adviser gadgets

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Adviser gadget of the week: WiFi Map

Wifi Map is a free app to help users find free wifi anywhere in the world. It shows the locations where free wifi is offered on a map, together with the password for the hotspot. It incorporates a speed test so the user can understand how fast the wifi hotspot connection will be. It can […]

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Adviser gadget of the week: MeetEdgar

While the new rules prohibiting cold-calling about pensions are an important move to protect consumers, they will make it more difficult for legitimate, authorised advisers to attract new clients. This makes maintaining a good social media presence even more valuable. MeetEdgar is described as being “like hiring a content manager for a fraction of the […]

Adviser gadget of the week: How firms are using Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo devices were the most popular item bought on the recent Amazon Prime Day, so presumably lots of clients are now working on how to get the best out of them. AJ Bell and Aviva have both put together examples of how the Alexa technology can be embraced by our industry. Aviva’s Alexa Skill […]

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Adviser gadget of the week: Getting your Apple iOS right

The latest update (version 10.3) to Apple’s mobile iOS operating system brings with it some useful features it is worth knowing how to activate. To me, the most valuable is to replace the existing four- or six-digit passcode with an alphanumeric one for additional security. You just cannot be too careful about security; we all […]

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Adviser gadget of the week: Allocacoc

One of the eternal challenges of mobile working is having enough power to keep your devices charged all day. If you have multiple meetings and a ton of apps going in the background it is all too easy to find your batteries bereft of juice at the end of the day. Allocacoc has created a […]