, available not only via the web but also on your iPad or Android tablet allow you to check very important documentation needed in your day to day and allow you to follow the flow of information generated on a daily basis at work or within your network of contacts.  But above all, you can watch your back!

    I can still remember when I started out in the sale of mobile hardware solutions, in one of the leading chains around the year 2002 when Palm and Windows Pocket PC were at war over the PDA market, that in the end have been replaced by the smartphone era and the new Tablet support.

    Now I can see that the problem with the old PDA had been its limited connectivity and that they had been designed for use on internal networks.  This slow data connection as well as the very simplistic applications that had been thought of take the place of the computer were what caused their demand to decrease until the apparition of the new support mobiles called smartphones.

    Later with the improved data connectivity, more economical and better lead screens, components and smaller microprocessorsrobust and fastmore scalable and tested for fault operating systems and the good design brought about by Apple and later Android has led to a totally different scenario full of exciting opportunities.   

    We saw it in the last Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona where Zyncro was also present.  Now in the world of software in cloud, or not in cloud, not having an extension or a mobile version sounds strange to a lot of us.

    It is true that you need to find practical purposes to make the 500 or 600€ that most tablets cost pay off which is why I am going to explain a practical case study in order to help you redeem this cost.

    Why use Zyncro in your tablet?

    I think that the possibility of freeing yourself of papers and documents when you work with clients or even when you have a front line job, it is a good step forward for your organisation and overall for the wellbeing of your back; not having to drag around papers or the classic laptop.

    If you make an observation, there are more executive managers or sales departments with a tablet under their arm every day, in fact, they do not tear themselves away from their new iPad which accompanies them throughout the day and that allowed them to free themselves of the paperwork.  The device is also useful for them to read their speeches on so the documentation that they had been using up until now will soon get dusty.

    Regarding Zyncro, via its folder structure you can securely and in an organised manner upload those work documents needed for a meeting or presentation.

    Zyncro allows these executives take all the documentation under their arm with them, privately check documents online or show them on a projector thanks to the existing vga adaptors.

    For this, all you need is to:

    • Connect to a 3G network or wifi
    • Access the website http://my.zyncro.com
    • Introduce the access details (login and password)
    • Access the work groups to which you had previously uploaded the relevant documentation

    Some examples:

    • You can present very visual product with photographs, you can open Power Point files from your Zyncro space and show this directly on your screen
    • Or follow a meeting agenda with clients or previously defined tasks in Word

    So if from today onwards you would like to leave your paperwork in your briefcase, create an account in Zyncro and in addition to being able to share information via this Intranet 2.0 space with your colleagues, you will also be able to surprise your clients by efficiently presenting the information.

     

     
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