Tag Archives: apps

Demythologizing the Mythical Paperless Office

Demythologizing the Mythical Paperless Office

For many years, lawyers have chased after the holy grail of the paperless office. While the basic techniques and strategies have largely stayed the same and the technology and tools have gotten better, most lawyers and firms have not attained the elusive goal of a “paperless” office. Is the goal simply unachievable or is it just too hard to execute on what it ... Read More »

Really Simple Substitutes for Google Reader

Really Simple Substitutes for Google Reader

July 1st marks the beginning of July and the end of Google Reader. Many companies have wasted no time jumping on this opportunity to become the next go-to RSS reader. AOL, for one, has received a lot of attention for its launch of AOL Reader. An article from The Verge provides a good overview of this particular reader, claiming it offers ... Read More »

Three iOS Problems Solved

Three iOS Problems Solved

It’s hard to imagine, but next month the iPhone will turn six years old. It ushered in the modern smartphone world. The improvements over the Palm Treo or Blackberry were so dramatic that they justify the word “revolutionary”. Today it is no exaggeration to say that all smartphones are iPhones. Apps Everywhere Do you remember when customizing your cell phone ... Read More »

In the Wake of Google Reader’s Retirement

In the Wake of Google Reader’s Retirement

If you are anything like me, you were quite disappointed to learn that as of July 1, 2013 Google Reader will retire.  My first thought was once Google Reader is gone, what do I do with those hundreds (if not thousands) of RSS feeds I have captured and managed via Google Reader.  Rather than rely solely on the petition to ... Read More »

Law Firm App Extravaganza

Law Firm App Extravaganza

With nearly half of all American adults now using smartphones and a quarter using tablet computers, businesses must develop products catered to the mobile experience.  Smartphones and tablets are being used to browse the Internet, access data remotely, draft/share/collaborate on documents, email, connect socially, and much more. Optimizing your law firm website for mobile use is old news, as smartphones ... Read More »

Downtime Efficiency

Downtime Efficiency

As lawyers, we’re busy people. Between meetings, court appearances, and document drafting, we’re often on-the-go. One problem with being busy outside of the office is that work continues to accumulate in the office. Your absence doesn’t halt the flow of “to do’s” to your inbox. This problem has been incrementally addressed by technological advances. First pagers, then cell phones, and most recently ... Read More »

Coming Soon: “Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers”

Coming Soon: “Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers”

In February 2013, LPM will proudly publish Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers. Order your copy today with a 15% pre-publication discount! Lawyers are already using Android devices to make phone calls, check e-mail, and send text messages. After the addition of several key apps, Android smartphones or tablets can also help run a law practice. From the more than ... Read More »