Steve Jobs, iPhone 4S, Website Content and LinkedIn!

At Complete Technologies, we’ve once again braved the information-overload of the internet to find current trends, important alerts or general hints and tips from other sources. Here’s the best technology information of the month, relevant to small businesses.

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9 things you didn’t know about the life of Steve Jobs

For all of his years in the spotlight at the helm of Apple, Steve Jobs in many ways remains an inscrutable figure – even in his death.

Fiercely private, Jobs concealed most specifics about his personal life, from his curious family life to the details of his battle with pancreatic cancer – a disease that ultimately claimed him on Wednesday, at the age of 56.

While the CEO and co-founder of Apple steered most interviews away from the public fascination with his private life, there’s plenty we know about Jobs the person, beyond the Mac and the iPhone. If anything, the obscure details of his interior life paint a subtler, more nuanced portrait of how one of the finest technology minds of our time grew into the dynamo that we remember him as today.

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Apple iPhone 4S: The good, the bad and the unknown

The iPhone 4S might look very similar to last year’s iPhone 4, but some intriguing specs and features are hidden under the hood.

After more than a year with the iPhone 4, the iPhone 4S–announced Tuesday by Apple CEO Tim Cook–seems a bit, well, underwhelming. The hardware announced today offers no design overhaul. Apple upgraded the phone’s camera from a 5-megapixel sensor to an 8-megapixel sensor, though, and the iPhone 4S will use the same dual-core A5 chip that the iPad 2 does. 4G capability? Forget it–Apple isn’t going that route this time. We already knew about iOS 5 and its features for a while, but the inclusion of the Siri voice-activated software was a nice surprise.

That isn’t to say that I’m dissatisfied. Last year’s iPhone 4 still holds up among smartphones released this year, and the internal enhancements in the iPhone 4S, while a bit late to the game, are certainly welcome. The iPhone 4S is a good phone that has become even better, but I certainly wouldn’t call it “revolutionary.” And, on second thought, Apple didn’t either.

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A webpage for man and machine

Is it possible to write a great webpage that’s loved by both Google and your prospective customers?

This video explores the successful implementation of a webpage that support BOTH visitor goals and desired actions while also complying with best practice for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

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7 tips & tricks for using LinkedIn for your small business

Learn more about the social media and networking site that’s all about business.

Are you looking for a business tool that can increase productivity, cut costs and expand your client base? Do you want a platform where you can share ideas, find information, and locate who or what you need without spending even a single penny? If yes, you can check out LinkedIn, which can be used as a social media marketing tool. Running small business doesn’t mean you have to develop a website and wait for business to run itself.

Whether you are looking for job or doing your own business, you will get the benefit of the connections in your network. Networking has always been important for business and today with the growth of the internet and the many social websites it has become a lot easier to promote your business and make contacts. One of the most popular sites for many entrepreneurs and business owners today is LinkedIn.
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