Newsletter archives

Ablesoft Invades Entre's TechX! We talk UWP and gave away a drone.   Click here to read more.

Mobile Productivity is Here!   Empower your users to be as productive in the office, on the road or wherever their work takes them. Mobile applications use the available features of your phone such as voice, photo, video, maps, always connected, etc. to enhance the mobile working experience and work with your data in real-time. Work flow does not need to stop when you step out of your office with mobile applications from ASI. Click here to read more.

The Windows10 Spring Update is Here!  Windows 10 Spring Creators Update is now available. What's new? Why should you care? We did the research for you. Click here to read more.

ASI Faces Behind the Screen  We have a passion for programming, but we also enjoy life away from the computer screen, Even Warren Buffet manages to play bridge and the ukulele after a long work week. Click here to read more.

5 Reasons Why Your Custom Solution Should Begin Today   Put the new and powerful features of Windows 10 and Universal Apps to work for your business. (Read More)

Going Multilingual   This is part one of a three-part series on language learning and technology. Learning a new language has never been easier or less expensive than it is today. Part 1 will focus on the reasons, challenges, and some weapons in the language learning process. Part 2 will provide insights into the specific tools and strategies that I’ve used. Part 3 will let you know how it worked out, after my three-week trip to Spain and Europe. Click here to read more.

Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality...Fad or Future?  Google Glass? 3D TV? Curved TV? Remember those things? It seems that every couple years, or so, there is a new wave of tech that promises to make all those pixels that flash across your face much more appealing or entertaining. Click here to read more.

Coming Soon!   Web, Cloud, Servers, Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, Phones – Oh My! Microsoft’s recent Build conference revealed powerful new tools that enable developers to efficiently and effectively build business solutions that perform across multiple platforms. Look for an update next quarter, as we discuss how these tools will provide a powerful new approach to your existing business problems. (Read More)

Gadgets   The past few issues, we've featured apps that we find useful. This quarter we're settling the debate - who wears the best fitness tracker in the office? Click here to read more.

Hey, Eric!   Eric Bruns left behind baseball, kangaroos, and koalas to join Ablesoft's team of programmers. For the last six months, Eric played baseball for a league in Melbourne, Australia. He graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with a degree in Computer Science. He previously worked for ConAgra Foods in the IT department. (More)
Windows 10 is Here! Should You Make the Leap?   Microsoft will be releasing the latest version of their flagship operating system, Windows 10, on July 29th. Sure, we’ve all experienced some headaches with other incarnations of their operating system before - ME, Vista, Windows 8 to name a few. So, why should you consider upgrading to Windows 10? Though there are scores of Windows 10 related articles out there, we thought we’d provide an ASI perspective.
The Great Outdoors, Upgraded   Ironically, we're all pretty outdoorsy at ASI. Our jobs may require staring at a screen for hours each day, but at least we have the option of packing up and taking our work to remote locations. Noel Bruns, President of Ablesoft, along with friends and family own a cabin resort in the Northwoods, called Pine Noel. Noel has been known to enjoy working remotely from his cabin. The resort is open to the public. Reservations can be made online at Until recently, the web-based administration system required a complete over-haul. Click here to read more about the upgrade.
Mobilegeddon: The Aftermath   While the Internet is still standing, the data is clear in the aftermath. Sites that were not mobile-friendly experienced a significant drop in mobile rankings and likely a drop in traffic from a mobile audience. (More)
Break Boundaries Without Breaking the Bank   According to a study from The Boston Consulting Group, technology leaders far outperformed their peers in the marketplace. But, with the constant, fast pace of technology, how can anyone afford to keep investing in the latest and greatest solutions? At the same time, how can anyone afford not to, knowing your competitors may get ahead while you rely on older solutions? Choose your own path with a Microsoft Partner like Ablesoft Solutions. (Continued...)
Fitness Apps We're Addicted To   This quarter, our staff is sharing some of their top picks for fitness apps used when theyre not hunkered down, developing great software applications. (Continued...)
Elements of Browsing Happy in 2015   Colors, Font, Content, Responsive Design - Does your website make the cut for 2015? (Continued...)
We'll Help Create Your Online Brand   GoWaste Recycling approached Ablesoft Solutions to create an online presence for their waste management company. ASI provided a mobile friendly website with content management capabilities. (Continued...)

I Want to spend hours duplicating data...said no one ever!   A common, and costly, practice confronting organizations is the way data is entered and collected from multiple systems and databases throughout the business. Multiple systems and databases mean costly errors in manual, dual data entry. ASI can save you from your data rollercoaster by bridging your various systems together with a custom solution (...Continued)

Beyond Windows XP: Custom and Legacy Applications   Are you aware that Microsoft has announced the end of life for Windows XP and Office 2003? Microsoft recently announced they will no longer release future updates or support for these products as of April 8, 2014. ASI is here to help! (Continued...)
Website Design Your Way.   Interiors by GW, a small, yet nationwide, interior design firm, required an online presence to promote their varied design services. GW wanted flexibility with the design of the website to grow with the business. Additionally, the company did not have an established logo for their brand. The look and feel of the site needed to reflect GW’s reputation of quality and unique style. (Continued...)
We Welcome Alan Arians to the ASI Team!   We are very pleased to announce that Alan Arians has joined the ASI Team as a Developer Analyst. We welcome Alan to our team! He says he is excited to use his skillset to provide a variety of solutions and learn new environments with ASI. He sums up his skills with a popular quote he likes, “ a programmer is a tool that converts caffeine into code. ” (Continued...)