MacDirectory Magazine

Fall-Winter 2011

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CLOSER LOOK FOURTHFRAME TECHNOLOGIES >SIMPL WORDS BY CLAUDIA PAREDES Now there is a new way to organize your life. Put your pen and paper to rest and join the thousands of app users that have found a specific download that satisfies their needs. FourthFrame Technologies LLC has developed nine apps to simplify your daily activities and inject a little bit of fun into your day. FourthFrame is a privately held company located in central Ohio, founded in 2003 by talented veteran software developers. Its mission is to supply software talent on a contract and consulting basis and to develop exciting software products on cutting-edge platforms including mobile platforms such as iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. "We are just at the beginning. FourthFrame will continue to develop and deliver innovative solutions on iOS and Mac OS X that enable real business on those platforms. We will continue to see penetration of the Apple platforms into the business world in the coming years," said Ty Jacobs, co-founder and principal. Their strong reputation for developing Java-based technologies reflected in the combined sales of more than 30,000 units, which came from the iPhone, iPod, and iPad platforms. FourthFrame developed and built useful apps for everyone. It has rich client user interfaces with an emphasis on usability, web services, high performance large-scale databases, and development for RIM's BlackBerry platform. Choose from the various Project Management apps, such as the which brings the full spectrum of project management to the iPad in one integrated app. It helps you create tasks, view your portfolio and manage multiple projects quickly. It is the flagship of the industry-leading Simple Genius Apps suite. Or maybe from the Business App section; the will plan the vacation for your customers. If you own or manage vacation rental properties this app will have all the information accessible and organized. There are also various Lifestyle and Game Apps which will keep you entertained. The Y GENIUS is a fun way to keep a record of all your personal life experiences. Since the business started in 2003, FourthFrame has focused on app development for Apple platforms (iOS and Mac OS X). Although one can find some game apps among the nine developed, the main focus is on serious business apps. FourthFrame has built and designed the top selling project management software for iPad under the brand "Simple Genius Apps". In the works, is a Mac version of SG Project Pro that will be delivered this fall and will make FourthFrame the first to offer a Project Management solution across Mac, iPad, and iPhone. There has always been positive feedback from customers. "Customers appreciate our attention to detail in design and focus on usability and delivering the most important features in order to get real, practical work done," said Jacobs. "Being a seasoned project manager and program manager myself greatly improves my ability to understand our customers and deliver what they need." Simple Genius Apps suite is the leading Project Management app suite available today for iPad and iPhone. The business apps save your time, and the games are just plain fun. Visit the website to find out specifically what app fit all your needs. If you need responsive, e-mail based support or comprehensive user guide. Maybe you need to create and manage projects and people, or export and e-mail read-only PDFs. There is also an app that has powerful compact graphical views. There is a match for everyone here. For more information, follow "simplegeniusapp" on Twitter, or check FourthFrame out on Facebook at for updates. You can also visit or contact FourthFrame at 48 MacDirectory A p p M S G P r o j e c t y D i d I t L i s t P r o A p p , V a c a t i o n P r o p s A p p

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